STUDENT NEWS: Local students named to Dean's list at Bethel University

Students honored for academic achievements

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ST. PAUL - Local students have been named to the Bethel University Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2022 semester.

The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.

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Hometown, Name, Parent(s) (if listed)


  • Lily Plested, Oak and Danielle Plested
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