U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher G. Hiden graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hiden is the son of Christine and Charles G. Hiden and brother of Devyn Hiden, of New Market. He is a 2015 graduate of Oakdale High School, Ijamsville.

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Alvernia University, in Reading, Pennsylvania: Courtney Dumais, of Damascus; Chloe Huntsberry, of Hagerstown; and Collin Miller, of Frederick.

Megan Scocco, of New Windsor, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Findlay.

Colleen Reilly, of Damascus, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Cazenovia College, in Cazenovia, New York.

The following local students were presented degrees in May from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta: Jacqueline Baiddo, of Frederick, bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering; Theodore Johnson, of Boyds, bachelor’s in electrical engineering; David Kelsey, of Middletown, bachelor’s in computer engineering; Julia Muller, of Keedysville, bachelor’s in aerospace engineering; and Kailee Unangst, of Frederick, bachelor’s in civil engineering.

The following area students were named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina: Jennifer Brigante, Nathan Bruns and Emma Halley, of Woodbine; Caitlin Darling, Wesley Norton and Maura Pedersen, of Mount Airy; Austin Lemere, of Frederick; Mary Lentz, of Walkersville; Spencer Magladry, of Damascus; Hayden Pagendarm, of Ijamsville; Emily Ray, of New Market; Anna Russell, of Middletown; and Emily Wiley, of Clarksburg.

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clemson University: Kathleen Abell, Rachel Carter and Peyton Seaman, of Frederick; Caroline Boyle, of Laytonsville; Malia Henry, of Mount Airy; Faith Keller, of Thurmont; Jenna Litchfield, of Adamstown; and Kevin Mikk, of Ijamsville.

Mary Kinman, of Hagerstown; Tyler Magaha, of Frederick; and Heather Markiewicz and Jordan Markiewicz, of Darnestown, made the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Francis University, in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Matthew Durkin, of Mount Airy, made the dean’s list for the spring semester at East Stroudsburg University, in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Caroline Fresch, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, in a ceremony at Mary Baldwin University, in Staunton, Virginia.

Morgan Gilbert, of Smithsburg and a graduate of Urbana High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising and Spanish, summa cum laude, from Albright College, in Reading, Pennsylvania. Randi Niani Jenai Dollar, of Frederick and a graduate of Frederick High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations and sociology: criminology.

Allesandra Checchia, of Boyds, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Stonehill College, in Easton, Massachusetts.

The following area students were awarded diplomas on May 19 from Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York: Tessa Weal, a graduate of transfer/adv standing of Frederick, majored in peace and conflict studies with a minor in religion; Caleb Goodie, of Middletown and a graduate of Saint James School, majored in geography with a minor in political science and economics; and Daniel Miller, of Thurmont and a graduate of Catoctin High School, majored in political science and music with a minor.

Erin Besch, of Frederick, graduated from Union College, in Schenectady, New York, with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology and visual arts.

Grayson Rule, of Frederick and a student at Lebanon Valley College, in Annville, Pennsylvania, is studying abroad this summer in Maastricht, Netherlands. He is a graduate of Tuscarora High School.

The Frederick News-Post welcomes news of honors, awards, recognitions and other accomplishments. Send an email to community@newspost.com.

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