Allan Hancock College has announced that 211 graduates from high schools in the Santa Maria Valley were named to the Deans Honors List for the fall 2012 semester, including 62 named to the Special Honors List.

Of the 211 honorees, 80 graduated from Righetti High School; 57 from Pioneer Valley High School; 51 from Santa Maria High School; 16 from St. Joseph High School; five from Delta High School; and two from Valley Christian Academy.

In total, 565 students achieved status on the Deans Honors List; 215 of those were named to the Special Honors List.  The lists recognize students’ academic achievement at the college.  For each semester, students named to the deans list must complete at least 12 units with a 3.5 or better grade point average.  To be named to the special list, students must complete at least 12 units with a 4.0 grade point average.

Total credit enrollment for the fall 2012 semester was approximately 10,000 students.

The list of deans and special honors students from Santa Maria Valley schools is attached.  Home-schooled high school graduates are named in the out-of-district list, also attached.