14 local students named to University of Utah’s spring 2020 dean’s list


SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah congratulates more than 7,500 students who were named to the spring 2020 dean’s list. The following local students made the list:

From Murrieta, Mitchell Katona, whose major is listed as undeclared pre-dentistry, and Eberly Proffitt, whose major is undeclared, were named to the dean’s list.

From Temecula, Anna Borden, whose major is undeclared; Emily Borden, an accounting major; Celine Cavanaugh, whose major is listed as games; Karina Falappino-Williamson, who is studying nursing; Scott Kim, whose major is listed as pre-computer Science; Jason Meister, a chemical engineering major; Sarah Rhodes, whose major is listed as pre-nursing; Sarah Shetler, who is studying business administration; Megan Shughrou, who is studying nursing and Taylor Weatherly, a communication major, were honored, along with Peter Littlefield of Winchester, who is studying health and kinesiology.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 graded credit hours during any one term.

The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 32,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace.

In 2019, the university was selected as a new member of the Association of American Universities-an invitation-only, prestigious group of 65 leading research institutions marked by excellence in academic expertise and research impact, student success, and securing resources in support of core missions. Known for its proximity to seven world-class ski resorts within 40 minutes of campus, the U encourages an active, holistic lifestyle, innovation and collaborative thinking to engage students, faculty and business leaders.

Submitted by University of Utah.