Guilford named to Purdue dean's list

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — Chad Guilford of Vinalhaven was among about 9,600 Purdue University students named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

To be named to the dean's list, a student must have completed at least 12 credit hours, be enrolled at least half-time, have a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 and have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Wyllie makes the grade at Tufts

MEDFORD, MASS. — Megan A. Wyllie, daughter of John and Kristi Wyllie of Warren, has been named to the dean's list at Tufts University with a GPA of 3.55 for the spring semester. She is going into her third year, majoring in geology.

Finnish language tune-up

SOUTH THOMASTON — Marja-Leena Bailey, department chairman of world languages and English as a Second Language at Middlesex Community College in Massachusetts, will once again bring her dynamic teaching style to the Midcoast when she offers an intensive one day FInnish Language Tune-Up on Jan. 4, 2014. This is for beginning and returning beginners. However, all students of the Finnish language are welcome.

The class will be held in Jura Hall beneath the Finnish Congregational Church on Route 131 in South Thomaston.

For more information and costs, contact Steve Gifford as soon as possible by telephone at 989-1971, by mail, 4 Park Ave. West, Brewer, ME 04412 or by email, These language classes are sponsored by the Finnish Heritage House.