Tuesday, September 1, 2015

DPCA Class of 2013 Alumnus Receives Academic Honors

LONGVIEW, Texas - Micah Ritschard of Buena Vista was named to the Spring 2015 President's List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. The President's List recognizes students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average to receive this honor.

LeTourneau University President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford said being named to the President's List is a significant academic achievement and honor.

"LETU students are among our nation's best," Lunsford said.  "I'm especially impressed with these honor roll students. Expect them to have a significant impact on our future."

LeTourneau University is a comprehensive institution of Christ-centered higher education where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community. LETU offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aviation, arts & sciences, business, education, engineering and nursing. Around 1,300 students study at LETU's main campus in Longview, Texas. LETU also offers a robust suite of online programs, as well as hybrid programs in Dallas and Houston.

Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life's work as a holy calling with eternal impact. For additional information, visit www.letu.edu.

(August 28, 2015 press release from LeTourneau University; used by permission.)

Micah is a 2013 graduate of Darren Patterson Christian Academy who is studying mechanical engineering at LeTourneau.  DPCA has had three graduates continue their studies at LeTourneau; most recently including Joel Parker, a 2015 DPCA graduate who is beginning his first semester at LeTourneau, also in engineering. We're proud of all our students and our graduates!

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