Mary O’Dea Shea of Brownfield, Maine, graduated from Maine Maritime Academy on May 4, 2019, with a bachelor of science dual degree in marine engineering operations and marine systems engineering and a dual minor in mathematics and naval architecture. She was also placed on the dean’s list for having a grade point average of 3.4. She will continue her education at Maine Maritime Academy for the 2019-20 academic year.


ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Erin Friberg of Fryeburg, Maine, was named to the dean’s list at Muhlenberg College for the spring 2019 semester.

Students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this academic achievement.

Friberg graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in media and communication at Muhlenberg College’s 171st commencement on May 19.

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SCRANTON, Pa. — Benjamin P. Kelly of Glen was among 38 members of the University of Scranton’s Class of 2019 to graduate from its special Jesuit liberal arts honors program, which is one of Scranton’s programs of excellence.

Students in SJLA pursue a rigorous education designed to develop eanced writing, oral and critical-thinking skills through specially designed courses in philosophy, theology and literature.

Kelly, who graduated cum laude, majored in biochemistry and philosophy.

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DURHAM — The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2019 semester:

Neil Cederberg of Center Sandwich, earning honors; Andrew Whipple of Bretton Woods, earning high honors; Claire Martindale of Center Conway, earning highest honors; Dylan Sanborn of Center Conway, earning high honors; Nicholas Graziano of Center Conway, earning high honors; Maggie Albert of Center Conway, earning high honors; Conner Furtado of Center Conway, earning high honors; Dominick Tavares of Center Ossipee, earning high honors; Holly Evans of Center Ossipee, earning highest honors; Holley Coulter of Chocorua, earning highest honors; Riley Steward of Conway, earning highest honors; Hunter Bousquet of Conway, earning honors; Robert Davis of Conway, earning honors; James Hounsell of Conway, earning high honors; Tanner Wheeler of Freedom, earning high honors; Nicholas Farinella of Freedom, earning honors; Hillary Johnson of Freedom, earning high honors; Justice Ohanasian of Freedom, earning highest honors; John Sullivan of Glen, earning high honors; Jessica Hodgkins of Intervale, earning high honors; Dana Saxby of Intervale, earning honors; Ariana King of Intervale, earning highest honors; Maggie Rockett of Intervale, earning honors; Alison Burson of Kearsarge, earning honors; Ryan Meader of Madison, earning honors; Hailee Tilton of Madison, earning high honors; Nicholas Brown of Madison, earning highest honors; Catherine Sandstrom of Madison, earning high honors; Yosita Thanjai of Madison, earning highest honors; Taylor Brooks of North Conway, earning High Honors; Kirk Badger of North Conway, earning high honors; Spencer Duchesne of North Conway, earning Honors; Courtney Barrows of Silver Lake, earning high honors; Michael Kaichen of Effingham, earning Honors; Kasey Birth of Effingham, earning highest honors; Courtney Yacovelli of Effingham, earning high honors; Jacob Remick of Tamworth, earning honors; Kacie Snyder of Wolfeboro Falls, earning highest honors and Reese Greaney of Fryeburg, Maine, earning high honors.

Students named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits).

Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.

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