The University of Iowa

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Michaela Daniels of Goodyear and McCall Radavich of Litchfield Park were named to the University of Iowa’s dean’s list. The University of Iowa is known around the world for its leadership in the arts, sciences, and humanities.

Bao Duc Dang of Avondale and Patricia LaPierre of Goodyear earned degrees at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Dang earned a Master of Science in psychology, while LaPierre earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Fort Hays State is one of six public universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system.

Lizbeth Peralta of Tolleson achieved a grade-point average of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Hofstra University dean’s list in Hempstead, New York. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, New York, that is the only school to host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016).

Melanie Van Den Heuvel of Buckeye graduated from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1866, Davenport is a private, nonprofit university serving about 7,500 students at campuses across Michigan and online.

Matthew McCaskill, who graduated from Verrado High School, earned a merit scholarship to Baylor University based on his class rank and/or SAT/ACT scores for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Perry Craglow and Demi Gomez of Buckeye were named to the University of Dubuque dean’s list. The school, in Dubuque, Iowa, names students to the dean’s list who have a 3.5 or higher grade point average. The University of Dubuque is a private university affiliated with Presbyterian Church offering undergraduate programs in 31 areas of study; graduate programs in communication, business administration, and physician assistant studies; and theological studies.

Eric Shriver of Buckeye made the dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. A business management major, Shriver is joined by 1,763 other students receiving the same honor. Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian university committed to God First and excellence in higher education.