Local Resident Named to Macalester College Dean's List
St. Paul, Minn. — Russell Helder, the son of Barbara Helder of Mission Hills, Kansas and Jan Helder of Dansas City, Mo has been named to the dean's list of Macalester College for academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2012-13 school year.
A graduate of The Pembroke Hill School, Helder was a sophomore at Macalester last fall.
The dean's list at Macalester College is published at the end of each semester. For fall semester, it is published one week after the grade submission deadline. For spring semester, it is published three weeks after the grade submission deadline. To be eligible for the dean's list a student must have been registered as a full-time, degree-seeking student and may not have been on a study away program. Furthermore, a student must have achieved a semester grade point average of at least 3.75, 12 or more credits on a regular grading option, no grades below C-, and no withdrawal or incomplete grades for the semester. Grades for activity, practicum, and technique courses in dance, music, and physical education are not factored into eligibility for the dean's list.
Macalester College, founded in 1874, is a national liberal arts college with a full-time enrollment of 2,035 students. Macalester is nationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to academic excellence, internationalism, multiculturalism, and civic engagement.
NOTE TO THE EDITOR of the Shawnee Mission Neighborhood News: Please use the following address for resident verification. Barbara Helder, 2216 W 63rd St, Mission Hills, KS 66208.
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