USD students receive academic honors The University of South Dakota and The University of South Dakota School of Law announced academic honors for the 2008 spring semester. The university recognized 1,443 students who were named to the deanâ�?�?s list and 309 part-time students who received academic recognition honors. Students earn deanâ�?�?s list distinction by achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 while maintaining a course load of 12 or more credit hours with no incomplete or failing grades. Part-time students are eligible for Academic Recognition by completing at least 12 hours prior to the current semester earning a minimum of three and up to 11 credit hours during the term and achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 with no failing or incomplete grades. The South Dakota Board of Regents sets the policy for deanâ�?�?s list eligibility. For more information on the Board of Regents policy, please see www.ris.sdbor.e du/policy/2Academic_Affairs/documents/2-10.pdf. The University of South Dakota School of Law also announced its deanâ�?�?s list for the 2008 spring semester with 22 students achieving this academic honor. To be named to the School of Law deanâ�?�?s list, law students must achieve either a GPA of 85.00 or greater for that semester or rate in the top 10 percent of their class for that semester, whichever group is smaller. The list is not based on cumulative grade point average, and first semester, first-year law students are not eligible for the School of Lawâ�?�?s deanâ�?�?s list. South Dakota students from the Vermillion area receiving academic honors for the 2008 spring semester are listed below by hometown and honor received. Beresford: Academic recognition, Danny Yost, University deanâ�?�?s list, Brittany K. Bielau, Brooke A. Bonte, Natalie A. Carda, Charlene R. Cowan, Lacey A. Gillette, Renae B. Hyro-nimus, Conor P. Jensen, Brooke R. Shuck, Kim Spaans, Michael H. Tiede-man, Billy Yost. Burbank: University deanâ�?�?s list, Chris Jensen. Lisa Kalt, Dustin W. Little Academic Recognition Dakota Dunes: Academic recognition, Douglas H. Huitink; University deanâ�?�?s list, Erika L Beswick, Cara M. Burnett, Sara M. Gotch, Megan E. Kahler, Jennifer M. Newton, Ashley N. Schroeder, Mandie R. Wein-andt. Gayville: Academic recognition, Alison I. Brown; University deanâ�?�?s list, Tiara A. Chew, Emma O Erickson. North Sioux City: University deanâ�?�?s list, Jennifer L Eveland, Lisa R. Gloede, Lindsey L. Jerat-owski, Dan Knight, Kirby B. Myers, Brandyn J. Vetos. Vermillion: Academic recognition, Kristyn E. Berg, Christopher A. Berry, Brenton P. Bouzek, Jon Danielson, Philip Deveney, Crystal Bleu Dvorak,�? Jarrod A. Edelen, Julie Fallan,�? David D. Fickbohm, Stephanie M. Gebhart, Jordan T. Gibson, Sarah A. Hansen, Martin J. Haslam, Lee D. Huber, Jim P. Jager, Jamie Manning, Mark D. Mazour,�? Sara M. McBride, James E. Moos, Ivanna S. Osadchuk,�? Selena E. Ose-gueda, Danielle Pegram,�? James E. Petree, Kai R. Plews, Todd Rasmussen, Matthew R. Siebert, Ricky R. Steever, Sarah G. Strunk,�? Rose M. Tacke, Jerrid L. Van Sloten, Derek A. Vine, Mary S. Waller. University deanâ�?�?s list, Jennifer B. Ackerman, Christopher Acosta, Jo D. Allen, Miriam Argundogan, Andrew D. Barkley, Cori Bazemore, Jay Bazemore, Jennifer D. Bellis, Adam E. Binneboese, Andrea S. Brod-erson, Gregory T. Brothers, Carrie A Brown, Nick Brown, Tim J Bruflat, Allen Bull Bear, Ayris Cheval, Jama G Christopherson, Sarah A. Christopherson, William W. Clark, Jess Clifford, Matthew M. Cranny, Lindsey C. Davies, Jennifer L. Dobney, Anna Doege, Karan L. Domina, Jessica D. Drevo, Jessica E. Dunn, Hilary G. Dutcher, Cecily R. Engelhart, Lowri W. Evans, Tim Fischer, Christina M. Flora, Jen Fredericksen, Rose A. Gaikowski, Mitch Gesinger, Courtney E. Gilchrist, Meg Godoy, Katarina S. Gom-bocz, Tucker W. Gross, Monica L. Gutzman, Mark W. Hantla, Danielle M. Heeren, Heather J. Heine, Bethany R. Heirigs, Charlie Hosford, Charlene K. Irwin, Cullen R. Iverson, Nathan J. Jamison, Adam E. Jastram, Tara S. Job, Heather M. Johnson, Bryce W. Kauer, Meshack K. Kiplagat, Doug Kokesh, Dan Korthals, Chris Kost, Ben Lambertz, Bo Larsen, Chad D. Law, Damon P. Leader Charge, Claudia Leow, Andrea M. Lias, Zhong Yuan Li, Miranda K. Martin, Chris McGraw, Eric T. Meek, Dustin L. Mees, Gina K. Mees, Anne C. Messler, Erick C. Messler, Anthony J. Miller, Bart R. Miller, Kyle S. Mollet, Haley Molzen, Andrea Nagel, Ruthie Need, Naomi B. Nelson, Katie Neutz, Jennifer T. Nick-erson, Jessica M. Wendell, Randy G. Niles, Molly M. Oâ�?�?Connor, Zonnie M. Oakie, Ashley M. Osterkamp, Stef-anie Otto, Adam R Passick, Lindsey S. Petrik, Sarah M. Pfeifle, Emily A. Pier, Kara M Rasmussen, Megan J. Ray, Dan Riley, Shannon R Robinet, Anne Roche, Rebecca L. Rominiecki, Am-ber M. Ross, Andy Rust, Michelle L. Rydell, Kali J. Sabie, Sebastian Saenze, Alena K. Saunders, Greg Schneider, Lee N. Schneider, Francis A. Schwagel, Kurt A. Seibel, Rochelle J. Siev-ert, Dwayne M. Snodgrass, Gina E. Spanton, Tory M. Stolen, Heather L. Swensen, Brian B. Varns, Stacy J. Verduin, Kelly E. Vine, Amber K. Volk, Ty Vuong, Masahiro Wadayama, Julie Wagner, Heather E. Walker, Reina L. Wipf, Micah C Wonnenberg, Rhino Zhang, Yun Y. Zou Volin: University deanâ�?�?s list, Liz Conn, Erika K. Hoxeng, Tallie R. Schnell. Wakonda: Academic reco-gnition, Emily J. Logue. University deanâ�?�?s list, Chelsa E. Bohlmann, Pam Chrystal, Kimberly K. Henriksen, Eric A. Hesla, Mitch Hessman, Patrick J Morrison, Joni K. Stockland, Joel G. Wiedrich.