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College Accomplishments

Norton residents graduate, earn honors.

It's that time of year when college students are receiving their degrees, making the dean's list and earning other accomplishments.

The following is a list of Norton residents and the honors that they have received at various colleges and universities in the United States. This list will be updated periodically, so be sure to check back later. 

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Accomplishment Name      Notes Graduate Eryn Dion Dion received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Roger Williams University. Graduate Michael Fiore Fiore received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University. Dean's list Maria Pruden Pruden attained membership to the Curry College dean's list for the spring 2012 term. Dean's list John Willis Willis attained membership to the Curry College dean's list for the spring 2012 term. Dean's list Holly Mello Mello was named to the Roberts Wesleyan College dean's list for outstanding academic performance for the spring 2012 semester. She received higher honors. Dean's list Caroline Allen Allen was named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute's dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester. She is a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. Dean's list Joseph Cacaccio Cacaccio was named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute's dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester. He is a sophomore majoring in biochemistry. Dean's list Andrew Botelho Botelho was named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute's dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester. He is a freshman majoring in computer science. Graduate, Who's Who Alicia E. Scanlan Scanlan, a nutritional science major, was among 2,900 graduates on May 26 who received diplomas at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. Scanlan was selected for “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Dean's list Kelly Allen Allen is a member of the Class of 2013 at Tufts University. Dean's list Courtney Morrissey Morrissey is a member of the Class of 2013 at Marist College and is majoring in communication. Richard F. Nash Memorial Award Lauren Benjamin

Daughter of Marlene Johnson, Benjamin was honored with the Richard F. Nash Memorial Award from Marquette University's Department of Psychology. Benjamin graduated in May with a bachelor of arts in psychology. Benjamin was selected for the award for her psychological research paper best demonstrating the application of statistics. She received $100 and a certificate.

Graduate Kiersten Dichiaro

Dichiaro was honored for receiving a degree from California Lutheran University at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 11. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree in management and organizational behavior.

Dean's list Calley Fisk Fisk, a Drew University student, has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2012 semester. Dean's list Timothy Foley Foley, a member of the class of 2012, was named to the dean's list at Providence College for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list Heather Sanford Sanford, a member of the class of 2013, was named to the dean's list at Providence College for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list Luke Sejkora Sejkora, a member of the class of 2013, was named to the dean's list at Providence College for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list Christopher Ruta Ruta was named to the dean's list at Fairfield University for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list, highest honors Kimberley Birkett Birkett was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, high honors Kevin Fisher Fisher was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, high honors Valerie Hall Hall was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, high honors Katelyn Kok Kok was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, honors Nicholas Minicucci Minicucci was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, highest honors Hillary Schwartz Schwartz was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, high honors Robert Southworth Southworth was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Dean's list, honors Jocelyn St. Martin Martin was named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Graduate Joshua Paul Lantos Lantos earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Stonehill College. Graduate Nicholas Doolan Doolan graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell May 26.  Graduate Jared M. Ide Ide graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell May 26.  Graduate Alicia E. Scanlon Scanlon graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell May 26.  Dean's list Eryn Dion Dion, a communications major at Roger Williams University, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list Nicole Nelson Nelson, a psycology major at Roger Williams University, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. Graduate Jaclyn Chisholm Chisholm graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston this spring. Graduate Taylor Hall Hall graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston this spring. Graduate Kelly Davidson Davidson graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston this spring. Graduate Kelly McMullin McMullin graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston this spring. Graduate Darcy Demers Demers was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing at Sacred Heart University's annual commencement.  Dean's list Megan Bassick Bassick was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at University of Hartford. Dean's list Kyle Hanson Hanson was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at University of Hartford. Dean's list Michael C. Abbott Abbott was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at the University of Vermont. He is a sophomore public communication major in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. Dean's list Kameron Campbell Campbell was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Vanessa Ferreira Ferreira was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Andrea Giglio Giglio was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Kristen Gillis Gillis was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Michael Jacome Jacome was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Matthew Masterson Masterson was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Joseph Murphy Murphy was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list William Travers Travers was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Jillian Wry Wry was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Jessalyn Myers Myers was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Quinnipiac University. Dean's list Virginia Roussell Roussell was named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Quinnipiac University. Chancellor's and dean's list Samantha Lipkin Lipkin is majoring in graphic design-BFA at UMass Dartmouth. Dean's list Keegan P. Schleicher Schleicher named to dean's list at University of Rhode Island. Dean's list Alec Dorsey Son of Francis Dorsey and Karen Young-, Dorsey is a junior history and secondary education major at Saint Michael's College. Dean's list Lauren Southworth Daughter of Daniel and Kerry, Southworth is a May graduate with a Business Administration degree. Dean's list Joshua Cutting Junior in management at Bryant University. Dean's list David Fillingham Undeclared student at Bryant University Dean's list Eric Ippoliti Junior in accounting at Bryant University. Dean's list Tara LaFlamme Senior in human resource management at Bryant University. Dean's list Dylan Levine Sophomore at Bryant University. Dean's list Nicholas Muscatiello Sophomore in finance at Bryant University. Dean's list Samuel Phillips Junior in marketing at Bryant University. Dean's list Rohan Vakil Junior in management at Bryant University. Book Award Morgan Jones

A student at Ursuline Academy, Jones was named the 2012 recipient of the Saint Michael's College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience. The award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in volunteer service and academic achievement.

