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Friends and neighbors: What community members are up to

  •  Lauren Bradford


Friday, July 13, 2018
Amherst

Thomas Jeffries graduated from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Jeffries is the child of William Jeffries and Jean Jeffries, and a graduate of Amherst Regional High School.

Jean-Pierre G. Torras was named to the spring semester dean's list at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, where he is a member of the class of 2020 and majoring in physics and mathematics. Torras attended Deerfield Academy.

Belchertown

Bryanna Veroneau graduated from Assumption College in Worcester.

Julia Mazza was named to the spring semester president's list at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Shayne McConnell was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. McConnell is a business major.

Conway

Anahita Sotoohi received a law degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Easthampton

Katie Spaulding received a master’s of public health degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. 

Florence

Molly McCusker, a rising senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was chosen to attend the Oxford Summer Seminar in England where she will spend six weeks taking classes and traveling.

Katelyn Thibault has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Westfield State University, where she is a sophomore majoring in criminal justice with a minor in sociology.

Lauren Kate Kennedy has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where she is a rising senior economics and international studies major. Kennedy is a graduate of Northampton High School and daughter of Mark and Mary Jo Kennedy.

Bridget Melinda Keefe has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

Vincent Sireci received a degree in accounting and business administration from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

Hadley

Savannah Ring received a bachelor’s degree from Curry College in Milton.

Katherine O'Donnell graduated cum laude with a doctor of physical therapy degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hatfield

Mathew Sulda graduated from Assumption College in Worcester.

Lauren Ashley Bradford received a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in history and German studies, with a minor in Judaic studies. Bradford spent two semesters studying abroad in Berlin, Germany where she focused on the Holocaust, and has been accepted into the graduate program of Columbia University, New York City. While at Gettysburg, she was elected to Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Delta Phi Alpha, received the Henry Schneider III Award in German Studies and was chosen for the Barbara Holley Library Internship at Gettysburg College. Her research on the Holocaust has been published, and she is currently focused on a summer translation and archiving project for the Gettysburg College Special Collections Department. Bradford was an honors student at Smith Academy, where she was also on the cheer squad and the goalie of the Western Mass D3 2013 championship Field Hockey Team.

Northampton

Beau Nerney Garbarini has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

Ben O'Connor received a bachelor’s degree in communication from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

South Hadley 

Brenden Lavallee graduated from Assumption College in Worcester.

Torri R. Lonergan Lonergan was named to the spring semester dean's list at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. Lonergan is a member of the class of 2020 and is majoring in global studies and Hispanic studies. Lonergan attended Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School.

Julia Wise was named to the spring semester dean's list at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Ryan Timothy Dodge and Christopher Miguel Paley have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

Southampton

Killian Venman was named to the spring semester president's list at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Kevin W. Curran was named to the spring semester dean's list at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and  has been accepted into the combined bachelor’s/master’s program in criminal justice/criminology.

Sunderland

Miranda Grizio earned a master’s degree from the School of Law at  Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Williamsburg

Katherine Anderson, daughter of Neal Anderson and Sara Wein, was named to the dean’s list at Smith College. Anderson graduated from The Academy at Charlemont and is majoring in education and sociology.

Roger Williams University 

The following local students graduated from the university in Bristol, Rhode Island.  

Belchertown: Erica Kamins, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and Johanna Walsh, with a bachelor’s degree in media communication.

Florence: Anna Walther, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in public health

Hatfield: Marissa Wickles, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education

Southern New Hampshire University

The following students were named to the winter president's list at the university in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Melanie Alibozek and Kelly Baird, both of Belchertown; Denton Green, of Easthampton; Tabitha Collins, of Granby; Trevor Fil, of Hadley; Danielle Miele, of South Hadley, and Elizabeth Hotham, of Southampton.  

Simmons College

The following local residents were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston.

Yeji Lee, Amherst; Jessica MacFarland Andrew, Belchertown; Sienna Catherine Caron, Easthampton; Rylan A Cote, Florence; Devon Zoe Eckert, Hadley; Marissa Mae Maiewski, Leeds; Rhiannon Serenity Charren-Diehl, Sangha Nhan Kang-Le, and Ruby Alexandra Townsend all of Northampton.

Western New England University

The following local students graduated from the university in Springfield.

Belchertown: Tiffani Beeman, cum laude, bachelor’s degree in business administration/business analytics and information management; Erin Collins, bachelor’s degree in history; Jenna Dulchinos, magna cum laude, bachelor’s degree in actuarial science; Trevor Erb, bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance; Christopher Loud, law degree; Pegah Shakeraneh, magna cum laude with a doctorate in pharmacy; Jacob Willemain, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and chemistry.

Easthampton: Taylor Bird, doctor of pharmacy degree; Emily McCoomb, law degree; Gregory Monska, bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance; Sarah Sienkiewicz, bachelor’s degree in business administration/accounting; Jacob Winniman, law degree.

Florence: Samantha Krumpholz, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Granby: Patrick Fugler, cum laude with a doctorate of pharmacy; Connor Kennedy, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering; Joshua Labonte, master’s degree in accounting/forensic accounting/fraud investigation concentration; Jacob Tetrault, doctorate of pharmacy.

Hadley: Rebecca Freitag, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Montague: Elyssa Carner, bachelor’s degree in communication – public relations.

Northampton: Hosea Baskin, cum laude with a law degree; Alexa Pascucci, law degree.

South Hadley: Kaitlin Pomeroy-Murphy, cum laude with a law degree; Joseph Ciolek, bachelor’s degree in business administration/sport management and marketing; Rachel DiVerdi, bachelor’s degree in psychology; Emily Joslin, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree of social work; Thomas Spring, cum laude with a doctorate of pharmacy.

Sunderland: Jessica Zewski, magna cum laude with a doctorate of pharmacy.

West HatfieldManpreet Kaur, law degree; Sara McMahon, law degree.