Upper Valley School Notes for June 17

Stella Ballou (left), South Royalton, riding Patriot, and Addie McCarthy, Tunbridge, riding Dharva, were among a group of Western riders who took part in riding lessons at the 2024 Orange County 4-H and Open Mounted Horse Clinic, held from May 31 to June 2, in Tunbridge. (Photo courtesy Tracey Stubbins/UVM Extension 4-H)

Stella Ballou (left), South Royalton, riding Patriot, and Addie McCarthy, Tunbridge, riding Dharva, were among a group of Western riders who took part in riding lessons at the 2024 Orange County 4-H and Open Mounted Horse Clinic, held from May 31 to June 2, in Tunbridge. (Photo courtesy Tracey Stubbins/UVM Extension 4-H) Courtesy photograph—Courtesy photograph

Published: 06-17-2024 3:18 AM

Post-secondary graduations

Lauren Kelley, of Grantham, earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics from the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences in Lexington this spring.

Gracie Gamache, of West Lebanon, earned a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., this spring.

Post-secondary accomplishments

Julia Horan, of White River Junction, made the dean’s list at Northeastern University in Boston for the spring 2024 semester.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at Saint Anselm College in Manchester for the spring 2024 semester: Jesse McDonnell, Grantham, finance; Maryrose McLaughlin, Grantham, philosophy; Mary-Hannah Gawlick, Windsor, psychology; and Colby Warren, Woodstock, classics.

Alyssa Paquette, of Claremont, made the dean’s list at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Conn., for the spring 2024 semester.

Daniel Kelliher, of Cornish, made the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences for the spring 2024 semester.

Lucie Turcotte, of Canaan, made the dean’s list at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., for the spring 2024 semester.

Emma Willens, of Hartland, made the provost’s list at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., for the spring 2024 semester.

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Owen Ellis Abrahamsen, of West Windsor, who is studying apparel, merchandising and design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, made the dean’s list for the spring 2024 semester.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at State University of New York at Potsdam for the spring 2024 semester: Andrew Gubbins, South Pomfret, business administration; and Emma Mullaly, Enfield, chemistry. 

Emma Dunbar, of Hanover, who is studying biochemistry, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison earned a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship this spring.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., for the spring 2024 semester: John Cassell, Woodstock, mechanical engineering; Emily Dean, Woodstock, biochemistry and business; Ethan Dean, Woodstock, mechanical engineering; Alexander Johnson, White River Junction, computer science; Ryan Kochiss, Enfield, data science; Elizabeth Scharpf, New London, computer science and interactive media and game development-technology; and Sean Smith, South Royalton, electrical and computer engineering.

Isabella Hastings, of Grantham, made the dean’s list at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I., for the spring 2024 semester.

Mackenzie Clogston, of Bradford, Vt., and Darcy O'Connell, of West Corinth, made the dean’s list at Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y., for the spring 2024 semester.

The following Upper Valley residents made the president’s list at the Community College of Vermont for the spring 2024 semester: Erin E. Lauer, Bradford, Vt.; Shannon N. O'Donnell, East Thetford; Caleb G. Paige, Vershire; Alethea Bouton, White River Junction; Kaelyn Courtemanche, White River Junction; Emily G. Lewis, White River Junction; Michael A. Meredith-Tuck, White River Junction; Chloe A. DeRemer, Wilder; and Robert A. Archambault, Windsor.

The following Upper Valley residents made the dean’s list at the Community College of Vermont for the spring 2024 semester: Carissa L. Deschamps, Bethel; Hazel C. Fahey, Bradford, Vt.; Molly A. Sargent, Bradford, Vt.; Nicholas A. Beaulieu, Grantham; Dante R. Vigneault, Haverhill; Makayla J. Herring, Randolph; Brandi A. Rowell, Wells River; Fritz C. Pungot, White River Junction; Jessica L. Giffin, White River Junction; and Evan Simpson, White River Junction.

The following Upper Valley residents made the student honor’s list at the Community College of Vermont for the spring 2024 semester: Sean M. Downs, Bethel; Meo'rah H. Vincent, Bradford, Vt.; Erika M. Osgood, Claremont; Paul McAree, Hartland; Lea T. Blackmore, Norwich; Megan E. Roberts, Norwich; Shadya Nasrallah, Plainfield; Shayna Jarrosak, Randolph; Jody M. Santamore, Randolph; Ashley M. Smith, Reading; Bradnee Deaguiar, South Royalton; Lucas W. Zarr, South Royalton; Bethany M. Maxfield, Thetford Center; Amanda Clark, Vershire; Ashley P. Caple, White River Junction; Leandrea Henderson, White River Junction; Sheila M. McCarthy, White River Junction; Whitney A. Valentine-Wafer, White River Junction; and Isabelle D. Vandenberg, White River Junction.

Joseph Barwood, of White River Junction, and Samuel Bates, of West Lebanon, made the dean’s list at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., for the spring 2024 semester.

Email academic accomplishments to schoolnotes@vnews.com.