Thaddeus Pitts, a 2008 graduate of Palmerton High School, was named to dean's list at Saint Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. for the fall semester.

He is a sophomore and is double majoring in math and economics. He is also a wide receiver for the St. Lawrence University Saints football team and was named to the 2009 Liberty League All Academic Team.

Pitts is the son of Theodore and MaryAnn Pitts of Lehighton, and the grandson of Edward and Dorothy Kimak of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and John and Helen McKeever of Danielsville.