•Worcester Polytechnic Institute has announced that Nathaniel Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Peterson of Middlebury, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering, was named to the WPI Dean's List for academic excellence for the fall 2009 semester.
•Anna Hallman of Middlebury, a first-year student has been placed the Gettysburg College Dean's Commendation List for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2009.
•The following local students were recently named to the Skidmore College Thoroughbred Society for the Fall 2009 semester:
Suzanna Lourie, Class of 2011. She is the daughter of Peter and Melissa Lourie of Weybridge.
Amanda Werner, Class of 2011. She is the daughter of David and Cheryl Werner of Middlebury.
Abby Benton, Class of 2012. She is the daughter of Bill and Kristin Benton of Vergennes.
•Kathleen M. Briggs, of Addison was awarded a bachelor's in nursing (registered nurse) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
•The following local students have achieved dean's honors at Connecticut College:
Charles Barstow, class of 2012 at Connecticut College and a resident of Middlebury, has been named to the Dean's High Honors for the 2009 fall semester.
Neil MacKenzie, class of 2013 at Connecticut College and a resident of Brandon, has been named to the Dean's Honors for the 2009 fall semester.
Molly Smith, class of 2011 at Connecticut College and a resident of Weybridge, has been named to the Dean's High Honors for the 2009 fall semester.
•The following students were among those to be named to the Roger Williams University Dean's List for the Fall 2009 semester:
Alexa Foster, a resident of Middlebury.
Erica Smith, a resident of Bristol.
•Colby-Sawyer College has named Anna Griswold Mumford from New Havento the dean's list for academic achievement during the 2009 fall semester.
•The following student was named to the Marist College Dean's List for the fall 2009 semester: Jessica M. Sturtevant of Vergennes is a member of the Class of 2013 and is majoring in communication studies.
•Dylan C. Smith, a senior at Wells College in Aurora, New York, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester. Smith is a resident of Middlebury.
•The following area residents were named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh:
Timothy Davis of Williston, Ryan Poirier of Williston, Rebecca Russ of Williston, Hailey Watters of Brandon, Kelsey Watters of Brandon.