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Montana Western names Zobrist to dean’s list

The University of Montana Western in Dillon, Mont., named Lauren Zobrist of Boulder City to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list. To achieve this honor, students must be enrolled full-time or for 12 semester credits and carry a minimum 3.33 grade point average.

Jaynes named to dean’s list at California Lutheran

Jayce Jaynes of Boulder City is one of 718 students who made the dean’s list at California Lutheran University for the spring semester.

Jaynes is a biological science major.

Students qualify for the dean’s list by maintaining a 3.6 grade point average in their academic subjects.

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