The following local students have been named to the dean's list at West Virginia University for the fall 2017 semester: Blake Baderian, Finksburg, business; Talia Baderian, Finksburg, child development and family studies; Nicolas Barajas, Finksburg, engineering track 3; Madeline Beardsley, Westminster, social work; Justin Bowman, Union Bridge, physics; Jenna Breon, Eldersburg, finance; Tessa Cesario, Union Bridge, biology; Sydney Dockins, Westminster, interior design; Mark Evich, Manchester, history; Michelle Galdamez, Mount Airy, interior design; Brooke Gaunt, Mount Airy, pre-sport exercise psychology; Delaney Harrell, Mount Airy, strategic communications; Lauren Hill, Finksburg, engineering track 3; Tim Hoheneder, Eldersburg, environmental geoscience; George Holmes, Westminster, biology; Sarah Jacobs, Sykesville, finance; Alayna Kimble, Eldersburg, women's and gender studies; Samuel Kraus, Mount Airy, general business; Joe Kuegler, Finksburg, pre-physical education - teacher education; Mykal Manswell, Eldersburg, sport and exercise psychology; Madison Marcellino, Keymar, recreation, parks and tourism resources; Rachel Miller, Finksburg, pre-nursing; Kayla Mobley, Mount Airy, sport and exercise psychology; Daniel Nash, Mount Airy, mining engineering; Taylor Parler, Mount Airy, psychology; Zane Pusateri, Westminster, global supply chain management; D'Anna Schmidt, Westminster, animal and nutritional sciences; Sarah Short, Westminster, sport and exercise psychology; Michael Slein, Sykesville, criminology; Taylor Sutton, Westminster, child development and family studies; Nicole Vitiello, Sykesville, English/secondary education; Matt Winkler, Mount Airy, economics; McKenzie Witmer, Taneytown, music education.
Local students were among those named to the president's list for the 2017 fall semester at Coastal Carolina University, in South Carolina: Emily Davis, of Westminster, a hospitality, resort, and tourism management major; Sydney Gemmell, of Eldersburg, a psychology major; Taylor Morris, of Westminster, a psychology major; and Ryan Ware, of Mount Airy, a marine science major. To qualify for the list, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and must be enrolled full time.
Rachel Seibel, of Westminster, a music education major in Shenandoah University's Shenandoah Conservatory, was named to the school's fall 2017 dean's list.
The following local residents were recently named to the dean's list at the College of William & Mary, inVirginia, for the fall 2017 semester: Sarah Brown, Finksburg; Benjamin Skopic, Marriottsville; Benjamin Chase, Westminster; Claire Peterson, Westminster; and Bronwyn Roseli, Westminster. To achieve dean's list status, a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 Quality Point Average during the semester.
The following students have earned the esteemed honor of placement on the dean's list at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, for the fall 2017 semester: Tiffany Michel, of Manchester, deaf/hard of hearing/elementary education; Corey Luthe, of Sykesville, mechanical engineering. Dean's list students must carry 12 or more credits that semester and earn a 3.5 (or above) grade point average.
Local students were among those who made the fall semester 2017 dean's list for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina: Margaret Bielski, of Mount Airy, marine science major; Travis Elseroad, of Hampstead, recreation and sport management major; Gregory Horrocks, of Taneytown, recreation and sport management major; Joseph Kelbaugh, of Hampstead, accounting major; Silas Kelly, of Mount Airy, exercise and sport science major; Michael Olshefski, of Westminster, recreation and sport management major; Jessica Welsh, of Westminster, marine science major. To qualify for dean's list, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.
Jordan A. Mann, of Westminster; Roslyn H. Heald, of Mount Airy; and Scott C. Murri, of Sykesville, were named to the fall 2017 semester dean's list at Slippery Rock University, in Pennsylvania. Undergraduate students who earn an adjusted semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for recognition as a dean's list student, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly-attempted and earned credits.
Rachael Strasburger, of Mount Airy, was named to the fall 2017 dean's list at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the dean's list.
Jacob Kucharski, of Westminster, a graduate of Westminster High School majoring in national security, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the list.
Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, has announced the undergraduate students who achieved dean's list status during the fall 2017 semester, including Sydney Jones, of Eldersburg, psychology major; Rebecca MacLean, of Eldersburg, psychology major; and Rachel Pisarra, of Eldersburg, psychology major. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester to qualify for this status.
The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, announced that 5,500 undergraduates have qualified for the fall 2017 dean's list, including Casey Wood, of Hampstead; Rebecca Younts, of Marriottsville; Leah Wolf, of Sykesville; and Christina Hittel, of Sykesville. Dean's list students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average.
Tyler Hough, of Mount Airy, a junior marketing major, was one of the main campus students named to the president's list for the fall 2017 semester at Trine University, Angola, Indiana. To earn president's list honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.750-4.000.
Timothy Petrie, of Westminster, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts. Petrie is majoring in media arts production. The requirement to make Emerson's dean's list is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
Hannah Wareham, a sophomore majoring in chemistry and Spanish, from Westminster, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Bridgewater College, in Virginia. Dean's list students have attained a 3.4 or better grade point average of a possible 4.0.
The following local residents were among 1,608 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university's dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2017 semester: Timothy Esworthy, of Mount Airy, class of 2020, majoring in mechanical engineering; and Samuel White, of Mount Airy, class of 2020, majoring in robotics engineering. The criteria for the WPI Dean's List differs from most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point average but, instead, defines the dean's list by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.
The following local students have been named to the University of Delaware dean's list for the fall 2017 semester: Hannah Barr, of Finksburg; Bria Masters, of Westminster; Lauren Weems, of Mount Airy; Sarah Ashwood, of Manchester; Robert Moseman, of Marriottsville; Jessica Jenkins, of Marriottsville; Prescott Weishaar, of Westminster; Meghan Coyne, of Westminster; Sara Kubik, of Mount Airy; Olivia Baumgardner, of Sykesville; Justin Howes, of Sykesville; George Wieber, of Sykesville; Michael Fitzgerald, of Sykesville; Jillian Luetje, of Union Bridge; Sara Dietz, of Woodbine; Katherine Brewster, of Manchester; Connor Fiorino, of Manchester; Samuel Zabaldo, of Marriottsville; Emily Mongold, of Sykesville; Lauren Repp, of Sykesville; Jessica Clark, of Sykesville; Payton Brown, of Sykesville. Dean's list students must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above on a 4.0 scale for the semester.
Lauren Reck, of Manchester, was named to the fall 2017 semester dean's list at Castleton University, in Vermont. To qualify, a student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5.