The following students from Adams County have been named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The full list of spring 2020 dean’s list students is available at www.iup.edu.

Dean’s list students are:

Abbottstown: Jensen Alexandra Hager, Hunters Circle, B.S. in respiratory care

Fairfield: Dylan Alexander Cree, Robin Trail, B.A. in political science; Kai Wellington Novotny, Ski Run Trail, B.S. in computer science/cyber security; Jessica Noel Smith, Waynesboro Pike, B.S. in nursing; Jacob M. Yingling, Gladhill Road, B.S. in physical education and sport/sport administration

Gardners: Shaylyn Alexes Bannon, Smith Road, B.S. in interior design; Rachel Faye Zimmerman, Pine Grove Road, B.S. in speech-language pathology and audiology

Gettysburg: Dominiche Lamar Allen-Griffin, South Washington Street, B.S. in physical education and sport; Matthew Kyle Cellucci, Goldenville Road, B.A. in economics; Carley Rose Haskins, North Steeplechase, B.F.A. in music performance; Danielle Taylor Payne, Hooker Drive, B.S. in natural science/pre-dentistry; Hope Mae E. Tosten, York Road, B.S.Ed. in family and consumer sciences education; Sophia Teresa Walden, Rentzel Road, B.A. in psychology; Elyssa Renee West, Dinwiddie Tract, B.S. in human development and family science

Littlestown: Emma Lynn Blankenship, Baltimore Pike, B.S. in nursing; Jacob Dillen Fox, Johnamac North, B.S. in nursing; Melissa Constance Hajek, Colonial Court, B.S. in nursing; Zachary Alexander Meyers, Saint Johns Road, B.F.A. in art studio; Julia Reaver, Plunkert Road, B.A. in art studio; Daniel Robert Saylor, Mathias Road, B.S. in computer science/cyber security

New Oxford: Autumn M. Forsythe, East Berlin Road, B.A. in criminology; Olivia Julieann Milburn, Storms Store Road, B.A. in psychology

Orrtanna: Joseph William Fetter, Old Route 30, B.S. in interior design

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Austin Shank, a mechanical engineering major at Grove City College from New Oxford, was named to the dean’s list with distinction for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. Shank is a 2017 graduate of New Oxford High School and is the son of Kevin and Vonita Shank of New Oxford.

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 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

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Nicholas Mosher of Gettysburg graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in software engineering. Some 4,000 degrees were conferred in the 2019-2020 academic year at all of RIT’s campuses.

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Edinboro University celebrated the academic success of 626 students in the Class of 2020, following a semester of transition from in-person to online modalities due to COVID-19.

Although commencement was postponed because of the pandemic, Edinboro President Guiyou Huang conferred bachelor’s and associate degrees upon 490 undergraduates and master’s degrees and post-graduate certificates upon 136 graduate students.

The following local graduates were recognized as members of the class of 2020:

• Joseph Moya of Biglerville, earned a bachelor of fine arts in applied media arts

• Sheri-Lynne Grace Allen of Littlestown earned a master of education in reading

Despite the delay, diplomas and graduation tassels were distributed to students at the conclusion of the spring semester.

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Kutztown University plans to welcome the newest members of the Golden Bear family, including both new incoming freshmen and transfer students, for the fall semester, according to a release from the school.

Several Adams County students are listed as planning to attend Kutztown University, including:

• Logan Bermejo, of New Oxford, who graduated from New Oxford High School.

• Elijah Jarosz, of Fairfield, a Fairfield Area High School graduate.

• Jocelyn Manzo, of New Oxford, who graduated from New Oxford High School.

• Damaris Rodriguez, of Abbottstown, a New Oxford High School graduate.

• Skyler West, of York Springs, who graduated from Bermudian Springs High School.

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Brilee Carey is among the 2020 Gold Key Honor Society inductees. Carey, of York Springs, a journalism major, is a member of the Emerson College Class of 2020.

The Gold Key Honor Society is an interdisciplinary organization founded at Emerson College to recognize and encourage outstanding academic achievement, according to a release from the college.

Membership in the society is extended to juniors in the top 5 percent and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class who have earned at least 48 credits at Emerson.

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