Academic Achievement

The fall semester at the University of Vermont has come to a close, and these students from Colchester were awarded spaces on the dean's list. Congratulations!

To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

  • Amanda Bloom of Colchester (Early Childhood Preschool major)
  • Katelyn Dematteis of Colchester (Biology major)
  • Simon Garen of Colchester (Computer Science major)
  • Benjamin Hershey of Colchester (Chemistry major)
  • Tabitha Myers of Colchester (Neuroscience major)
  • Brooke Senesac of Colchester (Elementary Education - K-6 major)
  • Kyrill Serdyuk of Colchester (Computer Science major)
  • Gavin Sicard of Colchester (Undeclared major)
  • Courtney Phelps of Colchester (Elementary Education - K-6 major)
  • Conor Mcduffie of Colchester (Medical Radiation Sciences major)
  • Van Nguyen of Colchester (Business Administration major)
  • Evan Lamothe of Colchester (Exercise Science major)
  • Abigail Palaza of Colchester (Health Sciences major)
  • Jacqueline Palaza of Colchester (Exercise Science major)
  • Brooklynn Goller of Colchester (Social Work major)
  • Julia Pellegrino-Wood of Colchester (Neuroscience major)
  • Lauren Zehnacker of Colchester (Health Sciences major)
  • Alayna Potter of Colchester (Biological Science major)

Editor’s Note: Colleges and universities submit names to the Sun at the end of the semester. Don't see the name of your student? Don't worry yet — it sometimes takes a few weeks for colleges to send their lists. We'll share it when we get it. Want to submit an academic accolade not listed here? Send an email to


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