Around and About for Feb. 22

Area students have been named to the Dean’s List at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester and earn a 3.5 GPA or better are eligible.

From Baldwin City: Rachel Wrobel.

From Lawrence: Sonya Bhakta, Brianna Phipps, Emily Sadosky, Hannah Smith, Maria Watson.

From Meriden: Matthew McNary.

Matthew Broz, of Lawrence, graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla., in the fall of 2013 with a Master of Arts in American Studies.

Jordyn Tolefree, of Lawrence, was named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2013 fall semester at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. To be named, a student must earn a minimum GPA of 3.7.

Sophia Tate, of Lawrence, earned term honors for the fall semester at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Term honors are awarded for a quality point ratio of 3.65.

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., for fall 2013: Bethany Michelle Swain, of Baldwin City; Olivia Kathleen Dykes, of Lawrence; Mackenzie Grace Lown, of Lawrence; and Austin Red Baragary, of Tonganoxie.

Molly-Ann Wells, of Tonganoxie, earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Concordia University in Seward, Neb.

Jesse Clayton, of Lawrence, was named to the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa. Students make the list if they earn a minimum GPA of 3.50.

Washburn University has released its fall semester Dean’s Honor Roll. To be named to the list, a student must attain a semester GPA between 3.4 and 3.99. Students are listed by their hometown.

De Soto: Andrew Rhodes.

Eudora: Rachel Pyle.

Lawrence: Fadwa Alharbi Nicholas Ahlert, Turki Aldeeb, Margaret Banning, Cora Bloom, Alice Brown, Carly Brown, Heather Clark, Kelsey Cole, Kary Faria de Cunha, Errin English, Joseph Goebel, Alex Green, Laura Groves, Elena Gutierrez, Rachel Haverkamp, Joshua Hess, Anthony Holder, Cynthia Hoover, Courtney Kasson, Ethan Kay, Olivia Marshall, George Matchette, Mavis Meyer, Meghan Nutter, Morgan Oehlertz, John Pinnick, Alicia Potter, Allyson Renick, Tanya Rezayazdi, Caitlin Rodenbeek, Jennifer Stogsdill, Joshua Taylor, Sherrie Taylor, Megan Williams, Robert Wilson, Benjamin Wright.

Lecompton: Philip Foos, Mark Stancliffe.

McLouth: Allison Bristol, Tristian Crowell, Carol Folks, Joshua Hobbs, Haley Holwick, Brittany Schuman.

Oskaloosa: Braden McGinnis.

Overbrook: Laura Torneden.

Perry: Katherine Child, Michelle Cox, Anna Erickson, Shelby Erickson.

Tonganoxie: Cristina Rubio, Madeline Walker.

Wellsville: Jesse Campbell, Mikayla Douglas.

Diane Li Wang of Lawrence, made the Dean’s List for fall 2013 at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. To be eligible, students must have a quarterly GPA of at least 3.4.

Victoria Gilman, of Lawrence, has been named to the Dean’s List at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible.

Stephanie Roberts, of Ottawa, has received a President’s Recognition at Clearwater Christian College in Clearwater, Fla., for scholastic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. To be eligible, students must earn a minimum GPA of 3.9.

Emily VanSchmus, of Lawrence, has been named to the Dean’s List at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above to earn this honor.