Iowa State University

More than 10,500 students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2021 Dean’s List. Students named to the list must have earned a GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework.

Jefferson: Branden William T. Butler, Computer Engineering; and Taylor Jessica Harrison, Graphic Design

Iowa State University recognized 4,798 spring graduates May 7 and 8. Iowa State awarded 4,176 undergraduate degrees, 609 graduate degrees and 143 veterinary medicine degrees. Students had the opportunity to attend in-person ceremonies and celebrations at Hilton Coliseum and Jack Trice Stadium, which were livestreamed for those who preferred a virtual option.

Elk Point: James Sellers, Master of Business, Business Administration

Dakota State University

A total of 504 full-time and 193 part-time students qualified for the President’s Academic Honors list for the 2021 spring semester.

The following full-time students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 4.0 to qualify for the honors list: Schuyler Walchek of Jefferson.

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