|Local Students Honored for Academic Achievement|
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|Monday, 11 June 2012 07:55|
Rockhurst University Announces Spring 2012 Dean's List
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Rockhurst University has announced the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above and includes Gabriella Binion of Davenport.
Miss Binion has also been awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. Congratulations!
Rockhurst University is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit universities in the United States. It seeks to challenge students while providing a supportive environment for intellectual and personal growth.
CARTHAGE ANNOUNCES DEAN'S LIST HONOREES
Kenosha, Wis. - Carthage College has named outstanding scholars to its Dean's List for academic excellence during the spring semester of 2012. Dean's List honors are accorded Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester.
Erin Holst of Bettendorf, Pace Raymond Bennett and Nathan Andrew Moore, both of Moline.
Local Students Honored at St. Olaf College
NORTHFIELD, MN (06/07/2012)(readMedia)-- The following local residents were among nearly 900 St. Olaf College students who were recognized for academic achievement at the college's annual Honors Day convocation on May 4. Honors Day recognizes students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The convocation also recognizes students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships, including Fulbright scholars, Goldwater scholars, and senior members of leadership and academic honor societies.
Joseph Dickens from Bettendorf, is a Mathematics major and a graduate of Bettendorf High School. Joseph is the son of Jayne Rose and Dan Dickens.
Amelia Schoeneman from Rock Island, is an Environmental Studies and Political Science major and a graduate of Rock Island High School. Amelia is the daughter of Megan Quinn.
The ceremony began with a colorful academic procession led by St. Olaf President David R. Anderson '74, and was followed by a reception for students, parents, friends of the college, faculty and staff.
St. Olaf College - As one of the nations leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition as a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. St. Olaf prepares students to become responsible citizens of the world by fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit. Widely known for its programs in mathematics, the natural sciences, and music, St. Olaf also provides dynamic opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Committed to global education, more than three-quarters of St. Olaf students participate in off-campus study programs. Over the years, St. Olaf College has been a national leader among liberal arts colleges in producing Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers.
COE COLLEGE (CEDAR RAPIDS) SPRING DEAN'S LIST
Ashley Jipp, Freshman, daughter, Gary and Wendy Jipp of Bettendorf, 2011graduate of Pleasant Valley High School.
Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of the student body are named to the Dean's List at Coe. For the 2012 spring term, students achieving a grade point average of 3.92 or higher earned this high honor.
Clarke University student-athletes named NAIA Scholar-Athletes
(DUBUQUE, Iowa) Twenty-three Clarke University student-athletes have been named Daktronics-National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Scholar-Athletes. The following area student was named to the honor list:
Megan Chitty of Davenport.
Truman State University Announces Spring 2012 President's List
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - Truman State University has released the Spring 2012 President's List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 4.0 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit.
Area students include:
Andy Wang Yang, Computer Sciences, also of Bettendorf.
Truman State University Announces Spring 2012 Provost and Vice President's List
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - Truman State University has released the Spring 2012 Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs' List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 3.50-3.99 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit.
Area students include:
Margaret Alyson Schutte of Davenport, Exercise Science
Chelsea Kathleen Wagschal of Davenport, French Pre-Education/Secondary
KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPRING DEAN'S LIST
[Cedar Rapids, Iowa] --Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the Spring Semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours with the college.
Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are:
Lenora Caruso, Quinn Claussen, Abigail Donohoe, Matthew Gasser, Kyle Kuehl, Kaytlyn Sheffler, and Alyssa Wellman, all from Bettendorf.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 7, 2012 - Olivia Thompson of Moline has earned a spot on Drury University's Dean's List. This is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a 4-point scale) while carrying a full-time course load of 12 or more semester hours at Drury, a top 10 midwestern university, according to US News & World Report.
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