Students make Lamar University honor list Posted in: News Last month, Lamar University President Kenneth Evans announced that a total of 707 Lamar University students earned places on the President's List for the 2019 spring semester. Robin Heminger from Elgin and Erika McDonald from Bastrop were among those who qualified for the President's List this past semester. Students who qualify for the President’s List carry a full course load of 12 semester hours or more with grade point averages of 4.0 for that semester. They automatically earn places on the Dean's List. ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!