July 12, 2024

Academic Achievement: June 17, 2024

Coe College

CEDAR RAPIDS — Coe College is recognizing its highest performing students as members of the dean’s list, including Kincaid Foster of Gilman, who is currently among this elite group.

Northwestern College

ORANGE CITY — Emma Dunsbergen of Newton, Mikayla McKnight of Baxter and Kallie Van Kley of Newton, students at Northwestern College in Orange City, earned a spot on the academic dean’s list for the spring 2024 semester. The dean’s list is comprised of students who have achieved a semester grade point average of 3.50 or above while carrying a minimum of 12 graded hours. With a grade point average of 3.75 or higher, these three students are considered Collegiate Scholars.

Iowa State University

AMES — More than 4,450 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University this spring including: Ashlee Staerk of Kellogg, Bachelor of Arts, Advertising, Magna Cum Laude; Ashton Thompson of Lynnville, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science; Emma Hay of Maxwell, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Studies; Rachel Kenney of Mingo, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Studies, Magna Cum Laude; Arabella Eide of Newton, Bachelor of Science, Psychology of Newton Benton Meyer of Newton, Bachelor of Science, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, Cum Laude; Cody Swank of Newton, Bachelor of Science, Human Resource Management; Klaire Jungling of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Summa Cum Laude; Madeline Ladehoff of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary Studies; Madeline Ladehoff of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary Studies; Dane Owens of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude and Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude; Gabriel Steenhoek of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Systems Technology, Summa Cum Laude; Blake Van Der Kamp of Prairie City, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural and Life Sciences Education, International Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude, Honors Program Member and Bachelor of Science, Agricultural and Life Sciences Education, International Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude, Honors Program Member; Meleisha Vos of Reasnor, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Summa Cum Laude; Seth Greiner of Runnells, Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science (H SCI), Summa Cum Laude; Megan Van Zante of Sully, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education.

More than 10,600 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2024 dean’s list. Students named to the dean’s list must earn a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work. The following students from the local area include: Baxter students: Caitlyn Bruntz, Cody Damman, Will Hitchler, Sophie Meyer, Cael Shepley; Colfax students: Jacob Dunsbergen, Isaac Ensminger, Kirsten Frier, Reghan Robinette, Kira Warrick, Korinne Jansen, Sydney Jansen, Hallee Rainsbarger, Noah Shepardson, Ashlee Staerk, Madison Taylor, Lauren Zaabel; Lynnville students: Jordan Jansen, Ashton Thompson; Mingo students: Addison Ehlers, Rachel Kenney, Kelcie Shedd, Tanner Smith; Monroe students: Tristan Doehne, Carson Duinink, Noah Hirayama, Riley Hjortshoj, Evan Johnson, Andrew Mitchell, Emma Thomas; Newton students: Jacob Aldrich, Ella Carlock, Kameryn Davis, Jordan Edejer, Arabella Eide, Haley Fuller, Trent Hamand, Bayleigh Hughson, Devin Lamb, Sierra Livengood, Benton Meyer, Garrett Nook, Ryan Nook, Lexi Pollock, Chandler Sihom, Cody Swank, Emily Wermager; Prairie City students: Victoria Conoan, Kyler Fischer, Emma George, Klaire Jungling, Madeline Ladehoff, Kate McClellan, Brayden Nessa, Megan North, Dane Owens, Jay Steenhoek, Paige Steenhoek, Kaeden Strum, Blake Van Der Kamp; Meleisha Vos of Reasnor; Sully students: Jaden Brand, Dalton Hackert, Jenna Nicole Van Maanen and Megan Van Zante

Loras College

DUBUQUE — Loras College has announced Rory Heer of Mingo, has achieved dean’s list status for the 2024 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to be recognized.

University of Mississippi

UNIVERSITY, MS — Maren Egging of Reasnor, was named to the University of Mississippi’s Spring 2024 Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.75-4.00.

Graceland University

LAMONI — The honor roll lists for Graceland University’s 2024 spring term have been announced, and Holly Jessen of Baxter, has been named to the president’s list. Graceland University students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the president’s list.

Clarke University

DUBUQUE — Clarke University in Dubuque, announced the following Class of 2024 May graduates: Madeline Harris of Kellogg, DPT, Physical Therapy and Olivia Uecker of Mingo, BS, Psychology.

Upper Iowa University

FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University has announced the dean’s list for the 2024 spring semester. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average and be enrolled as a full-time student. Area students included on the list are: Avery Fried of Mingo, Kaiden Martin of Maxwell, August Stock of Monroe and Danyelle Myers of Prairie City.

University of Iowa

IOWA CITY — More than 7,650 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the dean’s list for the 2024 spring semester. Students from the local area include: Avery Fricke of Maxwell, Nykole Hernandez of Newton, Logan Ingersoll of Searsboro, Claudia Jacobson of Gilman, Johnathon Jarnagin of Monroe, Tyler Kuecker of Prairie City, Luke Maharry of Newton, Tylar Meister of Mitchellville, Gracelyn Nickelson of Monroe, David Olivier of Sully, Willow Oswalt of Newton, Ella Price of Newton, Matthew Rosonke of Prairie City, Arianna Sitzmann of Prairie City, Peyton Smith of Melbourne, Eli Steenhoek of Mingo, Laura Townsend of Newton, Benjamin Van Gorp of Prairie City, Adelynn Wijaya of Semarang, Central Java .

More than 1,200 of these students also qualified for Iowa’s president’s list. Those students are: Emma Barker of Runnells, Isabelle Hudnut of Prairie City, Payton Konek of Monroe, Marin Pettigrew of Newton, Mandee Selover of Baxter, Abigail Shepley of Baxter, Claire Stephenson of Monroe.