9 area students named to spring 2018 dean’s list at Samford University


HOMEWOOD – Samford University releases dean's lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. The dean’s list is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

Nine Cullman-area students were named to the list for spring 2018:

  • Haley N. Smalley, of Arab, Randolph School
  • Madison B. Whaley, of Arab, Arab High School
  • Teresa L. MacBain, of Cullman, Fairview High School
  • Caroline N. Johnson, of Cullman, Cullman High School
  • Hollie L. Bennett, of Cullman, Cullman High School
  • Hannah B. Proctor, of Hanceville, home school 
  • Luke Smith, of Oneonta, Crossroads Christian School
  • Andrew T. Fillinger, of Vinemont, Cullman High School
  • John-Anthony Jimenez, of Hanceville, Hanceville High School

ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY — Samford University is a premier nationally ranked Christian university. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News and World Report ranks Samford third among regional universities in the South, and Samford is recognized as the top-ranked university in the state of Alabama in national rankings published by Forbes Incorporated, The Economist and The Wall Street Journal. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference. www.samford.edu

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