ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Rachel Commerford of Phillipsburg graduated from Bethel University, St. Paul, following the spring 2013 semester. Commerford earned a bachelor of arts degree in business. She is the daughter of Mark and Deborah Gervais, Phillipsburg.

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Jenny Koops, a sophmore at Bethel University, has been named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2013 semester. She is the daughter of Joe and Janet Koops, Downs.

The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade-point average of 3.6 or greater.