Ottawa University has announced its students named to the spring 2013 dean’s list.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be degree-seeking; have earned a minimum of 24 hours over the preceding two semesters at Ottawa University; and earned a semester GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

To qualify for the dean’s honor roll, students must be degree-seeking; have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours during the preceding semester; and earned a semester GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Students named to the dean’s list include Megan C. Bledsoe, Garnett; Dustin S. Powell, Lane; Rebecca J. Ward, Lane; Bailey L. Griffith, Osage City; Seth D. Karnes, Osage City; Taylor R. Broers, Ottawa; Rebecca L. Campbell, Ottawa; Alisha J. Dunn, Ottawa; Adam C. Hasty, Ottawa; Kristen M. Hendrickson, Ottawa; Cadence M. Ishmael, Ottawa; Andrew R. McCluney, Ottawa; Alyssa A. Miller, Ottawa; Anna M. Perry, Ottawa; Rachel Danielle Pierce, Ottawa; David J. Tyner, Ottawa; Kevin E. Tyner, Ottawa; Laurie A. White, Ottawa; Casey S. Waniska, Tecumseh; Abby S. New, Wellsville; and Jennalyn N. Phillips, Wellsville.

Students named to the dean’s honor roll include Damien D. Brewer, Ottawa; Jeffry D. Curry, Ottawa; Nachele L. Gonsalez, Ottawa; Samantha J. Hedgepath-Shaffer, Ottawa; Apollo R. Hernandez, Ottawa; Jon C. Hull, Ottawa; Jeffrey R. Montenegro, Ottawa; John E. Sartain, Ottawa; Natasha L. Seymour, Ottawa; Kevin D. Waterhouse, Ottawa; Hauna R. Payne, Pomona; Taylor M. Slavens, Pomona; Carmen L. Willford, Pomona; Alicia L. Maloney, Princeton.

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Several local students were recognized for their achievements during Ottawa University’s spring honors convocation April 18 in the Fredrikson Chapel.

Students recognized, their awards and their hometowns include: Megan C. Bledsoe, ACS Honorable Mention for Outstanding Senior Scientist, Garnett; Rebecca (Becky) J. Ward, Distinction in Literary Studies, Lane; Rebecca J. Ward, Sigma Alpha, Lane; Deidra Jones, KCAC All-Academic Athlete Awards, Softball, Melvern; Bailey Griffith, KCAC All-Academic Athlete Awards, Women’s Cross Country, Osage City; Sam Blecha, “Commitment” Award, Outstanding Senior Biologist, Ottawa; Alisha J. Dunn, Teachers of Promise - Kansas, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Ottawa; Adam Hasty, KCAC All-Academic Athlete Awards, Men’s Basketball, NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete Awards, Men’s Basketball, Ottawa; Kristen Hendrickson, KCAC All-Academic Athlete Awards, Volleyball, NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete Awards, Volleyball, Ottawa; Alyssa Miller, Champions of Character National Sportsmanship Awards, Softball, Ottawa; Jena Richardson, “Commitment” Award, Champions of Character National Sportsmanship Awards, Women’s Cross Country, Ottawa; David J. Tyner, Sigma Alpha, Sigma Beta Delta Inductees, Top Business Administration Student, Ottawa; Kevin Tyner, 2013-14 Student Body Vice President, Ottawa; Casey Waniska, KCAC All-Academic Athlete Awards, Men’s Soccer, Tecumseh; Ryan Wohlgemuth, Champions of Character National Sportsmanship Awards, Men’s Soccer, Tecumseh; and Jennalyn N. Phillips, Sigma Alpha, Wellsville.