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Local Area Students Named to College Dean’s Lists

Jan 04, 2019 12:25PM ● By Hannah Ott

Geneva and St. Charles – Local area students, Elizabeth Lyke of Geneva and Briana Carlson of St. Charles, made their Dean’s/President’s Lists for the Fall 2018 term.

Lyke was named to the Wartburg College Dean's List. The college, which is located in Waverly, IA, recognized 478 students for Fall Term.

The list honors students who earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in at least four course credits during the term. Three of the four course credits have to be graded with a traditional letter grade. Wartburg students take four courses during Fall Term, which runs from September through December.

Carlson was named to the President's List at Trine University in Angola, IN. She is majoring in Exercise Science.

To earn President's List honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.750-4.000.


About Wartburg College: Wartburg, a four-year liberal arts college internationally recognized for community engagement, enrolls 1,498 students. Wartburg is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and named after the castle in Germany where Martin Luther took refuge disguised as a knight during the stormy days of the Reformation while translating the Bible from Greek into German. wartburg.edu

About Trine University: Trine is an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in Engineering & Technology, Business, Education, Arts & Sciences and Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahigherlearningcommission.org, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Indiana and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan. trine.edu


Sources: Emily Christensen 319-352-8347 emily.christensen@wartburg.edu and James Tew 260-665-4133 tewj@trine.edu