PROVIDENCE, R.I. Aaron Matthew Fenstermacher, son of Todd E. and Mary W. Fenstermacher of Peru, graduated magna cum laude from Johnson and Wales University on May 18.

Aaron graduated with majors in business management, entrepreneurship and psychology. He was a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s All-Academic Team all four years at the university. He was a consistent mid-reliever on JWU’s conference winning baseball team and had a phenomenal senior year with 14 appearances, a 1.96 ERA, 2 wins, 0 losses and 2 saves. He was awarded the Blue and White Cord to wear at graduation as an Honor Scholar Athlete, as well as the gold cord signifying his High Honor Academic status.

Currently, Aaron is working at On-Deck Sporting Goods in Brockton, Mass., where he also worked for his internship, achieving an A+ for that trimester. He continues on and is currently enrolled in JWU’s MBA program and expects to be holding his master’s degree in 2014.

In addition to On Deck, he also works for the Frito Lay Company in Providence. While taking his courses and working two jobs, Aaron is enjoying raising his new puppy, Tucker, and fishing whenever he can.

PHILADELPHIA — Eamon Andrew O’Brien Gallagher graduated with a juris doctorate from the Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University on May 17. Eamon graduated in the business and Entrepreneurship law concentration.

Eamon was recognized for his pro bono service hours and for his participation in the fourth annual Transactional Law Meet where his three person team won the New England Regional Championships.

At the graduation ceremony Eamon was surprised by a special award, the Faculty Award for Intellectual Contributions to the Law School. Eamon also graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2004 with concurrent bachelors degrees: a Bachelor of Science in applied sociology and Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.

Eamon’s parents are Brion Gallagher and Maureen O’Brien of Auburn. His grandmother is Lillian LaFontaine O’Brien of Lewiston. Eamon lives with his wife Erika in Upper Darby, Pa.

EASTON, Mass. — The following local residents graduated from Stonehill College.

Fryeburg resident Dylan Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Poland resident Shelby Carlson earned a Bachelor of Science degree.

Greene resident Melanie Ouellette earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — David Kell of Lewiston was awarded the degree of Master of Science in exercise science and nutrition at Sacred Heart University’s annual commencement on May 18 and 19.

JOLIET, Ill. — The University of St. Francis conferred a bachelor’s degree on Jennifer Dixon of East Andover at the commencement ceremony on May 4.

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — The following students were awarded degrees from Plymouth State University at their 142nd commencement ceremony May 18.

Kristin Horan of Fryeburg, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Jacob Steele of Winthrop, Bachelor of Science in marketing

Noelle Lake of Stratton, Bachelor of Science in marketing

Kaitlyn Horan of Fryeburg, Bachelor of Arts in psychology

WORCESTER, Mass. — Christine Renaud of Lisbon Falls received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and psychology, cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross at its 167th commencement on May 24.

Christine plans to continue on to grad school in the fall to obtain her Masters in Social Work.

WORCESTER, Mass. — Sean Daigle of Auburn and Daniel Dearing of Lisbon Falls graduated May 11 from Assumption College with Bachelor of Arts degrees.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Maria Parrett of Stratton graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in diagnostic medical sonography from RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology in the spring 2013 quarter.

ATLANTA — Tristan Perry of Turner has earned a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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