Community news and notes

Mitchel Daugherty earned a GPA of 4.0 in the Fall 2014 term and has been recognize with the distinction of Academic Excellence at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Hillary Bogard of Kenai was named to the Dean’s List for fall semester 2014 at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia. A Reinhardt Dean’s List student must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average based on successful completion of a minimum of 12 semester credits with no grade less than a B.

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