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Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY — Approximately 2,253 students were named to the Fall Semester 2016 Dean’s List for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.

The Dean’s List included Tyran Caldwell, a freshman from Newberry majoring in biology; Jordan Cockrell, a freshman from Prosperity majoring in art studio; Antinia Joiner, a junior from Newberry majoring in communication; and Shidedria Maybin, a senior from Newberry majoring in management.

Furman University

GREENVILLE — Ryan Lindler of Little Mountain was included on the Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester at Furman University. Lindler is the son of Rhonda Lindler and William Lindler.

Furman’s Dean’s List is composed of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system.

Newberry College

NEWBERRY — A total of 348 students earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2016 semester at Newberry College. The following local students were named to the Dean’s List:

Kinards: Christopher Howe

Little Mountain: Hunter Hill

Newberry: Brooks Allen, Kendall Allen, Brooke Ball, Luke Carraway, Megan Clark, Aminee Cockfield, Stacie Coleman, Lucien Corsini, Bethany Cromer, Jessica Folk , Rachel Franklin, Andrea Getz, Cazmera Gray, Thomas Lever, Taylor Livingston, Kenley Longshore, Charity Meeler, Martina Mills, Kimberly O’Dell, David Schroer, Laura Shealy, Jackson Swindler and Rachel Turner.

Pomaria: Madison Graham, Dorothy Morales-Bowers, Dillon Pelton and Julia Sanders

Prosperity: Taylor Caldwell, Kyle Corey, Hope Corley, Madison Graham, Joseph Meade, Mallory Pitts, Patrick Rowe, James Salter and John Trainor.

Silverstreet: Iyteria Smith

Whitmire: Tara Layne

To be honored with the Dean’s List at Newberry College, students had to achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester.

Newberry College

NEWBERRY — Kimberly O’Dell of Newberry, Karley Young of Kinards, and Craig Nelson of Prosperity are among Newberry College students who will begin student teaching assignments in 2017.

The Citadel

CHARLESTON — Joseph Bedenbaugh of Prosperity, Sloan Hazel of Newberry, and Jarod Joiner of Prosperity were recently named to the Dean’s List at The Citadel for Fall 2016. Dean’s List recognition is given to cadets registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

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