WINCHESTER, Va. - Lauryn Nicole Leach, a 2012 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, has achieved dean's list honors with a 3.75 grade-point average for the fall semester at Shenandoah University.

Leach is majoring in kinesiology/physical therapy with a minor in biology and public health.

She has been selected to become a distinguished member of Phi Epsilon Kappa chapter, which is a national professional fraternity for those studying kinesiology. The chapter was founded as an honors fraternity and requires academic excellence. Members must have more than 51 credit hours as sophomores. An induction ceremony will be held April 6.

Leach also is a member and serves as treasurer of the Alpha Lamda Delta National Honor Society at Shenandoah University.

She is a daughter of John and Linda Leach, Paxinos, and a granddaughter of Thomas and Joann Mudry, Kulpmont, and John and Susan Leach, Shamokin.