Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.: Henry Keiter, cum laude, and Laura Dismore, magna cum laude, both of Portland.

University of New Haven, West Haven, Conn.: Kyle Bulger, Buxton.

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston: Daniel Jackson, Cape Elizabeth; Anthony Berntsen and Jacob Thomas, both of Portland; Taylor Burns, Scarborough; Alex King, Windham.


Advanced Degrees

Clemson, S.C., University: Gillian Brooks, Cumberland, master of science in Wildlife & Fisheries Biology.

University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College: Master of occupational therapy degrees were awarded to Erin Knowles, Barbara Small, Erin Masterson, Nicholas Viti, Joyce Kennedy, Joshua Ferguson, Larissa Hine, Stacey Dunn, Elizabeth Nolan, Catherine Dow, Kathryn Brooks, Caitlin Cummings, Stacey Irek, Emily Cormier, Kristina Sabasteanski, Karen Thorp and Kaila-Ruth Smith.

Rochester, N.Y., Institute of Technology: Grant Tremblay of Brunswick recently earned his doctoral degree in astrophysical sciences and technology and has accepted a fellowship with the European Southern Observatory in Munich, Germany.


Dean’s List

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta: Kathryn Nickerson, Sanford.

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston: Anthony Berntsen and Jacob Thomas, both of Portland; Brandon Ganem, Scarborough; Alex King, Windham.



The American Association of University Women has awarded a 2011-12 American Fellowship to Jennifer Smith, Ph.D., of Cushing. Smith is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Center for Society and Genetics at the University of California Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Georges Valley High School, Thomaston, and Colby College, Waterville.

Stonehill College, Easton, Mass.: Laura Hayes of Rockport has been inducted into the Beta Alpha Psi National Honor Society for accounting and financial information students and professionals.

University of Maine, Orono: Joshua Komusin of South Berwick was one of 150 college students selected to attend Apple Inc.’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The award included a $2,000 scholarship and was based on his application, which included an app design.

Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Kathryn Campbell of Kennebunkport was inducted into the college’s chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society.