Lock Haven University has released the names of students who achieved dean's list recognition for the spring 2012 semester. The dean's honor list, prepared at the end of each semester, recognizes those students who have achieved academic distinction. To qualify for the dean's list, the student must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 in 12 hours of letter grades.

Area students named to the dean's list are as follows:

Lehigh County:

Nicholas K. Boyd, New Tripoli, junior, Health Sciences/Pre-physical Therapy; and Alycia J. DeMilio, New Tripoli, sophomore, Criminal Justice;

Monroe County:

Brittany M. Kern, Kunkletown, senior, Biology-Chemistry/ DNA Forensics; Christopher S. Mendoza, Kunkletown, freshman, Exploratory Studies; Jacqueline A. Armstrong, Long Pond, junior, Psychology; Rebecca A. Girgenti, Long Pond, junior, PreK through 4/Early Childhood Education; Kaela M. Semon, Saylorsburg, sophomore, PreK through 4/Early Childhood Education; Matthew L. Livziey, Blakeslee, senior, Sport Administration;

Northampton County:

Samantha L. DeCesaris, Danielsville, senior, PreK-4/Special Education

Schuylkill County:

Jacklyn A. McIlhenny, Middleport, senior, Recreation, Management /Community /Commercial; Kelci L. Killian, New Philadelphia, junior, Health & Physical Education; Sarah E. McBreen, New Philadelphia, senior, Elementary Education; Amanda L. Correll, Port Carbon, senior, Recreation Management/ Therapeutic; Emily M. Stock, Port Carbon, junior, Biology.