The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Education

June 28, 2014

Clinton students named to spring semester dean's list at Iowa State

AMES — More than 7,024 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 spring semester Dean’s List.

Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned 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.

Clinton students named to the Dean’s List include: Julia Wiederholt, Veterinary Medicine; Hannah Elizabeth Bolen, Elementary Education; Kevin Sejong Bong, Finance; Meggie Elizabeth Buikema, Child, Adult, and Family Services; Kevin Moore Carrington, Aerospace Engineering; Caleb Benjamin Evers, Speech Communication; Katie J. Fuller, Hospitality Management; Zachary Stephen Geiger, Chemistry; Hanna Marie Harlson, Early Childhood Education; Patrick Louis Hess, Mathematics; Destinee R. Irish, Kinesiology and Health; Mara L. Kimmer, Kinesiology and Health; Wyatt F. Klooster, Civil Engineering; Alec Dale Lofquist, Computer Science; Shawn M. Mauritz, Aerospace Engineering; Tyler Kane Mootz, Music; Marcus John Obren, Mechanical Engineering; Zane Ryan Pennock, Civil Engineering; Jocelyn Kayci Pohl, Dietetics (H SCI); Brendon M. Roggendorf, Kinesiology and Health; Cameron Michael Ryan, Hospitality Management; Alex Daniel Shum, Interdisciplinary Studies; Tait Wulf Wilson, Agricultural Business; Emma Jean Yahn, Horticulture; and Katelyn E. Zimmerman, Advertising

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