News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
•• Gabriel Rodriguez of Great Falls earned master of business administration and master of oceanography degrees during recent commencement exercises at the University of Rhode Island.
•• Katie Grisius of Vienna earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and Olivia Taliaferro of Vienna earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology during recent commencement exercises at Baylor University.
•• Eleanor Preston of McLean earned a bachelor of arts degree in English and Ryan Smith of Oakton earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics during recent commencement exercises at Wheaton College.
•• Anisha Loganathan and Joey Thomas of Great Falls; Molly Ruttenberg of McLean; Amanda Taylor and Anna Viscovich of Oakton; and Morgan Rogers, Lizzie Stern and Cecilia Yang of Vienna have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Washington University in St. Louis.
•• Sarah Nus of Vienna has been named to the honors list for the spring semester at Concordia University.
•• Anna Shepherd of Great Falls; Micah Laperriere, Anna Romani and Lauren Shafer of McLean; Krista Wichterman of Oakton; and Katie Grisius and Emma Smith of Vienna have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Baylor University.
•• Rachel Rudy of Vienna was awarded the Applied Excellence in Game Design for the freshman class at Bradley College.