Students on WPI dean's list

Bror Axelsson, of Cape May, a sophomore majoring in aerospace engineering, and Randi Isenhart, of West Cape May, a sophomore majoring in bioinformatics and computational biology, were among 1,340 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute named to the university's dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2013 semester.

WPI does not compute a grade-point average, but defines the dean's list by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.

Residents graduate from York College

The following local students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 18: Jessica Mast, of North Cape May, cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology; Corey McCluskey, of Cape May Court House, cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education; and Nicholas Long, of North Wildwood, with a bachelor of science degree in accounting.

Atlantic Cape pins 62 new nurses

Atlantic Cape Community College awarded nursing pins to 62 new nursing graduates at its annual Nurses Pinning Ceremony, May 22. The pins signify the completion of the nursing degree program at Atlantic Cape. The pinning ceremony was held at the George L. Hess Educational Complex in Mays Landing.

Graduates include Irina Eremina and Melinda Pelham, of Cape May; Jennifer Butterfield, Laura Tozour and Susan Zimmerman, of Cape May Court House; Kelley Chew, of Del Haven; Kathy Lovett and Erin DeLong, of Villas; and Theresa Evans, of Wildwood.

Nuscis on dean's list at Gwynedd-Mercy College

Katlin Nuscis, of Wildwood, has been recognized on the dean's list at Gwynedd-Mercy College for spring 2013.

Wineries take medals

Cape May County wineries recently won medals in the NJ Wine Competition.

Cape May Winery, in Cape May, won silver medals for the NV Isaac Smith Port and 2012 Vidal Blanc and eight bronze medals: 2012 Riesling, 2011 Isaac Smith Red, 2011 Outer Coastal Plain Red, 2011 Zinfandel, 2011 Pinot Noir, 2011 Barrel Oak Chardonnay, 2011 Merlot and 2010 Isaac Smith Red Reserve.

Hawk Haven Vineyards, in Rio Grande, won a silver for the 2010 Cab Franc and six bronze medals: 2010 Quill, 2012 Albarino, 2011 Chardonnay, non-vintage American Kestrel White, 2010 Petite Verdot and 2011 Chardonnay Reserve.

Jessie's Creek Winery, in Cape May County, took home a silver medal for its 2010 Merlot and bronze medals for the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2010 Chardonnay.

Natali Vineyards, in Cape May Court House, took bronze medals for three non-vintage wines including a Tempranillo, a Dolcetta, and Blackberry.

Turdo Vineyards, in Cape May, won three bronze medals for the 2011 Turis Sangiovese, 2008 Turis Nebbiolo and 2011 Turis Persara.