The followings local students were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Kayla Boswell, a first-year student majoring in biochemistry, from Hampstead; Alexander Bredenburg, a junior majoring in physics, from Hampstead; Marlee Carroll, a first-year student majoring in business administration, from Westminster; Hannah Clothier, a first-year student majoring in environmental science, from Eldersburg; Kaitlynn Ensko, a first-year student majoring in health and exercise science, from New Windsor; Autumn Johnson, a first-year student majoring in history, from Taneytown; Ben McCrickard, a sophomore majoring in global studies, from Westminster; Rachel McCuller, a senior majoring in environmental science, from Union Bridge; Kristy Memphis, a sophomore majoring in communication, technology and culture, from Manchester; Erin Moberly, a junior majoring in biology, from Westminster; Sarah C. Riley, a sophomore majoring in business administration, from Sykesville; Kristen M. Stark, a junior majoring in nutritional science, from Westminster; Angela Tolomei, a sophomore majoring in history and theatre, from Hampstead, 4.0; Melanie A. Tutin, a junior majoring in art and communication, technology and culture, from Westminster, 4.0; and Zellie Wothers, a senior majoring in economics, from Sykesville. Dean's list students have attained a 3.4 or better grade point average of a possible 4.0.
Christopher Holmes, of Westminster, received the Associate Degree Scholars Award for study at Frostburg State University. Holmes attended Winters Mill High School.
Alexander Richard Ottone, of Eldersburg, was named to the dean's list at the University of Memphis , in Tennessee, for the fall 2017 semester. Dean's list students have earned 12 or more hours in either the fall or spring semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for that semester.
Rachael Rockefeller, of Eldersburg, Class of 2018, has been named to the fall 2017 dean's list at Immaculata University in Pennsylvania. Dean's list students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 on a scale of 4.0.
Local students were among the 1,004 who were named to the fall semester dean's list at Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia . Eldersburg: Elizabeth A. Camp, Olivia M. Harpine; Hampstead: Allison Grubb; Manchester: Bradley A. Davidson; Mount Airy: Michael S. Graessle, Gavin T. McTavish, Melissa Varros; New Windsor: Kathrine N. Neff; Westminster: Kelsea M. Cimabue, Joshua Hooper, Amanda M. Rau, Taylor R. Seitzinger, Rachel A. Sweeney. To be eligible for dean's list, students must maintain a 3.4 grade point average for the semester and carry at least 15 hours of coursework or be in a professional teaching block.
Alexandra "Lexy" Richards, of Hampstead, was named to the dean's list for fall 2017 at Queens University of Charlotte, in North Carolina. Eligible students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in at least 12 hours of graded academic work. Richards, a 2016 graduate of North Caroll High School, is an elementary education major.
Renee Cotter, of Mount Airy, was among students in the Carver School of Social Work who were hooded and inducted into Phi Alpha Honor Society during the Dec. 15 Carver School pinning ceremony for Campbellsville University, in Kentucky. Phi Alpha Honor Society is the highest achievement a social worker can receive.
Shanelle L. Harrell, of Hampstead, was named to the 2017 fall semester 2017 dean's list at James Madision University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Dean's list students must have at least a 3.5 GPA. The 2014 North Carroll High School graduate is a senior majoring in sports management with a minor in business management.
Aaron Baillargeon, of Eldersburg, clarinet section; and Jenna Crow, of Sykesville color guard, are part of the Marching Royal Dukes at James Madison University. The group was invited to march in the inaugural parade for new Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Jan. 13 in Richmond, Virginia.
A total of 110 Lebanon Valley College student-athletes have been named to the Middle Atlantic Conference's Fall Academic Honor Roll. The academic honor roll is comprised of student-athletes who compete in a varsity-level sport and registered a term/semester GPA of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) or higher. Local students honored include Hannah Kurek, of Millers, Manchester Valley High School graduate, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and special education, and is a member of the women's cross country team; and Kristina Maleski, of Mount Airy, a graduate of South Carroll High School who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in health science and is a member of the women's soccer team.
The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Grove City College, in Pennsylvania: Michaela Roettger, of Finksburg, 2017 homeschool graduate; Samuel Roettger, of Finksburg, 2017 homeschool graduate; Madeline Gladstone, of Marriottsville, 2017 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School; David Allaman, of Westminster, 2015 homeschool graduate; Hannah Finley, of Mount Airy, 2014 graduate of Glenelg High School; Joel Kehr, of Mount Airy, 2014 homeschool graduate; Katie Shilling, of Mount Airy, 2014 graduate of Chapelgate Christian Academy; Wade Chapline, of New Windsor, 2015 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School; Deion Minor, of Sykesville, 2014 graduate of Century High School; and James Rushe, of Eldersburg, 2014 graduate of Chapelgate Christian Academy.
John Arrington, of Sykesville, has achieved dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Davis & Elkins College, in West Virginia. To earn the honor, full-time students must achieve a semester GPA of 3.6 to less than 4.0.