Education briefs

Jul 14, 2014

Area residents graduate from Colby College

WATERVILLE — Area residents were among 472 seniors who graduated from Colby College May 25, receiving bachelor of arts degrees at the College's 193rd Commencement. As guest speaker, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick spoke about the importance of presence in a rapidly changing world. Colby President William D. Adams, presiding over his last commencement before stepping down June 30, handed a diploma to each of the graduates.

Locals graduating were:

Andrew R. Beauchesne of Camden is the son of Richard Beauchesne and Patricia Healy of Camden and majored in biology with a concentration in cell and molecular biology/biochemistry.

Zakary M. Jaques of Hope is the son of Thomas and Colleen Jaques of Hope and majored in environmental studies with a science concentration and biology.

Wyatt McLean of Camden is the son of Don and Patrisha McLean of Camden and majored in environmental studies with a policy concentration.

Palermo named to dean's list

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Sarah Palermo of Camden, a theory and composition major, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Kuhn earns Enrichment Scholarship

KEENE, N.H. — Keene State College congratulates Jayson Kuhn of Rockport on earning an Enrichment Scholarship.

This scholarship recognizes first-year students who display high academic performance. Merit awards are determined from a review of the students' application for admission to Keene State.

Locals named to Maine Maritime dean's list

CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to its dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named to the dean’s list earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Named to the list are:

Isaac Grindle of Camden, a marine engineering technology student

Jonathan Payne of Camden, a marine engineering operations student.

Phillips Exeter Academy news

EXETER, N.H. — Clemens Saltonstall Brooks, a junior from Rockport, has earned high honors for the spring 2014 term at Phillips Exeter Academy. He

To qualify for the honor roll, students must maintain an overall average of (B), or a grade between 8.0 – 8.9 on an 11-point scale. High honors are given for grades 9.0 – 9.9 (B+); highest honors are given for grades 10.0 ‑ 11 (A‑).

Kuhn named to Curry College dean's list

MILTON , MASS. — Curry Colleg announces that Lucas Kuhn of Rockport has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a "C" for the semester. Full-time students must carry 12 or more graded credits for the semester.

Gambell named to Colby College dean's list

WATERVILLE — Carrick J. Gambell was named to the dean's list at Colby College for his outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2013-2014 year. Gambell, a member of the class of 2015, is the son of William Gambell and Eileen Molloy of Camden, and attended Camden Hills Regional High School.

Students whose grade point averages were 3.7 or higher were named to the dean's list.

USM announces dean's list for part-time students

PORTLAND — The following part-time, in-state students have been named to the University of Southern Maine dean’s list for the 2013-2014 academic year.

In order to be named to the list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for two semesters.

Locals named to the list are: Catherine LaVonne Gelsinger of Camden and Morgan M Cooper of Rockport.

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