Stephanie Kolb, of Sykesville, was named to the "Dean's List with Distinction" for the Fall Semester 2011 at Virginia Tech. Kolb was a freshman in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech last semester. This designation is awarded to students who earn a GPA of 3.75 or better for the semester. Kolb is a graduate of Century High school. She is the daughter of Renee and Thomas Kolb of Sykesville.