Felch to attend military academy summer seminars

UNION — Gavin Felch, son of Kathy and David Felch of Union and a junior at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro will participate in the 2014 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program at Annapolis, Md. and the U.S Military Academy Summer Leaders Experience at West Point, N.Y.

Approximately 5,000 juniors nationwide apply for the chance to experience these highly prestigious leadership experiences, but less then 1,000 are selected to attend.

These summer seminars teach perspective applicants about life at a military academy where academics, athletics and professional training are key elements in developing our nations leaders.

Cox named to dean's list at Lyndon State College

LYNDONVILLE, VT. —Travis Cox of Warren, was named to the spring 2014 dean's list at Lyndon State College. For inclusion on the dean's list, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits with no incomplete or failing grades and a minimum grade-point average of 3.50. Cox is a junior majoring in design.

Woodman graduates from Smith College

NORTH HAMPTON, MASS. — Hannah D Woodman, of Rockland, graduated from Smith College with a degree in history May 18.

During her four years there she participated in three chorus groups. As a member of the Smith Chamber Singers she toured Spain in 2012 and northern Italy and Slovenia in 2014. She has been chosen to sing in an original opera in London at the Gilbert & Sullivan Festival later this summer.

Local student graduates from Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN, CONN. — The following Camden-area student was awarded their degrees during Quinnipiac University’s 83rd undergraduate commencement exercises May 18:

Carley Peats of Camden, bachelor of science in health and science studies

Uges graduates from Saint Michael's College

COLCHESTER, VT. — Jessica Uges, daughter of Shirley Uges of Hope, graduated from Saint Michael's College with a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude degree in psychology at the college's 107th commencement exercises held on the college campus May 11.

She also was named to the spring 2014 dean's list, which requires completing a minimum of 12 credits and achieving a grade point average of at least 3.4.

Williams makes the grade

EASTON, MASS. — Taylor A. Williams, of Hope, was named to the spring 2014 dean's list at Stonehill College.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were registered.

Vangel graduates from The Loomis Chaffee School

WINDSOR, CONN. —  Melanie Vangel of Lincolnville was among the 182 graduates from the Loomis Chaffee class of 2014.

The school's 98th Commencement Ceremony was held May 25.

Vangel was the recipient of History Department honors at commencement. She was the co-captain of the girls varsity soccer team, and named to All-New England honors, All-State honors, All-League WNEPSSA All-Star participant, CGSCA All-State Prep School honors, and Most Valuable Player Award. She also played on the track and field varsity team.

Campbell Viehman graduates from George Washington University

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Morgan Campbell Viehman, a 2010 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School, was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from George Washington University at the 189th commencement ceremony, which took place on the National Mall May 18. Viehman graduated magna cum laude with a major in journalism and mass communications.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine announces dean's list

STANDISH aint Joseph's College is pleased to announce that Alexandra Craig of Islesboro and Matthew Eaton of Lincolnville were named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

To be eligible for dean's list, a student must attain a GPA average of 3.5 or better, earn no less than a B- in all registered courses, and must carry a course load of no less than 14 credits.