Johnson earns Bowdoin degree

Kathleen Jordan Johnston graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick in commencement exercises on May 27.

Johnson graduated with a bachelor of arts degree with a double major in English and German.

Suss graduate program grad

Matthew A. Suss recently graduated from the graduate program at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

Suss earned a master of arts teaching degree.

Tole graduates, dean’s list student

Allison A. Tole recently graduated from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., with a bachelor’s degree.

Tole also was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Meggison earns Clark degree

Andrew H. Meggison recently graduated from Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

A graduate of Gorham High School, Meggison earned a bachelor of arts degree in government and international relations.

Gorham dancers in nationals

Dancers Mariel Roy and Amelia Whitten, both of Gorham, are among the dancers from the Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts on State Street who are competing in national dance competition in New York City.

Before competing in New York, Roy and Whitten attended a five-day ballet seminar in Atlantic City, N.J. Their teacher in Gorham, Vicky Lloyd, said the two dancers studied ballet in New Jersey for five days from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily with some of the “country’s finest master teachers.”

Lloyd said Roy and Whitten earned tuition scholarships in regional competition. “They will compete their winning dance routines at the national level and then study four full days on scholarship at the Dance Educators of America Convention,” Lloyd said.

“These young dancers also sold ads for their studio’s recital program to help fund their travel expenses. They are very appreciative to everyone who sponsored their efforts,” Lloyd added. “Traveling to study with so many wonderful teachers, meeting and dancing with other students from all over the United States and the world is really exciting.”

Class of ’66 plans 40th reunion

The Gorham High School class of 1966 is hoping to locate several classmates for a reunion.

The reunion committee is trying to contact Diane Dobson, Ed Duso, Charlene James, Bill Oliver, John Scholl, David Sprague, Margaret Taylor, Dennis Vegent, Harvey L. Libby, Cindy Berry Leavitt, Linda Walker, Pamela Mills Caldwell, David B. Cobb, Roger Minard, Terri Bruno Peterson, Donald Bean, Alfred Seal, Roland Deering, Martin Bodge, Dorinda Hamlin, Eric Christensen and Donna Doughty Cox.

Those with information about the missing classmates should call Dennis Morton at 892-2457.

Reynolds presents documentary in Washington D.C.

Nick Reynolds, a Gorham Middle School student, recently presented a documentary entitled “Galileo Galilei: A Thinker Beyond His World” at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.

Reynolds was one of only nine students chosen in the nation to present a project at the museum as part of National History Day.

While in the nation’s capital, he visited U.S. Sen. Susan Collins at her office after his presentation.

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