Waterford student named to winter 2014 dean’s list at Bates

LEWISTON , ME (05/27/2014)(readMedia)– Adrian Melendez-Cooper, of Waterford, was named to the dean’s list at Bates for the winter 2014 semester — a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.71 or higher.

“Dean’s list students at Bates are exemplary high academic achievers. They model the good things that come from being goal-oriented, hard-working and persistent,” said Matthew R. Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. “Dean’s list students make everyone proud at Bates. Congratulations to our honorees.”

Melendez-Cooper, the son of Mr. Alejandro Melendez-Cooper and Dr. Maria Amparo Cruz-Saco of Waterford, is a 2013 graduate of Waterford High School. Melendez-Cooper is majoring in economics at Bates.

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. With a commitment to affordability, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin. Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world. Learn more at bates.edu.

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