Trevor Houck, of Westminster and graduate of Westminster High School, was named to the 2016 spring semester dean's list at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., for outstanding academic achievement. To qualify, a student must achieve at least a 3.60 semester grade point average on a scale of 4.0.
Bryce Mowers, of Union Bridge, received a BS in mechanical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology's Kate Gleason College of Engineering, as the school celebrated its academic convocation in May.
Hannah Park, of Sykesville, graduated from Tufts University, Medford, Mass., May 22, during a university-wide commencement ceremony. The graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering received a bachelor's degree in child study and human development. Park was also named to the school's dean's list for the spring 2016 semester, which requires a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.
In April, the Frostburg State University English Colloquium showcased 17 outstanding written works by students of any major over the previous year. The event provided an opportunity for students to present their work in a professional academic setting. Rebecca Reimer, of Taneytown, a physics major, presented "Calamity Fair." Student works were first nominated for submission by faculty members, with selected works chosen based on a blind reading by the Colloquium Committee. Presented works included essays on a variety of topics, a graphic memoir and a video game.
The following local residents graduated from Centenary University, Hackettstown, N.J.: Cody Patrick Wooten, from Eldersburg, Bachelor of Science degree in equine studies; and Sean R. Lowe, from Westminster, Master of Business Administration.