Grace College has announced the names of those seniors named in the list of Who's Who among students in American Colleges and Universities. On Jan. 13, 2012, the following 36 students were selected based on scholarship, grade point average and campus involvement.
Who's Who is a nationally recognized institution of the American academic community. Over the past 70 years, more than 2,000 colleges have adopted this program as part of their annual campus honors. The program was designed to recognize outstanding academic achievement and student leadership regardless of one's financial ability to participate.
The following seniors were awarded by Grace College:
Jon Allan from Ashland, Ohio
Nicole Barlow from London, England
Genevieve Benson from Egg Harbor, N.J.
Abby Birkey from Brazil, Ind., who graduates in May with a degree in Counseling, Youth Ministry, and Criminal Justice
Anthony Burkholder from Goshen, Ind.
Victoria Casey from Tega Cay, SC
Abigail Clements from Columbus, Ohio
Brienne Cremean from Sandusky, Ohio
Kellie Deutscher from Michigan City, Ind.
Brianna DeVries from Grand Rapids, Mich.
Abigail Dutcher from Three Rivers, Mich.
Katherine Fillman from Springfield, Va.
Noelle Fink from York, Pa.
Corey Grandstaff from Marengo, Ohio
Shelbi Gutwein from Chihuahua, Mexico
Kelli Hamstra, from Demotte, Ind.
Hannah Harmsen from Middleville, Mich.
Noelle Haynie from Lafayette, Ind.
Crystal Horner from Martinsburg, Pa.
Jenessa Jergensen from Johnsburg, Ill.
Kaili Johns from Clarkston, Mich.
Amelia Landis, from Strasburg, Pa.
Octavia Lehman from LaGrange, Ind.
Hannah Lengel from Wabash, Ind.
Megan McGarvey from LaPorte, Ind.
Emily Metcalf from Kailua, Hawaii
Cameron Michael from Fremont, Ohio
Molly Mueth from Belleville, Ill.
Connie Okupski from Buffalo, N.Y
Caitlin Park from Syracuse, Ind.
Bailey Smith from Indianapolis, Ind.
Sarah Stengel from West Liberty, Ohio
Courtney Telep from Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Sherilyn Troyer from Plain City, Ohio
Jana Vastbinder from Fort Wayne, Ind.
Grace College is an evangelical Christian community of higher education which applies biblical values in strengthening character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service.
The academic, residential, athletic, and social aspects of the college are designed to encourage intellectual and spiritual growth in a supportive campus community. The 180-acre campus is located in the historic resort town of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Ind.
It has historically been among the top schools of its size and listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Colleges. The Princeton Review has regularly awarded it the title of a "Best Midwestern College."
Ball State University
Ball State University has announced the names of students who graduated and/or were included on the dean's list during the fall 2011 semester.
Brazil: Jessica Booker, Eric Fults, Kyle Hayes
Center Point: Kendra McCrea
Clay City: Colleen Wiley
Ball State is a state-supported university with a current enrollment of about 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
Nicole Lind, Brazil made the Dean's List at DePaul University for the fall quarter of 2011. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at DePaul, students must earn above a 3.0 grade-point average on a four-point scale.
With more than 25,000 students, DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the United States and the largest private, nonprofit university in the Midwest. The university offers 275 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in ten colleges and schools on three Chicago campuses and three suburban campuses.
Purdue University awarded about 3,000 degrees to students following the fall semester.
Matthew C. Trout, Brazil, Associate in Agriculture, College of Agriculture
About 13,000 Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2011 semester.
To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade-point average on a four-point scale.
Sarah R. Arnac, Jasonville
Darla K. Thompson, Brazil
Allie J. Melega, Brazil
Oakley C. Campbell, Centerpoint
Daniel A. Walton, Clay City
Whitney J. Ames, Clay City
Rebecca L. Seymour, Cory