LEWISTON  — A number of students from York County have been named to the Dean’s List at Bates College for the fall semester ending in December 2017.

Achieving this academic distinction are:

• Melanie Mait of Ogunquit, a 2014 graduate of Berwick Academy.

• Mary Szatkowski of Buxton, a 2014 graduate of Bonny Eagle High School.

• Brooke Benedict of Old Orchard Beach, a 2014 graduate of Medomak Valley High School.

• Michael Lombardi of Kittery, a 2016 graduate of Robert W. Traip Academy.

• Sam Rickerich of York, a 2014 graduate of York High School.

• Amanda Sobotka of York, a 2015 graduate of York High School.

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.

With a commitment to affordability, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin. Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world.