LA MIRADA - Six Downey residents have been named to the Dean's List at Biola University for academic excellence.The students - Cassie Baker, Benjamin Jones, Daniel Larsen, Yesenia Porras, Allegra Taylor and Natalie Tinnerman - each had a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units. "Inclusion on the Biola Dean's List is an indication that this student is performing exceptionally well in a rigorous academic program," said Patricia Pike, vice provost for undergraduate education. "Our Dean's List students are bright, motivated, engaged, competent and personable. They are already demonstrating the characteristics of success that results from applied intelligence and that will support future endeavors in society, community, career and family life."
********** Published: December 6, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 34