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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.

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.

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.

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 2023
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.

  • Alyssa Derry – Second Team
  • Holly Grimes – Third Team
  • Makenna Steward – Third Team

Phi Theta Kappa 2023
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.

Tiffany Clark
Lance Curtis
Christian Dimmerling
Sean Dopp
Boaz Durham
Taira Erving
Brooklyn Ferrell
Brody Fogle
Ethan Haney
Ean Hill
Karlie Hook
Hannah Johnson
Madison Johnson
Peregrine Kimble
Levi Kinnan
Norah Kline
Brooke Kullik
Crysdeona Lovallo
Paula McCollister
Kiera McPeck
William Melton
Kyleigh Miller
Natilee Noll
Jenna Paden
Nathan Pfalzgraf
Hunter Rhoades
Makenna R Steward
Grant Stottsberry
Halle Thacker
Sarah Thacker
Emmerson Wallick
Emma Ward

 

Presidential Scholars 2023

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.

Jeb Bolyard
Cierra Burkhart
Kaitlyn Dalrymple
Alyssa Derry
Brody Fogle
Anton Guldbrandsen
Elijah Herlocher
Hadleigh Hunter
Micah Hutton
Skyley Jacobs
Erin Kontura
Kiera McPeck
Cheyenne Miller
Andrew Murrey
Nichole Nash
Natilee Noll
Robin Petelin
Nathan Pfalzgraf
Halle Thacker
Nathan VanFleet

Students of the Year 2023
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.

Brody Fogle
Damon Devoll
Zoey Morris
Madison Webb