Hamilton County Students Make Dean’s List At Maryville College

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Six students from Hamilton County made the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester at Maryville College: Chandler Chastain, of Signal Mountain; Suzanna Dye and Taylor Youell, of Chattanooga; and Raven Keylon, Anna Skiles and Laurel Woodward, of Soddy Daisy.

Consideration for the Dean’s List is open to full-time students who have a grade point average of at least 3.6 in all work undertaken, no grade below a “C” and no incompletes for the semester.



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