NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College announces the names of students whose spring 2017 semester grades have earned academic distinction.

To earn semester honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours and not have an I (Incomplete), NR (Not Reported) or IP (In Process) in any letter-graded courses, with the exception of seminars.

Students whose semester grade point average is 3.7 or higher are named to the Dean’s List, while those with a GPA of 3.50-3.699 are listed as members of the Honor Roll. Class designations are made according to the number of hours completed.



Nathan Kroeker, Augusta


*Rachael Harder, Augusta

Kylee Schunn, Whitewater

*denotes graduating senior



Chase Banister, Douglass

*Falon McGovern, Benton

*denotes graduating senior

Bethel College 2017 graduates and honors

Rachael Harder, Augusta (B.S.N., Nursing)

Falon McGovern, Benton (B.S.N., Nursing)

Katrina Regehr, Whitewater (B.A.*, Biology)

Kyle Regier, Whitewater (B.A.**, History/Secondary Education)

Taylor Semisch, El Dorado (B.S.N., Nursing)

Bethel College is the only private college in Kansas listed in the analysis of top colleges and universities, the Washington Monthly National Universities-Liberal Arts section and the National Liberal Arts College category of U.S. News & World Report, all for 2016-17. The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. For more information, see

B.A. Bachelor of Arts

B.S. Bachelor of Science

B.S.N. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

* Cum Laude: 3.500-3.649 G.P.A.

** Magna Cum Laude: 3.650-3.799 G.P.A.

*** Summa Cum Laude: 3.800-4.0 G.P.A.