The following Laurel residents were named to the dean's list at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg: senior Nancy Abu-Bonsrah; senior Ryan Brophy; freshman Claire McGrath; and junior Evan Oliver.

The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Frostburg State University: Abena Abu, Meische Cox and Ruth LaCourse, all with distinction of 4.0 GPA; Shawnessa Devonish; Ashlan Foster; Elizabeth Jarrell; Lovend; Iruka Ndukuba and Matthew Purnell.

Julia Zeroth, of North Laurel, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. A member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology, and Phi Kappa Phi, she will continue her studies at UMBC in the fall as a graduate student in the Human Services Psychology PhD program.

Katelynn Ziegler-Hall was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Loyola University of Maryland, in Baltimore.


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Caroline Lawler, of Laurel, received a Bachelor of Arts in criminology, and Nanyombi Lubimbi, of Laurel, received a Master of Science in nursing from Notre Dame of Maryland University, in Baltimore.

Anna Kitchin, of Laurel, a sophomore English major, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Grove City College, in Pennsylvania. Anna is a 2010 graduate of Rockbridge Academy, in Millersville.

The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of Delaware, in Newark: Anthony Boccio, Mitchell Dennison, Danielle Shaw and Laura Simpler.