Columbia Students Receive College Honors

Local students excel in college and university academics and sports.

Columbia students enrolled at colleges and universities across the country continue to excel, if published Dean's Lists and other honors are any indication.

Different schools supply different information regarding students, so not all information will be uniform.

The following Columbia students were named to the Fall 2011 semester Dean's List at St. Mary's College of Maryland:

Ashley Arnold, Julie Buonato, Leanne Gradijan, Matthew Holdefer, Thomas Krug, Zara Marvi, Caroline Sellers, Kelly Shuman, Melissa von der Lippe, Raymond Zukowski, Sarah English, Steven Gentry, Olivia Horter, Jesse Ludwig, Gabriel Phillips, Maria Tolbert, Colleen George, Hannah Grabenstein and Shannon Nabors.

Dean's List honors are awarded to full-time SMCM students who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or better for 12 or more graded credits.

Columbia student Tierney Marie Evans, a psychology major, was named to the Clemson University President's List for the fall 2011 semester.

Students must earn a perfect 4.0 grade-point average to receive President's List honors.

Samantha Gailey and Nathan Hill have been named to the Gettyburg College Dean's List for the fall semester.

Students must earn at quality point average of 3.6 (on a 4.0 scale) to receive the honor.

Jeremy Gornto, a psychology major, was named to the Chestnut Hill (PA) College Dean's List for the fall semester.

Chestnut Hill students receive the honor for earning a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher. Dean's List honorees will be recognized at the school's Honors Convocation in April.

Tufts University in Massachusetts announced the inclusion of junior Scott Shuldiner on its Dean's List.

To receive the honor, students must achieve a 3.4 grade-point average or higher for the semester.

Columbia resident Jesse Martin, a guard, was a member of the Marist (NY) College men's basketball team.

Freshman Ifeyinka Alexis Morakinyo received the Dean's Award for academic excellence at Colgate University.

The Wilde Lake High School graduate is the daughter of Tunde O. Morakinyo and Sue Ellen LaFountain.

Colgate students must earn a grade-point average of 3.30 or higher while enrolled in four courses.

Source: readMedia Newswire

suzanne Waller February 28, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Congratulations to Columbia students for their acheivements! Publishing these honors, can encourage others to seek better grades, acknowledge the Dean's list students, and set a target for other students.


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