Exeter grad makes Dean’s List at S.D. university

Alexis Kirkman of Exeter, Calif. earns 3.5 GPA to obtain academic honors from Mount Marty University in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D. – A graduate of Exeter High School is finding academic success in college, as well.

On Jan. 6, Mount Marty University in South Dakota announced Exeter, Calif. native Alexis Kirkman made the Fall 2022 Dean’s List Honorees. Full-time undergraduate students completing a full-time load of graded coursework must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 to achieve the honor at the university.

Founded in 1936 by the Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, Mount Marty University is a Catholic, Benedictine institution of higher education located along the bluffs of the Missouri River in Yankton, S.D., with additional locations in Watertown and Sioux Falls. Mount Marty offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with particular focus on student and alumni success in high-demand fields such as health sciences, education, criminal justice, business, accounting, recreation management and more. 

A community of learners in the Benedictine tradition, Mount Marty emphasizes academic excellence and develops well-rounded students with intellectual competence, professional and personal skills and moral, spiritual and social values. To learn more, visit mountmarty.edu.

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