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IUP Students from Franklin County Achieve Dean’s List Honor

Local students

The following students from Franklin County have been named to the fall 2022 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The full list of dean’s list students is available at

Dean’s List students, their hometowns, majors and degrees they are seeking are:


Gabrielle Allison, Warm Spring Road, B.A. in Anthropology/Applied Anthropology

Natalie Aquino-Flores, East Washington Street, B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology

Kristin Renee Embly, Hamilton Hills Drive, B.S. in Interior Design

Jocelyn Emma Enders, Siloam Road, B.A. in Psychology

Kamryn E. King, Dawn Lane, B.S.Ed. in Art Education

Brody Misko Rife, Fox Den Drive, B.S. in Computer Science/Cyber Security

Evin Esther Smith, Wallace Avenue, B.S. in Marketing

Keith Elijah Thomas, Zircon Drive, B.F.A. in Music Performance

Samantha M. Traini, Byers Road, B.S. in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science/Sports Administration

Elijah G. Vanier, Hamilton Road, B.S.Ed. in Social Studies/History


Cierra N. Burger, East Madison Street, B.S. in Nursing

Taylor Alexis-Qian Childress, Harvest Wagon Way, B.S. in Nursing

Sarah Cisney, Burkett Road, B.S.Ed. in Music Education

Riley Kugler, South Carlisle Street, B.A. in Psychology

Savannah H. Pence, Hager Road, B.S.Ed. in English Education

Karlee Brooke Salmon, Nancy Avenue, B.S. in Interior Design

Hannah M. Zomak, Rice Hollow Road, B.S. in Nursing


Donavin Kendrell Carrington, Overhill Drive, B.S. in Communications Media/Media Production

Chauncey Michael Higgins, North Main Street, B.S. in Management/Entrepreneurship and Small Business


Kaitlynne Jo Harbaugh, Orlando Drive, B.S. in Medical Imaging/Diagnostic Sonography

Gabriel Evan Schubel, Hamilton Avenue, B.S. in Biology/Pre-medical

Tony Ryan Shank, Bayer Drive, B.A. in Criminology


Patricia M Campbell 1932-2024

Pat graduated from Fannett Township High School in 1950 and received her BA in Education from, known then as, Shippensburg State Teachers College. .

James Patrick McNally III 1947-2024

James was known for his dedication and excellence in his professional career, where he made lasting contributions and built strong relationships with his colleagues.

Brenda Jackson Liu 1945-2024

Upon retirement, Brenda worked as a part-time nurse at the Migrant Health in Gettysburg. During this time she traveled to migrant camps all over Pennsylvania.

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On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.