Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Alexandra Becker Earns Highest Honors At Skidmore

Alexandra Becker, Class of 2013 at Skidmore College, earned highest honors for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Julie Kraft of Nashville, and Norm Becker of New York.

Highest honors are awarded for a quality point ratio of 3.670 or more from a possible 4.0. Honors are awarded for a grade point ratio of 3.4 to 3.669.

Skidmore recognizes academic excellence in several ways. In addition to making the Dean's list (for achieving highest honors or honors), a student may be elected to the Periclean Honor Society, Skidmore's own academic honor society, or to the Skidmore chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Founded in 1903, Skidmore College is a coeducational, liberal arts college that enrolls approximately 2,400 students. The college grants both the bachelor of arts and the bachelor of science degree, as well as a master's degree in liberal studies.

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