ATLANTA, Ga. — Kennett High student Nicole M. LaRoche of Madison was selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars.
The society recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
"Nicole is now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future," said Claes Nobel, founder and chairman of National Society of High School Scholars.
"We are proud to provide lifetime membership to young scholars to support their growth and development," said James W. Lewis, president of the society. "We aim to help students like Nicole build on their academic success by connecting them with unique learning experiences and resources to help prepare them for college and meaningful careers."
LaRoche, daughter of Phil and Melissa LaRoche of Madison, is entering her senior year at Kennett. She is a member of the Kennett High marching, symphonic and stage bands, and according to her father, "has a love of anything musical."
She is looking to attend either Johnson State or Keene State in 2017. She has chosen a major in English and a minor is psychology, and hopes to pursue a career in secondary education.
Local students earn dean's list honors
• FARMINGTON, Maine — Jennifer Perry of Center Conway and Melissa Gerard were named to the dean's list at the University of Maine at Farmington for the spring semester.
The University of Maine at Farmington is a public liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 2,500 students.
• ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Brian Caputo of Silver Lake was named to the dean's list at the University of Rochester.
Caputo, son of Ellen and Dave Caputo, is a sophomore majoring in statistics and business. He is a graduate of Kennett High School in Conway.
The University of Rochester, founded in 1850, is a private research university on the south shore of Lake Ontario.
• CANTON, N.Y. — Eleanor F. Jones of Fryeburg earned dean's list honors during the spring semester at St. Lawrence University.
Jones is a member of the Class of 2016 and is majoring in geology. She attended Fryeburg Academy.
Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, N.Y.
• ELMIRA, N.Y. — Corrina Adams of Brownfield, Maine, was named to the dean's list at Elmira College for the winter term.
Elmira College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college founded in 1855. The college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,200 full-time students.