LINCOLN, Neb. -- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced the students named to the Deans' List/Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

Students from the area who qualified included:

Ellis: Danielle Marie Weber, senior, management major, College of Business Administration.

Hays: Emily Michele Younger, senior, advertising and public relations major, College of Journalism and Mass Communications with a 4.0 grade-point average.

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Aubree Broyles, Victoria, earned a place on the Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University for the spring 2013 semester.

The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade-point average of 3.6 for the semester. Full-time on-campus and FHSU Virtual College students are eligible.

Broyles is a sophomore majoring in graphic design.

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STERLING, Colo. -- At the close of the 2012-13 academic year, Northeastern Junior College was pleased to recognized 184 students for various academic achievements. Students were honored during several celebratory banquets and award nights.

Among those receiving awards at Northeastern was Tayla Reynolds of Hill City, who was honored for making the vice president's list honor roll.

Northeastern is considered Colorado's premiere two-year residential college. It offers students more than 80 80 areas of study.

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Brett Appelhans and Dylan Demel, both of Hays, have been listed on the dean's honor roll list at Pratt Community College.

To earn this distinction, full-time students must take at least 12 credit hours and have a grade-point average of at least 3.5.

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The U.S. Achievement Academy announced Zack Williams, Wichita, has been named an All-American Scholar.

The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Award program to offer deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Only scholars selected by a school instructor, counselor or other qualified sponsor are accepted.

Williams, who attends Marshall Middle School, was nominated for this honor by Cristina Moore, and he will appear in the All-America Scholar Yearbook which is published nationally.

Williams is the son of Leslie Williams, Wichita, and Alan Owens, WaKeeney, grandson of the late Dean and Patty Wiliams, and Mary Owens, WaKeeney. He is great-grandson of Vera Budman, Palco, and nephew of Mikeal and Renea Williams, WaKeeney.