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Academic Honors at Zane State College

Below is a list of Zane State College’s academic honors for students with outstanding academic achievements. On behalf of the faculty and staff at Zane State College, we applaud these students for their academic excellence.

Graduation Honors
Students may earn the following honors through sustained scholarly achievements during completion of an associate degree:

  • Summa Cum Laude Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.90+
  • Magna Cum Laude Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.75+
  • Cum Laude Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.50+

All-Ohio Academic Team 2024
The All-Ohio Academic Team recognizes outstanding students in Ohio’s 23 public two-year colleges. To be eligible, students must be nominated by their college president to the All-USA Academic Team.  Nominees must graduate during the current academic year and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. Winners are selected based on leadership qualities, community service and academic performance.

  • Drew Conley
  • McKenna Schramm
  • Justin Showman

 

Phi Theta Kappa 2024
Phi Theta Kappa is the national honorary society for two-year college students. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to encourage academic excellence. Students initiated into the group must have demonstrated sustained academic achievement at Zane State College. The criterion for membership is a 3.5 GPA with at least 12 college-level credit hours earned.

Elizabeth Alice
Alexis Ardelian
Brielle Arnold
Joseph Biedenbach
Peyton Brown
Drew Conley
William Fountain
Judy Hook
Victoria Irvin
Koltin Kenily
Caleb Larrick
Emily Lawson
Tate Leasure
Haley Lusk
Abriana Mallett
Benjamin Marlatt
Christina McCandlish
Kamryn McGinnis
Riley McKenzie
Olivia McPeek
Ashtyn Merlo
Ifeoluwa Ogunniran
Alaina Paul
Jeremiah Penrose
Charles Plance
Josie Rominger
Rebecca Rutter
Henley Sagle
Sydney Saling
Zachary Savage
McKenna Schramm
Katie Schroeder
Kimberly Senior
Taya Sensabaugh
Justin Showman
Taylor Spung
Chance Ward
Carianne Wells

Presidential Scholars 2024

The purpose of the Presidential Scholar award is to promote and recognize excellence in academic achievement while attending Zane State College. 

Presidential Scholar Criteria:

  1. Must have completed a minimum of 36 college-level credit hours after fall semester.
  2. Must have a minimum of 31 semester hours with grades A – F which are counted in determining grade point average.
  3. Must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 3.95.
  4. Must have a declared major.
  5. Must have no violation of the Academic Integrity Policy.
  6. Recognition can only be received once.

Alexis Ardelian
Tristan Arena
Brielle Arnold
Drew Conley
Anna Curtis
Arianna Doudna
Logan Dutro
Brooklyn Ferrell
Tara Fleming
Aubrey Fritter
Erik McCall
Kamryn McGinnis
Emilia McVicker
Brynn Miller
Jordan Miller
Alaina Paul
Eden Ponchak
Sydney Saling
Caleb Stanberry
Brooklyn Wallis

Students of the Year 2024
Faculty from each college division nominate candidates through their respective deans to be recognized as Student of the Year. Students who receive this honor are given a framed recognition certificate.Student of the Year Criteria:

  1. Must have earned a minimum of 30 semester hours.
  2. Must have a sophomore standing.
  3. Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (either full or part-time).
  4. Must have been actively involved in either a college and/or community activity.

Melinda Boykin
Seryna Mann

 

Honorable Mention List
These students are recognized for their academic success. To be eligible for the Honorable Mention List, students must have achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher and completed six to eight credit hours (excluding credit/no-credit courses) during a given semester. This list is separate from the Dean’s List due to minimum course load. The Honorable Mention List is produced up to eight weeks after the end of the term and includes those students who have not withheld the publishing of directory information. If you have any questions about this listing, please email registrar@zanestate.edu.

Dean’s List
These students are recognized for their academic achievement. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher and completed a minimum of nine credit hours (excluding credit/no-credit courses) during a given semester. The Dean’s List is produced up to eight weeks after the end of the term and includes only those students who have not withheld the publishing of directory information. Dean’s List recognition is noted on the student’s transcript for the semester it is earned. If you have any questions about this listing, please email registrar@zanestate.edu.