BROWNWOOD, TX --

-Ruby Patricia Johnson of Alvarado was named to the President's List at Howard Payne University during the spring 2013 semester.

Students must earn a 4.0 grade point average to be named to the President's List.

-Michael Nathan Snow of Waxahachie was named to the Dean's List at Howard Payne University during the spring 2013 semester.

Students must earn a 3.65-3.99 grade point average to be named to the Dean's List.

Howard Payne University recently announced its Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. Students must earn a 3.50-3.64 grade point average to be named to the Honor Roll.

Area students on HPU's Honor Roll include:

- Analicia Gabriella Guerrero of Red Oak

- Gabriella Glenn Guest of Midlothian

- Rebecca Anne Lamar of Ovilla

- Jeremy Michael Masterson of Red Oak

- Ashley Marie Moon of Waxahachie

Founded in 1889, Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry, personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity.

Located in Brownwood, Texas, HPU offers a full array of undergraduate programs and a limited number of graduate programs in a traditional residential academic community. The university also offers selected undergraduate and graduate course work by electronic means and at extended learning centers in El Paso, Texas, and New Braunfels, Texas. HPU maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio, which contributes to the university's reputation of being "a place where everybody is somebody."