SOUTH ORANGE, NJ. -- More than a dozen local students were named to Seton Hall University's Fall 2017 Dean's list.

16 students from Bayonne were named to the university's academic achievement list after posting a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. 

Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan college or university in the country. Founded in 1856, the South Orange private university has nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students working to obtain one of more than 80 degrees.

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For more information on Seton Hall University, go to SHU.edu. The university's admission's department has an undergraduate open house scheduled for Sunday.

Here is a list of Bayonne students who made the Seton Hall University Fall 2017 Dean's List: 

Aleessa Akegnan

Sara Angrosina

Dominick Arnaldo

David Awad

Mariez Aziz

Alizette Bedoya

Victoria Cardona

Daniel Derowski

Heidi Elashal 

Brittany Mirsky 

Michael Perdikos 

Jeremy Pimentel

Jazmine Piperato

Kaitlyn Quinn 

Jazmine Singh 

Mario Spiniello