The following local students are recent post-secondary graduates:

Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, Massachusetts — Raven Davis-Bailey of Hiram.

Bates College, Lewiston — Paul Phillips of New Gloucester; Levi Morin, Turner; Dacota Griffin, Fryeburg; Dylan Thombs, Monmouth; Cat Ouellette, Winthrop; Kwamae Delva and Brianna Wilson, Lewiston; and Rakiya Mohamed, Kiernan Majerus-Collins and Kelly Philbrook, Auburn.

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts — Paige E. Clabby of Lewiston; and Eric R. Ulin, Auburn.


Case Western Reserve University, The Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio — Mercedes Wren Gurney of Byron.

Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts — Anna G. Schaeffer of Gray; Spencer L. Harriman, New Gloucester; Rebecca J. Meservier, Poland; and Nathan J. Fitzpatrick, Rumford.

Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York — Nicholas Rogers of Topsham; Benjamin Lowit, Lewiston; Thomas Pickett, Mechanic Falls; Jared Lapierre, Poland; and Calvin Stewart of Sabattus.


Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts — Kate Audet of Greene.

Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York — Indiana Jones of Carrabassett Valley.

Logan University, St. Louis, Missouri — Warren Varney and Ruth Varney of Turner.


Monroe College, Bronx, New York — Aida Vassell of Lewiston.

Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut —  Kwabena Akuffo-Anoff, Forrest Chicoine, MacKenzie Labadie and Alex Mills of Lewiston; and Erica Rollins, New Vineyard. 

Rochester Community and Technical College, Rochester, Minnesota — Alexander Catevenis of Lewiston.


Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York — Bradley Morissette of Auburn.

Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts — Brianna Doyle and Lillian Dearing of Lisbon; and Monica Beaulieu, Sabattus.

Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts — Samuel Cloutier of Lewiston; Ladan Iman and Kory Norcross, Auburn; and Patrick Rojas, Lewiston.


State University of New York at Canton, Canton, New York — Jaime Swart of Lewiston.

State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, New York — Zachary Cummings of Wilton.

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts — Nicholas Flaherty of Litchfield.


University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama — Joshua L. Dillon of Lisbon.

University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio — Yahya Al Ansari of Gray.

University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts — Katherine Mills of Andover; and Morgan Bowen, Lewiston.


University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford — Jacob Marceau of Livermore.

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island — Zoe Comingore of Auburn; Simon J. Davis, Readfield; Joshua Wayne Harper, Gray; Angelina Marie LaCarrubba, Gray; Katie Lynn Puiia, Rumford; Julia Ritter, New Gloucester; Benjamin W. Welch, Denmark; Lindsey M. Whitney, Lisbon.

Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah — Sara Grant of Lewiston; Justin Castonguay, Sabattus; and Robin Levasseur, Turner. 


Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts — Nicholas Rancourt of Topsham.

West Point Military Academy, West Point, New York — Joseph Cy Bosse of Sabattus.

Worcester Academy, Worcester, Massachusetts — Abdiaziz Shaleh of Lewiston.

Mercedes Wren Gurney, left, of Byron, graduates from Case Western Reserve University, The Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law, in Cleveland, Ohio. She is pictured with her brother, River Edmunds, also of Byron.

Nicholas Flaherty, a 2010 graduate of Oak Hill High School, displays his diploma from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. 

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