Five local students honored at Colgate University

Outstanding local students receive Dean's Award with Distinction

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least 3 course credits during the fall 2016 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction.

  • Alexandra Newlon, a graduate of Medfield High School, of West Dennis, MA (02670), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2020
  • Olivia Miller, a graduate of Nauset Regional High School, of Harwich, MA (02645), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Dana Jacobs, a graduate of , of Vineyard Haven, MA (02568), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Julia Cooper, a graduate of Martha's Vineyard Regional HS, of Edgartown, MA (02539), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Jessica O'Malley, a graduate of Falmouth Academy, of North Falmouth, MA (02556), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017

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