Lisa Jackson, a 2003 graduate of Payson High School, was named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the fall 2005 semester at Pennsylvania State University in State College, Penn.
Jackson is a junior at PSU and will graduate this December with a bachelor's in English. After graduation, she plans to attend Arizona State University's Graduate School to earn a master's in English.
Jackson is also a sister and past president of Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority on campus. She is the daughter of Diane Jackson and the late Carl Jackson of Payson.