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Local students named to fall 2017 dean’ s list


More than 766 students were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at DePauw University. The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following local students made the list:

Taulbee Jackson, from Cloverdale

David Flannelly, from Coatesville, IN (46121).

Ashlyn Cox, from Greencastle

Lucas Eckrich, from Greencastle

Megan Haltom, from Greencastle

Jonah Jones-Stevens, from Greencastle

Isabel Markham, from Greencastle

Whitney Weinschenk, from Greencastle

Brayden White, from Greencastle

Zachary Wilkerson, from Greencastle

Founded in 1837, DePauw University is a top-ranked, 100% residential, private liberal arts university in Greencastle, Ind. Through its College of Liberal Arts and School of Music, DePauw provides highly personalized education in small classes, with 95 percent of its graduates employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. DePauw is ranked fourth for study abroad, and 80 percent of students receive academic credit for off-campus study, including internships, independent projects and service work. The university is ranked in the top 20 for both graduate salaries and internship opportunities among private institutions, eighth for Fulbright Scholars, eighth for producing top business executives, eighth for graduate salaries, and second for Teach For America employees. Our graduates have a 90 percent acceptance rate for medical school and an 80 percent acceptance rate for law school, both well above the national average.


Bailee Stevens, a graduate of Cloverdale High School, was named to the Transylvania University dean’s list for fall 2017. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

Stevens is from Spencer.

Transylvania University, located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Ky., is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review, which cites its community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through its 41 majors. Founded in 1780, it is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country, with nearly 1,100 students. Visit www.transy.edu for more information.


In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, the dean’s list has been released for the 2017 fall semester at the University of Southern Indiana. Dr. Ronald Rochon, provost, reported that 2,409 undergraduates were named to the dean’s list. Semester honors are not awarded to master’s degree students or doctoral students.

Undergraduate students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 system) to be named to the dean’s list. Students earning no incomplete or missing grades for the term, and earning letter grades of computable point value in 12 or more semester hours, with a semester grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 are named to the list.

The dean’s list is arranged by each student’s hometown, according to the address he/she has provided to the University. A student’s name may be listed under Evansville if the student supplied an Evansville mailing address.


Rebekah M. Jordan

Lauren N. Meek


Allison R. Rodriguez


Olivia E. Arnold

Katlyn M. Rector


Hayden Rector

MaKalah Reed

Riley E. Wilson


Kayla L. Clodfelter

Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls more than 11,000 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 100 areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 16,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. USI is online at www.usi.edu.


Bailey Berish, Health Sciences and Braden Pershing, Accounting, both from Greencastle, have been named to the dean’s list at Butler University in Indianapolis for the fall 2017 semester.

Any degree-seeking undergraduate student earning at least 12 academic hours of grade credit in a given semester may be placed on the dean’s list of the college of enrollment if the semester grade point average is in the top 20 percent of all eligible students in that college. Courses taken under the pass/fail option do not count toward 12 academic hours of grade credit.


Abigail Schubert, of Coatesville, majoring in chemistry-basic has earned a position on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during the 2017 fall semester.

The University of Evansville is a private, liberal arts-based university with over 80 majors and more than 100 areas of study. UE’s diverse student body represents 45 states and 57 countries. U.S. News & World Report recognized UE as a “Best Value” Midwest university and Washington Monthly calls UE a “Best Bang for the Buck.” For more information, please visit http://www.evansville.edu.


Kathleen Bunten of Coatesville was one of the main campus students named to the Trine University president’s list for the fall 2017 semester.

Bunten is a freshman majoring in Psychology-BS.

To earn president’s list honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.750-4.000.

Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 23 varsity sports. Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org), Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan.


Donald Brewer, freshman, of Coatesville has been named to the dean’s list at Greenville University for the fall 2017 semester.

Greenville University is a four-year accredited Christian liberal arts school with more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. Founded in 1892 and affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, the college is located in Greenville, Illinois, 45 miles east of St. Louis.


Alicia Haywood, of Greencastle, was recognized by Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) for earning a 3.5 grade point average or higher during the fall 2017 semester and earning a spot on the dean’s list. A total of 622 students were honored.

To be placed on the dean’s list, the student must be a fulltime undergraduate and have a 3.5 (or higher) grade point average for the semester.

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or email at admissions@ LMUnet.edu.

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