TYLER — The University of Texas at Tyler has named 580 students to the President’s Honor Roll and another 459 students, as well as 54 pharmacy students, to the Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester, President Michael Tidwell recently announced.

Five Midlothian and three Waxahachie graduates are among those students.

To qualify for the President’s Honor Roll, a student must have completed, in one semester, 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit with a grade of “A” in all courses. To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify as a matriculated student pursuing a first bachelor’s degree. The President’s Honor Roll is awarded in fall and spring semesters only.

Meeting the criteria for a President's Honor Roll placement were Brooke Petty, Bailey Miller, Andrew Windham and Taylor Skinner, all of Midlothian.

As for the Dean's List, a student must have completed 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit in the awarding semester with a grade point average of at least 3.75. It is important to note that students named to the President’s Honor Roll are not named to the Dean’s List.

To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify as a matriculated student pursuing a first bachelor’s degree. The Dean’s List is awarded in fall and spring semesters only. A student can also qualify for the Dean’s List in the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy if her or she has completed nine hours during a session with a grade point average of at least 3.75. There were two eight-week sessions during fall 2016. Pharmacy students will take nine credit hours each session.

Midlothian graduate Katelyn Bates, along with Waxahachie graduates Garrett Thomas, Patricia Garcia and Blake Holiman all received the honor.

One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.