Education Briefs

Jun 12, 2018

Morrill man graduates summa cum laude from Colby-Sawyer

NEW LONDON, N.H. — Curtis Warren of Morrill has graduated summa cum laude from Colby-Sawyer College with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. A member of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society, he received the Colby-Sawyer Award, given annually to the senior who best exemplifies the ideals of the college in personal dignity, intellectual growth, contributions to campus life and constructive influence on other students.

Warren was a peer tutor in the Student Learning Collaborative and an orientation leader, served in the Student Government Association and participated in the Emerging Leaders Program.

He was a member of the Chargers' indoor and outdoor track and field teams and was co-captain for two years. He was a seven-time New England qualifier and earned all ECAC honors last year in the pole vault. He also holds the indoor and outdoor school records and the NAC record in pole vault. For his athletic and academic achievements, he received the Male Senior Scholar-Athlete Award, presented to the graduating male senior who has made significant contributions to both the scholastic and varsity programs of the college. He was a Student Athlete Advisory Committee liaison and, as a senior, was co-president of the Exercise and Sport Sciences Majors Club. He is also a certified personal trainer.

In the fall, Warren will begin his doctorate in physical therapy at the University of New England.

Local women earn honors at Castleton

CASTLETON, Vt. — Two Waldo County students have achieved academic recognition at Castleton University.

Kate West of Thorndike earned a grade point average of 4.0 to be named to the President's List for the spring semester.

Mary Franks of Liberty earned a GPA of 3.5 to be named to the Dean's List for the spring semester.

College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winner from Montville

National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced approximately 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Among the winners is Stephen E. Crawford of Montville.

A graduating senior from Camden Hills Regional High School, Crawford has received his scholarship from Bowdoin. He plans to major in astrophysics.

College officials select their scholarship winners from among the Merit Scholarship finalists who plan to attend their institution. The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study.

This year, 178 higher education institutions are underwriting these Merit Scholarship awards.

Lincolnville woman graduates from Colorado College

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Tessa Carroll of Lincolnville graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Carroll was one of 513 undergraduates receiving degrees at the May 21 ceremony, held outdoors with Pikes Peak in the background. Tony Award-winning producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs, a 1971 graduate of Colorado College, delivered the commencement address.

Carroll is a graduate of Camden-Rockport High School.

Jamieson graduates from Clarion University

CLARION, Pa. — Barbara Jamieson of Belfast graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania May 12 with a MSLS Information and Library Science degree.

Area students named to Thomas College Dean’s List

WATERVILLE — Area undergraduate students named to Thomas College’s Dean's List for the spring term are Kelci Faulkingham and Brogan Leppanen, both of Belfast; Caleb Furrow of Freedom; Lindsay Morong of Liberty; Annie Young of Lincolnville; Chelsea Hubbard of Montville; Megan Tribuzio of Monroe; Korey Doolan of Morrill; Faith Beaulieu of Northport; Autumn Jackson of Searsmont; and Krysta Porter of Unity.




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