Shelbyville Daily Union

Education

February 4, 2014

3 named to McKendree University honors lists

McKendree University

LEBANON, IL -- Three area students were named to McKendree University’s honors lists for the fall 2013 semester.

Named were: Morgan Myers, Beecher City, President’s List; Jonathan Becker, Strasburg, President’s List; and Charley Lett, Pana, Dean’s List.

To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must achieve a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the term. To be eliglible for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the term.

McKendree University is a College of Distinction, among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and recognized as a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media for 2014. Founded in 1828, the historic Lebanon, Ill., campus is 25 miles from downtown St. Louis. McKendree also has campuses in Louisville and Radcliff, Ky., and offers programs at Scott Air Force Base and other sites throughout Illinois and Kentucky. www.mckendree.edu

Illinois College

JACKSONVILLE, IL -- Virginia Johnson of Beecher City, Ill., was named to Illinois College Fall 2013 dean’s list. Johnson is a graduate of Vandalia Community High School and a senior at Illinois College.

Candidates for the dean’s list must complete at least 14 semester hours and post a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. All grades must be C or better, and no more than one C grade is allowed.

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.

MacMurray College

JACKSONVILLE, IL – Hollie Schultz of Shelbyville was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester 2013 at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL.

Schultz is a junior majoring in biology. She is the daughter of Tommy and Jill Schultz.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have a 3.5 grade-point average for the term and be a full-time student with 12 hours or more of credit.

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