Anne Turcotte of New Vineyard graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in historic preservation from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg on May 12. In addition, Turcotte was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.
Caroline S. Ward of Winthrop received her bachelor of arts degree magna cum laude as a Mary Lyon Scholar from Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass., on May 27.
Ward majored in chemistry. She was a tutor for the peer-led undergraduate mentoring system, Web designer for the chemistry club and a member of the Society of Art Goddesses.
She conducted independent research in chemiluminescence with Professor Darren Hamilton. Ward plans to work with a biotechnology and pharmaceutical company for two years before going on the graduate school.
Before enrolling in Mount Holyoke College, Ward attended Central Maine Community College. She is the daughter of Edwin and Sarah Ward of Winthrop.
Elisha Castonguay of Lewiston recently received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the Simmons College School for Health Studies.
Amanda Casey Hill of Turner and James Paul Therrien II of Wales graduated from Lyndon State College in Lyndon Center, Vt., on May 13 in an outdoor ceremony.
Hill, daughter of Alan and Rachel Hill of Turner, earned a bachelor of science in television studies. During commencement activities, Hill received the Vermont Association of Broadcasters Award and was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. She graduated from Leavitt Area High School in Turner in 2003.
Therrien, son of James and Janice Therrien of Wales, received a bachelor of science in recreation resource and ski resort management. He graduated from Oak Hill High School in Wales in 2003.
Mark Adam Moody graduated from Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass., on June 7. Moody, who attended North Yarmouth Academy, is the son of Wayne and Lauren Moody of Auburn.
Moody lived in Adams House, one of the 13 student houses at Harvard. Moody concentrated in anthropology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree.
Nick Lawler, a 2003 graduate of Edward Little High School, was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in government and legal studies, with a concentration in American government, at Bowdoin College’s 202nd commencement.
While at Bowdoin Lawler was a member of the Polar Bear basketball and baseball teams, being a four-year starter in baseball. As an infielder, he set school records for the most doubles in a season and the most doubles in a career, as well as being the career leader for hit-by-pitch.
Lawler has recently accepted a position in New York City at the public relations firm of Sard Verbinnen as a junior associate. He is the son of Anne and Dennis Lawler of Auburn and the grandson of Regina Lawler of Lewiston.
Millicent Moon of Gray was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Moon is a graduate of North Yarmouth Academy and is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.
To qualify for the dean’s list in arts and sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
Marianne Nadeau has received her master’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. She is the daughter of Maurice and Diana Nadeau of Greenwood and the granddaughter of Clayton and Helen Heath of Norway and the late Hubert and Sybil Nadeau of Lewiston.
Nadeau is a 2001 graduate of Telstar Regional High School in Bethel and earned a bachelor of science degree in 2004 from the University of Florida. She is employed as a public accountant at Kundinger, Corder and Engle in Denver and will sit for the certified public accounting exam in 2008.
Rhea V. Kappa of New Gloucester has been named to second honors on the Clark University dean’s list in Worcester, Mass. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester. Kappa is a member of the class of 2008. She studies communication and culture.
To be eligible for second honors, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, of a maximum of 4.3 (all A+s).