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Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 10:49 a.m. CDT

Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. — Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester and earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the dean’s list at Creighton University.

The following students from the Creston News Advertiser area were named to the fall 2013 dean’s list:

Bedford – Troy Rowan, sophomore, College of Arts and Sciences

Greenfield – Julie Bricker, freshman, College of Arts and Sciences

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Concordia University

SEWARD, Neb. — Concordia University, Nebraska named 245 students to its honors list for the fall 2013 semester. Senior Benjamin Schulteis of Greenfield was on the list.

The top 25 percent of undergraduate students who complete at least 12 credit hours qualify for the honors list.

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Simpson College

INDIANOLA — Justin Hayes of Creston was named to the president’s list at Simpson College for the fall semester. To be named to the president’s list, a student must have a GPA of 4.0.

Krystal Daggett and Hannah Kendrick of Creston were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have a GPA of 3.70 – 3.99.

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Des Moines Area

Community College

DES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the fall semester dean’s list. To be eligible, a student must have earned a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average.

Those recognized from the Creston News Advertiser area include:

Creston – Katlin Briley, liberal arts; Elizabeth McCord, liberal arts; and Aaron Renslow, associate general studies.

Lorimor – Eddie Phillips, liberal arts.

Nearly 700 students graduated during the fall semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West campuses.  

Those recognized from the Creston News Advertiser area include:

Creston – Cassandra Abbott, mortuary science; and Katelyn Ripperger, early childhood education.

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Drake University

DES MOINES — The following local residents were named to the Drake University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above to earn this honor.

Ashley Clark-Davidson and Eric Lanning of Creston were named to the list.

The following local residents have been named to the Drake University president’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Students must have a perfect 4.0 grade-point average to receive this honor.

Students from the Creston News Advertiser area include:

Greenfield – Lauren Bricker

Lorimor – Katelin Hardisty

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Mercy College

DES MOINES —  Mallory Griffith of Prescott  has been named to the president’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.

To qualify for the president’s list, students must attain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours.

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