Vineyard Student Receives Academic Award at Colgate University

Another local student makes us proud...

Finnegan Simpkins, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, has earned the spring 2018 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence.

Simpkins is a graduate of Martha's Vineyard Regional HS from Vineyard Haven, MA (02568). Simpkins's current major is Political Science.

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses earn the spring 2018 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence.

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