School News in Brief


Local student graduates from URI

KINGSTON, R.I. -- At the University of Rhode Island’s 128th Commencement on May 17-18 ,about 3,000 undergraduate and 680 graduate students became the University’s newest alumni.

Jesse Noel of Bennington received a doctor of pharmacy, Pharm D Magna Cum Laude. MAUMS Trimester Three Honor Roll 2013-14

BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony announces their Trimester Three Honor Roll:

Grade 8 Principal’s Honors:

Jamie Boyle, Ellis Broderick, Benjamin Bushee, Austin Buttle, Taylor Dicranian, Drew Dunlap, Cara Fitzhugh, Vitorio Grande, Paige Greenawalt, Bethany Hassett, Machaila Hoard, Keira Hogan, Skyler Hoyt, Maddisyn Kinney, Noah Loomis, Kaity O’Brien, Anna Salem, Alura Thiem, and Alexandra Thomson,

Grade 8 High Honors:

Emma Arlotta, Kaitlin Banks, Devin Carter, Cullen Elliott, Lucy Holden, Jonna Loomis, Riley MacDonald, and Michael Marchetti.

Grade 8 Honors:

Ashlee Billert, Alexa Bullett, Carrigan Campbell-Moresi, Owen Denue, Ashley Finkelstein, Brianna Hurley, Lindsey Main, Morgan Martocchio, Kirstin Murray, Christopher Pendlebury, Alyssa Trombley, and Evan Williams.

Grade 8 Honorable Mention:

Jeffrey Barth, Brittany Belville, Elijah Benner, Taylor Brandmeyer, Jack Bushee, Ashley Carey, Gaedun Carvajal, Victoria Eben, William Fischer, Kelsie Florio, Julie Fritz, Trinity Galipeau, Makayla Gelheiser, Tiffany Hassan, Nicole Main, Aaron Mattison, Kendra Morrissey, Jadalea Petit, Vincent Redcross, Dominick Rynes-Testo, Cameron Washburn.

Grade 7 Principal’s Honors: Molly Austin, Cole Cross, Taylor Hewins, Natalie Jelley, Rachel Langlois, Lily Loftus, Hayleigh Loomis, Benjamin Medvedev, Caroline Musinski, Maxwell Noyes, Aditi Patel, Iris Patterson, Noah Payne, Victoria Pembroke, Adam Sampsell, Tyson Sauer, Isabelle Small, Quincy Thomas, Samantha White, and Catherine Worthington.

Grade 7 High Honors:

Olivia Elmer, Andrew Evon, Jaiden Guetti, Tadakazu Kosaki, Holden Lofaro, Ciarra Raetz, Raven Realmuto, Ryan Rogge, Emiliano Salazar, Tristen Shays, Emma Shroyer, Emma Snyder, Kyonna Tobin, and Luke Williams.

Grade 7 Honors:

Taylor Andrews, Tucker Beaudoin, Mackenzie Bourgeois, Madison Breese, Michael Bushee, Jacquelyn Dunham, Bradley Hilchey, Carli Kipp, Lydia Larson-Ruiz, Hayden Myers, Kyla Obenauer, Aubrie Osgood, Sebastian Peltier, David Peterson, Thomas Pietrzak, Izaiah Rhodes, John Rogge, Hanna Sanderson, Aja Tatro, Adam Umbach, and Caroline Worthington.

Grade 7 Honorable Mention:

Jordan Barilone, Brenden Bruso, Phillip Bubier, Tisean Burdick, Zachary Burzimati, Taylor Bushee, Garrett Cornell, Hallie Davis, Jadyn Dunham, Hogan Elming, Sierra Foster, Daniel Gordon, Madison Gruber, Logan Haley, Simon Johnson, Zoe Lang, Christopher Mayer, Gage McLaughlin, Madison Metcalf, Marissa Moon, Jeffrey Potter, Tyler Prouty, Savannah Robson, William Secoy, Haley Sigsbury, Kellie Simmons, Tristan Thomas, Ryan Vaine, and Sabrina Weber.

North Country Community College President’s List named

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. -- Zachary Bates, of Cambridge, N.Y., was named to the president’s list for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters at North Country Community College. At the May 17 commencement ceremony, Zachary received an associate degree in environmental science. Zachary will attend SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, N.Y. in the fall.

Local woman named to SVC provost list

BENNINGTON -- Andrea Sleeman of Bennington has been named to the provost list for Spring 2014 at Southern Vermont College. The provost list recognizes full-time students who have earned a minimum GPA of 3.25 during the semester.

Sleeman is a junior majoring in biological sciences. She is a graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School. Sleeman is the daughter of Kathryn and Michael Sleeman of Bennington. She is employed part-time at Centers for Living Rehabilitation, Nutrition Department, in Bennington.

Franklin Pierce University graduates local student

RINDGE, N.H. -- Allison Shea of Bennington graduated from Franklin Pierce University in the spring of 2014 with a master of business administration degree in health administration.

Local student earns honors at Skidmore

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The following local student earned term honors for the spring semester at Skidmore College.

Shirah Hill-Cohen, a member of the class of 2016. She is the daughter of Michael Cohen and Alison Hill of Manchester Center.

President’s list at Western New England University

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Matheson M. LaFlamme of Bennington has been named to the president’s list at Western New England for the spring semester of 2014. LaFlamme is majoring in finance.

Dean’s list at Western New England University

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Cayla E. Gardner of Pownal has been named to the dean’s list at Western New England for the spring semester of 2014. Gardner is majoring in elementary education-psychology.

Area student receives master’s in music

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Peter Edwards, the son of Steven and Nancy Edwards of Old Bennington, received his master’s degree in June. A 1996 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School, and 2000 graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Peter earned his master’s from the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, Netherlands. Peter successfully completed the Royal Conservatory’s "Instruments and Interfaces" Program, a collaborative program of the Royal Academy, STEIM (Amsterdam), and the Institute of Sonology. Peter is currently teaching electronic music at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and resides in the Netherlands.

Burhans graduates from Ithaca College

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Heather Burhans, a native of Bennington, graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance with a degree in exercise science in May.

Roger Williams University announces Spring 2014 dean’s list

BRISTOL, R.I. -- The following local residents are among those named to the Roger Williams University dean’s list for the Spring 2014 semester. Morgan Ams, of Manchester Center, majoring in psychology; and Derek Bisaccio, of Bennington, majoring in international relations.


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