Adult Studies Students Earn Honors at Simpson University

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - Thirteen North State residents graduated with honors April 26 from Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies.

Shasta County honorees include Redding residents Todd Campbell, Laura Halcomb, Mel Hutsell, Amy Kessinger, Bethany Lee, Timothy McBrayer, Denise Prielipp, and Margaret Warren; Burney resident Jacob Hinton; and Anderson resident Kathryn Martinusen de los Santos.

Other North State honorees are Theron Hurlbert of Red Bluff, and Mount Shasta residents Jasmine Priddy and Alyson Russell.

These students qualified for Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society for continuing education students who receive a GPA of 3.8 or higher.

Other ASPIRE honors graduates this spring included Joel Endress of Spokane, Wash., Amanda Hollum of Livermore, Whitney Melendres of Laguna Niguel, Hannah Reed of Milwaukee, Wis., and Katrina Smith of Pleasanton.

The ASPIRE degree-completion program offers bachelor’s degrees in organizational leadership (online or on campus), business management, psychology (online or on campus), liberal studies, and RN-to-BSN (through the School of Nursing).

For more information about Simpson University’s ASPIRE program, visit


Simpson University is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults in the north state. Simpson’s newest programs include bachelor's degrees in Spanish and nursing, and master’s degrees in counseling psychology and organizational leadership. Learn about our new Science & Nursing Building at For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


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