Advanced Degrees

Elizabethtown (Pa.) College: Molly Northway, Cumberland, master of science in occupational therapy.

Union Institute and University, Cincinnati: Heather Westleigh, Bridgton, master of arts; Beata Wiktor, Windham, doctor of psychology; Lisa Crothers, Wells, master of arts.

University of New Haven, West Haven, Conn.: Brian Carlton, Arrowsic, master’s degree in fire science. 

Dean’s List

Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.: Chaney Burlin, Portland.

University of Massachusetts, Boston: Larkin Keyes, York; Vanessa Bradbury, Westbrook; Julia Hewes, Cape Elizabeth. 


American International College, Springfield, Mass.: Erin St. Pierre of South Berwick has been inducted into the 3.0 Club, which honors student-athletes.

College at Brockport, State University of New York: Amber Bowen of Scarborough has received the Brockport’s Deans and Recognition Scholarship.

Denison University, Granville, Ohio: Yaoxi Li of South Freeport and John Reinhardt of York have been awarded the Denison Alumni Award.

Stonehill College, Easton, Mass.: Paige Allen of Biddeford has received the Esper Reporting Scholarship from the New England Associated Press News Executive Association.

University of Southern Maine, Portland and Gorham: Thirteen students have been selected for the class of 2016 Pioneer Program, the state’s first collegiate honors program for students studying science, technology, engineering or math. Recipients receive a full tuition scholarship for four years, paid internship, notebook computer and additional resources. The students are: Dustin Boucher, Caribou; Christopher Dunn, Kennebunk; Christopher Fitzgerald, Scarborough; Nathan Goodrich, Gorham; Nicholas Hamel, Rumford; Megan Maguire, South Berwick; Joseph Murphy III, Lewiston; Ryan Pulver, Vassalboro; Mackenzie Sullivan, Lewiston; Christopher Walker, Saco; Joseph Walter , Brunswick; Allison Ward, Rockland; Nicolas Williams, Mexico. Also at USM, Melissa Stone of Portland was the winner of the 2012 Ellen L. and Harry S. Hamilton Prize in Environmental Policy Studies.

College for ME-Androscoggin and Maine Community Foundation has announced the winners of the Thomas W. Musgrave and Beulah Long Musgrave Fund Scholarships. The following students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships: Kristie Feeley, Lewiston, University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College; Celina Gauthier, Auburn, University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College; Jennifer Leighton, Auburn, Central Maine Community College; Sherry Monteith, Lewiston, University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College.