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Clark, Ithaca and UVM Among Colleges Honoring Local Students

A look at many of the local students who have made the Dean's List and honors at their college or university.

Elisabeth Lister Makes Fall 2012 Dean's List at SUNY New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - Elisabeth Lister, a Wenham resident, was named to the Dean's List at the State University of New York at New Paltz for the Fall 2012 semester.

Lister's major is Music.

Dean's List designation is reserved for students who earn at least a 3.3 grade point average in a semester with a full-time course load.

Local Students Named to Deans' List for Fall 2012 at Merrimack College

NORTH ANDOVER - Local residents were recently named to the Fall 2012 Deans' List at Merrimack College in North Andover. To be named to the Deans' List, a student must achieve a 3.25 grade point average or higher, based on a 4.0 grading system.

Kassandra Martin, of Hamilton, is a senior in the School of Liberal Arts.

Timothy O'Leary, of Wenham, is a sophomore in the School of Liberal Arts.

Anneke Johnson Named to Cornell College Dean's List

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA - Anneke Johnson of Hamilton, a student at Cornell College, has been named to the Dean's list, earning Highest Honors.

Cornell named 254 students to the Dean's List for the fall semester.

A grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale is required for this designation. "Highest honors" are granted to students with 4.0 averages; "high honors" are awarded to students with 3.8 to 3.99 averages; and "honors" include grade point averages of 3.6 to 3.79.

Local residents named to Dean's List at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Penn. - The following area residents were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester at Grove City College.

Liesel Defeo, a junior English major has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction. Liesel is a 2009 high school graduate who was homeschooled and is the daughter of Mary and Richard DeFeo from Hamilton.

Stephen Tam, a freshman Computer Information Systems major has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction. Stephen is a 2012 graduate of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and is the son of Lorey and David Tam from Hamilton.

Linnea Granz, a sophomore English major has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction. Linnea is a 2011 high school graduate who was homeschooled and is the daughter of Beverly and David Granz from Wenham.

Lydia Staats, a sophomore Middle Level Math/English major has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction. Lydia is a 2011 high school graduate who was homeschooled and is the daughter of Laura and Stephen Staats from Wenham.

Students eligible for the Dean's List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean's List with Distinction a GPA of 3.6 to 3.84 and for the Dean's List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.00.

Claire Stehfest, of Hamilton, Earns Second Academic Honors from Clark University

WORCESTER - Claire S. Stehfest of Hamilton has been named to second honors on the Clark University Dean's List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the Fall 2012 semester.

To be eligible for second honors, students must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79, of a maximum of 4.3.

Elizabeth Pruett Named to Dean's List at Emory College

ATLANTA, Ga. - Elizabeth Pruett of Hamilton was named to the Dean's List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of , for the 2012 fall semester.

Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.85 grade point average or higher to be named to the Dean's List.

Area Residents Make the Fall 2012 Dean's List at UMass Boston

BOSTON - The following local residents were among the close to 3,000 students from the University of Massachusetts Boston who made the Fall 2012 Dean's List:

Alexander Popp of South Hamilton.

Sherilyn Moniz of South Hamilton.

Cara Hamilton  of Wenham.

South Hamilton Resident Suzanne Balk Named to Dean's List at Ithaca College

ITHACA, N.Y. - Suzanne Balk, a resident of Hamilton and a freshman Integrated Marketing Communications major, was named to the Dean's List in Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications for the fall 2012 semester.

Local Students Named to Dean's List at the University of Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The following area students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester at the University of Vermont:

Elizabeth C. Astulfi of Hamilton, a sophomore majoring in English in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Donald L. Keith III of Hamilton, a sophomore majoring in Sustainable Landscape Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Jillian A. Leikauskas of Hamilton, a senior majoring in Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Colby E. Morgan of Hamilton, a senior majoring in English in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Courtney J. Wilson of Hamilton, a sophomore majoring in Exercise and Movement Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Alyssandra C. Tobin of Wenham, a first-year majoring in English in the College of Arts and Sciences.

To be named to the dean's lists, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

Taylor Thomas Named to Dean's List at Creighton University

OMAHA, Nebraska - Taylor Thomas of Wenham, a freshman College of Nursing student at Creighton University, was named to the fall Dean's List for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the Dean's Honor Roll.

April Dupee Named to Dean's List at University of Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - April Dupee of Hamilton is one of 727 students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg named to the university's Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

Dupee is a freshman at the University of Mary Washington. The Dean's List recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time students who attain at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

Jenna Prizio Named to the UMass Dartmouth Fall 2012 Dean's List

NORTH DARTMOUTH - Jenna Prizio of Hamilton, who is majoring in Psychology at UMass Dartmouth, has been named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List in recognition of earning a semester grade point average of 3.2 or higher of a possible 4.0.

Michelle Bailey February 18, 2013 at 08:07 PM
Congratulations to all the local scholars.
Robert Foringer February 18, 2013 at 08:21 PM
Ryan Foringer Deans List University Rhode Island
Robert Gates February 19, 2013 at 11:51 AM
Robert, Please make sure that URI has Hamilton-Wenham Patch on its list of places it sends the announcements. We get these sent directly by the schools using a service known as ReadMedia.

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