---- — The following local residents were named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2013 semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI): Bryce Calvetti of Derry, Edward Galvin of Derry, Melissa Paris of Derry, Grant Wong of Londonderry, Ashleigh Collins of Derry, Melinda Lei of Londonderry, Nolan Manor of Londonderry, Brendan McLeod of Londonderry, Ian McMullen of Londonderry, Michael Poon of Londonderry, Andrew Strout of Derry, Lindsay O’Donnell of Londonderry, Zachary Richards of Londonderry.
Andrew Burt of Derry has graduated from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a bachelor of science in business administration - marketing.
Meagan Durso, a senior at Connecticut College, was awarded the Desiderato Fellow, for outstanding promise in graduate studies in psychology. Durso was presented with the award at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony at Connecticut College on May 8.
Durso, a 2009 graduate of Pinkerton Academy, is the daughter of Mariellen and Peter Durso of Derry.
Londonderry native Sarah Hill was inducted into Stonehill College’s Lambda Epsilon Sigma Honor Society. A member of the Class of 2014, Hill maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade point average.
The following local residents were named to the honors list for the spring 2013 semester at The New England School of Communications: Andrew Cameron of Derry, Ryan Carignan of Londonderry, Dylan Howes of Londonderry, Angela Seligman of Derry.
Samuel Pierog of Chester graduated from Lyndon State College with a bachelor of science degree in mountain recreation management.
Kevin Lessard of Londonderry graduated from Lyndon State College with a bachelor of science degree in television studies.
This year’s Keene State College graduates included the following local students: Alyssa Pierce of Londonderry, Stephanie O’Donnell of Derry, Tegan Swift of Londonderry, Charlene Crefeld of Londonderry, Ashley Burk of Londonderry, Matthew Adams of Londonderry, Taylor Brodersen of Derry, Renee Giles of Derry, Adam LaMonica of Derry, Jesse Park of Londonderry, David Pastore of Londonderry, Clinton Paulenka of Londonderry, Andrew Sears of Derry, Taylor Simpson of Londonderry, Charlotte Sweet of Londonderry, Chelsea Rind of Derry, Christina Alvarez of Londonderry, William Dodge of Derry, Shawn Kennedy of Londonderry, Glenn Silva of Derry, Kassandra Tenney of Londonderry.
Londonderry residents, Tiffany Gaudet and Cara Hartigan, were awarded degrees during Salve Regina University’s 63rd commencement on May 19.
Steven Delahanty of Auburn and Viviana Ruge of Londonderry graduated from Nichols College on May 11.
The following Chester residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Keene State College: Daniel Ciccarello, Nathan Thompson, Jennifer Zinka of Chester.
The following Derry residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Keene State College: Britney Bernard, Mariah Bonneau, Taylor Brodersen, Sarah Davidson, Renee Giles, Samantha Goldsmith, Lyndzi Gray, Tyler 0, Jessica Lescrinier, Samantha Magee, Alex Patrikis.
The following Londonderry residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Keene State College: Christina Alvarez, Allison Bedell, Julianne Bentley, Joshua Brennan, Christopher Carbone, Cara Colotti, Scott DeMeo, Kerianne Hale, Taylor Hicks, Kaela MacInnis, Brian Mazzola, Samantha Nitso, Heather Parilla, Julia Reinoehl, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Kendra Snyder, Tegan Swift, Molly Taflas, Kassandra Tenney, Kyle Virgin, Nicole Williams.
Eric Schoenthaler of Derry was awarded an associate of arts degree at the Community College of Vermont’s commencement ceremony on June 1, on the Norwich campus.
Emily Gardner of Londonderry graduated cum laude from Bryant University with a bachelor of arts in communication on May 18.
Ellen Boise of Derry graduated from Bryant University with a master of professional accountancy on May 17.
Craig Brunson of Derry was named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at Bob Jones University.
Lauren Schoenthaler of Derry graduated from Champlain College with an associate degree in radiography.
Matthew Dean of Londonderry graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in visual design - illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Brandon McLaughlin of Chester has graduated from the University of New Hampshire Manchester.