Three Pendleton County residents have been named to the dean's list at Shepherd University.
Those achieving the honor are Matthew Thomas Dunkle of Franklin, Samantha Ann Jones of Sugar Grove and Michael Troy Mallow of Upper Tract.
To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must maintain a 3.4 grade point average for the semester and carry at least 15 hours of course work or be in a professional teaching block.
Located in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, Shepherd University is a public-supported university with a strong liberal arts emphasis in its curriculum. Shepherd is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. From its beginnings more than 130 years ago, the university has evolved into a comprehensive center of higher learning.
It offers baccalaureate degrees in a wide range of fields, encompassing the liberal arts, business administration, teacher education, the social and natural sciences and other career-oriented areas.
More information is available at www.shepherd.edu.