Here are students from our area who have achieved recent academic honors:

? Eric Coats of Canyon City, has been named to the 2008 dean's list for Pacific University in Forest Grove. He was one of only 188 students to have achieved this level this semester, with a term Grade Point Average of 3.70 or higher with 12 or more graded hours.

? Andrew Judd, 2008 graduate of Grant Union High School, has been accepted to and is attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz. Judd, the son of Gary and Joella Judd of Prairie City, will study aeronautical science.

? Philip Murphy, a student at Grant Union High School, has been accepted to the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio, where he will begin classes in the August session, majoring in the high performance/diesel program. He is the son of Philip Murphy and Shelly Whale-Murphy of John Day.

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