1,901 Blinn College District students earn academic honors

Blinn names 808 students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholar’s List

May 28, 2019

The Blinn College District has named 1,901 students to its academic honors lists for the Spring 2019 semester.

Blinn named 808 students to its Chancellor’s Scholars List and 1,093 to the Deans’ Scholars List. To be named a Chancellor’s Scholar, students must earn a 3.75 GPA, complete at least 12 credit hours, and pass all their courses. Students must attain a 3.25 GPA, complete at least 12 credit hours, and pass all their courses to earn Deans’ Scholar recognition.

To view the full list of honorees, visit www.blinn.edu/honors.

“The academic achievement of these students demonstrates their commitment and dedication to excellence,” said Dr. Mary Hensley, Chancellor of the Blinn College District. “It is a privilege to recognize their hard work, which serves as a solid foundation for their continued education at elite four-year universities and opens the door to exciting career opportunities.”

Blinn recognized 756 graduates during its Spring 2019 commencement ceremony held Thursday, May 9, at Brenham High School.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Blinn’s academic transfer rate of 45.4 percent ranks No. 1 in the state and almost doubles the state-wide average of 23.1 percent. In addition to transfer agreements with the state’s leading four-year universities, Blinn is home to pioneering co-enrollment programs such as the Texas A&M-Blinn TEAM Program and the Texas A&M Engineering Academies at Blinn, and provides a seamless transfer pathway to The Texas A&M University System through the RELLIS Academic Alliance.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s www.collegeforalltexans.com, out-of-district Blinn students who enroll in 30 credit hours during the 2018-19 academic year save 42 percent in tuition and fees compared to students at public universities across the state. In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers more than 200 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences.

Registration is available now for the Summer I, Summer II, and Fall semesters. For enrollment or financial aid information, visit www.blinn.edu.

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