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Chatham Residents Earn Dean's List Recognition, Academic Honors


Chatham residents earned dean's list recognition and academic awards at various colleges and universities this spring.

  • Andrew McCabe, a Chemistry (Teaching) major at Ithaca College hailing from Chatham, was one of over 150 IC students to be named to the Empire 8 President's List. In order to be considered for the President's List, a student-athlete must earn a 3.75 grade point average or higher while participating in a conference-sponsored sport. In addition, the student-athlete must display positive conduct on and off campus and be enrolled full-time at the member institution. The conference states, "Its commitment to serve the educational needs of its student-athletes is the hallmark of the Empire 8."

  • Anthony J. Torrioni of Chatham has been named to the Dean’s list at Villanova University School of Business for the spring 2017 semester.

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  • Bucknell University has released the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. Chatham students named to the dean's list are: Patrick Dempsey, Maria Garavente, Jillian Gosling, Robert Rhoads and Elizabeth Suczewski.

  • Lehigh University congratulates the following students for being named to the Dean's List in Spring 2017. 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. Chatham students earning dean's list status were: Elizabeth Bredahl, Austin Pierce, William Shi and Margaret Stock.

  • Chatham resident Kyriaki Nicole Gavalakis has been 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. Gavalakis is scheduled to graduate in 2017 and is majoring in theatre.

  • Tracy Delade of Chatham has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at the University of Vermont. Delade is majoring in English in the College of Arts & Sciences. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

  • Grace Conti of Chatham was named to Susquehanna University's dean's list for the spring 2017 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. To qualify, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours. Conti is an early childhood education major in the Class of 2019. A 2015 graduate of Chatham High School, she is the daughter of Brian and Dianne Conti.

  • The following students were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester at Grove City College. 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. Catherine Anderson, a Communication Studies major, and Julian Anderson, an Accounting major, have been named to the Dean's List with High Distinction.

  • The following students from Chatham have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester: Alexandra Lappin, Allison Maiorano, Catherine Ritchie, Colleen Mulvaney, Courtney Aul, Dominick Guida, Grace Malanga, Kelly Moore, Rebecca Fabian, Robert Weber, Trevor Chin and Theodore Walker.

  • Heather Rullo of Chatham excelled during the Spring 2017 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List at Hofstra University.

  • Chatham residents were among more than 1,600 students who were named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2017 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The Chatham students are: Justine T. Elliott, a freshman exploratory major in the University's College of Arts and Sciences; Adam C. Drury, a junior strategic communication major in the University's College of Arts and Sciences; Justin T. Engel, a senior computer science major in the University's College of Arts and Sciences; Kara L. McMahon, a junior exercise science major in the University's Panuska College of Professional Studies, and Christina M. Pallitto, a junior accounting major in the University's Kania School of Management.

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To the Editor

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