Several from Antioch land on Columbia State’s Dean’s List

Columbia State Community College names more than 470 students to the dean’s list for earning academic honors for the fall 2016 semester.

“Students who earn dean’s list status have shown a high level of commitment to their education,” said Dr. Margaret D. Smith, the executive vice president and provost for academic affairs and student programs and services. “I have no doubts they will be successful in future endeavors as they move forward in their education and their careers.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn 12 or more credit hours for the semester with a GPA of 3.50 or higher.

Here are the students from Antioch earning a place on the Dean’s List:

  • Areen Mohamad-Ali
  • Matt Vogelpohl
  • Nicholas Vogelpohl

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit

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