BOSTON — Taylor Theriault, son of Michael and Trina Theriault of West Minot, graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology on April 23 with a Master of Architecture degree.

He has accepted a full-time position with Bechtel Frank Erickson Architects in Lexington, Mass., where he will continue his work in the architecture field.

Theriault is a 2011 graduate of Hebron Academy.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Ashley McNally, a senior at Bob Jones University pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in science education, was hired before graduation as a chemistry and physics teacher at Harvest Christian Academy in Barrigada, Guam.

McNally is a resident of Raymond.

EVANSTON, Ill. — The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its scholarship winners.

Sonia Hao Lin of Topsham, who attends North Yarmouth Academy and plans to study medicine, is the recipient of a National Merit General Dynamics Scholarship.

CASTLETON, Vt. — Castleton student Dalton-Jesse Cummins of Winthrop was recently named the 2016-17 Student Government Association executive vice president.

The Student Government Association is the student government at Castleton State College. The branches are the Congress, the College Court and the Campus Activities Board. The group represents the interests of Castleton students.

The executive vice president assists the president with all student association activities, development and fiscal planning, and will assume the position of president upon permanent vacancy.

BOSTON — The following local residents were named to the 2015 fall semester dean’s list at Simmons College:

Delia Demers of Auburn, who is majoring in nursing; Sarah Giraldo of Lisbon Falls, who is majoring in art and sociology; Lillian Dearing of Lisbon Falls, who has not declared a major; Alexis Casey of Turner, who is majoring in nursing; and Sarah Desjardins of Wales, who is majoring in nursing.

To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a GPA of 3.5 or higher based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.

ORONO — Univeristy of Maine students were recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Local students include include Brianna DeGone of Turner, Mikael Heikkinen of Auburn and Delaney Woodford of Minot.

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