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In School for August 30, 2017

The following local students were named to the spring 2017 dean's list at Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania. Katelyn Nusbaum, Manchester, chemistry; and Brendan Hinds, Sykesville, health science (PT). Dean's list students have a QPA of 3.5-3.7.

The following local University of Alabama students were named to the dean's or president's lists for the 2017 spring semester at The University of Alabama: Olivia Doubet Janyska, of Eldersburg, president's list; Sean Kelly Keenan, of Eldersburg, president's list; Cameron Michael Oliver, of Finksburg, dean's list; Timothy Patrick Foley, of Hampstead, president's list; Kathryn MacKinley Gallagher, of Mount Airy, dean's list; Taylor Hensley, of Mount Airy, president's list; Alicia K. Rambo, of Mount Airy, president's list; Peter Michael Terrier, of Mount Airy, president's list; Abby A. Duncan, of Sykesville, dean's list; Thomas J. Parks, of Sykesville, dean's list; Jake S. Gardner, of Westminster, president's list; Luke Stone Gardner, of Westminster, dean's list; Tyler Bailey Justo, of Westminster, dean's list; Sarah Gabriela Torres, of Westminster, dean's list; Kerri N. Virtz, of Westminster, president's list; and Kristen Taylor Straub, of Woodbine, dean's list. Dean's list students had an academic record of 3.5 or above; and president's list with an academic record of 4.0.


Hannah E. Bronner, of Westminster, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania.

Makayla Minton, of Westminster, was recognized as a spring 2017 President's Scholar at Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi. President's Scholars are those with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average.


Olivia I. Zachman, of Hampstead, has been selected for inclusion on the spring 2017 semester dean's list at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. Zachman attended North Carroll High School, and is a member of the Class of 2019 majoring in history. Dean's list students must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester.

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Anne Jekel, of Woodbine, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at Wheaton College, in Illinois. Dean's list students must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

The following local students made the spring 2017 dean's list at The University of Akron, in Ohio. Nicholas Neral, of Sykesville, majoring in sales management program; Donald Shanabarger, of Mount Airy, majoring in nursing – pre-admission; and Kristen Vargas, of Manchester, majoring in exercise science – pre-physical therapy. To be eligible, an undergraduate student needed to maintain a semester GPA of 3.500-3.999, and be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours.

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,045 students in May. Receiving degrees were Erin Kerbert, of Sykesville, Master of Fine Arts in painting; and Kristie E. Khatibi, of Sykesville, Master of Public Health in global health and epidemiology.

Alexander Zabaldo, of Marriottsville, made the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

Victoria Barr, of Finksburg, graduated during the May 2017 term from Centenary University, in New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science in equine studies.

The following Mount St. Mary's University students were among those who earned dean's list honors for the spring 2017 semester: Thomas Batson, of Eldersburg; Craig Beasley, of Sykesville; Nathaniel Bentz, of Westminster; Jared Blanchard, of Taneytown; Sierra Bouthner, of Westminster; Grace Bovard, of Sykesville; Rebecca Breiner, of Sykesville; Michelle Canaviri, of Mount Airy; Alexandra Carhart, of Manchester; Taylor Carhart, of Manchester; James Denton, of Sykesville; Lindsay Diggs, of Manchester; Christian Dovel, of Eldersburg; Marcella Fegler, of Mount Airy; Jordan Fine, of Taneytown; Marisa Finn, of Westminster; Jordan Fry, of Mount Airy; Connor Gallagher, of Mount Airy; Nicholas Gehan, of Westminster; Brandyn Geist, of Westminster; Kiley Graham, of Mount Airy; James Graybeal, of Westminster; Timothy Guest, of Hampstead; Kelsey Horn, of Eldersburg; Matthew Hynes, of Taneytown; McKayla Johnson, of Taneytown; Ashleigh Kocher, of Westminster; Alexander Langan, of Finksburg; Zachary Lawson, of Westminster; Elizabeth Lowenthal, of Taneytown; Jonathan Lubman, of Woodbine; Connelly Magin, of Westminster; Kimberly Mazziott, of Westminster; Austin McGinty, of Westminster; Shannon McQuin, of Mount Airy; Hunter Montevideo, of Mount Airy; Jenna Moseman, of Marriottsville; Emily Myers, of Mount Airy; Matthew Nield, of Taneytown; Mercedes Nield, of Taneytown; Courtney O'Sullivan, of Westminster; Anne Schmidt, of Mount Airy; Megan Schultz, of Eldersburg; Patrick Smist, of Upperco; Jack Spera, of Westminster; Christopher Stonesifer, of Keymar; Rachael Symonds, of Westminster; Monterra Szabo, of Manchester; Steven Temple, of Mount Airy; Jesse Uhlman, of Finksburg; Caroline Walsh, of Westminster; Anthony Ward, of Mount Airy; Britney Wolfe, of Mount Airy; Julian Woods, of Sykesville; and Zachary Wraase, of Westminister.

Eldersburg native Hannah Kobett received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions, graduating from the Boston graduate school on May 6.