ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristen Lavallee of Lisbon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

She is a graduate of Model Secondary School for the Deaf in Washington, D.C., and the daughter of Nancy and Jim Lavallee of Lisbon.

BOSTON — Corey Therriault of Auburn was named to the dean’s list at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the summer 2013 semester.

Clinton, N.Y. — Adelaide J. Fuller, daughter of Donald and Kimberly Fuller of Peru, recently matriculated as a first-year student at Hamilton College.

Fuller, a graduate of Dirigo High School, was selected from a pool of 5,017 applicants to the college, and joins a class of 492.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — This fall, Colby-Sawyer College welcomed approximately 430 first-year students to its 2017 graduating class, including:

Bailey Clock of Gray

Tyler LaPlante of Naples

Maggie Lawton of Waterford

Joshua Rainey of Andover

Elisabeth Swanholm of Bowdoin

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall:

Amy Albert of New Gloucester

Nicole Burgess of Mexico

Samantha Goulette of Auburn

Brianna Hodgkins of Lewiston

Cameron LaBrecque of Sabattus

Kelsey Lapointe of Wales

James Theriault of Winthrop

Jordan Whitney of Industry

BOSTON — Wentworth Institute of Technology awarded 566 degrees at its summer commencement on Aug. 25. The following local students were among the graduates of the Class of 2013.

Corey Therriault of Auburn, who was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree.

Alexander Wong of Lewiston, who was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — Colby-Sawyer College has named the following students to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the 2013 spring semester.

Kolby Arnold of New Gloucester

Christian Coffman of Auburn

Maisy Cyr of Leeds

Brittany Day of Fryeburg

Jillian Jacobs of Otisfield

Nicole Levesque of Lewiston

Emily Luce of Carrabassett Valley

Timothy O’Connor of Bethel

Jennifer Ricker of Durham

Emily Rioux of Minot

Sarah Smith of Oxford

GOSHEN, Ind. — Abigail Dunn, a sophomore elementary education/special education major from Auburn, is serving as a resident assistant at Goshen College for the 2013-14 academic year.

RAs provide leadership for their residence hall units, enforce residence life policies and develop programs and activities with floor members that contribute to social, spiritual and intellectual growth.

STANDISH — The following students were recently inducted as a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

Christopher Bryant of Gray, a senior business and sports management major, is a member on the college’s baseball team and is president of the Sports Management Student Association Club. He volunteers at youth sports clinics on campus and for the Special Olympics.

Brittany Robertson of Mechanic Falls, a senior nursing student and certified nursing assistant, is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She has volunteered for many service activities on campus and has been a resident advisor and orientation leader for Student Life.

Rose LeBlanc of Jay, a junior nursing student, volunteers at a local food pantry, the college’s farm and at several local nonprofits. LeBlanc is a youth group student leader at her church.

POTSDAM, N.Y. — The State University of New York at Potsdam has awarded scholarships, grants and awards to 1,047 students for the 2013-14 academic year.

The scholarship recipients included Ashley Gallagher of Auburn, whose major is music education. Gallagher was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

BRISTOL, R.I. — The following local residents were among more than 1,080 students from Roger Williams University to receive their degrees during the University’s Commencement ceremony held on May 18.

Phillip Jacques of Durham received a Bachelor of Science.

Erynne Landry of Wales received a Bachelor of Science.

Kyrie Perry of Sweden received a Bachelor of Arts.

Spencer Teixeira of Lewiston received a Bachelor of Science.

CANTON, N.Y. — St. Lawrence University welcomes the following students as members of the class of 2017.

Holland B. Gallup of Turner. Gallup graduated from Kents Hill School.

Alec Perry of Center Lovell. Perry graduated from Fryeburg Academy.

Trent L. Rosenberg of Kingfield. Rosenberg graduated from Gould Academy.

COLCHESTER, Vt. — Saint Michael’s College student Mary Taylor, daughter of Donald and Katherine Taylor of Readfield, is studying abroad in Geneva, Switzerland, at Global Health & Development Policy for the fall 2013 semester.

Taylor, a junior political science major, graduated from Maranacook Community School.

ITHACA, N.Y. — Caleb Grant of Bowdoin was inducted into Ithaca College’s Oracle Honor Society on Nov. 4.

First-year students who maintain a GPA in the top 10 percent of all students in their school throughout their first full academic year are invited into the society.

Grant is majoring in environmental studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — On Oct. 5, Arik Fenstermacher joined Stevenson University in serving the greater Baltimore region through Build Community Day.

During the event, hundreds of students, faculty and staff devote a full day to giving back to the community by contributing to hunger relief programs, economic development projects and environmental sustainability establishments throughout the greater Baltimore region.

For a video recap of the day, visit

LA MIRADA, Calif. — In October, Kathe Washburn from Harrison was named to Biola University’s dean’s list for academic excellence.

BOSTON — Rachelle Henry of Lisbon has been named to the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.

Henry is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing and will graduate from the Manchester, N.H., campus.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — The following students were among those inducted into the Colby-Sawyer College chapter of Alpha Chi this fall.

Kolby Arnold of New Gloucester

Timothy O’Connor of Bethel

Sarah Smith of Oxford

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