Two area students were named to the spring 2012 deanís list at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.
Jessica Nelson of Rockville is a history major. She is the daughter of James and Jill Nelson.
James Roach of Bethesda is a chemistry major. He is the son of Robert Roach and Carol Andress.
The St. Olaf College dean's list recognizes students with a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4-point scale.
St. Olaf is a liberal arts college associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.