Patrick Scible, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction;

Claire Ward, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in reading;

Laura Welch, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction;

Kristen Wilson, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in media;


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Carol Wright, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in media;

Kerrie Wuenschel, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in human re?

sources development; and

Jacquelyn Olson, of Woodbine, earned a master's degree in elementary education.

The following students earned degrees in May from Hood College: Elizabeth Arsenault, Kristan Hawkins and Kaitlin Johnson, all of Ellicott City; Katelyn Horn, of Marriottsville; and Justin Everett, Nazneed Sayeed and Kathryn Sirk, all of Woodbine, earned Bachelor of Arts.

Kathleen Drew, of Elkridge, and Nicole Arnold, of Woodbine, earned Master of Arts.

Ashley Bogdash, of Clarksville, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at The Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, Pa.

The following local students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at St. Mary's College of Maryland:

Allison Alexander, Nathan Beall, Jessica Clayton, Julie Frank, Mallory Herberger and Thomas Rados, all of Laurel;

Philip Alsop, Alyson Bahel, Katelyn Grue, Nicholas Hughes, Grace Koplow, Megan O'Hern, Katherine Savin-Murphy, Lindsey Siferd, Brian Tennyson, Kevin Tennyson, Laura Bruffey, Bethany Davis, Katerina Dudley, Jaclyn Fiackos, Mark Koppel, Michael Lamar, Dominick Morris, Marie Rau, Adam Ross, Nathan Smith, Jennifer Stewart and Carolyn Zerhusen, all of Ellicott City;

Kristen Deegan and Katerina Placek, both of Highland;

Kylie Linthicum, Nathaniel Owen and Julia Rocha, all of Jessup;

Blair Dugan, of Brookeville;

Hannah Brown, Elizabeth Frantz and Nicole Zimmerman, all of Clarksville;

Dana Gittings and Teresa Koster, of Dayton;

Alyssa Nutter and Michele Johnson, both of Elkridge;