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Academic and Extracurricular Activities

• Adam Dalterio of Chester graduated from Vermont Technical College.

• The following area students graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University on May 15 and 16:

Chester: Alyssa Petty, magna cum laude with a B.S. in elementary education and history and social science

Deep River: Morgan Bakoledis, B.S. in psychology

Essex: Ryan Kelly, B.A. in social work

Ivoryton: Andrew Ellison, B.A. in new media studies; Eric Jaillet, B.S. in business administration

• Matthew O’Keefe of Deep River graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a B.A. on May 24.

• Claudia Dalterio of Chester graduated summa cum laude from Union College with a B.S. in neuroscience.

• Matthew Robida of Chester graduated from Endicott College on May 22 with a B.S. in accounting and finance.

• The following area students graduated from Quinnipiac Univeristy:

Chester: Amber Wachtarz, doctor of nurse practice in adult gerontology; Whitney Wachtarz, M.S. in cyber security; and Megan Winslow, B.S. in nursing — accelerated

Deep River: Elizbaeth Cappiello, M.S. in nursing; Melanie Lee, B.S. in nursing—accelerated; and Danielle Sorano, M.S. in nursing

• Michael Lavallee of Chester graduated from Norwich University on May 1 with a B.A. in history.

• Jonathan Lacoske of Deep River graduated from Western New England University with a B.A. in integrated liberal studies on May 15.

• Autumn Iafrate of Chester graduated from Clark University with a B.A. in English.

Headmaster’s List

• Samuel Matt, 2023, of Chester and Samuel Rector, 2022, of Essex were named to Xavier High School’s Headmaster’s List for the 2020-’21 academic year.

Principal’s List

• The following area students were named to the Xavier High School’s Principal’s List for the 2020-’21 academic year:

Chester: Joseph Lallier, 2022

Essex: Zachary Dolan, 2021; William Heher, 2021; Louis McRiley, 2024; and Benjamin Rector, 2024

Honor Roll

• The following area students were named to the Xavier High School fourth quarter Honor Roll:

Chester: Joseph Lallier, 2022-High Honors; Samuel Matt, 2023-High Honors

Essex: Samuel Rector, 2022-High Honors; Louis McRiley, 2024-High Honors; Zachary Dolan, 2021-Honors; William Heher, 2021-Honors; Michael McCauley, 2022-Honors; and Christopher Dowie, 2023-Honors

• Nicholas Ferrucci of Essex and Riley Millard of Chester were named to the Pomfret School High Honors List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Mercy High School fourth quarter Honor Roll:

Centerbrook: Maeve Martin, 2022-High Honors

Essex: Olivia Collins, 2024-High Honors; Hanna Dolan, 2023-High Honors; Isabella Bartolomei, 2021-Honors; and Noa McRiley, 2024-Honors

Ivoryton: Lindsy Beebe, 2021-High Honors

Dean’s List

• Ella Gibson of Essex was named to the University of Tampa Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the University of Rhode Island Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Chester: Sarah Hart, Erin Persico, and Jacob Robertson

Deep River: Madison Alio, Ryan Aresta, Travis Baldwin, and Caitlin Bouchard

Essex: Tessa LeMay

Ivoryton: Alexandra Figuenick

• The following area students were named to the University of New Hampshire’s Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Chester: Grace Hart

Essex: Jack Martin

Ivoryton: Deborah Ross

• Jamie Mastrio of Chester was named to the Springfield College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Southern Connecticut State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Deep River: Khavita Becker, Mikayla Bruton, Jaclyn Marino, McLaine Rutan, Ashley Vogt, and Ethan West

Ivoryton: Amber Delua

• Frederick Kerr of Essex was named to the Northeastern University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Nathan Szymanski of Ivoryton was named to the Shenandoah University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Jacob Decker of Essex was named to the James Madison University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• John Dickson of Deep River was named to the University of Alabama Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Mireille Fortin of Chester was named to the Dean College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Dylan Laplace of Chester was named to the SUNY Morrisville Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Thomas Walsh of Ivoryton was named to the Norwich University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Central Connecticut State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Chester: Brandon Amara, Cora Atchison-Lynde, Kyra Everett, Miller Gormley, Tesla Lowrey, and Michaela Mantie

Deep River: Marina Capezzone and Electra Cassells

Essex: Samuel Pirsig, Callie Riggio, and Jeffrey Riggio

Ivoryton: Rachel Trezza

• Matthew Robida of Chester and Gabriella Verderame Malachowski of Essex were named to the Endicott College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Brianna O’Brien of Deep River was named to the American International College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Isabella Hosley of Chester was named to the Siena College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Quinnipiac University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Chester: Megan Winslow

Deep River: Melanie Lee

• William Lallier of Chester was named to the College of the Holy Cross Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Michelle Elliott of Essex was named to the Montclair State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Goodwin University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Chester: Darlene Aresco

Deep River: Elizabeth Robinson

Essex: Kindra Faucher

• Elise Wilson of Deep River was named to the Hamilton College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

President’s List

• Taylor Esposito of Deep River was named to the SUNY Cortland President’s List for the fall 2020 semester.

• Nathan Szymanski of Ivoryton was named to the Shenandoah University President’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Logan Bellos was named to the Coastal Carolina University President’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Grace Burleson of Essex was named to the University of Alabama President’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Elizbaeth Robinson of Deep River was named to the Goodwin University President’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

Head of School Scholar Honors List

• Hanley Ferrucci of Essex was named to the Pomfret School Head of School Scholar Honors List for the spring 2021 semester.


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