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Knox College dean’s list

GALESBURG - Ashley Kerley of Earlville has been named to the Knox College dean’s list of distinguished students for the spring term. To be included, a student must earn at least 2.5 credits in the term and have a grade point average of 3.6 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Illinois Wesleyan University dean’s list

BLOOMINGTON - Kennedy Meloy of Earlville was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University. Meloy is a first-year student majoring in nursing. She was among 831 students from 29 states and 16 countries named to the spring dean’s list.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a GPA of 3.50 or better during the semester, based on a 4.0 scale. 

Baylor University dean’s list

WACO, Texas - Morgan Marquis of Mendota has been named to the Baylor University dean’s academic honor list for the spring 2020 semester. Marquis, who is enrolled in the School of Engineering & Computer Science, is among more than 5,300 Baylor University students honored on the dean’s list.

To qualify, undergraduate students must have a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.7 with no grade lower than a “C” while enrolled in a minimum of 12 graded semester hours.

Baylor is a national Christian research university with a mission to educate students for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment in a caring community. Baylor provides numerous academic and research opportunities across various disciplines through 127 baccalaureate programs in fields as varied as business, engineering, nursing, pre-medicine, music and computer science, along with 78 master's programs, 46 doctoral programs (including the J.D.) and two education specialist programs. 

Local student accepted at Palmer College of Chiropractic

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Madeline Eager of Mendota has been accepted for enrollment for the summer 2020 trimester in the Bachelor of Science, General Science program at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus in Davenport, Iowa.

Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic profession, has campuses in Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange, Fla.

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