Seventy-five Washington County students earn academic honors at Blinn

Blinn names 35 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List

January 14, 2019

Fall 2018 GraduationSeventy-five Washington County students earned academic honors during the Fall 2018 semester, the Blinn College District announced today.

Blinn named 35 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List, including 22 who completed the semester with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA). An additional 40 students earned placement on the Deans’ Scholars List.

To be named a Chancellor’s Scholar, students must earn a 3.75 GPA, complete at least 12 credit hours, and pass all their courses. Students must attain a 3.25 GPA and pass all their courses to earn Deans’ Scholar recognition.

“It is a privilege for us to recognize these students for their incredible achievement,” said Dr. Mary Hensley, Chancellor of the Blinn College District. “Their hard work and commitment to their future will serve them well as they continue their education at elite four-year universities and embark on exciting career opportunities.”

For a complete list of academic honorees, visit www.blinn.edu/honors.

Washington County students named to the Chancellor’s Scholars List include: Hailey Blakey (Burton), Dakota Catron (Brenham), Colton DeAeth (Brenham), Sydney Ermis (Brenham), Paige Fischer (Brenham), Molly Grabarschick (Brenham), Meagan Jalomo (Brenham), Daniel Japko (Brenham), Misty Johnson (Brenham), Courtney Koehne (Brenham), Marshall Kohring (Brenham), Madonna Liles (Burton), Teegan Mackey (Brenham), Joel Mackey (Brenham), Madison Maddocks-Casada (Brenham), Megan Miller (Brenham), Savannah Miller (Brenham), Ashley Mixon (Washington), Edith Moreno (Brenham), Brenda Muy (Brenham), Khanh Nguyen (Brenham), Doreen Ogbuji (Brenham), Christie Pollard (Brenham), Hunter Prazak (Brenham), Renee Ray (Brenham), Travis Richardson (Brenham), Reba Ritter (Brenham), Sean Rosenbaum (Brenham), Gunnar Smith (Brenham), Katelynn Stanley (Washington), Alejandro Valencia (Brenham), Winston Walters (Brenham), Rodney Weiss (Brenham), Aleesha Winford (Brenham), and Eva Zamarripa-Martinez (Brenham).

Washington County students earning Deans’ Scholar recognition include: Jacqueline Andrade (Brenham), Holli Baker (Burton), Wyatt Bolcerek (Brenham), Erika Brent (Burton), Steven Daniel Btesh Arias (Brenham), Wyatt Buchanan (Brenham), Ashlynn Campbell (Brenham), Brice Clark (Brenham), Kasey Cleboski (Chappell Hill), Jennifer Deleon (Brenham), Bailey Deramus (Brenham), John Faulk (Brenham), Christopher Galaviz (Burton), Julie Gayton (Brenham), Bayleigh Golden (Brenham), Shane Hahn (Brenham), Courtney Hales (Burton), Emily Harmel (Burton), Casey Hernandez (Brenham), Aren Holt (Brenham), Elizabeth Hynum (Brenham), Justin Jaster (Brenham), Connor Klussmann (Brenham), Chris Kubeczka (Brenham), Benjamin Lawhon (Brenham), Diamond Lockett (Washington), Ariana Lopez (Brenham), Ung Luan Luc (Brenham), Thomas Luna (Brenham), Trimaine Mathis (Brenham), Caitlin McCulloch (Brenham), Vincent Michel (Brenham), Khanh Nguyen (Brenham), Sarah Perkins (Brenham), Hayden Schaper (Brenham), Lauren Stewart (Brenham), Amy Teufel (Brenham), Thayley Thompson (Brenham), Alencia Woodberry (Brenham), and Daochen Yang (Brenham).

Blinn recognized 465 graduates during its Fall 2018 commencement ceremony held last month at the Bryan Performing Arts Center in Bryan.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Blinn’s academic transfer rate of 36.9 percent ranks second in the state and far exceeds the state-wide average of 20.9 percent. In addition to transfer agreements with the state’s leading four-year universities, Blinn is home to pioneering co-enrollment programs such as the Texas A&M-Blinn TEAM Program and the Texas A&M Engineering Academies at Blinn, and provides a seamless transfer pathway to The Texas A&M University System through the RELLIS Academic Alliance.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s www.collegeforalltexans.com, out-of-district Blinn students who enroll in 30 credit hours during the 2018-19 academic year save 42 percent in tuition and fees compared to students at public universities across the state. In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers more than 200 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences.

For enrollment or financial aid information, visit www.blinn.edu.

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