Marietta College’s Michael Quealy of Fairfield has been named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List.

Any full-time Marietta College student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.74 is recognized as a Dean’s List student for that semester.

Quealy, a member of the Class of 2019, is majoring in petroleum engineering. He is a graduate of Fairfield Area High School.


McDaniel College awarded more than 350 bachelor’s degrees during the college’s 149th undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 25.

Local bachelor’s degree recipients included:

Ashley Brooke Edson of Gettysburg, who graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in kinesiology.

Tate Charles Myers of East Berlin, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in kinesiology.

Zachary James Dom of Littlestown, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science.


Aria Troupe from Fairfield was recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2019 semester.

In order to achieve Dean’s List status, a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 Quality Point Average during the semester.


More than 700 students received degrees from Saint Francis University on May 12. The following local students earned degrees:

Elizabeth Brilhart of Littlestown graduated with a bachelor of science in health science, (PA).

Alexander Wiley of Gettysburg graduated with a doctor of physical therapy.


DeSales University held its spring commencement Saturday, May 18, on the mall of the Center Valley campus. Local graduates included:

Adam J. Pivirotto, East Berlin, B.A., TV/Film, cum laude

Abigail L. Fernandes, Gettysburg, B.S.N., nursing, summa cum laude

Brenna M. Murphy, New Oxford, B.S.N., nursing, magna cum laude


Casey Little of Biglerville, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in exercise and movement sciences during commencement ceremonies on May 19, at the University of Vermont.


Elizabeth Knouse, of Biglerville, has been named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester.


Slippery Rock University announced its dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

The following local students have made the dean’s list:

Taylore Brownewell from Gardners

Kathy De La Torre from New Oxford

Ashley Delatorre from New Oxford

Jonah Martin from Fairfield

Caroline McKee from Gettysburg

John Roan from Fairfield

Brianna Santucci from Gettysburg

Alexander Smith from Abbottstown


Five-hundred eighty-six students were named to the Dean’s List of Saint Vincent College for the fall 2018 semester. Local students include:


- Matthew Balas, junior, environmental science

- Kelsey Myers, freshman, marketing

- Julianna Notto, senior, liberal arts

- Kaitlin Repp, freshman, politics


- Andrew Nickol, senior, finance


Mount St. Mary’s University announced 665 students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2019 semester. They include:

Megan Baumgardner of Gettysburg

Emily Biesecker of Gettysburg

Crystal Castillo of Biglerville

Melissa Cole of Gettysburg

Julia Cool of Fairfield

Gabriela Cranga of Gettysburg

Maria Elser of McSherrystown

Eric Hipkins of Fairfield

Justin Knill of Fairfield

Sierra Lookabill of Gettysburg

Sophia Lookingbill of Gettysburg

Kaitlin Martin of Gettysburg

Morgan McCrea of Littlestown

Alexis McKain of Gettysburg

Sarah Murphy of New Oxford

Joseph Oleskey of Orrtanna

Andrew Phillippi of East Berlin

Abby Rasinska of Gettysburg

Michael Robinson of Gettysburg

Breanna Rorrer of Abbottstown

Kathryn Rutledge of New Oxford

Jody Shuey of Orrtanna

Megan Smith of Gettysburg

Joseph Staub of McSherrystown

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