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Area College Students Recognized for Academic Achievements

Were you or your child recognized for an award or academic achievement last semester? Let the community know about the accomplishment in the comments section!

Area college students graduated and/or have been recognized for the following academic achievements:

Biola University in La Mirada, Calif.

The following local residents were among 1,371 students named to Biola University's Fall 2011 Dean's List for academic excellence:

Kolby Atchison, resident of Algonquin

Kristen Dzialo, resident of Lake in the Hills

Biola students are placed on the Dean's List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in twelve of more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.2. This past fall, 33 percent of Biola students achieved this academic goal.

Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.

For the 2011-12 winter term, 821 students have been named to the Dean's List at Augustana College.

Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.

Students from the area who have earned this honor include:

Marsha Beltran from Lake in the Hills, Ill., a sophomore majoring in biology.

Andrew Fitzgerald from Lake in the Hills, Ill., a sophomore majoring in psychology.

Danna Jensen from Algonquin, Ill., a sophomore majoring in environmental sudies and geology.

Alyssa Quitschau from Algonquin, Ill., a senior majoring in pre-medicine and biology.

Jacquelyn Schmidt from Algonquin, Ill., a senior majoring in English writing and theater.

Bryan Zarek from Algonquin, Ill., a junior majoring in biology and pre-medicine.

Do you know an area student who recently received some type of academic recognition? Let us know in the comments' section. 

Connie Marks Williams April 16, 2012 at 04:15 AM
University of Miami In Coral Gables, FL Kali Williams from Algonquin, Ill, a junior majoring in industrial engineering Presidents Honor Roll Sophomore of the Year Membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Institute of Industrial Engineers Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship

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