Champlain College’s 134th Commencement took place at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington on Saturday, May 5. In all, 451 undergraduates and 66 graduate students earned their degrees, including the following Williston residents.
-Erin Duffy, Bachelor of Science in accounting
-Alexandra Cota, Bachelor of Science in business
-Lance Millett, Bachelor of Science in business management
-Jordan Pavlik, Bachelor of Science in business management
-Coberlin Brownell, Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media
-Shaina Lurie, Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media
-Nathan Terrill, Bachelor of Science in graphic design and digital media
-Lami Tanko, Bachelor of Science in healthcare management
-Daniel Connors, Master of Business Administration
-Stan Tribble, Associate of Science in radiography
-Viktor Jagar, Bachelor of Science in software engineering
University of Vermont
On May 20, the University of Vermont awarded degrees to 2,552 students during the school’s 209th commencement, including the following Williston graduates.
-Nicholas A. Allgaier, Certificate of Graduate Studies in mathematical sciences
-Nicholas S. Archdeacon, Master of Public Administration
-Jessica P. Barrett, Bachelor of Arts in communication science
-Bradford M. Berry, Bachelor of Science in civil engineering
-Brittany L. Brogna, Bachelor of Science in business administration
-Hillary L. Burrows, Master of Business Administration
-Katherine R. Cahill, Master of Science in nursing
-Scott A. Camp, Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies
-Cameron Clark, Bachelor of Science in animal sciences
-Nicole W. Davignon, Doctor of Physical Therapy
-Bradley M. Docheff, Bachelor of Arts in English
-Norah C. Foley, Bachelor of Science in business administration
-Benjamin Greenfield, Master of Science in mechanical engineering
-Emily E. Heaslip, Bachelor of Science in dietetics nutrition and food sciences
-Sidra M. Hoffman, Master of Science in pathology
-Brittany L. Jean, Bachelor of Science in animal sciences
-Eze I. Kamanu, Master of Business Administration
-Leslye R. Kornegay, Doctor of Education in educational leadership and policy studies
-Ross M. Meunier, Bachelor of Arts in English
-Michael J. Moreman, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
-Grace M. Paquette, Bachelor of Science in social work
-Benjamin L. Reed, Bachelor of Arts in anthropology
-Chelsea L. Renaud, Bachelor of Arts in English
-Ketura L. Rich, Master of Education in special education
-Rachel E. Shapiro, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in dietetics nutrition and food sciences
-Robyn E. Suarez, Bachelor of Arts in English
-Andrew P. Sweeny, Bachelor of Arts in biology
-Jay W. Tandan, Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies
-Rebecca Tharp, Master of Science in natural resources
-Luke Thornton, Bachelor of Science in business administration
-Glenn P. Varricchione, Master of Business Administration
-Natalie R. West, Bachelor of Arts in French
-Evan W. Yandell, Bachelor of Arts in computer science
Vermont Technical College
This year, 486 students received degrees on May 5, including several Williston residents:
Associate’s degree in science nursing
-Vincent Franco, Bachelor of Science degree in computer
-Joshua Germain, Associate of Applied Science degree in business technology and management
-Abigail Senesac, Bachelor of Science degree in equine studies
Aidan S. Zebertavage of Williston received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering.
Montana State University
Benjamin Larson, grandson of David and Ginger Isham of Williston, recently graduated with highest honors from the university’s College of Art and Architecture.
University of Maine at Farmington
Renate Dubois of Williston received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing on Saturday, May 12.
Coastal Carolina University
Thomas J. Giardino of Williston received a Bachelor of Arts degree on Saturday, May 5.
CVU student wins scholarship
Champlain Valley Union High school senior Allison Giroux was one of five Vermont students to win the University Mall’s Scholarship of Excellence, sponsored by Finard Properties. Students were asked to describe how their volunteer efforts benefited the greater Champlain Valley community.
Allison Giroux, daughter of Roger and Denise Giroux, was recognized for her work with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, raising money and coordinating volunteer efforts with the Vermont Walk to Cure Diabetes event. Allison also volunteers with the American Red Cross and is active with several other civic organizations. Alison plans to attend the Honors College at the University of Vermont.
The scholarship winners will each receive $5,000 toward their first year of college.
Williston student makes Dean’s List
Tim Averill, a business management major, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
Students inducted into National History Honor Society
The University of Vermont Alpha Alpha Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, inducted 40 University of Vermont students into its membership at an Honors Day Ceremony held in April.
Williston student Bradley M. Docheff was among those honored.
Phi Alpha Theta’s mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.