Local student named Academic Scholar at Mississippi College

Published 1:55 am Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mis-sissippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester. Alexa Leigh Jenkins of Bogalusa was named to the list.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.5 or better grade point average, based on a 4.0 system. The student must take a full course load of at least 12 semester hours of undergraduate credit with all academic courses impacting their grade point average.

Mississippi College, founded in 1826, is a Christian, private, co-educational university of liberal arts and sciences serving more than 5,000 students from 39 states and 23 countries.

Mississippi College is affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention.