Locals named to ‘Dean’s List’


Many local students from Meigs, Gallia, and Mason Counties are having success in their post secondary education. Here are many who were named to the Dean’s List at their respective universities.

Dayton Hardway of Cheshire, a graduate of River Valley High School majoring in neuroscience biology and biology, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Stephen D. Stahl, Provost. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the Dean’s List.

Capital University has three lists denoting academic distinction among full-time, degree-seeking students: the President’s List, Provost’s List, and Dean’s List. The President’s List indicates the highest level of academic distinction. To be named to the President’s List, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.85. These students from Gallia and Meigs (respectively) have this honor. Logan Allison of Gallipolis and Breanne Bonnett of Middleport.

Capital University has also announced its Provost’s List honorees for the spring 2017 semester – Koleton Carter of Thurman, and Megan Douglas of Coolville.

Students have been named to the Residential Undergraduate Program Dean’s List at Ohio Christian University for the Spring 2017 Semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours. From Meigs County: Elisha Martindale of Reedsville. From Gallia County: Emily Carman of Gallipolis, Kaitlin Kazee of Thurman, and Morgan Jenkins of Bidwell.

Kelsey Corbin, of Gallipolis, majoring in psychology, was among 1,920 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average. All students must be enrolled full time. To be named on the list, students must be enrolled full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better.

Gallipolis resident Samantha Denbow earned a spot on the University of Dayton spring 2017 dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester. Denbow is a graduate of Gallia Academy High School.

Davis & Elkins College student Tyler Twyman of Vinton, Ohio has achieved the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. To earn the honor, full-time students must achieve a semester GPA between 3.6 and 4.0. Twyman is the son of Brandon and Trenia Twyman of Vinton, Ohio.

Daniel Reed, a Junior Information Technology major of Gallipolis, was among approximately 860 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. The Dean’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

Sarah Walker, an accounting major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. Sarah is a 2013 graduate of Gallia Academy High School and is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Philip Walker (Lorraine) from Gallipolis. Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

Marietta College’s Molly Dunlap of Tuppers Plains Ohio has been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s High Honors List. Marietta College’s John Raike of Point Pleasant West Virginia, has also been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. Any full-time Marietta College student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.74 is recognized as a Dean’s List student for that semester. Raike is a member of the Class of 2018, and is majoring in Petroleum Engineering. Raike is also a graduate of Point Pleasant High School. Dunlap is a member of the Class of 2018 and is majoring in Land & Energy Management and Marketing at Marietta and a graduate of Eastern High School.

Collen Young was named to the Miami University spring 2017 president’s list. Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2015-16 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence. Young, from Rutland, is earning a B.S. in Education majoring in Integrated English Language Arts Education.

Jeff Bauer, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Shawnee State University, has released the Dean’s List for the Spring Semester 2017. Three of these students are from Gallia County. Their major follows; William Sheets, Management; Caleb Burnett, Athletic Training; and Jesse Hawks, History.

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