Nantucket Woman on Dean's List at Bates College

Another local student makes us proud...

Claire MacKay was named to the dean's list at Bates College for the winter semester ending in April 2018. This is a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.71 or higher.

MacKay, the daughter of Mr. David P. MacKay and Ms. Anne M. Phaneuf of Nantucket, Mass., is a 2016 graduate of Nantucket High School. She is majoring in psychology and English at Bates.

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.

With a commitment to affordability, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin. Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world.


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