GREENVILLE, S.C. — Three local students are among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to the 2015 fall semester deans list for academic achievement.

Jessica Hilton, of South Gardiner, is a freshman elementary education major.

Matthew Steward, of Skowhegan, is a freshman criminal justice major.

Rachel Steward, also of Skowhegan, is a senior nursing major.

To qualify for the deans list, students must earn a 3.00-3.74 grade-point average.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.

BJU provides more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has nearly 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries.

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