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Smith College

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.-- Kayla Bernier-Sontag, daughter of Dan and Debbie Bernier-Sontag of Brattleboro, Vt., was named to the dean’s list at Smith College for her academic achievement for the 2013-14 school year.

Bernier-Sontag graduated from Brattleboro Union High School and is majoring in American History with a minor in Latin American Studies at Smith.

Castleton State College

CASTLETON -- Molly Anne Smith of Langdon, N.H., was named to the Castleton State College dean’s list for the spring semester 2013-14 academic year.

She is active in the cheerleading and club hockey at Castleton. She was a split season Midget Hockey player in Brattleboro for several years.

Smith, a 2013 graduate of Fall Mountain Regional High School, is the daughter of William and Denise Smith of Langdon and granddaughter of Albert (Pete) and Anna Bushway of North Walpole, N.H.

University of Maine

at Farmington

FARMINGTON, Maine -- Brittney Torroni of West Dover, Vt., was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Johns Hopkins University

BALTIMORE -- Eleanor Lasch of South Newfane, Vt., was named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester at Johns Hopkins University. Lasch is the daughter of Robert and Mikell Lasch and attended Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. Lasch, who is majoring in cognitive science, will graduate in May 2016.

University of Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Tanner Bailey Mitchell Degenkolb of Putney, Vt., graduated from the University of Rochester on May 18, 2014, with a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science.

He was named to the dean’s list for academic achievement for the spring 2014 semester.

Degenkolb is the son of Charles Degenkolb, and a graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School in Westminster, Vt.

Hobart and William

Smith Colleges

GENEVA, N.Y. -- Tyler Hatton-Bullock of Putney, Vt., Amy van Loon of Marlboro, Vt., and Keira Carmichael of West Dummerston, Vt., all received bachelor’s degrees during the 2014 commencement ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges held on May 18.

Hatton-Bullock, the child of John Hatton and Kathryn Bullock, majored in Individual Major and received a degree Magna Cum Laude.

Van Loon, the child of Pieter van Loon and Rachel Boyden, majored in Chemistry and received a degree Magna Cum Laude.

Carmichael, the child of Kristen Carmichael-Bowers, majored in Music and received a degree Cum Laude. Carmichael studied abroad in Auckland while at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.


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