Graduate Carolynn Ohlson Ohlson received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering with high distinction at the 144th commencement at Worcester Polytechnic Institute May 12. Dean's list, graduate Brianna R. Cote Cote, a member of the Class of 2012 at Stonehill College, was named to the dean's list. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Dean's list Jessica R. Lantos Lantos, a member of the Class of 2014 at Stonehill College, was named to the dean's list. Dean's list Magdalena E. Ross Ross, a member of the Class of 2014 at Stonehill College, was named to the dean's list. Dean's list Jared S. Cote Cote, a member of the Class of 2015 at Stonehill College, was named to the dean's list. Dean's list Megan E. Benkart Benkart is a business major and a member of the Class of 2013 at Saint Anselm College.  Dean's list Kerrin A. O'Connor O'Connor is a nursing major and a member of the Class of 2014 at Saint Anselm College. Graduate Nathaniel Shipley Shipley received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art and Design from the School of Art and Design at Alfred University. He is the son of Thomas and Candace Shipley and a graduate of Providence Country Day School.  Graduate Michael Umberger Umberger earned a BSCIVE degree in Civil Engineering Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire. Graduate Nicholas Minicucci Minicucci earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Performance Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire. Graduate Andrew Adler Adler graduated from Fisher College on May 12, 2012. The ceremony was held at the John Hancock Hall in Boston. Graduate Adrienne Bragg Bragg graduated from Fisher College on May 12, 2012. The ceremony was held at the John Hancock Hall in Boston. Graduate, dean's list Ryan Kok Kok received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing from Bryant University. He was also named to the dean's list. Graduate Emily Munro Munro received a Bachelor of Science in International Business in Finance from Bryant University. Graduate Eric Olson Olson received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing from Bryant University. Graduate Nancy S. Foley Foley was awarded a certificate of advanced graduate studies degree in Mental Health from Salve Regina University. Graduate Alexa Burke Burke received a Master of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate Joseph Burke Burke received a Master of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate, dean's list Purvish Patel Patel earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate, dean's list Nicholas Crugnale Crugnale earned a Bachelor of Arts in Crime & Justice Studies Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate Andrea Fraser Fraser earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate, dean's list, chancellor's list Samantha Lipkin  Lipkin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Design - Graphic Design/Letterform Magna Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate Steven Chisholm Chisholm earned a Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing, Communication & Rhetoric Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Graduate Lauren Elizabeth Southworth Daughter of Daniel and Kerry Southworth, Lauren graduated from Saint Michael's College with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude degree in Business Administration. Graduate Kathleen Adler Adler graduated from Wheaton College in Norton with a degree in Psychology.
Adler, a member of the Class of 2012, also earned dean's list honors for the spring 2012 semester. Graduate Samantha Moore Moore graduated May 12 from Assumption College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She was also named to the dean's list. Graduate Erin Rodriques Rodriques graduated May 12 from Assumption College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She was also named to the dean's list. Graduate Joseph McGinley McGinley received a Master's Degree in Theology from Providence College.  Graduate Stephen T. Ohlson Ohlson received a BS degree in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management from the University of Rhode Island. Graduate Adam Beattie  Beattie received a BS degree in Resource Economics and Commerce, cum laude from the University of Rhode Island. Graduate Lisa A. Buchan  Buchan received a BSN degree in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island. Graduate Lesley M. DeRosa received a MA degree in Spanish from the University of Rhode Island. Graduate Matthew Belt Belt earned a degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Graduate Timothy Foley Foley received a bachelor's degree in Political Science, Cum Laude from Providence College. Graduate

Meaghan Kehoe

Kehoe earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut.

Graduate

Katie Jean Morrissey

Morrissey earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut.

Graduate Courtney Mello Mello graduated magna cum laude with a degree in business administration from Messiah College. Honor Society Nathaniel Bowditch Bowditch was recently inducted into Stonehill College's Honor Society, Lambda Epsilon Sigma. Bowditch is a member of Stonehill's Class of 2013. Dean's list Donovan Driscoll Driscoll was recently named to the dean's list at Villanova University. He is enrolled in the College of Engineering. Dean's list Paul Southworth Southworth was recently named to the dean's list at Villanova University. He is enrolled in the College of Engineering.

Charles O. Thompson Scholar

Victoria Carlson Carlson is a first-year student majoring in biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Charles O. Thompson Scholar

Andrew Botelho Botelho is a first-year student majoring in computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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