Marissa Lauren Harper graduated with honors from Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn., in May with a clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy with distinction in Interprofessional Healthcare Education.

Daniel Santos of Highland Lakes has been recognized for achieving academic distinction at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Santos, majoring in information technology, was named to the dean's list at UMass Lowell for the spring 2017 semester.

To qualify for the dean's list at UMass Lowell, a student must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned at least a 3.25 grade-point average with no grade lower than C and without any incompletes.