Ryan Michael Sullivan, of Owings Mills, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Clemson University, S.C. Aug. 13.

Churchill Davenport Jr, of Owings Mills, majoring in environmental science at Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va, was named to the spring 2011 dean's list. He is the son of Churchill Davenport and Laurie Fader.

David A. Narrow, of Owings Mills, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester. He is the son of Barbara Narrow and a graduate of The Park School of Baltimore.

The following local students have graduated from Excelsior College, Albany N.Y.

Francis A. Bate, of Owings Mills, earned an Associate of Science in Nursing.

Aryeh Aaron Bernstein, of Baltimore, earned a Bachelor of Science.

Meir E. Strobel, of Baltimore, earned a Bachelor of Science.

Hadassah C. Wolf, of Baltimore, earned a Bachelor of Science.

Spencer Riehl, from Reisterstown, atttending Denison University, Granville, Ohio is studying off-campus for the fall 2011 semester. Riehl, class of 2013, is studying with the Arcadia University College of Global Studies Program in Spain.

Taylor A. Dorsey of Owings Mills High School has been named as a semifinalist in The National Merit Scholarship Corporation's 2012 National Achievement Scholarship Program. The program recognizes scholastically talented African American students nationwide and provides approximately 800 Achievement Scholarship awards worth more than $2.4 million.