Area Students Named to Highly Selective Dean's List at Colby College

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WATERVILLE, ME - Area students were recently named to the highly selective Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year. A total of 443 Colby students-or 23 percent of the qualified student body-earned a spot on the Dean's List last semester.

Andrew S. Atsalis a member of the Class of 2022, attended Phillips Exeter Academy and is the son of Silas and Danette Atsalis of West Hyannisport, Mass.

Lena S. Hanschka a member of the Class of 2021, attended Marthas Vineyard Regional High School and is the daughter of Thomas Hanschka and Nancy Tutko of Vineyard Haven, Mass.

Lileana A. Sethares a member of the Class of 2021, attended Barnstable High School and is the daughter of Betsey Sethares of Hyannis, Mass., and Stephen Sethares of Hyannis, Mass.

Students had to earn a semester grade point average of 3.78 or higher this spring to be included on Colby's Dean's List.

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America's most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby offers a rigorous academic program rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 58 majors or developing their own. Colby's innovative and ambitious campaign, Dare Northward, will support deeper connections between the College and the world and a fully inclusive experience for all Colby students. Colby is home to a community of 2,000 dedicated and diverse students from more than 65 countries. Its Waterville, Maine, location provides unique access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on