School Notes: Student accomplishments and opportunities

Published: 01-27-2024 10:15 PM

Secondary accomplishments

Felix Kreis, of Norwich, was named a commended scholar for the fall 2023 at Mercersburg Academy, a preparatory school in Mercersburg, Pa.

Scholarship opportunities

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission is accepting applicants for its scholarship program, which is open to high school seniors in the commission’s 30-town area who will be pursuing higher education and career programs, according to a news release from the Woodstock-based nonprofit organization. There will be 10, $2,000 scholarships awarded and the deadline to apply is April 12. For more information, visit trorc.org or contact contact Mary Olmo at molmo@trorc.org or 802-457-3188.

Post-secondary graduations

Alex Baker, of New London, graduated with an associate of arts degree from University of Maryland Global Campus in fall 2023.

Daisy Johnson, of Hartland, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences in Lexington in December 2023.

Post-secondary accomplishments

Lilly Clapp, of Hanover, made the dean’s list at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., for the fall 2023 semester. Clapp also earned an “Invest in Success Scholarship.”

Augustus Byrne, of Chelsea, made the president’s list at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y., for the fall 2023 semester.

Grant Woods, of Norwich, who is studying English at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, made the dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester.

Deondra Goodspeed, of Bradford, Vt., made the dean’s list at Rivier University in Nashua, N.H., for the fall 2023 semester.

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Asa Wise, of Lyme, made the president’s list at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., for the fall 2023 semester.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at American International College in Springfield, Mass., for the fall 2023 semester: Joseph Beggs, White River Junction, athletic administration and leadership; Kaleb Maccioli, Claremont, psychology; and Travis McAllister, Windsor, exercise science.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., for the fall 2023 semester: Alia Cutting, Hanover, accounting; and Will Baughman, Hanover, finance.

Emily Cheevers, of Lebanon, made the dean’s list at the College of Our Lady of the Elms in Chicopee, Mass., for the fall 2023 semester.

Brady Elliott, of Charlestown, made the dean’s list at Regis College in Weston, Mass., for the fall 2023 semester.

Stacie Strombom, of Grantham, made the dean’s list at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., for the fall 2023 semester.

Izzy Herz, of Hanover, who is studying dance at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., made the dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester.

Madi Tally, of Hanover, who is studying psychology at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., made the dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I., for the fall 2023 semester: Sam Avampato, Sunapee; Sasha Avampato, Sunapee; Ava Dodson, Barnard; Liam Finger, Enfield; Talia Fritzhand, Woodstock; Gillian Guy, Springfield, N.H.; Max Hambsch, South Pomfret; Sophia Postans, Windsor; Jake Reznek, Hanover; Kaeley Skakalski, Cornish; and Willy Underwood, Woodstock.