University of Maine at Fort Kent students make the grade

10 years ago

   FORT KENT, Maine — Dr. Robert Dixon, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 364 students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Students attaining the honor must be degree candidates, enrolled as a full-time student or a part-time student, and must maintain a 3.20 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the semester with no grades below a “C.”

UMFK is situated at the center of Acadian history and culture in rural northern Maine. The regional baccalaureate university within the University of Maine System serves more than 1,200 students, mostly from Maine but with a considerable number of international students and Canadian students.
The community of Fort Kent has a population of 4,097 and is situated in the St. John River Valley. The people of the valley are largely descended from the French-Acadians and French-Canadians.
The following students from The Houlton Pioneer Times’ coverage area were included on the list: Emmaly Jurson, Hodgdon; Lauren Bragan, Ellen Bartlett, Casey Hand, Kristin Hogan, Sandra Morris and Logan Shaffer, all of Houlton; Destiny Prosser, Littleton; Jennah Steamer, Ludlow; Sonja London, Merrill; Desiree Hall, New Limerick; Brianne Noyes, Patten; Ryan Lane and Cole Porter, both of Sherman; and Shellie Williams, Smyrna Mills.