This came for Sam in the mail yesterday:
As a result of your hard work and determination, you have excelled in your present studies at the Northern Marianas College. It gives me great pleasure to inform you that your name has been placed in the Part-Time Student Honor of outstanding students for having achieved a 4.00 grade point average (GPA) for the Spring Semester 2011. This honor will be printed on your permanent academic record....
...Congratulations and my hope is that you will continue along the path of excellence that you have chosen.
Barbara K. Merfalen
Dean of Academic Programs & Services
Oh what a difference [the right] two years can make. :)
Great job Sam! Keep it up!