Local students earn honor roll recognition at Dixie State University


ST. GEORGE, Utah – In a display of academic achievement, 18% of Dixie State University students earned president’s and dean’s list recognition for the fall 2019 semester, including 14 from Lake Elsinore, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar and Winchester.

Specifically, 1,978 students were included on the university’s honor rolls, with 816 students on the president’s list and 1,162 on the dean’s list. Inclusion indicates students’ strong commitment to their academic pursuits, as they must achieve a semester GPA of 3.9 or higher to be included on the president’s list and a GPA of 3.5 to 3.89 for the dean’s list. Both lists require students to complete a minimum of 15 credits.

There were 1,978 students listed on the honor roll for the fall 2019 semester.

Hayden Rowe of Lake Elsinore made the list.

From Murrieta, Heather Blaser, Erin Bunch, Alyssa English, Diana Gonzalez and Victoria Paller made the honor roll.

Jazmin Uhler and Jack Sunderland of Temecula were included, with Lauren Berger, Madison Jenson, Lesley Gallardo Amezcua and Avery Hoskins of Wildomar.

Rafe Kitchell and Cole Kitchell of Winchester made the list as well.

“On behalf of the university, I’d like to commend all of our students whose hard work and dedication to academic excellence have earned them placement on the president’s and dean’s lists,” Dr. Michael Lacourse, vice president of academic affairs, said. “The university’s active learning environment prepares students to succeed in the workforce and graduate programs, and I am proud of our honor roll students for taking full advantage of the opportunities available here at Dixie State.”

Over the last decade alone, Dixie State University has expanded its programs from 20 degrees to 60, representing a 200% increase. By offering four master’s, 45 bachelor’s and 11 associate degree programs, the university provides a comprehensive education in a variety of fields to prepare students for the careers of their dreams. Additionally, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 21:1, Dixie State extends its students a personalized learning environment where professors know their names and have a vested interest in their academic success.

To learn more about Dixie State University, visit www.dixie.edu.

Submitted by Dixie State University.