SEARCY, ARKANSAS (May 24, 2023) — The following students are among more than 1,100 Harding University students included on the Dean's List for grades achieved during the spring 2023 semester.

  • Lily Bendickson of Donahue, a Junior, studying elementary education
  • Kendra Degner of Muscatine, a Senior, studying elementary education

About Harding University

Harding University is a private Christian, liberal-arts university located in Searcy, Arkansas. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it is the largest private university in the state. Harding's student body represents students from across the US and more than fifty nations and territories. The University offers more than 110 undergraduate majors; fourteen preprofessional programs; more than forty graduate and professional programs; as well as numerous study-abroad opportunities including locations in Australasia, Peru, England, Greece, Italy, and Zambia. For more information, visit

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