ATCHINSON, KS (08/08/2014)-- Katie Baumgarten of Alton, IL has been named to the President's List at Benedictine College, in Atchison, Kan., for the spring 2014 semester.
Students who distinguish themselves academically are named to the President's List or the Dean's List. To achieve the President's List, students must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Of the 1,742 undergraduate students on campus, only 85 made the President's List this semester.
Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.