Kristen Swerzenski of Jefferson received an excellence in Student Life Award on May 8 from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

She is studying biology.

Matthew Stout of Oak Ridge graduated from York College.

Stout earned a bachelor of arts degree in professional writing.

Megan Good of Franklin qualilfied for the dean's list at the spring 2017 semester at Belmont University.

Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Carrie Cullen and Joseph Cuccio, both of Oak Ridge, were named to the dean's list at Emerson College for the spring 2017 semester.

The requirement to make the Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

Melissa Jurkiewicz of Oak Ridge hhas been named to the dean's list at YOrk College of Pennsylvania for the spring 2017 semester.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Ryan Chiesa of Stockholm graduated from the University of New Hampshire on May 20 with a degree in ecosystems.

Students are only graduated after the Registrar's Office has certified that all degree requirements have been successfully completed. Participating in the commencement ceremony is the act of honoring and celebrating academic achievement.

Darianne Mastricola of Oak Ridge graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a bachelor of arts in English.

Stephan J. Golembioski of Lafayette graduated from St. Lawrence Universtity with a bachelor of science degree in biology.

Nicole Hopper and Dylan Koch, both of Franklin, and Anna Lacalamita of Hamburg was named to the dean's list at King's College.

Tamlyn Cowan of Oak Ridge will head to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby championships in Philadelphia.

The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is the largest gathering of men's and women's collegiate and high school rugby teams in the world and the highest profile college rugby event in the United States.

Brooke Van Veen of Oak Ridge was named to the dean's list at Lebanon Valley College for the spring 2017 semester.

Van Veen, a graduate of Jefferson Township High School, is pursuing a bachelor of music and bachelor of arts in audio and music production and music at The Valley. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0.

Sydney Frances Gondola of Oak Ridge was named to the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2017 semester.

Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of between 3.5 and 3.899. Gondola is scheduled to graduate in 2019 and is majoring in health services administration.

Katie Hatler of Oak Ridge was named to the dean's list at Lehigh University for the spring 2017 semester.

The honor is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses.

Jordyn Glucksman of Oak Ridge was named to the spring 2017 dean's list at Mount Ida College for achieving a GPA of 3.33 or higher.

Jordan Michelle Lutz of Hamburg was named to the dean's list at Norwich University for the spring 2017 semester.

Connor Arthur Griesel and Hayley Geralyn Kerrison of Stockholm were named to the dean's list at Norwhich University for the spring 2017 semester.