Steve Linhard of Annapolis was recently appointed treasurer of St. John's College. Linhard started working at the college in 1997 and has been controller and assistant treasurer. He has developed environmental programs for the college and managed several major capital projects, including the $13 million renovation of Mellon Hall.

Before coming to St. John's, Linhard worked as the accounting manager/controller of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. He replaces Fred H. Billups, who is now special assistant to the chairman of the college's management committee.

The following area students were named to the Virginia Tech dean's list for the spring semester: Erin Carnahan, John Humphreys, Shamane Onwudiachi, Bryan Adkins, Dia Kinnaman, Matthew McGuigan and Lillian Ng of Laurel; Nicholas Fingland of Churchton; Samir Abboud of Deale; Michael Walsh of Shady Side; Ashleigh Crane of Tracys Landing; and Rachel Dalby, Kristin Jones, Stephanie Jones, Kimberly Rupp and Andrea Silvestri of Arnold. Carnahan is a senior architecture major; Humphreys, a sophomore general engineering major; Onwudiachi, a junior human nutrition, foods and exercise major; and Adkins, a senior mechanical engineering major. Kinnaman is a senior management major; McGuigan, a senior computer engineering major; Ng, a sophomore general engineering major; Fingland, a junior biology major; and Abboud, a junior physics major. Walsh is a sophomore general engineering major; Crane, a sophomore psychology major; Dalby, a junior human nutrition, foods and exercise major; Kristin Jones, a senior wildlife science major; Stephanie Jones, a junior communication major; Rupp, a sophomore interdisciplinary studies major; and Silvestri, a junior communication major.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.4 grade-point average and complete at least 12 credit hours.

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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