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Clark University

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Dr. Melinda Ippolito Morrill graduated May 18 from Clark University with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology.

A graduate of Brattleboro Union High School and former Winter Carnival Queen, she is also a graduate of Middlebury College and received her master’s degree from New York University.

She is a native of Guilford, Vt., and the daughter of Thomas Morrill and Lindsay (Linda) Lindstrom.

Middlebury College

MIDDLEBURY -- Mary Kirtley Righi, daughter of Paul and Nan Righi of Brattleboro, received a bachelor of arts degree in English Literature with High Honors from Middlebury College on May 25, 2014.

Righi received the following honors, Summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Chennai, India, next year.

Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Ben Jerome-Lee graduated on May 18 from Quinnipiac University in Hamden with a bachelor of arts degree in History and a bachelor of arts degree in Communications. In the fall, Jerome-Lee is going to Thailand to teach English and travel. He is the son of Cindy Jerome and Fred Lee, both of Dummerston.

Babson College

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Paul Kim of Brattleboro, Vt., graduated from Babson College with Magna Cum Laude Honors and a double concentration in Finance and Economics. Kim is the son of Yisoon and Tae Mo Kim, owners of Shin La Restaurant & Sushi Bar in downtown Brattleboro. He will be working on Wall Street in Sales & Trading after graduation.

Kim attended high school at Northfield Mount Hermon, and middle school at the Putney Grammar School (Vt.). He served as president of Delta Sigma Pi, a co-ed professional business fraternity at Babson College and an advisor and treasurer for a multicultural club.

Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. -- Andrew Clark Jenzer, D.D.S. graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha on May 17, 2014. Dr. Jenzer graduated from Brattleboro (Vt.) Union High School in 2006 and is the son of Jurg Jenzer and Thea Lloyd of Brattleboro, and brother of Max Lloyd (BUHS 2009), of Boston.

He will receive his commission as Captain in the U.S. Army in June having graduated from Boston College in 2010 as a 2nd Lieutenant. Dr. Jenzer reports to Fort Bragg, N.C., in July where he will begin a four-year residency specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery.


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