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Northeastern University has a named these students to its dean’s list for the spring semester, which ended in April 2019:

From Gloucester: Nicholas Kenyon, majoring in business administration; Christina M. Chalmers, majoring in business administration; and Thomas J. Vaiarella, majoring in computer science.

From Rockport: Graham T. Doherty, majoring in civil engineering; Julian Drury, majoring in criminal justice; James G. Vassallo, majoring in music; and Jamey E. Ouellette, majoring in psychology

To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.