VALDOSTA, Ga. — Valdosta State University has announced its fall 2017 dean’s list.

Students who achieve a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade-point average of 3.0 or higher are recognized by being placed on the dean’s list.

Developmental studies, transients and graduate students are not eligible for dean’s list status.

Valdosta State University said more than 1,700 students earned a spot on the fall 2017 dean’s list.

Local students on the list include: Shelby Coulter of Jackson, Cherish Ramirez of Jackson, Jessica Tinsley of Jackson and Morgan Word of Jackson.