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Lauren Galantai of La Cañada Flintridge, Olivia Lynch of La Cañada and Alex Shin of La Crescenta are high-achieving students from Whittier College who made the fall 2014 dean’s list.


Maia Shields, of La Crescenta was named to the Fort Lewis College dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Shields’s major is psychology.

To be eligible for dean’s list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or better in no fewer than 15 credit hours of graded college level work and have completed all work for which they are registered by the end of the semester.

Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado is the Southwest’s crossroads of education and adventure.


Gregory Stratz of La Cañada graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, political science from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university that draws its more than 11,500 students from all 50 states and more than 75 different countries.


Amelia Kunert from La Cañada has been named to the Wake Forest University dean’s list for fall semester 2014. Students who achieve a 3.4 grade point average and no grade below a “C” were named to the list.


Army and Navy Academy announced that Ian Kim of Shadow Hills and Brandon Um of La Cañada were named to the dean’s list for the third grading period of the 2014-15 school year. Both earned a GPA of 4.0. Um was also named a “cadet of distinction.” This title is given to those students who have achieved the highest citizenship grade attainable and zero demerits for the entire third grading period.

Students with a grade point average of 3.80 or higher are named to the dean’s list.

Founded in 1910, the Army and Navy Academy is a private not-for-profit institution that provides an academically robust, character-based education for young men, grades 7 through 12.


Kara Lankey of La Cañada and Michael Ashley of Tujunga were named to the dean’s list at Pacific University (Oregon) for the fall semester 2014. They are among 344 of Pacific’s 1,876 undergraduate students to achieve this high academic honor. To qualify for the dean’s list at Pacific, a student must achieve a term grade-point average 3.70 (4.00 scale) and complete 12 or more graded hours.

Founded in 1849, Pacific University (Oregon) is a diverse and sustainable community dedicated to discovery and excellence in teaching, scholarship and practice.


Angela Gaignard of Sunland was recently named to the 2014-15 Great American Conference Fall All-Academic Team as it was announced by the league office.

Gaignard is a senior athletic training major at Southern Arkansas University.

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