As colleges and universities continue to release graduation lists and names of students honored for academic excellence on dean's lists, local students are earning more recognition for their achievements.

Recently included on their schools' respective dean's lists were:

College of the Ozarks -- Christopher Wecker (Aurora), Lemuel Uhrig, Matthew Weathermon (Marionville), Dillon Freiburger and Willow Welters (Verona) Missouri S&T -- Cory Halstad, Jacob Tullock (Aurora) and Geren Reavis (Marionville)

Halstad also graduated from Missouri S&T with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.