Students with a 4.0 GPA qualify for the Chancellor’s list; students with averages between 4.0 and 3.75 are named to the Dean’s list.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.– Several local students received top academic honors at the University of Arkansas for the fall 2018 semester.

The following U of A students from Charleston earned a 4.0 grade point average during the semester and were named to the Chancellor’s list:

College of Engineering:

· Matthew Schmitz, a senior studying mechanical engineering

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences:

· William Johnston, a freshman studying agricultural education, communicaiton and technology

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences:

· Jada McDowell, a freshman studying psychology

Please Note: All students on the Chancellor’s list are also automatically on their college’s Dean’s list:

The following students from Charleston earned a grade point average between 3.75 and 4.0 during the fall 2018 semester and were named to the Dean’s List of their respective college:

College of Engineering:

· Derek Burton, a junior studying chemical engineering

· Jacob Verkamp, a senior studying mechanical engineering

· Henley Wells, a senior studying industrial engineering

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2.7 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.