BOSTON, Mass. — The following local students were named to the 2017 fall semester Dean’s List at Simmons College in Boston:

• Grace Elizabeth Gile, of Alfred.

• Nell Waterman Spencer of Buxton.

• Lindsay Jean Nichols of Kennebunk.

• Samantha F Witkus of Kennebunk.

•  Fiona Lucas Harms of Kennebunkport.

•  Kaitlyn I. Watt of Saco.

• Eliza Rose L’heureux of Sanford.

To qualify for deans list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system. 

Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston, and is the preeminent authority on womens leadership. Founded in 1899, Simmons is the only undergraduate  womens college in Boston, and maintains a history of visionary thinking and a focus on social responsibility. 

It offers world-class coeducational graduate programs in nursing and health sciences, including physical therapy and nutrition; liberal arts; education; behavior analysis; library and information science; management; and social work.