Bangor area school news for July 7, 2011

Posted July 03, 2011, at 8:54 p.m.

Schools

Science camp scholarships

BANGOR — The Challenger Learning Center of Maine at 30 Venture Way has received a NASA Summer of Innovation grant that will allow CLC to provide scholarships for several local youth.

The scholarship funds are for students entering grades six to eight who are interested in attending Challenger science camp programs this summer. Camps scheduled for grades six-eight are Robo-Tech, CSI: Challenger Special Investigation and Astronaut Academy.

Interested families may inquire by calling 990-2900, ext. 3, or visit http://astronaut.org. CLC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to educate teachers  and students and inspire an active lifelong passion for earth and space science.

Colleges

Champlain College

BANGOR — Two area residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt.  They are:

• Emily Quinn, who is majoring in accounting.

• Abigail Clark, who is majoring in professional writing.

Champlain College is a private baccalaureate institution with campuses in Vermont, Montreal and Ireland.

Husson University

BANGOR — Area students who earned a grade point average of 3.4 or better have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Husson University:

• Bangor: Abhinav Adhikary, Brandy Alexander, Jennifer A. Anderson, Annie E. Ashton, Patience Asumadu, Charmy Jay B. Anonuevo, Alexandra M. Barner, Jamie L. Barnett, Monica M. Belanger, Sydney P. Blouin, Vanessa R. Bridge, Chelsea M. Buck, Stephanie R. Bushmich, Truc T.T. Cao, Sterling J. Caver, Jacob N. Colson, Elizabeth A. Clark, Jo Anne Clark, Amber L. Constantine, Justine C. Cook, Jana R. Craig, Ily J. Darrow, Stephanie M. Day, Emily A. Dexter, Rachel E. Donovan, Erin M. Doucette, Jacyln K. Files, Katherine A. Ford, Katharine M. Freudenberger, Galen T. Gaffney, Brenda J. Gammon, Paul J. Guiou, Emily M. Hanna, Jessica M. Hodsdon, Sarah A. Hyatt, Laura E. Johnson, Nicholas R. Jussaume, Elizabeth M. Kenison, Samuel D. LaGoy, Eric E. M. Lawson, Phuongvi Hong Le, Maria R. Liberatore, Kari Lynn London, Charles R. Longo, Nicholas G. Lust, Benjamin J. Maloney, Lindsey M. McAdam, Paige E. McCarthy, Sharon E. McCarthy, Meagan L. McClay, Emma M. McDowell, Peter S. McLean, Kayla M. McGrath, Megan N. McPherson, Rachel R. Menard, Joshua D. Monroe, Noelle C. Montesano, Eric D. Morrow, Edward P. Murray, Janelle A. Nelson, Brittany R. Noyes, Emma K. Osmanski, Kelsey H. Parent, Matthew N. Parent, Jonathan B. Parkhurst, Jessica M. Poland, George A. Pusey, Lauren Raymond, Hannah Reichert, Erica J. Risbridger, Sarah E. Risser, Dale F. Schaafsma, Alexandra T. Silber, Kyle K. Sirois, Hilary E. Sivak, Alexandrea P. Sleeper, Kimberly E. Taylor, Stephanie M. Tracy, Erica A. Tweedie, Elizabeth J. Tuck, Kristen M. Van Meter, Jody L. Varney, Gwendaline J. Wadleigh, Melanie L. Whitmore, Charity A. Wilson, Curtis A. Winslow, Tyler Yarborough.

• Bradford: Crystal R. Cail, Caryce R. Morell, Jordain E. Storman.

• Bradley: Christopher J. Orgonowsky.

• Brewer: Ashley R. Albert, Errol V. Andrews, Kaylana M. Blindow, Martina P. Bosse, Erica M. Bourgon, Allyn L. Brillant, Daisy J. Campbell, Tonya J. