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Nichols College Students Garner Academic Achievement

DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College recently honored 60 students—37 seniors, 13 juniors, seven sophomores, one first-year student, and two undergraduate adult students—with academic awards, certifications, and scholarships for outstanding performance in their respective fields of study and programs of interest. The seniors graduated at the College’s May 6 Commencement at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass.

“The students recognized represent the best of Nichols College academic and leadership programs,” said Professor Luanne Westerling, associate dean for business at Nichols College.

EDWIN L. HUBBARD FACULTY SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Sabrina Boermeester, sophomore, of Billerica, Mass.
  • Hogan Davidson, first-year student, of Duluth, Minn.

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AWARD

  • Katelyn Ann Parkinson, senior, of Douglas, Mass.

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT AWARD

  • Courtney Manarky, junior, of Amston, Conn.

ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Massachusetts Association of Accountants: Joshua Kithcart, sophomore, of Barton, N.Y.
  • John F. Birch Memorial Award: Steven G. Moutsoulas, junior, of Salem, Mass.
  • The Class of ’55 Professor John Katori Endowed Scholarship: Kaitlyn Baron, sophomore, of Woodstock, Conn., and Leah Anna Baxendale, sophomore, of Southold, N.Y.

THE DANIEL L. VAN LEUVAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR EDUCATION

  • Heather Weston, senior, of Douglas, Mass.

THE PROFESSOR KEITH CORKUM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS IN ECONOMICS

  • Christopher M. Deming, junior, of Madison, Ala.
  • Deon Path, sophomore, of Woodstock, Conn.
  • Matthew Marcantonio, junior, of North Smithfield, R.I.

THE JAMES L. DUNBAR ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE MANAGEMENT and ASIS CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Haley Lynn Brown, junior, of Douglas, Mass.
  • Tamyia King, junior, of Middletown, Conn.
  • Amanda Lindsey Garry, junior, of Shrewsbury, Mass.

THE JAMES C. GAHAN IV ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

  • Samantha Nicole Adams, junior, of Simi Valley, Calif.

HONORS SCHOLAR CERTIFICATES

  • Toriann Arvidson, senior, of Richmond, Va.
  • Call A. Audet, senior, of Morrisville, Vt.
  • Brieanna Baron, senior, of Woodstock, Conn.
  • Scott Beaudry, senior, of Southbridge, Mass.
  • Nicole Boyle, senior, of Woodstock, Conn.
  • Kimberly Brown, senior, of Webster, Mass.
  • Blaine Cobb, senior, of Dudley, Mass.
  • Andrew Cocaine, senior, of Millbury, Mass.
  • Mary Daly, senior, of Norton, Mass.
  • Samantha DiReda, senior, of Shrewsbury, Mass.
  • Rachael Fassnacht, senior, of Duxbury, Mass.
  • Martin Fletcher, senior, of Mason, N.H.
  • Tyler Mailloux, senior, of Webster, Mass.
  • Julie Montesdeoca, senior, of Whitinsville, Mass.
  • Alexandra Morrow, senior, of Townshend, Vt.
  • Gina Petruzzi, senior, of East Brookfield, Mass.
  • Taylor Robohm, senior, of Easton, Mass.
  • Anthony Rodi, senior, of Cranston, R.I.
  • Cassandra Rudd, senior, of Cambridge, N.Y.
  • Paola Michelle Solano Ramiréz, senior, of Worcester, Mass.
  • Isabella St. Francis, senior, of Webster, Mass.
  • Samuel Yeadon, senior, of Groton, Mass.

ACADEMIC TUTOR CERTIFICATIONS

Level 1 Certification

  • Leah Anna Baxendale, sophomore, of Southold, N.Y.
  • Sabrina Boermeester, sophomore, of Billerica, Mass.
  • Brendan Coughlin, junior, of North Brookfield, Mass.
  • Morgan Hiersche, sophomore, of Chicopee, Mass.
  • Sabrina LaDeau, sophomore, of Athol, Mass.
  • Georgeanne Lee-Yarwood, senior, of Worcester, Mass.
  • Steven G. Moutsoulas, junior, of Salem, Mass.
  • Lindsay O’Connell, junior, of Danvers, Mass.

Level 2 Certification

  • Christopher M. Deming, junior, of Madison, Ala.
  • Samantha DiReda, senior of Shrewsbury, Mass.
  • Rachael Fassnacht, senior, of Duxbury, Mass.
  • Laura Freeman, junior, of Belchertown, Mass.
  • Thomas Francis Horner, junior, of Brewster, N.Y.
  • Kristina Maxwell, junior, of New Milford, Conn.

Level 3 Certification

  • Julie Montesdeoca, senior, of Whitinsville, Mass.
  • Gina Petruzzi, senior, of East Brookfield, Mass.
  • Cassandra Rudd, senior, of Cambridge, N.Y.

THE FIRST-YEAR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR TEACHING ASSISTANT AWARD

  • Samantha Nicole Adams, junior, of Simi Valley, Calif.

PEREGRINE BUSINESS EXAMINATION CERTIFICATES

  • Taylor Ross, undergraduate adult student, of Grafton, Mass.
  • Jason Catalano, undergraduate adult student, of Leominster, Mass.
  • Hayley Donahue, senior, of Medford, Mass.
  • Sean Gannon, senior, of Tolland, Conn.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS

  • Michael Adams, senior, of Thompson, Conn.
  • Patrick Bairos, senior, of Hudson, Mass.
  • Shane Banks, senior, of Webster, Mass.
  • Emma Carey, senior, of Nokomis, Fla.
  • Robert Christiani, senior, of Trumbull, Conn.
  • Christina Drake, senior, of Lebanon, N.H.
  • Tarik Octave, senior, of Worcester, Mass.
  • Jacob Roy, senior, of North Grosvenordale, Conn.
  • Baylen Vymola, senior, of East Lyme, Conn.
  • Andrew S. Yancik, senior, of Dudley, Mass.

ABOUT NICHOLS COLLEGE

Nichols College in Dudley, Mass., is a college of choice for business and leadership education as a result of its distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning, both in and out of the classroom. Founded in 1815, Nichols transforms today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. Nichols serves students interested primarily in a comprehensive business education that is supported by a strong liberal arts curriculum.

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