Graduations

Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.: Priya Ahluwalia, Scarborough; Camille Auger, Kennebunk; Heidi Bogdanovich, Scarborough; Zachary Dulac, Portland; Jessica Heywood, Windham; Christian Malarsie, Gorham; Rene Quinn, Scarborough; Shobow Saban, Lewiston; Patrick Tyler, Cape Elizabeth.

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.: Cameron Brown, Cape Elizabeth; Connor Burfeind, Falmouth; Michael Meahl, Falmouth; Michael Miliano, Gorham; Samuel Silberstein, Portland, cum laude.

Grove City, Pa., College: Samuel Skold, Freeport.

Keene, N.H., State College: Adam Beaulieu, Sabattus, magna cum laude; Tanner Chase, York; Jason Cyr, Saco; Lindsey Kousaie, York, magna cum laude; Riley Meserve, Gorham; Meaghan Morrison, Kittery; Kayla Purinton, Brunswick; Reece Teixeira, Lewiston; Sarah Thomas, Scarborough; Amber Williams, Durham.

McDaniel College, Westminster, Md.: Daniel Mason, Minot.

Salve Regina University, Newport, R.I.: Lauren Nicholson, Cape Elizabeth; Lillianna Trujillo, Standish.

Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.: Travis Barker, Yarmouth, summa cum laude; Megan Coale, Cumberland Center; Brina Dillon, Freeport, cum laude; Tara Metzger, Lisbon Falls, magna cum laude; Jane Miller, Kennebunkport, magna cum laude; Matthew Worthington, Brunswick, cum laude.

Worcester, Mass., Polytechnic Institute: Will Lynch, Scarborough, with high distinction; Catherine Sevigny, York, with distinction; Jesse Lehman, Cumberland Center, with distinction; Thomas Moutinho, Gorham, with high distinction; Tyler Hickey, Eliot; Dylan Pinnette, Topsham; Elliott Wiegman, Leeds; Joseph Collins, Standish, with distinction; Anthony Stolo, Alfred, with distinction; Colby Foster, Springvale, with high distinction; Nathan Martel, Steep Falls, with high distinction; Logan Roche, Portland, with high distinction; Michael Chin, Lewiston; Kaitlin Doherty, Scarborough; Taylor Landry, Kennebunk, with high distinction; Lou Abigail Seneres, Saco; Luis Pernia-Rovayo, Auburn; Passe Meas, Springvale, with distinction; Morgan Boyd, Woolwich, with high distinction; Alden Kelsey, Cumberland, with high distinction; Daniel Dorfman, Portland; Christopher Conley, Kennebunkport.

Advanced Degrees

Worcester, Mass., Polytechnic Institute: Joseph Malnati, Windham, master of science in systems engineering; Matthew Paladino, Turner, master of science degree in civil engineering.

Awards and Honors

Brianna Crosby of Wayne, a recent graduate of Central Maine Community College, was awarded the George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship, which provides exchange opportunities between Maine and Ireland. Crosby will spend the January semester studying at the Cork Institute of Technology with all tuition, fees, books, and room and board covered by the scholarship. She recently graduated with a 4.0 GPA and was honored by the Maine Community College System’s board of trustees as 2015 Student of the Year. Crosby will continue with international studies in the fall.

College for ME-Androscoggin has named the recipients of the First Class Scholarship and Cohort Program, which pays the initial tuition for adults who start or restart college. These scholarships are for the fall term:

Central Maine Community College: Maria Barone and Melissa Potter, both of Lewiston, and Nichole Rowe of Lisbon;

University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College: Tanika Dickson of Lewiston, Jessica Johnson of Livermore Falls and Heather Kidd of Auburn.

Maine Policy Scholars for 2014-2015 were recently honored at a special graduation ceremony after completing a yearlong program of applied research in Maine public policy. The scholars are Andrew Radford, University of Maine, Augusta; Charles Young, University of Maine, Farmington; Victoria Boone, University of Maine, Machias; Kasandra Foster, University of Maine, Presque Isle; Alexandra Courtney, University of Maine, Orono; and Travis Powers, University of Maine, Fort Kent.

Southern Maine Community College’s Manufacturing Academy has awarded certificates of completion to Aws Albaldawi, Charlie Wing, Frederick Brown, Matthew Critchlow, Edward Morton, Thomas LeVeen, Dontray Tull, Mustafa Albaldawi and Cindy LeClair. The program trains students for entry-level jobs at Maine manufacturing companies.

University of Southern Maine, Portland and Gorham: Nikolay Voroninskiy was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.