SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Allison Putnam, a member of the class of 2013 at Skidmore College, earned academic recognition at the college this spring.

Putnam earned a B.S. degree, magna cum laude, with honor in education studies. In addition, she received the John P. Shepard Prize in Education Studies, named in honor of a former professor and given annually to the student who has demonstrated superior performance in both academic achievement and fieldwork in education.

She also earned honors for academic work completed during the spring semester at Skidmore.

She is the daughter of Roger and Sally Putnam, of South China.