Lexington Native Honored at Howard Payne University
Lexington native Tabitha McBride was named to the President’s List at Howard Payne University (HPU) for the fall 2009.
A total of 287 students were named to academic honor lists at HPU. Sixty-seven were named to the Honor Roll, 107 to the Dean’s List and 113 to the President’s List.
Students must earn a 4.0 grade point average to be named to the President’s List, a 3.65-3.99 grade point average to be named to the Dean’s List, and a 3.5-3.64 grade point average to be named to the Honor Roll.
Founded in 1889, HPU is a Christian, coeducational university offering a full array of liberal arts, pre-professional, and honors studies, as well as a graduate program to its students. Located on a residential main campus in Brownwood, Texas, and at three extension centers across the state, the university is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
HPU was ranked #2 in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” among comprehensive bachelor’s degreegranting institutions in the Western region of the United States according to “America’s Best Colleges 2010,” published by U.S.News & World Report. Additionally, for the seventh consecutive year, HPU was named in the “Top Schools” category.