Merrimack College of North Andover, Mass., recognized a local student with an academic award at the Honors Convocation held recently on campus.

Amy Rowe of Durham received the Dr. Walter E. Maxey Memorial Award, bestowed upon a third-year student majoring in computer science, mathematics or electrical engineering who is a person of good character and high integrity with leadership characteristics.

Rowe is a junior mathematics major with a minor in secondary education. She is the daughter of Sandra D. Rowe and David S. Rowe.