Wednesday July 18, 2012

Joseph Schwarz of North Adams, son of Valerie Schwarz, has earned a place on the spring 2012 dean’s list with honors at Berkshire Com munity College.

James Nowak Jr., son of James and Ursula Nowak of Cheshire, has made the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. He is majoring in mech anical engineering with the Class of 2015. His GPA is 4.0.

Jason Duval, son of John and Debbie Duval of Adams received academic honors at Westfield State University by making the dean’s list for the spring semester 2012. Duval is a junior majoring in criminal justice.

Katelyn Allard, daughter of Joseph and Diane Allard of Adams, has been named to the president’s list for the 2012 spring semester at Southern New Hampshire University. A junior double majoring in elementary education and special education with a GPA of 3.9, she is a graduate of Hoosac Valley High School, Cheshire.

Blair Vander Voort of North Adams, daughter of Eileen Vander Voort and Dale Vander Voort of Pittsfield, has been named to the provost list for spring 2012 at Southern Vermont College in Benning ton, Vt. The provost list recognizes full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 during the semester. Vander Voort is majoring in creative writing. She is a graduate of Mount Greylock High School, Williamstown.

Alexander Apkin of Chesh ire was named to the Suffield (Conn.) Academy honor roll for the spring term.

Tyra Mazzer of Pittsfield has been named to the dean’s list at Ithaca (N.Y.) College.