Elizabeth Mabee, a student at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, will volunteer during Alternative Spring Break. Mabee will team up with CASS Community Social Services, which offers food, housing, health services and jobs programs for Detroit residents.Belchertown
Paige Murphy, a member of the class of 2020, has been named to the fall semester dean's list at Stonehill College in Easton, where she is majoring in criminology.Florence
Aidan Winn of Wesleyan's Men's Swimming & Diving team was recently selected for the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team. He also received All-Academic Honors at Wesleyan University. Winn is a former student of Northampton High School.Northampton
Tyler J. Walsh, a 2013 graduate of Northampton High School, was named Pre-Season All New England by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Walsh is a senior at Southern New Hampshire University.
Anna Sailor graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering. She received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors in research, mechanical engineering.
William Matteson was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is studying economics and computer science. He is a 2013 graduate of Northampton High School. South Hadley
U.S. Air Force Airman Jasmine Reyes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Reyes is the daughter of Gloria Acevedo and Manuel Reyes and a 2016 graduate of South Hadley High School.Southampton
Taw Owens, grandson of Don Owens and the late Dorothy Owens (Haydenville) and Don and Theresa Puza (Southampton) has achieved Boy Scouting's highest honor, Eagle Scout. Taw is the son of Don and Bekki Owens of Springfield, Tennessee and is a member of BSA Troop 460. He is currently a junior attending Pope John Paul II HIgh School in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
The following local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in New London, Connecticut.
Amherst: Frances Brown, class of 2020, high honors, undeclared; Mei Reffsin, class of 2017, high honors, art; Samuel Simonds, class of 2019, high honors, film studies
Florence: Saadya Chevan, class of 2019, high honors, philosophy; Sarah Rose Gruszecki, class of 2018, high honors, American studies; Lucie Latuner, class of 2018, honors, anthropology; Jillian Ryan, class of 2017, honors, government, Hispanic studies; Daniel Shinnick, class of 2017, high honors, physics; Arlo Siegel, 2019, high honors, international relations
Leeds: Jamie Yurgielewicz, class of 2017, high honors, biological sciences
Northampton: Noah Babbott-Bryan, class of 2019, honors, undeclared; Amelia DeFrancis, class of 2020, high honors, undeclaredMassachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
The following local students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at MCPHS University in Boston.
Amherst: Allison Lam, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical and health care business, class of 2018
Belchertown: Angela Martoccia Grabazs, pursuing a doctor of pharmacy, class of 2022; and Urvi Patel, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in premedical and health studies (physician assistant studies), class of 2018
Hatfield: Miranda Wendolowski, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in diagnostic medical sonography, class of 2017The MacDuffie School
The following local students were named to the first semester honor roll at the school in Granby.
Hadley: Reece Tramazzo, grade 6, maximum honors; Courtney Hurley, grade 12, honors; Jessica Hurley, grade 12, high honors
Northampton: Ethan Shelburne, grade 12, maximum honors
Local students named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in North Andover include Michael Grise of Easthampton and Mary Lavallee and Rebecca Towne, both of South Hadley.Morrisville State College
The following local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in Morrisville, New York.
Mikaela Cormier and Brianna Peeso, both of Belchertown, and Matthew Fletcher of Southampton.
Rochester Institute of Technology
The following local residents were named to the fall semester dean’s list at RIT in Rochester:
Jacob Potter of Belchertown, studying computer science; Thomas Savarese of Florence, studying business administration-management, and Corban Mailloux of Montague, studying software engineering.Simmons College
The following local residents were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the college in Boston.
Amherst: Yeji Lee, undeclared
Belchertown: Kate Annalise Bowers, undeclared
Easthampton: Sienna Catherine Caron, undeclared; Alexis Jessica White, undeclared
Florence: Rylan A Cote, exercise science; Marissa Rae Pellegrino, nursing; Eleanor Sojourner Pullan, nursing; Angelica Barron Maulucci, social work; Juliet Sofia Bernini, undeclared
Hadley: Devon Zoe Eckert, marketing
Leeds:Marissa Mae Maiewski, business and management and marketing.
Northampton: Elizabeth Rose Leonard, sociology and political science
Sunderland: Juliana Clare Blodgett, public health
The following local residents graduated recently from Simmons.
Amherst: Zoe Keenan received a master’s degree in library and information science.
Easthampton: Eliza Ahrens received a master’s degree in archives management.
Northampton: Nathaniel Otting received a master’s degree in archives management; Chelsea Slozak received a master’s degree in nursing; Kathleen Wight received a master’s degree in library and information science; Elizabeth Leonard received a bachelor’s degree in sociology, cum laude; Christian Tams received a master’s degree innutrition and health promotion.
Pelham: Helene Flittie received a bachelor’s degree in arts administration; Natane Halasz received a master’s degree in library and information science.
Southampton: Marykathleen Fleming received a master’s degree in archives management.
The following local residents have received their degree from WGU in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Gurudarshan Morse of Amherst received his master’s degree in mathematics education, 5 through 12; Keith Bessette of Granby received his bachelor’s degree in information technology; Cydney Mulveyhill of South Hadley received her bachelor’s degree in nursing.Western New England University
The following local residents graduated from WNEU, Springfield, in February.
Belchertown: Megan Granger, master’s degree in creative writing-fiction; Brittani Allen, bachelor’s degree in general biology; Karen Mercier, bachelor’s degree in business administration-accounting, with honors; Peter Spotts, master’s degree of business administration
Easthampton: Elizabeth Gibbons, bachelor’s degree of business administration; Lynne Turner, master’s degree in organizational leadership; Patricia Hasper, juris doctorate; Kristin Lapointe, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, summa cum laude
Florence: Brian Mizula, master’s of business administration
Granby: Joshua Labonte, bachelor’s degree in business administration-accounting, summa cum laude
South Hadley: Thomas Antunes, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering