"I am creative and I like building stuff," said Chris Brumley, a student at Voorheesville who is pursuing a career in engineering.

These local students have been named to the dean’s list or received a similar honor from their college or university for the fall 2014 semester:

Christina E. Noval, the daughter of Stan and Marilyn Noval of Guilderland, at The College of Saint Rose;

These local students have recently distinguished themselves:

HAMILTON — The following students have been recognized for their academic achievement during the fall 2014 semester at Colgate University:

— James Carroll, a Peace and Conflict Studies major from Slingerlands, a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School;

These local students have been named to the dean's list at Le Moyne College for the 2014 fall semester:

Sarah Abbott of East Berne, a junior biology major;

Tess Dube of Altamont, a senior mathematics major;