SCRANTON, PA -- Local residents were among the more than 1,500 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2016 fall 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 fall semester to make the Dean's List.

The students are:

Sophie Sabatell of North Plainfield (07062) is a senior occupational therapy major in the University's Panuska College of Professional Studies

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Colleen Faede of North Plainfield (07063) is a senior occupational therapy major in the University's Panuska College of Professional Studies

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.