Lauren Ward, daughter of Thomas and Ruth Ward of Tamaqua, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Lebanon Valley College, Annville. This is Ward's third consecutive semester on the dean's list, earning a 3.982 grade point average.

A 2010 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, Ward is majoring in music education and music performance.

She is the granddaughter of James Ward of Tamaqua and Margaret Steele, also of Tamaqua.