Education briefs for December 20

Halliwell named to Berea College dean’s list

Brianna Halliwell of Kailua-Kona was named to the fall 2019 dean’s list at Berea College in Berea, Ky.


A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

Block graduates from Simpson College

Genevieve Block of Keaau graduated from Simpson College on Dec. 14 in Indianola, Iowa, with degrees in actuarial science and computer science.

Block is among 90 students who completed their degree requirements at the conclusion of the fall 2019 semester.


The 11th annual December Commencement Ceremony took place at historic Smith Chapel, which proudly displayed its holiday decorations.

Block joins a worldwide network of more than 22,000 living Simpson alumni.

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