DOYLESTOWN - Ashley Persing, of Coal Township, has been honored for academic achievement by being named to the spring 2014 dean's list at Delaware Valley College.

Persing has completed her sophomore year at Delaware Valley, where she is currently majoring in large animal science, with a minor in dairy science. She is interning with Bloomsburg Veterinary Hospital for the summer. She is a 2012 graduate of Shamokin Area High School.

She is a daughter of Sandy Persing, of Coal Township, and Mike Persing, of Shamokin. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Linda Koharski, of Coal Township. Paternal grandparents are Rob and Charlene Reigle, of Irish Valley, and Keith and Tracey Persing, of Coal Township.