GraduationsPeter L. Gmelch of Tuxedo graduated from Oneonta State with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability.

He is recognized for campus leadership through his service as president of Drumline, treasurer of the Music Industry Club and an R. A. for three years.

Gmelch is the son of Jeffrey and Terryanne Gmelch.

Walter W. Decker of Highland Mills has graduated from Fairfield University in Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the university’s Dolan School of Business

The following students graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa:

Gillian Costallos of Highland Mills, Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences.

Shannon Simnor of Highland Millls, Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences.

Dean’s ListJacqueline Kysil of Highland Mills was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at St. Cloud Technical & Community College in Minnesota.

To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9.

Ryan McHale of Monroe was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island.

McHale, who is studying accounting, completed his freshmen year with a GPA of 3.6.

A 2016 graduate of John S. Burke High School, he is the son of Patty and Michael McHale of Monroe.

Maura Lennon of Monroe named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Dean College in Franklin, Mass.

The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut:

Lauren Cooney of Blooming Grove.

Richard Agostinoni of Monroe.

Brian Bohan of Monroe.

Kelly Leach of Monroe.

Nicholas Manson of Monroe.

Sarah Tumarkin of Monroe.

Jake Vogel of Monroe.

Dylan Mariano of Tuxedo Park

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.