College Notes: Winter 2022

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Alex White of Dalton is the recipient of the Chancellor Scholars scholarship award at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, where he is studying physics. The college distributed $2.4 million in scholarships to students this academic year. 

Academic Lists & Awards

The University of Vermont in Burlington has named the following local students to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester: Patience Macpherson of Dalton, environmental studies; Bom Bee Lahart of Lenox, elementary education; Owen Brandriss of Williamstown, mechanical engineering; and Ethan Labatt of Pownal, Vt., undeclared.
Stonehill College in Easton has named Gianni Bertelli of Great Barrington and Ryan Abel, Hayley Tobin and Alexa Yasinski, all of Pittsfield, to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester.
Michaela Larkin of Cheshire, a art and design major at Plymouth (N.H.) State University has been named to the president's list for the fall 2021 semester.
The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y., has awarded dean's list honors for the fall 2021 semester to Julia Esoldi of North Adams, majoring in human resource management, and Pittsfield residents Laura Knowlton, majoring in education, and Crystal Moore, majoring in music.
Michael Maruk of Pittsfield has been named to dean's list at Lasell University in Newton for the fall 2021 semester.
Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., has released the honors lists for the fall 2021 semester. Local students and their programs of study are: 
Dean's list: Quinlan Squires of Dalton, electrical construction and maintenance; Caleb Saunders of Housatonic, fine arts, and Morgan Ladouceur of Pittsfield, dental hygiene.
President's list: David Dery of Cheshire, mortuary science; Kade Groeber of Great Barrington, electrical construction and maintenance, and Michael LaFreniere, advanced manufacturing technology, and Lila Ribero, non-matriculated, both of Pittsfield.
Nicholas Grosz of Pittsfield, a marketing major, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester by Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Seniors Amanda Moon of North Adams and Giuliana Pierce of Pittsfield and sophomore Jaylin Lacasse of Pittsfield were named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester at Assumption University in Worcester.
John Kozinski of Becket was named to the dean's list for fall 2021 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.
Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester congratulates the following students on being named to the fall 2021 honors lists.
Dean's list: Elizabeth Meiklejohn and Theresa Wehrle, both of North Adams, and Alison Gregory, Vanessa Traversa and Shannon Stephens, all of Pittsfield.
President's list: Craig Kickery of Adams; Elizabeth Biagini of Cheshire; Taylor Negri, Michael Bruneau and Grace Van Buren, all of Becket; Emma Merritt and Garrett Lison, both of Lenox; Pia-Aurora McLaughlin of New Ashford; Megan Adams, Jonathan May, Daniel Mcdonough and Joseph Zustra, all of North Adams; Elizabeth Arhin, Stephanie Clark, Keira Codey, Jonathan Douglas, Amy Gates, Dayna Kruger, Rebecca Martin, Melanie Moran, Jennifer Ortiz and Jamie Parks, all of Pittsfield; and  Jenna Blair of Stamford, Vt.
College of the Holy Cross in Worcester has named the following seniors to the dean's list for fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year: Molly Flynn of Great Barrington, majoring in history and political science; Jena Kaddoura, political science and classics, Daniella Santamarina, undeclared, and Samantha Scoco, political science and sociology, all of Pittsfield. 
The following students have received academic honors for the fall 2021 semester at Nichols College in Dudley: dean's list: Taylor Cornell of North Adams and Madeleine Soudant of Great Barrington; president's list: Jack Pudlo of Dalton and Donovan Sawyer of Monterey.

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