SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts — Ashley DeBlois of Monmouth was welcomed into Mortar Board National Honor Society at the Western New England University chapter’s annual induction ceremony.

Mortar Board is the senior honor society at Western New England University.

WORCESTER, Massachusetts — The Assumption College Department of Economics has announced that Ashley Richardson of Durham has become a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society for those who study economics.

Richardson, Class of 2018, was inducted into the honor society this spring.

To qualify as a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the student must be an economics major and carry at least a 3.0 grade point average in both the major and in his or her overall studies.


ELMIRA, New York — Atupele Machika of Hebron was recognized at the opening reception for the Senior Art Majors Show on May 17.

Machika, a student at Elmira College, was given honorable mention for an installation of paintings and sculpture based on memories of her home country Malawi.

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Tara Metzger of Lisbon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an all-discipline collegiate honor society.

Metzger was initiated at University of Delaware.


ELMIRA, New  York — Kallah Turner of Turner was one of two students recently named recipients of this year’s Hal Roach, Litt.D. ’88 Theatre Prize at Elmira College’s Commencement exercises.

The award presented to a graduating theatre major who has demonstrated the potential of a professional career in theatre and film. 

FORT KENT — The following local students received their nursing pins University of Maine at Fort Kent: Shawnee M. Ellis and Isaac L. White of New Vineyard; Heather E. Krook, Sabbattus; Lauren E. St. Laurent, Farmington; Adriarna RossHannah S. Goss and Chad W. Kelsey, Gray; Victoria M. Leavitt, Brownfield; Lucille B. Therrien, Auburn; and Jenefer T. Timm, Waterford.

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