WORCESTER, Mass. — The following local residents were named to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2013 semester: Kelly Beisswanger of Wells, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering; Colby Foster of Springvale, a junior majoring in chemical engineering; Taylor Landry of Kennebunk, a junior majoring in civil engineering; and Matthew Upham of Kennebunk, a freshman majoring in civil engineering.