VERMILLION, S.D. -- Students at The University of South Dakota and The University of South Dakota School of Law have been honored academically for the 2009 fall semester.
The University named 1,444 students to the Dean's List while 337 part-time students received Academic Recognition honors. Students earn Dean's List distinction by achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 while maintaining a course load of 12 or more credit hours with no incomplete or failing grades. Local area students are: Cherokee - Tanner L. Carlson, Peter L. Conley, Abigail M George, Tina M. Pietsch (academic recognition); Marcus - Benjamin W. Mayer, Laura S. Mayer, Mallory A. Wankum; Quimby - Andrew T. Fick; Sutherland - Jill Kruse