GREENSBORO, N.C. — Melanie Joy of Greensboro, N.C. has graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Dec. 11 with a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies, concentrating in humanities.

Joy is the daughter of Timothy and Anita Joy of New Gloucester.

She graduated from Gray-New Gloucester High School in 2004 and Central Maine Community College in 2009.

She is employed as a rate technician at the corporate office of Old Dominion Freight Line in Thomasville, N.C.

BIDDEFORD — Megan Ring of Sabattus has attained the dean’ s list for the fall semester at the University of New England, Biddeford campus. She has a 4.0 GPA.


A freshman at UNE, Ring is a graduate of St. Dominic Academy as salutatorian. She is the daughter of Steve and Debby Ring of Sabattus.

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with distinction with a 4.0 for the fall 2014 semester at Boston University.

A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in graphic design.

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. — Lyndon State College has awarded two scholarships to Sarah Murphy of Monmouth.


The Alumni Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated academic achievement and community service, have completed 30 credit hours at Lyndon and have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0.

She also received a Faculty and Staff Scholarship. The Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Awards Committee selects students who have completed two semesters of full-time study at Lyndon and who have maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Murphy is a senior majoring in atmospheric sciences-climate change.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — The following Colby-Sawyer College students have recently completed internships.

The field experiences are designed to provide a student learning opportunity under collaborative supervision between Colby-Sawyer College faculty, staff and work-site professionals.


Jillian Jacobs of Otisfield completed an internship at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H.

Kolby Arnold of New Gloucester completed an internship at SMART Physical Therapy in New London, N.H.

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. — Lyndon State College announced Marybeth Noonan of Raymond is a recipient of the Vermont Association of Broadcasters Scholarship. The award, created to encourage and help deserving broadcast students enter the field of broadcasting, is awarded to a student who demonstrates a record of academic success, leadership and service.

Noonan is a sophomore majoring in electronic journalism arts.


BILLINGS, Mont. — Aaron Bardier has completed his FAA instrument rating at Rocky Mountain College. Aaron is the son of Sandra Landry of Lewiston, Maine, and is a sophomore majoring in aeronautical science at Rocky Mountain College.

The aeronautical science program includes a four-year baccalaureate degree that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots.

Aaron plans to complete his commercial pilot rating this year, which will also include training in glass cockpit aircraft, as another milestone toward his goal of flying for a commercial airline in the U.S.

Aaron graduated from Lewiston High School in 2013.

MEDFORD, Mass. — More than 3,000 students graduated from Tufts University on May 18, 2014 during a university-wide commencement ceremony with public policy expert Anne Marie Slaughter as the speaker.


The graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering included Emma Leavitt of Gray, Maine, with a Bachelor of Arts.

MEDFORD, Mass. — Benjamin Barnes of Readfield, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Tufts University.

NASHVILLE — Meghan Murphy of Winthrop, Maine, qualified for the fall 2014 dean’s list at Belmont University.


KEENE, N.H. — The following local students have been named to the fall 2014 dean’s list at Keene State College. 

Adam Beaulieu of Sabattus

Monica Grass of Sabattus

Sabrina Lapointe of Auburn

Noah Pomerleau of Sabattus


FRANKLIN, Mass. — Vincent Ratsavong of Turner and Brandi Lavigne of Greene have earned dean’s list status for the fall 2014 semester at Dean College.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The following Bob Jones University students were included on the president’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2014 semester. To qualify, students must earn a 3.75 or higher GPA.

Brian Hand of Farmington, a sophomore engineering major.

Ashley McNally of Raymond, a junior science education major.

Heather McNally of Raymond, a senior cross-cultural service major.


GREENVILLE, S.C. — The following Bob Jones University students were named to the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2014 semester. To qualify, students must earn a 3.00-3.74 GPA.

Matthew Parker of Jay, a freshman information technology major.

Jonathan Rebert of Farmington, a senior Bible major.

Kathryn Smith of Litchfield, a freshman communication disorders major.


BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Nicholas Demosthenes of Topsham has achieved the dean’s list at Lehigh University in the fall 2014 semester.

NEWTON, Mass. — Lasell College has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2014-15 academic year.

Ashanah Tripp of Center Lovell, a member of the class of 2016, is majoring in fashion design and production.

Ayumi Ranucci of Auburn, a member of the class of 2017, is majoring in communication.

Samantha Sgroi of Lovell, a member of the class of 2017, is majoring in accounting.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — American International College has named the following students to the fall 2014 dean’s list.

Emily Cormier of Mechanic Falls is majoring in health sciences – pre P.T. (BS).

Elizabeth Moulton of Hiram is majoring in health sciences – pre P.T. (BS).

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