Honor students and graduates from the area

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Bentley University

WALTHAM, Mass.: Sara Knudsen, of Manchester Center, graduated from Bentley University on May 18 with a bachelor of science degree in finance and liberal studies, magna cum laude. She is a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy.

Bryant University

SMITHFIELD, R.I.: Rachel Bartholomew, from Granville, N.Y., has been named to the deans' list of Bryant University for the spring 2019 semester. Bartholomew is member of the class of 2021.

Community College of Vermont

MONTPELIER: Several local residents attending the Community College of Vermont were named to the spring 2019 dean's list.

They were AJ Harrington of Arlington, Austin Morse of Bondville, Noah French of Manchester, Ian Maier of Manchester Center, Nadia Cox of Pawlet and Amanda Thurber of Sunderland.

The dean's list recognizes full-time students with a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99.

Hudson Valley Community College

TROY, N.Y.: Several area residents were among the students who completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree programs at Hudson Valley Community College on May 17.

They were Tyler Crandall, of Cambridge, electrical construction and maintenance; Natalie Haviland, of Cambridge, mortuary science; Tanner Main, of Shushan, advanced manufacturing technology; Dawn Pierce, of Salem, surgical technology; Craig Reynolds, of Cambridge, emergency medical technician - paramedic;

Meghan Riley, of Salem, nursing; David Isaac Robertson, of Cambridge, engineering science; Christopher VanAlstyne, of Shushan, electrical construction and maintenance; and Bryan Wiley, of Cambridge, administrative information management and technology.

Ithaca College

ITHACA, N.Y.: Several area residents graduated from Ithaca College in May.

Christian Brand, of Wallingford, graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration; Rebecca Butler, of Salem, graduated with a bachelor of music in music education; Madeline Mathers, of Cambridge, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in television-radio and a bachelor of arts in environmental studies;

Caroline McKeighan, of Salem, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in clinical health studies; and Morgan McLenithan, of Cambridge, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in speech language pathology and audiology. McLenithan also was named to the dean's list for the spring 2019 semester.

Norwich University

NORTHFIELD: Vincent Robert Polhemus, of Bondville, was recognized on the dean's list at Norwich University for the spring 2019 semester:

Full-time undergraduate students, who earned a semester grade-point average of at least 3.4 and had no failures in the previous fall or spring semester are awarded dean's list honors. These students cannot have any pending incomplete grades.

Notre Dame University

NOTRE DAME, Ind.: John Sebastian Thorn, of Dorset, was named to the University of Notre Dame's dean's list in his first year of studies for outstanding scholarship during the spring 2019 semester. Thorn is a 2018 graduate of Burr and Burton Academy.

Students who achieve dean's honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.

Saint Michael's College

COLCHESTER: Three local residents were among 500 students who graduated from Saint Michael's College on May 12.

Lexie Alexopoulos, of Manchester Center, graduated with a bachelor of arts in environmental studies; Taylor Anne Harris, of Pawlet, graduated with a bachelor of science in biology; and Veronica Jane McMorrow, of Dorset, graduated with a bachelor of arts in psychology and elementary education - cum laude.

Alexopoulos, Harris and McMorrow, also were named to the dean's list in the spring 2019 semester, along with Martha Phelps, a junior psychology major from Sandgate.

Alexopoulos finished high school at Burr and Burton Academy, Harris at Millbrook School, McMorrow at Westover School and Phelps at Long Trail School.

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Simmons University

BOSTON: Kendra Beavin, of Dorset, was named to the 2019 spring semester dean's list at Simmons University.

To qualify for dean's list status, undergraduate students must obtain a minimum grade-point average of 3.5, based on 12 or more credit hours of class work.

SUNY Canton

CANTON, N.Y.: Several area residents graduated from SUNY Canton this spring.

Matthew Brown, of Cambridge, N.Y., earned a bachelor of science in veterinary technology. He is a 2015 graduate of Cambridge Central School.

Jenifer Morgan, of Granville, N.Y., earned a bachelor of business administration in sports management. She is a 2015 graduate of Hartford Central School.

Charmaine Phillips, of Granville, N.Y., earned a bachelor of science in health care management.

Ashleigh Pitts, of Salem, N.Y., earned an associate in applied science in veterinary science technology. She is a 2015 graduate of Salem Central School.

SUNY New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y.: Two area residents were named to SUNY New Paltz's dean's list for the spring 2019 semester.

They were Carlin McPhee, of Salem, N.Y., and Grace Sgambettera, of Cambridge, N.Y.

The dean's list is a recognition for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade-point average with a full-time course load in a semester.

University of Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.: Susanne Knudsen, of Manchester Center, graduated from the University of Hartford this spring with a bachelor's degree in biology, summa cum laude. She is a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy.

University of New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H.: Miranda Wilkins, of Jamaica, was named to the University of New Hampshire's dean's list for earning honors for the spring 2019 semester. She is majoring in social work.

Students named to the dean's list showed superior scholastic performance while enrolled in a full-time course load during a semester (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade-point average of at least 3.85 out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors, and students whose GPA is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.

University of Vermont

BURLINGTON — Timothy Heffernan, of East Wallingford, won the Skroback Award in Economics at the University of Vermont College of Arts and Sciences Awards Ceremony held May 17.

This award recognizes students with superior achievement who have been able to provide a critical analysis of conservative government policies and the relationship between government policies and economic growth. It was established in honor of Andrew Skroback, UVM class of 1958, and his wife Barbara Skroback, UVM class of 1959.

Vermont Technical College

RANDOLPH CENTER — Several area residents were among nearly 500 students who received degrees from Vermont Technical College between May 18 and 19.

Colleen Doyle, of West Wardsboro, graduated with an associate of science in nursing; Eric Fenton, of Londonderry, graduated with an associate of applied science in diesel power technology; Kylee Grey, of Wallingford, graduated with an associate of science in dental hygiene;

Jason McClure, of Danby, graduated with an associate of applied science in general engineering technology; Samantha Phillips, of Salem, graduated with an associate of science in nursing; and Nicole Stocker, of Wallingford, graduated with an associate of science in respiratory therapy.

Also, Eli Robertson, of Cambridge, achieved president's list honors in the bachelor of science in professional pilot technology program.

To make the president's list, students must maintain a 4.0 or higher average for the semester while being enrolled in at least 12 letter-graded credit hours.


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