Student news

| 12 Aug 2013 | 01:27

    The following students from Sparta have earned placement on the Dean's List at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) for the spring 2013 semester:

    Liam Donovan, a Junior Communication Studies major; Jennifer Tobin, a Senior Music Education major; Christopher Hotchkiss, a Junior Music Education major; Gareth Evans, a Sophomore Economics major; Victoria Zielenski, a Senior International Business major; William Donahue, a Senior Finance major; Evan Bernat, a Senior Finance major; Jonathan Wright, a Freshman Criminology major; Keith Salmeri, a Senior History major; Erica Morris, a Junior History major; Lucas Zahner, a Junior Open Option - Hum & SocSci major; Michael Spekhardt, a Junior Psychology major; Katelyn Bruffy, a Senior Elementary Education major; Amanda Di Santi, a Junior Elementary Education major; Donald Wagenblast, a Senior Elementary Education major; Heather Raquet, a Sophomore Elementary Education major; Elizabeth Parriott, a Senior Mechanical Engineering major; Shea De Brito, a Senior Self Designed Major major; Daniel Loverro, a Senior Biology major; Kandace Pollison, a Senior Biology Secondary Education major; Michelle Banas, a Senior Biology major; Bradford Newton, a Sophomore Biology major; To achieve this honor, a student must carry 12 or more credits that semester and have a 3.5 grade point average or above.

    James Storms and Matthew Kimble of Sparta graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University at Albany in May.

    Samantha Fletcher, a sophomore marketing major from Sparta, was named to the Dean's List at Chestnut Hill College in PA for the Spring 2013 semester.

    Molly Gilson was a recipient of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2013 spring term at Colgate University, where Gilson is a member of the Class of 2014 and studies Peace & Conflict Studies. To be eligible for the Dean's Award, a Colgate student must achieve higher than a 3.30 average while enrolled in at least four courses. Gilson is a graduate of Sparta High School, and lives in Sparta.

    Christopher Froehlich of Sparta graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film and animation from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences in the spring 2013 quarter.

    Chad Conner, Michael James Radeloff and Tara E O'Grady, all of Sparta, qualified for the dean's list at the University of Rhode Island for the spring 2013 semester.

    Justin Tyler (J.T.) Wilson graduated from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania this spring with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. His concentration was in public relations and he attained a minor in advertising. J.T. is employed by the Leigh Bureau, a speaker agency, in somerville.

    Kendall Dmoch Fagan of Sparta has been named to the 2013 spring semester Dean's List at Syracuse University. Kendall is a graduate of Pope John XXIII Regional High School.

    Theresa DeLuca graduated from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Media Studies. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, considered to be the most prestigious academic honor society in the United States. She was on the Dean�s List every semester of her college career, including achieving Dean�s List with Distinction. A 2009 graduate of Pope John High School, Theresa recently started working at NBC Universal at 30 Rockefeller Center, Manhattan, as an NBC page. The one-year post-graduate program receives over 5,000 applications every year, of which only 60 pages are selected.