NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Noah Brennan-Sawyer, son of Martin and Susan Brennan-Sawyer of Putney, Vt., graduated cum laude from Columbia University on May 14 with bachelor degrees in Psychology and History.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- A team of Binghamton University students were recently selected as first-place winners in the National Federal Aviation Administration’s Design Competition for Universities. Janette Wambere of Wilmington, Vt., was a member of the winning team.
Competing against 50 colleges and universities worldwide, the Binghamton University team captured the top prize in the "Airport Operations and Maintenance" challenge with a submission titled, "Web-Based Smartphone Applications for Pavement Analysis: A Geographical Information System Approach." The team was recognized for adopting existing technology in new and practical ways at airports.
Franklin Pierce University
RINDGE, N.H. -- The following Vermont students graduated from Franklin Pierce University on May 12: Natalie Harding of Brattleboro, Vt., graduated as a Physician Assistant; Jennifer Wagner of Newfane, graduated with a bachelor of science in Arts Management and a Fine Arts Concentration; and Benjamin Brewer of Brattleboro, earned a bachelor of science in Sports and Recreation Management. Brewer was also named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Devon Cota of Bellows Falls, Vt., graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in Human Bio, Health, & Society with the Class of 2012 on May 27, 2012.
Southern New Hampshire
MANCHESTER, N.H. --Wendy Toney of Brattleboro, Vt., an Accounting major at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, was named to the president’s list for the spring 2012 semester.
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Samuel M. Righi of Brattleboro, Vt., was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. Righi is a senior majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
School of Visual Arts
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Cassandra Keith of Brattleboro, Vt., received an undergraduate degree from the School of Visual Arts on May 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Keith graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in Photography.
BOSTON -- Katherine L. DeVincentis of Brattleboro, Vt., was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Northeastern University. She is majoring in Health Science.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Helena Gomez Cordoba of Londonderry, Vt., and a member of the class of 2012, has been named to the dean’s list at Providence College for the spring 2012 semester.
CARLISLE, Pa. -- Mackenzie Skye King, a sophomore and international studies major has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Dickinson College. A graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School, she is the daughter of David and Suzanne King of Vernon, Vt.
POTSDAM, N.Y. -- Elizabeth Rinaldi of Jacksonville, Vt., was recently named to the president’s list for the spring 2012 semester at The State University of New York at Potsdam. She is a Speech Communication major.
CHICOPEE, Mass. -- Cynthia Cyr of Hinsdale, N.H., has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Elms College in Chicopee.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The following local residents graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the spring 2012 quarter:
Zachary Bolotin of Rockingham, Vt., earned a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Brittany Borella of Londonderry, Vt., earned a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering -- Automotive Option from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Asah Cramer of Guilford, Vt., earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in Film and Animation from RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
TROY, N.Y. -- Christopher Hodsden of Bellows Falls, Vt., was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. He is a Chemical Engineering major.
WORCESTER, Mass. -- The following local Vermont residents received honors on the Clark University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.
First honors: Casey A. DeMarsico of Newfane and Beth E. Honsaker of Putney.
Second honors: Adam P. Boyle of Brattleboro and Daphne L. Kinney-Landis of Guilford.
CHICAGO -- Michael Herring of Marlboro, Vt., graduated from DePaul University in Chicago this summer.
Lyndon State College
LYNDONVILLE -- Colleen Shepard of Brattleboro has been named to the dean’s list at Lyndon State College for the spring 2012 semester. She is the daughter of Lorraine Cotter and Wayne Shepard and is majoring in Psychology and Human Services.
WORCESTER, Mass. -- Ashley Morgan of West Townshend, Vt., a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering; and William Parker of Guilford, Vt., a freshman majoring in Mechanical Engineering, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Hartwick College junior Nicole Daniels of Brattleboro, Vt., daughter of Brian and Lorna Daniels, has been named to the spring term dean’s list at Hartwick College.
Daniels is majoring in Chemistry and Political Science.
KEENE, N.H. -- Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene recently presented Cheshire Health Foundation nursing scholarships to several students who will enter a Baccalaureate of Science nursing program this fall: Isabel Block of Putney, Vt., a 2012 graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, she will attend the University of Vermont; Olivia Capponcelli of Brookline, Vt., a 2012 graduate of Leland & Gray Union High School, she will attend Keene State College; Sarah Harlow of Putney, a 2012 graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, she will attend Colby-Sawyer College; and Tyler Vosteen of Walpole, a 2012 graduate of Fall Mountain Regional High School, he will attend the University of Southern Maine.