- Student: Patrick Carlin Connolly
- School: Colgate University
- Award: Dean's Award
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Patrick Carlin Connolly was a recipient of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2012 spring term at Colgate University, where Connolly is a member of the Class of 2013.
To be eligible for the Dean's Award, a Colgate student must achieve a 3.30 or higher average while enrolled in four courses. Connolly, a graduate of Woburn High School, is concentrating in Geography at Colgate. Connolly lives in Woburn.
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