The following students with ties to Maui County have earned academic honors at colleges and universities. Unless otherwise noted, the grade-point averages are on a 4.0 scale.
Makai Michael Mann of Makawao was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Mann is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
To qualify, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units.
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Samuel Fleuter of Maunaloa, Molokai, was one of 324 undergraduates named to Denison University’s 2012 fall semester dean’s list by Provost Bradley Bateman.
Students who achieve dean’s list status earned a grade-point average of 3.7 or better for the semester. Fleuter is a member of the Denison class of 2013.
Denison University is located in Granville, Ohio.
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Donna Larita Paz of Kihei, a freshman College of Arts and Sciences student at Creighton University, was named to the fall Dean’s List for the 2012-13 academic year.
Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the Dean’s Honor Roll.
Creighton University is located in Omaha, Neb.
The following students from Maui have been named to the Dean’s List at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.,
for the fall semester: Kody Ganiko of Makawao, Dane Lum Ho of Makawao, Darran Kim of Wailuku and Joey Ooka of Wailuku.
To qualify for the Dean’s List at Pacific, a student must achieve a term grade-point average of at least 3.70 and complete 12 or more graded hours.
Alana Pagano of Makawao earned a place on the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. To be eligible for the honor, a student must carry 14 or more credits and achieve a grade-point average of 3.5.
Michelle Rabara of Kihei was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Berklee College of Music in Boston announced that Miranda Ellis of Kula earned placement on the Dean’s List for the fall semester. To be eligible, a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a GPA of 3.6 or above.
Sierra D. Brown of Makawao has been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the fall semester.
Eric Keith Sadao Nishimoto of Wailuku earned a place on the Dean’s List at the University of Oregon for the fall term. To earn this recognition, a student must have a grade-point average of 3.75 or better. The University of Oregon is located in Eugene.
Yacine Meyer of Makawao has been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University in Radford, Va. Meyer is a senior media studies major.
To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade-point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C.
Kula resident Aaron Pietsch was named to Northeastern University’s Dean’s List for the fall semester.
Pietsch is majoring in business administration at the Boston campus.
To achieve the Dean’s List distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C minus during the course of their college career.