The following Journal-area students graduated from Iowa State University at its winter commencement exercises:
Colo - Dana Gibson, B.A., English; Dane Kaufman, B.S., finance
Nevada - Logan Farrington, B.S., accounting, finance; Alex Holmes, B.S., mechanical engineering; Asia Pruckler, B.S., elementary education, graduated cum laude; Malena Whetro, B.S., public relations; Amy Young, B.S., industrial engineering
Zearing - Carl Fisher, B.S., child, adult and family services, graduated cum laude
The following Journal-area students were placed on Iowa State University’s dean’s list for fall semester 2013:
Colo - Lisa Jenell Robinson, English; Alyssa Maureen Speake, event management and Patrick Michael Watts, civil engineering
Mc Callsburg - William Dee Lytle, history and Rebecca Carolyn Olsen, apparel, merchandising and design;
Nevada - Shelby Lynn Ackerman, elementary education; Cody James Anderson,industrial technology; Johnathon Dean Bingham, history; Christy Marie Butler, marketing; Grace Christine Carleton, open option; Nathan Anthony Catus, pre-business; Ashli T. Decena, open option; Leslie June Dooley, psychology; Megan Marie Ellis, elementary education; Cody James Briggs Griffin, forestry; Jeffrey Michael Happe, political science; Dillon Eugene Harvey, veterinary medicine; Eric Paul Henry, agricultural business; Maira Elizabeth Hernandez, nutritional science; Heather Rae Malsom, kinesiology and health; Benjamin P. McFarland, mechanical engineering; Jennifer Elaine Metzger, psychology; Julia Ann Perkins, English; Katrina Mae Perkins, elementary education; Megan Elizabeth Primrose, animal ecology; Katelyn Marie Pringnitz, accounting; Asia Joan Pruckler, elementary education; Brandon Jacob Russom, anthropology; Erik Paul Schaeffer, psychology; Kiran Joy Sharma, preparation for human medicine; Monika Jasmine Sharma, graphic design; Jacob Ben Swegle, history; Shelby Anna-Marie Tharp, psychology; Charles R. Thyng, supply chain management; Margaret Elizabeth Toot, elementary education; Malena Marie Whetro, public relations; Eric Matthew Wirth, mechanical engineering and Amy Joanne Young, industrial engineering
Zearing - Carl William Fisher, child, adult and family services and Sarah J. Pillman, history
Students so named must have earned a GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work.
Adam Lytle of McCallsburg and Weston Neuendorf of Zearing, both members of the Upper Iowa University football team, earned spots on the athletic director’s honor roll for the fall semester. To earn consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a minimum 3.20 grade-point average during the 2013 fall semester.
Addison Bates, the daughter of Michael and Cherrine Bates of Nevada, has earned a place on the St. Olaf College dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Bates is an exercise science major and a graduate of Nevada High School.
Allison Hulshizer of Colo and Kyle Lehman of Nevada both earned a place on the Grand View University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Students are named to the dean’s list for earning a GPS of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours of classes.
Emma Cassabaum, the daughter of Michelle and Steven Cassabaum of Nevada, has been named to the Luther College 2013 fall semester dean’s list. To be named, a student must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades.
Lucas Johnson and Tyler Olson, both from Nevada, were named to the dean’s list at Kirkwood Community College for the fall 2013 semester.These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours with the college. Johnson is working toward an AA in liberal arts and Olson is pursuing an AAS in golf course and athletic turfgrass management.
Ann Hoover was on the academic president’s list at Drake University for the fall semester 2013. To be so honored, a student must earn a GPA of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale. She also received a varsity letter for women’s soccer and served as one of two team captains on last year’s team.
Emily Lytle of Colo, a student at Allen College working toward a BSN in nursing, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Bachelor’s students in the nursing programs must complete at least 12 semester hours and achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above to be so honored.