Caroline Lea, a sophomore public relations major from St. Francisville, is among more than 1,400 Harding University students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the fall 2017 semester.

The dean's list is published each semester by Marty Spears, university provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average.

Harding University is a private Christian university in Searcy, Arkansas. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it is the largest private university in the state.