Paso Robles Local was among more than 3,800 students to receive the honor
– Shelby Daniels of Paso Robles, California graduated with High Academic Excellence from Weber State University. More than 3,800 students received the Academic Excellence honor in the fall 2021 semester, meaning they maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. Of these 3,800, approximately 1,200 students achieved the high academic excellence distinction for maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Achieving academic excellence is difficult under normal circumstances, but has been made especially challenging by the added pressure of dealing with the mental and emotional impact of a global pandemic, political unrest and challenging environment. unusual learning.
According to the school, less face-to-face teaching and interaction, as well as limited engagement with peers, meant that students had to “demonstrate their courage and determination to maintain their high academic standards”. Additionally, many students have maintained exceptional academic standards while managing jobs, extracurricular activities, families, and household responsibilities. Visit weber.edu/wsutoday for more information about Weber State University.
About Weber State University
Weber State is an open-admission institution, serving more than 29,000 students from some of Utah’s most ethnically and economically diverse cities. The university cultivates personalized teaching, mentoring, and engaged learning with seven colleges, 225 undergraduate certificate and diploma programs, and 17 graduate degrees, including a doctorate in nursing practice. All 16 Weber State teams compete in NCAA Division I athletics as part of the Big Sky Conference.