William Makabenta of North Potomac was named to the deanís list at Villanova University in Pennsylvania for the fall 2011 semester.
Makabenta is a sophomore studying computer science. He is a graduate of Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg.
Birahim Thiam of North Potomac was named to the third quarter honor roll at Randolph-Macon Academy, Front Royal, Va. He is the son of Oumou and Idrissa Thiam.
Randolph-Macon Academy is a college preparatory boarding school for students in grades six through 12. Birahim is a senior.