Dean’s List for Fall 2016
The following residents were named to the dean’s, president’s, and/or merit lists at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2016 semester, unless otherwise noted. The student’s class year is that which pertained at the time of the achievement.
• Clemson University: August Jay Pearson of Chester.
• Connecticut College: Angelina Annino of Deep River.
• Goodwin College: Molly Perkins of Deep River, and Tara Szakal of Deep River.
• Hofstra University: Sara Castelli of Essex.
• Lafayette College: Jacob Luster of Essex, and Elias Mueller of Chester.
• Massachusetts Maritime Academy: Cadet Brian Watson of Essex.
• Merrimack College: Kiernan Decker of Essex.
• Northeastern University: Matthew Cole of Chester, Nicholas Smith of Essex, and Julia Wlochowski of Ivoryton.
• Occidental College: Anastasia Cusack-Mercedez of Chester.
• Rochester Institute of Technology: Josef Lenz of Deep River.
• Wheaton College: Mackenzie Goller of Ivoryton.
• Whitman College: Eric Rannestad of Chester.Academic and Extracurricular Achievements
• Gabriel S. Cusack-Mercedez of Chester graduated from Porter and Chester Institute, Rocky Hill, with a 3.73 GPA in automotive technology, the highest in his class.
• Brian Loftus of Deep River graduated from the University of New Haven.
• Jessica Newcomb of Deep River, the daughter of Pearl and Robert Newcomb, has completed her graduate studies at Rush University of Chicago. She received her doctorate of nursing in anesthesiology in December 2016 and is now a captain in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California.Honor Roll Students
• Mercy High School, 2nd Marking Period, 2016-’17: Claire Bauman of Ivoryton, Nicole Bauman of Ivoryton, Serina Beebe of Ivoryton, Kelsey Caramanica of Deep River, Rachael Cipolla of Ivoryton, Kristen Dean of Ivoryton, Sophia Finkeldey of Ivoryton, Maeve Garrity of Essex, Ella Gibson of Essex, Alexa Guasp of Chester, Catherine Heher of Essex, Julia Jenkins of Essex, Ava McLachlan of Essex, Anna Monaco of Essex, Bridget Monaghan of Chester, and Siena Petrolle of Essex.
• Sacred Heart Academy, 2nd Marking Period, 2016-’17: Courtney Clarkin of Ivoryton, and Sophie Park of Essex.