Alma College has named over 400 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during the 2009 winter term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at least eight of which are evaluative grades, are named to the Dean’s List. Local students named to Alma’s Dean’s List are freshman Eric Borgeld of Belmont, senior Daniel Laatz of Cedar Springs, junior Jeffrey Laatz of Cedar Springs, freshman Nicole Bursach of Greenville, sophomore Adam Ellsworth of Greenville, senior Linnae Caurdy of Rockford, junior Ahna Danyluk of Rockford, and senior Ryan DeHaan of Rockford.
Monica MacDonald, a 2008 Rockford High School graduate, has been named to the Dean’s Honor List of the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University (MSU) for the spring semester of 2009. MSU’s requirements are that the student must achieve a minimum of a 3.5 grade-point average. MacDonald’s accomplishment reflects the dedication and hard work she brings to her academic career. She will be starting her junior year at MSU this fall.