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Congratulations on local students making the Dean's List

Rome students named to Belmont University Dean's List

Faith Horton and Suzannah Peek, both of Rome, were named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List by Nashville’s Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Approximately 35 percent of Belmont's 8,080 students qualified for the fall 2017 Dean's List.

Belmont Provost Dr. Thomas Burns said, "This achievement for the fall semester indicates that these students have placed a high priority on their work at Belmont and have invested time and energy in their studies. It is our strong belief that consistent application in this manner will reap great benefits, which will equip them for a lifetime of learning and growing."

Piedmont College honors local student

Piedmont College has named Karli Pierce of Rome as a Dean’s Scholar for the fall 2017 semester.

Students named as Dean’s Scholars finished the semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA and students named to the Dean’s List finished the semester with a GPA of 3.55 to 3.99.