WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Students include Courtney Agar of Bel Air, Class of 2015 business management major and psychology minor; Christopher Brown of Havre de Grace, Class of 2013 humanities major and Hispanic studies minor; Lillian Burril of Havre de Grace, Class of 2016 sociology major; James Comotto of Abingdon, Class of 2013 biology major and philosophy minor; Stephanie Davey of Abingdon, Class of 2015 Hispanic studies major; Emily Eline of Jarrettsville, Class of 2016; Gary Fenstamaker of Belcamp, Class of 2013 computer science and art major and mathematics minor; Laura Gettier of Forest Hill, Class of 2016; Laurel Jones of Forest Hill, Class of 2016 chemistry major; Zachary Leppert of Belcamp, Class of 2014 psychology major; Meredith O'Connell of Bel Air, Class of 2014 English major and creative writing minor; Suzanne Patinella of Fallston, Class of 2015 business management major; Matthew Ridge of Jarrettsville, Class of 2015 drama major; Alexandra Roemer of Pylesville, Class of 2015 biology major; Brooke Sanchez of Bel Air, Class of 2016 psychology major; Ceara Scanlon of Abingdon, Class of 2016 psychology major; Gabrielle Tarbert of Bel Air, Class of 2013 political science major; and Jillian Undem of Bel Air, Class of 2014 human development major.

WILKES UNIVERSITY: Wilkes University welcomed Patrick Hefner of Forest Hill, to the Class of 2017. Hefner is one of 617 incoming freshmen students. This is the third time in Wilkes history that the University has welcomed a class of more than 600 students.

SALISBURY UNIVERSITY: Fifty-six Harford County students recently graduated from Salisbury University. They were among the 1,638 students who received 1,430 bachelor's degrees and 208 master's degrees during a ceremony at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

Abingdon area residents include Justin Brown, B.F.A.; Catelin Dagilas, B.A.S.W.; George Kiriazoglou, B.A., communication arts; William Langan III, B.S., management and marketing, cum laude; Jenna Paul, B.S., elementary education; and Valerie Sheehan, B.S., accounting, summa cum laude.


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Bel Air area residents include Allison Adle, B.A., psychology; Renee Badger, B.S., mathematics, magna cum laude; Brenden Berger, B.S., biology; Jennifer Bon, B.S., biology, summa cum laude; Jacqueline Darrow, B.S., biology; Jessica Deane, B.A., history, summa cum laude, Bellavance Honors; Mallory Elliott, B.A., psychology; Sarah Feinberg, B.S., elementary education; Nicholas Gentry, B.S., biology; Stephen Hall, B.A., history; Candace Holloway, B.S., respiratory therapy; Christopher Kootsher, B.S., respiratory therapy; Rebecca Manly, B.S., medical laboratory science; Megan McNew, B.A., psychology; Jenna Selvy, B.S., elementary education, B.S., mathematics, cum laude; Allison Sibiski, B.S., management; Mark Snidero, B.A., communication arts and political science; Kelsey Sullivan, B.A., psychology; Jennifer Thacker, B.A., psychology; Emily Willard, B.S., nursing, cum laude; and Anthony Zangara, B.A., communication arts.

Edgewood area residents include Tinika Ferguson, M.S.W.; and Alexander Taylor, B.A., environmental studies.

Fallston area residents include Samuel Butanis, B.S., physical education; Christopher Cannon, B.S., business administration; Katelyn Fisher, B.S., accounting; Katlin Kundratic, B.S., biology; and Bethany-Kate McBee, B.A., psychology, magna cum laude.

Forest Hill area residents include Sean Adkins, B.S., geography, cum laude; Matthew Bodt, B.S., information systems and marketing; Amber Kurrle, B.S., marketing; Amanda Mathis, B.S., biology; Danika Nolan, B.S., nursing, summa cum laude; Julianna Schaeffer, B.A., communication arts; Paul Vassalotti, B.A., psychology; Peter Wakefield, B.A., conflict analysis and dispute resolution; Lisa Whiteleather, B.A., English; and Ettienne Zantop, B.S., nursing.

Havre de Grace area residents include Samantha Michalski, B.S., nursing; and Kelly Scheidler, B.S., elementary education, summa cum laude.

Jarrettsville area residents include Katelyn Cass, B.S., respiratory therapy; Tara Knotts, B.S., nursing; Michael Kropkowski, B.S., information systems; and Jillian Weinreich, B.A., psychology, summa cum laude.

Joppa area residents include Joel Nelson, B.S., biology; Mark Peterson, B.A., psychology, cum laude; and Lindsay Wild, M.Ed., curriculum and instruction.

Other area residents include Ryan Jackson, B.S., mathematics, of Aberdeen; and Troy Vermillion I, B.S., marketing, of White Hall.

WEST NOTTINGHAM ACADEMY: On Monday, Aug. 26, West Nottingham Academy held its convocation ceremony to mark the academy's 270th year of education. A number of local students were recognized during the event for their achievements during the previous school year: Kelsey Austin, Port Deposit, Biology Prize, Fine Arts Prize, Drama Award for Outstanding Performance; Tara Balasubramanian of Bel Air, James H. & William W. Bratton Scholarship; Lydia Braun of Whiteford, James Underwood Varsity Club Award; Tomi Famodu of Forest Hill, Washington College Book Prize, William J. Peters Memorial Prize; James Underwood, Varsity Club Award; Jadé Jordan of Havre de Grace, Virginia Slicer Schenck Prize; Travis Manar of Kingsville, Rev. Norman C. Farnlof Memorial Prize, Drama Award for Courage and Commitment, Stanley & Rosalie Hoffman Scholarship; Meghan Pitz of Fawn Grove, Pa., Spanish Award; and Rachael Tubbs of Darlington, Drama Award for Courage and Commitment.