Sterling on dean’s list at Geneva College

Geneva College announced that Brittany Sterling, a senior biopsychology major from Cape May Court House, is on the dean’s list for the 2012-13 spring semester. Dean’s list status is awarded to students who earn a 3.6 grade-point average or better.

Local students graduate from FDU’s Metro Campus

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Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus has released the names of students who have graduated as of May 2013 on undergraduate and graduate levels. Local students include Julie Reeb, of Villas; and Madonna Logue, of Villas.

Local residents named to dean’s list at Virginia Tech

The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester: Ryan M. Protasi, of Cape May, a senior majoring in electrical engineering in the College of Engineering; Kayla M. Reidenbach, of Cape May, a senior majoring in biological systems engineering in the College of Engineering; and Aidan P. Nichols, of Cape May Court House, a senior majoring in industrial design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester.

Local residents on dean’s list at St. Joseph’s

The following residents earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2013 semester at Saint Joseph’s University: Max C. Sorensen, of Stone Harbor, a sports marketing major; and Drew C. Miller, of Swainton, an accounting major.

Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn dean’s list status for a semester.

Students receive scholarships

North Wildwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941 Citizenship Achievement Award 2013 was given to Ashley Patten, of Wildwood Catholic High School, and Christopher McFarlene, of Wildwood High School.

The cash award each year is given to the graduating senior who has given time and talents back to the community during his or her high school years. The award is nonacademic, and is determined by the winners’ respective schools.

GWSF awards scholarships

The Greater Wildwood Scholarship Fund program was founded to financially support people in obtaining educational training beyond the secondary level, and has awarded more than $600,000 to more than 200 students.

Each year, the GWSF selects winners weho must be residents of the Wildwoods — Wildwood, Wildwood Crest,  North Wildwood or West Wildwood. This year, the Greater Wildwood Scholarship Fund awarded  a total of $93,500 in scholarships and grants to the following 2013 graduates:

Wildwood Catholic High School: Grace Lederer, Ryan Malinowski, Mackensey Mancini, Jake Martin and Jordon Montgomery

Wildwood High School: Danielle Aydelotte, Tiffany Breslin, Courtney Davis, Anthony Madle, Sydney Pfeil, Evan Thame, Kelsi Toland and Michael Veltri

Cape May Tech: Leia Smith and Conner Kelly

Charter Tech High School for the Performing Arts: Ciera Fazio

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy: Austin Neri

Zozzaro receives DoD award

James A. Zozzaro, director of Wildwood’s Boardwalk Chapel, has received a Department of Defense Award for his service Sept. 11, 2001.

Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, 1st Lt. James A. Zozzaro and his chaplain assistant Spc. Ed Afanador were activated by the New Jersey Army National Guard unit to provide spiritual and emotional support to the families of the victims, first responders and recovery workers. Zozzaro recently was honored by the New Jersey Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense Organization, for his service and his continued ministry counseling individual soldiers. Donna Clementoni, state director of employer outreach, presented the Seven Seals award to Zozzaro, accompanied by Afanador and his service dog, Arnie.

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