- Category: Local People
ATLANTA, Ga. — Jordan Kruguer of Brownfield, Maine was awarded faculty honors for the spring semester at Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation goes to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.
Georgia Tech is considered one of the nation's leading research universities and has been ranked among the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It has 25,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Hannah M. Benson, daughter of Peter and Emily Benson of Jackson, received a bachelor's of arts in comparative literature and French from Williams College at the college's 228th commencement exercises on June 4.
During college, Benson was a member of the Nordic ski team and the Williams Outing Club. Honors and prizes included: Wilmers Fellowship; Friedberg Fellowship; Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Andorra; and Erastus C. Benedict Prize.
Founded in 1793, Williams College is an undergraduate, residential, privately-endowed liberal arts college with approximately 2,000 students.
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WORCESTER, Mass. — Kevin Murphy of Kearsarge was among 535 students named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at Assumption College.
Murphy is a member of the Class of 2017.
Founded in 1904, Assumption College is a Catholic liberal arts institution that offers undergraduate students 42 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business and professional studies, as well as master's and continuing education degrees and professional certificate programs.
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NEW LONDON — Kelsey Cote of Effingham has graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a bachelor of science degree in athletic training.
Also, Christopher Gagne of Bretton Woods graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in history and political studies. He was a member of Colby-Sawyer's Wesson Honors Program and Alpha Chi national college honor society.
Founded in 1837, Colby-Sawyer is located in the Lake Sunapee region of central New Hampshire.
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BANGOR, Maine — Three local students — Kristen Chipman, Edward Grace and Cory Brandon — made the honors list for the spring semester at Husson University.
Chipman is from Brownfield. She is a sophomore currently enrolled in Husson's bachelor of science program in health-care studies.
Grace is from Fryeburg. He is a sophomore currently enrolled in the bachelor of science program iin entertainment production.
Brandon is from Bartlett. He is a junior currently enrolled in the bachelor of science program in criminal justice.
Husson University is a private university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. It has a total enrollment of approximately 3,500 students, including 750 graduate students.
Oneonta, N.Y. — Junior Emily H. Davis of Intervale, N.H., was recently named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y.
Inclusion on the college's dean's List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.
Hartwick College, a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, offers a curriculum that emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January term, a wide-range of internships and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead