DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

November 28, 2013

ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS


Derry News

---- — Matthew Crow and Emmitt Smith, both of Derry, were named to the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2013 semester.

David Geroski of Derry was named to the dean’s list at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2013 semester.

Christina Errico has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. A graduate of Londonderry High School, Errico is majoring in classical studies. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Errico of Londonderry.

The following Derry residents graduated from Emmanuel College at its 91st commencement exercises on May 11: Meghan Dooley, Justina Patch, Brandon Wells, Julie Young.

The following Auburn students earned placement on the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester for the fall 2012 semester: Jessica Bissett, Jeffrey Bryk, Samantha Gonzales, Thomas McCarthy, Kim Remillard.

Devon Parke of Chester earned placement on the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester for the fall 2012 semester.

The following Derry students earned placement on the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester for the fall 2012 semester: Eric Beikman, Maren Bhagat, Melissa Bruno, Robert Englehardt, David Harrington, Kerrin Harrison, Kristin LeComte, Grace MacMillan, Amanda Turni, Michelle Wnek.

The following Londonderry students earned placement on the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester for the fall 2012 semester: Jessalyn Benson, Thomas Burton, Erin Clark, Gabriela Diaconu, Yonatan GenaoBaez, Kristina Hanley, Daryl Hubbell, Kathryn Lessmann, David Meehan, Rachel Meehan, Ryan Murphy, Nigel Swanson, Kristen Tejada, Thomas Tierney.

The following Derry residents received undergraduate degrees from Salem State University: Michael Dullen, Erika Norman, Gabrielle Abbott.

The following Derry residents have graduated from Northern Essex Community College: Denise C. Cosentino, Christopher D. Cox, Kyle R. DelloRusso, Kathleen M. Demers, Jacqueline R. Foroughi, Gregory P. Heavey, Deborah A. Hooley, Jason P. Lavoie, Michael M. Mangan, Renee E. McHale, Laura Musumeci, Jennifer M. Navarro, Christine Patterson, Zachary J. Rice, Eric D. Riopelle, Candice D. Robinson, Carolyn A. Santos, Melanie L. Schneider, Gabrielle Tatoyian, Desiree E. Terranova, Patrick R. Wood.

Courtney Lahey of East Derry has graduated from Northern Essex Community College.

The following Londonderry residents have graduated from Northern Essex Community College: Hilary Johanson, Hope Quismundo, Katherine Ruiz, Kayla Wipf.

The following Chester residents have graduated from Northern Essex Community College: Brittany N. Field, Deborah S. Goudreault, Alexander J. Spinelli.

Matthew Didomenico of Derry was named to the Becker College dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Didomenico is pursuing a bachelor of arts in interactive media design.

Kimberly Galluzzo, daughter of Anthony and Donna Galluzzo of Londonderry, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Endicott College. Galluzzo is a senior majoring in psychology.

Ryan LaBelle, son of James and Sandra LaBelle of Derry, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Endicott College. LaBelle majored in athletic training and graduated with a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Patricia Ledbetter, daughter of Robert and Sharon Ledbetter of Derry, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Endicott College. Ledbetter majored in psychology and graduated with a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Kathryn Cobban of Derry, a wildlife biology major at Unity College, was awarded the spring 2013 Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship. Cobban will be pursuing an internship with the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, the Holt Scholarship allowing for funding various costs associated with her position. At the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage, Cobban will be involved in many aspects of wildlife biology and wildlife care field work including: helping with general maintenance of the park and enclosures; taking part in research and field surveys; feeding and caring for injured, sick and abused animals; participating in educational public presentations; and assisting in capturing and releasing animals. The scholarship will help Cobban gain the useful skills and knowledge that she will need in order to pursue her future career plans of becoming a certified wildlife rehabilitator or manager. Cobban will also be volunteering her time to perform an individual, self-designed service project in order to benefit the organization and the community. Upon her return from her internship, Cobban plans on working to raise money to donate to the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage, giving her an opportunity to spread the knowledge that she will have gained to others. Cobban will present her internship experience, fundraising efforts, and service project at the Unity College Student Conference during the fall 2014 semester. Outside of her major, Cobban is involved in other aspects of the wildlife care field, currently serving as the secretary of the Wildlife Care and Education club, and as a member of the Unity College Chapter of the Wildlife Society.

The following Londonderry residents were named to the North Shore Community College’s dean’s list for the winter/spring 2013 semester: Lisa Chartier, Keith Clements, Serafina Marquis.

In support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, 50 Colby-Sawyer College students, including Joshua Tillis of Londonderry and Molly Paone of Derry, attended a “A Night Without a Dorm” on Nov. 15. Co-sponsored by Colby-Sawyer College’s Sociology Club and the Campus Activities Board, the 12-hour event raised awareness about homelessness while collecting donations for the Concord Cold Weather Shelter.