Melanie Maldonado, of Questa, was on the dean's list for High Point University in North Carolina for the spring 2017 semester.
Students who make the dean's list have attained a 3.5 or higher GPA for the previous semester based on a 4.0 scale. Maldonado also made the dean's list in 2016 at the university.
Maldonado is a 2014 alumna of Taos High School. She is the daughter of Beverley and Ernest Ortiz, of Questa, and has one brother, Leon. She is the granddaughter of Frances Martinez, of Taos.