President’s & Dean’s list announced for summer semester 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018- 11:05 a.m. 
Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the 2018 summer President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0-grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List students must complete a minimum of nine semester hours and achieve at least a 3.5 average.
The following lists are organized by students from your area.
A full list can be found online here.
The following students were named to the President’s List for summer semester (by county):
            Daniel Alvarado, Rome
            Rajohnae Hames, Rome
            Amanda Maxwell, Rome
            Kinsley Padgett, Rome
            Laquisha Pillow, Rome
            Madison Poole, Summerville
The following students were named to the Dean’s List (by county):
            Vanessa Cornejo, Rome
            Stephanie Hill, Rome
            Matthew Huff, Rome
            Kallie Minter, Armuchee
            Jordan Mitchell, Rome
            Merissa Rood, Rome
            Ryan Shaw, Rome
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