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The following students made the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.: Sarah Cobb of Ninilchik, a senior majoring in nursing; Caleb Daniels of Ninilchik, a senior majoring in business with a concentration in trades; Joanna Daniels of Ninilchik, a sophomore majoring in graphic design; Esther Knox of Ninilchik, a sophomore majoring in accounting, and Carla Pherson of Ninilchik, a junior majoring in piano pedagogy. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.0 grade point average.

Denali Critchett, a 2010 Homer High School graduate, has graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering with leadership and ambassador honors. Critchett has accepted a job as a field engineer with Schlumberger Inc.

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