Sparta Area Students Receive Recognition on their College Campus

Credits: Jennifer Dericks

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta area students have received recognition on their college campuses.

Charles Ulrich graduated from Paul Smith’s College with a bachelor of science in natural resources management and policy from the Adirondack Park school in upstate New York.

The University of Rhode Island announced several Sparta students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Lukas Baumgartner, Joelle Gratkowski, Nicole Francescutto, Alec Hopper and Sophia Theilacker had a GPA of 3.3 or higher to receive the honor.

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Hope Zaleski has been named to the University of Iowa’s dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester.

Clemson University has announced Jarryd Boyle, majoring in Mathematical Sciences, was named to the President’s list for the spring 2017 semester, having attained a 4.0 GPA.  Clemson also announced the following students from Sparta have been named to the dean’s list:

  • Miranda Hark is majoring in Elementary Education
  • Craig Piacentino is majoring in Biological Sciences
  • Jillian Raffino is majoring in Biological Sciences

Kelly Chaney has graduated from the College of Saint Rose with a Master of Science in Education from the Albany, New York school.

Erica DiSanti majoring in Fashion Merchandising and Krista Piccotti majoring in Media Studies and Producation, have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Marist College.

Seaton Hall  announces students from Sparta have earned placement on the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester.  Ryan Ailara, Thomas Fischbach, Jeffrey Hawriluk, Robert Luba, Amanda Mancuso, Giancarlo Mincera, Caroline Reilly and Veronica Wilgan have maintained a GPA of at least 3.4 for the honor.

Jill Dempsey, majoring in adolescence education and Emily Fisher majoring in public relations, have earned placement on the dean’s list at SUNY Oswego for the spring 2017 semester with a GPA of at least 3.3.

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