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Friends and Neighbors: Community members’ achievements

  • DR. KAYLYN D. UTLEY


Friday, January 19, 2018
Belchertown

Calandra Damouras has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at The State University of New York at Potsdam in Potsdam, New York. Damouras is a music performance major.

Erin Finn was recently named to the fall semester president’s list at The State University of New York at Potsdam. Finn is a music performance major.

Dr. Kaylyn D. Utley received her medical degree from the School of Medicine Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland. A graduate of Belchertown High School, she received her bachelor’s degree in biology at The University of Massachusetts Amherst and worked in the division of genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital as a research associate. As a medical student, she performed clinical rotations at several hospitals in Ireland, and in pediatrics at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She will be interning at hospitals in Galway and Donegal, Ireland, training in neonatology.

Easthampton

Alexandra A. Chapman was named to the fall semester president’s list at Husson University in Bangor, Maine. Chapman is a sophomore majoring in business administration with a concentration in financial management.

Florence

Molly McCutcheon was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Stonehill College in Easton. She is a graduate of Northampton High School.

Mira Vance, grade 12, was named a distinguished scholar at Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.

Granby

Noah Gould was named to the fall semester dean’s list, with high distinction, at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Gould, a home-schooled student, is the son of Robert and Aimee Gould.

Southampton

Justine Legowski has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where she is majoring in biology.

Sunderland

Crystal Niedbala, daughter of Karen and John Niedbala, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is enrolled in the Isenberg School of Management.

Westhampton

Ida Weiss was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Tufts University in Medford.

Curry College

The following local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in Milton.

Nekysha Carter of Easthampton; Savannah Ring of Hadley; Lindsey Gaouette and Elizabeth Mercier, both of South Hadley; and Sarah Falcetti and Matthew Halket, both of Southampton.

Emmanuel College

The following local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in Boston.

Zachary Crisafulli of Hatfield; Maegen Killeen of South Deerfield; Winter Leblanc and Meaghan Carey, both of Williamsburg.

Roger Williams University

Local students named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at the university in Bristol, Rhode Island include:

Erica Kamins of Belchertown; Eric Connor Charlton Edwards of Deerfield; Anna Walther of Florence; Marissa Wickles of Hatfield; Emmett Turn of Montague; Brooke Eddy of South Deerfield, and Garrett Kowal of Southampton.

Saint Michael’s College

The following local students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.

Belchertown: Madison V. Newman, a sophomore English and secondary education major, daughter of Randall and Patricia Newman; Margaret A. Patel, a sophomore music major, daughter of Bhavin and Elisabeth Patel, and Jenna P. Blain, a first-year neuroscience major, daughter of Gerald and Robyn Blain. All are graduates of Belchertown High School.

Florence: Emma L. Almanzar, a sophomore sociology and anthropology major, daughter of Douglas and Jeanne Almanzar, a graduate of Northampton High School, and Ian S. Underwood, a senior theater major, son of Thomas Underwood and a graduate of Waring School.

South Hadley: Nicole B. Conner, a sophomore psychology and elementary education major, daughter of John Conner and a graduate of South Hadley High School.

Southern New Hampshire University

The following local students have received fall semester honors at the school in Manchester, New Hampshire.

President’s list

Melanie Alibozek and Kelly Baird, both of Belchertown; Mary Whitacre of Granby; Trevor Fil of Hadley; Kaitlyn Steve of Shutesbury; Kyle Spencer of South Deerfield, and Elizabeth Hotham of Southampton.

Dean’s list

Denton Green of Easthampton, Tabitha Collins of Granby, and Danielle Miele of South Hadley.

University of Rhode Island

The following local students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the school in Kingston, Rhode Island.

Johann Becker of Amherst; Amy Rumanowski, Michael Tommila, Shannon Hunter and Abigail Robinson, all of Belchertown; Eleanor Quigley and Stephanie Therrien, both of Easthampton; Madisyn Stevens of Hadley; Haley Dacyczyn of South Deerfield; Caitlin Sullivan of West Whately, and Tyler Perrone of Westhampton.

University of Vermont

The following local students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the university in Burlington, Vermont.

Nicholas Auerbach of Amherst; Suzanne Black of Belchertown; Sara Sharpe, Gretchen Saveson and XochitlCalero, all of Florence; Delores Cupak of Granby; Emily Young and Caitlin Lewis, both of Hadley; Mia Ellis of Hatfield; Delaney Reynolds of Southampton, and Hannah Bernotas of Sunderland.