The Coast News Group

Outstanding students

Hannah G. Muskal of Carlsbad, a first-year student at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, recently returned from spending the fall semester in Dijon, France, through a special program that offers first-year students the opportunity to study abroad. Muskal, a graduate of Pacific Ridge School, is the daughter of Steven and Kirsten Muskal of Carlsbad.

Cynthia Castaneda of Vista, participated in the White Coat ceremony from Bradley University. The 5th annual event honors sophomore nursing students as they begin a concentrated supervised clinical experience.

Miami University lists Eliese Haerle, Caitlin Ryder and Bryn Middlebrook of Carlsbad and Tabitha Hernandez of Oceanside, to its 2018 dean’s list. Rogelio Estrada of Rancho Santa Fe has been named to the deans’ list/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Springfield College has named Chloe Spencer of San Marcos to the dean’s list. Katherine Potz of Carlsbad, has been named to Purchase College’s dean’s list. The University of Hartford named Megan Scherer of Encinitas has been named to its dean’s list. University of Iowa fall 2018 dean’s list includes Kasey Dresser, Madeline Fournier and Mark Newman of Carlsbad, Grace Tencer of Del Mar and Hallie McConlogue of Encinitas.