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Anson Hadley, of Beesley's Point was named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus, Port Orange, Fla.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 in all studies for the respective team. The highest possible GPA is a 4.00.


Katie Makowki, from Court House, a graduate of Waynesburg University, was the volunteer relations coordinator for the organization All Hands and Hearts Volunteers' Texas Response Team, which traveled to Aransas, Texas December 2017 to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Makowki now works full-time for All Hands and Hearts Volunteers as Houston program director.


Ryan Renza, of Swainton, was named to the Dean's List at West Virginia University for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. Outstanding undergraduate achievement is recognized by awarding Dean's List status to students who obtain a 3.5 GPA or above in a semester.


Loyola University Maryland announced members of its spring 2018 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.

The following local students achieved the honor:

Madeline Crowell from Petersburg

Miranda Logan from Stone Harbor

Devon Terwilliger from Woodbine


William R. Washington Jr., of Court House, received a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis in Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering from Drexel University June 15.  


At East Carolina University, 5,479 students received degrees May 4. The following local students earned degrees:

Shelley Vogelei, of Court House, graduated with an MAED-Middle Grades Education

Margaret Barry, of Dennisville, graduated with a BSN-Nursing


Benjamin Conlin, of Court House, was named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for earning High Honors for the spring 2018 semester. 

Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.


Samantha Rogers, of Court House, was awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from Kutztown University.


Evan F. Schmeizer, of Ocean City has been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University's Dean's List for academic achievement during the Spring 2018 semester.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester.


Matthew Catanoso, a graduate of Ocean City High School in Ocean City, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2022 June 28, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.


Destiny West, of Cape May, and Enrique Gaytan, of Woodbine, attained Dean's List at Lehigh University in Spring 2018. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses.


The following students have been named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.

A graduate of Ocean City High School, Alyssa Shiffler, of Ocean View, earned Dean's List honors while studying Nursing as a freshman.

A graduate of Ocean City High School, Zachary Zellers, of Ocean City, earned Dean's List honors while studying Early Childhood Education PreK-4 with Special Education PreK-8 as a senior.

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