Nebraska Wesleyan University

LINCOLN — Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its academic honors list for the spring semester of the 2018-2019 academic year.

A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale) for 12 or more hours of coursework to qualify for the list.

Broken Bow: Hunter Smith; Cozad: Kennedy Berreckman, Hannah Thramer; Culbertson: Wyatt Standiford, Aubrey Wagner; Gothenburg: Lauren Andres, Emma Jorgenson; Grant: Amanda Reichert; McCook: Katherine Kjendal; Mullen: Brode McIntosh, Adrianna Vinton; North Platte: Drew Beyer, Emily Cady, Tayler Hansen, Syble Heffernan, Brian Kennedy; Ogallala: Hunter Reeves; Stapleton: Jayla Trosper; Sutherland: Chance Kennicutt.

A recent Nebraska Wesleyan University graduate and Sutherland native has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship.

Chance Kennicutt has received the Boren Scholarship, which provides U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with up to $20,000 to acquire language skills and experiences in countries critical to the future of security and stability in the U.S. He is the 22nd NWU student to win the award.

Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, announced that Taryn Adams of Valentine has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year.

The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade-point averages at 3.5 or above.

Concordia University, Nebraska

SEWARD — Concordia University, Nebraska, named 258 students to its honors list for the spring 2019 semester.

The top 25 percent of all undergraduate students who complete at least 12 credit hours on the traditional A-F grading scale qualify for the honors list.

Gothenburg: Arleigh Costello, Noah Larson; Lexington: Michelle Porath; Mason City: Sarah Lewis.

Tufts University

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Keenan Rhea of Lexington was named to the dean’s list at Tufts University for the spring 2019 semester. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

Doane University

CRETE — Doane University has 241 students who have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this academic distinction.

The following are area students who appeared on Doane University’s 2019 spring dean’s list:

Big Springs: Grace Kotschwar; Lexington: Danielle Christensen, Chandler Flynn; North Platte: Drew McClellen, Breanna Patterson; Ogallala: Bryce Borer, Josie Hughes; Thedford: Shaylee Scranton.

Mount Marty College

YANKTON, S.D. — Kaylee J. Meeske of Champion was recently named to the dean’s list of Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, for the spring 2019 semester.

The MMC dean’s list comprises undergraduate students completing a full-time load of graded coursework with a minimum term GPA of 3.5.

Iowa State University

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University’s largest-ever graduating class (5,248) received degrees during four spring commencement ceremonies May 9 and 11. Iowa State awarded 4,439 undergraduate degrees, 527 master’s degrees, 132 doctor of philosophy degrees and 150 veterinary medicine degrees.

Following are graduates from your area:

Eustis: Rowan Gruber, Bachelor of Science, industrial engineering, summa cum laude and Master of Business, business administration.

University of Nebraska Omaha

OMAHA — The University of Nebraska Omaha has announced the 2019 chancellor’s list and 2019 dean’s list.

Students on the chancellor’s list earned a grade point average of 4.0. Students on the dean’s list earned a GPA of 3.5 or better.

Chancellor’s list

Cozad: Jose Alvidrez. Gothenburg: Jacob Franzen, Aaron Whiting. McCook: Kasey Hahn, Megan Vetrovsky, Katy Weir. Wallace: Emma Franklin.

Dean’s list

Callaway: Vayle Berger. Cozad: Kyle Morris. Eustis: Helen Jurjens. Gothenburg: Kylee Beyea, James Healey. Lexington: Joel Burkholder, Blake Casper, Johanna Jimenez, Armando Rodriguez. McCook: Erik Eiler, Rebekah Huff. North Platte: Isaac Aufrecht, Adam Engel, Zoe Hipp, Natasha Martinez, Anna Morton.

Midwestern University

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Shelby Rookstool, O.D., of North Platte, has completed the Doctor of Optometry degree at the Arizona College of Optometry of Midwestern University.

An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees was May 30 at the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona.

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