"Because we are an intellectually rigorous college that values our students' commitment to hard work, we are deeply proud of our dean's list honorees," said Matthew R. Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. "They have earned distinction by excelling in critical thinking, clear reasoning and articulate writing -- proficiencies at the heart of a Bates education."
Baron, who is majoring in psychology at Bates, is a 2010 graduate of Rivers School.
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