The following local students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2018 semester at Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Kayla E. Boswell, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry, from Hampstead; Marlee J. Carroll, a sophomore majoring in business administration, from Westminster; Kasey M. Enright, a senior majoring in computer science, from Eldersburg; Benjamin B. McCrickard, a junior majoring in global studies, from Westminster, 4.0 GPA; Kristy L. Memphis, a junior majoring in communication, technology and culture, from Manchester; Sarah C. Riley, a junior majoring in business administration, from Sykesville, 4.0 GPA; Joseph R. Tabak, a sophomore majoring in psychology, from Finksburg; Melanie A. Tutin, a senior majoring in art and communication, technology and culture, from Westminster. Students on the dean's list have attained a 3.4 or better grade point average of a possible 4.0.
University of Alabama student Timothy Foley, of Hampstead, shared results of research at the RRS Live program, an interactive broadcast of projects conducted by students in the Randall Research Scholars Program. Students discussed the goals, outcomes and societal impact of the research they conducted during the fall 2018 semester. Foley, whose major is civil engineering, shared information on a project titled "Determination of Set Point for Alkali-Activated Materials Utilizing Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy." The Randall Research Scholars Program (formerly Computer-Based Honors) pairs exceptional students directly with leading research professors and cutting-edge computing technology to complete scholarly research projects in any field of study.
Keon Augutus Claiborne, of Westminster, was named to the president's list for the fall 2018 semester at Chowan University, Murfreesboro, North Carolina. To earn membership on list, a student must earn a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher.
The following Bucknell University students have been named to the school's dean's list for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year: Hunter Thomas, Class of 2022, from Manchester; Sydney Dickinson, Class of 2022, from Sykesville; and Chad Sussman, Class of 2019, from Sykesville. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition.
The following students were among more than 930 December 2018 graduates of James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia: Sarah Buczkowski, of Westminster, nursing; Hunter Scheerer, of Marriottsville, health sciences; Jonathan Eldridge, of Sykesville, business administration executive leadership; Mackenzie Kappe, of Woodbine, physician assistant studies; Kimberly Prothero, of Eldersburg, nursing; Kirsten Eddy, of Marriottsville, health sciences; Kieran Calambro, of Marriottsville, marketing.
Alicia Spero, a political science major, of Westminster, was one of 19 Salisbury University students to share their undergraduate research with members of the Maryland General Assembly during the presentation "Posters on the Bay," held Jan. 17 in Annapolis. Spero's topic was "Look, Mom! No Driver! Necessary Changes to Vehicle Legislation in Light of the Rise of Autonomous Vehicles."
The following local Lebanon Valley College student-athletes were named to the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll: Brayden Fugini, of Mount Airy, graduate of South Carroll High School, member of men's soccer team, pursuing Bachelor of Science in physics; Corinne Kearney, of Mount Airy, graduate of South Carroll High School, member of field hockey team, pursuing Bachelor of Science in exercise science; and Hannah Kurek, of Manchester, graduate of Manchester Valley High School, member of women's cross country team, pursuing Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and special education. 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.
Julia Planchon, junior biochemistry major, of Hampstead; and Millicent Caffrey, sophomore psychology major, of Mount Airy, were named to the fall 2018 semester dean's list at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. In order to qualify, students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better out of a possible 4.0.
Victoria Farr, of Westminster; and Matthew Durkin, of Mount Airy, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2018 semester at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania . Eligible students are those who have attained a 3.50 quality point average or better and are enrolled full-time.
Caitlin Duke, of Keymar; and Anne Jekel, of Woodbine, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2018 semester at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. To qualify, undergraduate students must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.
Matthew Sadler, of Mount Airy, a chemical engineering major, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2018 semester at Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. Dean's list students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.
Pieter M. Heyn, of Westminster, a civil engineering major, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2018 semester at Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.
Cassidy Heflin, of New Windsor, has been named to the fall 2018 semester dean's list at Piedmont College, Demorest, Georgia. Students named to the dean's list finished the semester with a GPA of 3.55 or above.
Alisha Pelkey, a junior dance major from Woodbine, participated in "RISE," Slippery Rock University's Dance Theatre's showcase of original choreography by SRU dance majors, held Feb. 2.
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Marcellas Howard, of Eldersburg, has been named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the spring 2018 semester. To be eligible, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 graded semester hours.