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San Diego State University Announces Mortar Board Honor Society Members Chelsea Best of Valencia was one of 45 to be inducted into the prestigious Mortar Board Honor Society. The Mortar Board was originally founded in 1918.       Milwaukee School of Engineering Announces Spring 2017 Dean’s List with High Honors The following student was named to the Dean’s List with High Honors. To be eligible for this award, students must have at least 30 credits and maintain a 3.70 or higher GPA. Michael Dougherty, Santa Clarita, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.       University at Albany Honors Spring 2017 Graduates The following student graduated from the University at Albany in New York. Molly Smith, Agua Dulce, Master of Science in Atmospheric Science.       Benedictine College Honor List Announces Spring 2017 Dean’s List Dakota Prochnow of Santa Clarita was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. To make the Dean’s List, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester.         Local Students Named to Dean’s List, Honor Roll at University of Northern Colorado The local students listed below have been named to the Dean’s List of Distinction (Dean’s List) or the Dean’s Honor Roll (Honor Roll) in recognition of their outstanding scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado. Dean’s List (3.75-4.0 grade point average in any two terms of the year) Honor Roll (3.50-3.74 grade point average in any two terms of the year) Sean Wolven, Agua Dulce, Dean’s List Of Distinction Tara Olson, Santa Clarita, Dean’s List Of Distinction Lauren Richardson, Santa Clarita, Dean’s List Of Distinction Ashley Guthrie, Saugus, Dean’s List Of Distinction     News from Azusa Pacific University Several local residents made the academic Deans’ List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a spring 2017 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,953 students receiving the same honor. Megan Arima of Valencia Lindsay Burke of Canyon Country Margaret Collins of Valencia  Grace Eckard of Santa Clarita  Yeon Hwang of Canyon Country Jacob Kaiserski of Valencia Kayla Kimball of Santa Clarita Lauren McNeal of Saugus Avrie Meyers of Castaic Adriana Rego of Santa Clarita Rachel Roach of Valencia Hannah Smith of Santa Clarita Shawna Tice of Canyon Country   University of Wisconsin-Madison Announces Spring Graduates   More than 7,000 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 11-12. Ki Ma of Santa Clarita, School of Med & Public Health received a Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular and Molecular Pathology. Stephanie White, of Valencia, College of Engineering, received a Master of Engineering, in Engineering.   Whitworth University Kate Howell, Patrick Kulp and Nicholas Nerud all of Valencia, were named to the Whitworth University Provost’s Honor Roll for spring semester 2017.  The students qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining a grade-point average of at least 3.75 during the semester.       Hofstra University Bryce Pate of Valencia, graduated from Hofstra University in May 2017, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology.