Several West Branch residents earned positions on the deanís list at their respective colleges. At Kirkwood Community College, several students earned honors from the past two semesters.
From the fall semester: Jamie Tucker, who is pursuing an associates in applied science in graphic communication technology.
From the summer semester: Joann Blaalid, who is pursuing an associates in applied science in accounting; Thomas Cantrell, associate of applied science in automotive technology; Benjamin Fair, associates of science in pre-engineering; Tanya Miller, associate of arts in pre-business; and Travis Seitz, associate of arts in pre-business.
To make the Kirkwood deanís list, a student must have a 3.3 grade point average or higher after finishing 12 or more credit hours.
At Mount Mercy University, three students earned honors from the fall semester: Tonya Harman, who is pursuing a nursing degree; McKenna Sexton, biology; and Anna Tatman, nursing.
Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the MMU deanís list.
At Marquette University, Kyleen Nagel of West Branch was named to the deanís list for the fall 2012 semester. The school is in Milwaukee, Wis., and Nagel is pursuing a doctorate degree in physical therapy.
At Iowa State University, several students were recognized: Adam Jacob Donohoe, who is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering; Madeline B. Leslie, child, adult, and family services; Jordan W. Vetter, materials engineering; Sean Anthony Wasion, materials engineering; and Anna Marie Waters, kinesiology and health.
Students named to the ISU deanís 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.
At Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., Elizabeth Tucker was named to their deanís list for the fall 2012 semester.
This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.