TOWSON, Md. — Megan Dianne Deckert of Boonsboro has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Deckert is a freshman at Towson University.
The honor society is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students.
Membership is by invitation only, based on grade-point average and class standing.
It has more than 850,000 lifetime members and 300 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
PEORIA, Ill — Chad Thompson of Cascade was named to the dean’s list for the winter quarter at Robert Morris University.
He is a 2009 graduate of Smithsburg High School.
He is the son of Richard and Tina Thompson of Cascade.
SALISBURY, Md. — The following area students were recently accepted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society at Salisbury University:
Kaitlyn Mitchell, daughter of Denis and Kathy Mitchell of Hagerstown, is a freshman majoring in biology.