COUNTY - Area students received academic honors.

Dean's List

University of Vermont

Jordan Duffy has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Vermont. Duffy, of Hawley, is a senior Environmental Engineering major.

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.

Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter.

UVM now has 9,958 undergraduates in seven schools and colleges, 1,317 graduate students and 459 medical students.

The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution.

Elizabethtown College

Mathew Simmons, of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, graduated from Elizabethtown College in January 2015, with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.

Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County in south-central Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees.

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Susquehanna University

Several local students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Susquehanna University.

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.

Locals who made the list are:

• Julia Hessling, a business administration major from Hawley, is a 2014 graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School and the daughter of William Hessling and Theresa Silsby.

• Gustin Reynolds, a biochemistry major from Honesdale, is a 2013 graduate of Honesdale High School and the son of David and Katherine Reynolds.

• Joseph Ayers, a business administration major from Cresco, is a 2013 graduate of Pocono Mountain East High School and the son of Don And Marianne Ayers.

• Paige Stanton, a communications major from Honesdale, is a 2011 graduate of Honesdale High School and the daughter of David and Holly Stanton.

Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal arts college that provides a solid background in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as professional experiences.

Students develop critical thinking, writing, teamwork and communication skills which, combined with internships and research opportunities, prepare them for a lifetime of personal and professional success.

The university is recognized nationally for its commitment to off-campus study through the Global Opportunities program.

Small classes enable faculty members to serve as mentors, as well as teachers.

Ninety-four percent of Susquehanna students are employed or in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation.

Juniata College

Juniata College has named 398 students to the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester. Each student must have at least a 3.6 grade average out of a possible 4.0.

Morgan Leigh Dux of Hawley, daughter of Philip H. Dux and Therese K. Dux and a 2011 graduate of Honesdale High School was named to the 2014 fall dean's list.

Juniata College is a national liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. With an enrollment of 1650, Juniata is a community dedicated to providing the highest quality liberal arts education.

Saint Francis University

Acacia Urian, a Health Science (PT) major and resident of Waymart, was among more than 690 students from Saint Francis University who were named to the Fall 2014 Dean's List.

To achieve Dean's List at Saint Francis University, the requirements are that the students must have full-time status and must attain a quality point average of at least 3.5 for the given semester.

Lock Haven University

Students from Wayne County were named to the fall 2014 Dean's List.

They include: Alexis L. McCarthy, Beach Lake, Senior, Health & Physical Edu; Christopher M. Rowe, Browndale, Senior, Secondary Education/Chemistry; Whitney A. Martin, Hawley, Senior, Secondary Education-Social Studies/Special Educ; Paul M. Nalesnik, Hawley, Senior, Applied Computer Sci&Info Sys/Mobile&Game Appl Dev; Mitchell K. Hubert, Honesdale, Junior, Sport Administration; Corina M. Robbins, Honesdale, Senior, Health & Physical Edu; Sarah E. Walsh, Honesdale, Junior, PreK-Grade 4/Special Education; Katrina M. Good, Lake Ariel, Senior, Psychology; Ryan D. Rose, Lake Ariel, Senior, English/Literature; Justin M. Weaver, Lake Ariel, Junior, Health Sciences/Pre-Physician Assistant