WINCHESTER, Va. - Lauryn Nicole Leach, a 2012 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, has achieved dean's list status with a 3.7 grade-point average for the 2014 spring semester at Shenandoah University in Winchester.

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

She is a distinguished member of the Phi Epsilon Kappa Chapter, a national professional fraternity for students studying kinesiology. The chapter was founded as an honor fraternity and requires academic excellence as demonstrated by Leach's cumulative grade point average.

Leach also is a member of the Alpha Lamda Delta National Honor Society at Shenandoah University and has been appointed as a residential assistant for the 2014-15 school year. She will be responsible for creating a sense of community with students, resolving any group or individual conflicts, knowing and enforcing the policies of the university and serving as an information resource within the residence hall.

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