Samantha Caron of Beaufort was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Columbia College. Students named to the dean's list achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Julien Eckstrom was named to the fall 2010 College of Humanities and Social Sciences dean's list with honors at Carnegie Mellon University. Students named to the dean's list achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. She is the daughter of Cheryl Russell of Beaufort.
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, honored the following cadets and active duty military students from Beaufort for academic excellence during the fall semester of the 2010-2011 academic year: Samuel Keeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Keeler; Nickolas Plair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy J. Plair; Joseph Tkach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Tkach and recipient of a Gold Star for achieving a 3.7 grade point average or higher.