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Rocklin students make honor roll in Kansas

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More than 4,450 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2012 semester. The students, from KU's Lawrence campus and the schools of Allied Health and Nursing in Kansas City, Kan., represent 97 of 105 Kansas counties, 41 other states and 39 other countries.

The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the schools of allied health; architecture, design and planning; business; education; engineering; journalism; music; nursing; pharmacy; and social welfare.

Area honorees are as follows:

Jeffrey Clark, of Rocklin. He is the son of Jill and Dean Clark of Rocklin. He attended Rocklin High School. Clark is a sophomore at KU and was named to the honor roll for the School of Engineering.

Kathryn Sobeck, of Rocklin. She is the daughter of Carol Sobeck of Rocklin. She attended Whitney High School. Sobeck is a freshman at KU and was named to the honor roll for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Amanda Sword, of Rocklin. She is the daughter of Denise Gordon of Rocklin. She attended Rocklin High School. Sword is a senior at KU and was named to the honor roll for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Honor roll criteria vary among the university's academic units. Some schools honor the top 10 percent of students enrolled, some establish a minimum grade-point average and others raise the minimum GPA for each year students are in school. Students must complete a minimum number of credit hours to be considered for the honor roll.