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Whiz Kids: Who is Making the Dean's List?

Congratulate your neighbors because their kids made the Dean's Lists: Nathan Bryant Schoen, Maxwell Schad, Donald Hollister and Nicholas Craven.

Nicholas Craven, of Studio City, participated in "12 Angry Jurors," which played at Marist College for four performances in early October.

Craven, a Marist College Sophomore, was the Assistant Stage manager in the play which is based on a 1954 teleplay, "12 Angry Men." The play highlights the importance of the American judicial system within society. The production is a part of the Marist College Council on Theatre Arts (MCCTA) experimental theatre series.

Marist is an independent comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 4,500 full-time undergraduate students from 37 states and 17 countries. Founded in 1929, Marist offers 34 major fields of undergraduate study and 12 graduate degree programs. Marist is included in The Princeton Review's guide to the top colleges and universities in the U.S., The Best 376 Colleges, placing Marist in the top 15 percent of all institutions of higher education in the United States. For more information visit www.marist.edu.

 

Nathan Bryant Schoen of Studio City, was named to the Dean's List at Washington University in St. Louis. Schoen is a graduate of Calabasas High School in Calabasas, CA, and is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences.

To qualify for the Dean's List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.

Washington University is counted among the world's leaders in teaching and research, and it draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 110 nations. The total student body is nearly 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

The approximately 3,400 faculty teach in seven schools: Arts & Sciences, Brown School, Olin Business School, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, School of Engineering & Applied Science, School of Law and School of Medicine. Twenty-three Nobel laureates have been associated with Washington University, with nine doing the major portion of their pioneering research there.

The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

 

Berklee College of Music announces that Maxwell Schad of Studio City has earned placement on the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2012 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.6 or above.

The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career preparation for today's music industry. Four-year degrees are offered in Performance, Jazz Composition, Music Production & Engineering, Film Scoring, Music Business/Management, Composition, Music Synthesis, Contemporary Writing & Production, Music Education, Songwriting, Music Therapy, and Professional Music.

Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music was through the study and practice of contemporary music. For over half a century, the college has evolved constantly to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. With over a dozen performance and nonperformance majors, a diverse and talented student body representing over 70 countries, and a music industry "who's who" of alumni, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today -- and tomorrow.

 

Marc Aliotta, of Studio City, earned a spot on the Loyola Marymount University Dean's List.

Students named to the Dean's list have completed 15 semester hours at LMU and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. Additionally, a student must have completed all of his or her courses and never received an F in any course.

 

Donald Hollister, from Studio City, was one of 1,300 students who were named to the Dean's List at Biola University.

Biola students are placed on the Dean's list to honor those with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in twelve of more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.2. This past spring, 26% of Biola students achieved this academic goal.

"Inclusion on the Biola Dean's List is an indication that this student is performing exceptionally well in a rigorous academic program," Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Patricia Pike said. "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."

 

 

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