Ashley McLaughlin, daughter of Christopher and Jamie McLaughlin of Pittsfield, received academic honors at Westfield State University by making the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester.

A junior at Westfield State, McLaughlin is majoring in elementary education. She earned a 4.0 grade point average.

To receive dean's list status, a student must complete a 12-hour semester with a GPA of at least 3.3, have no grade below a 2.0, and have no incomplete grades.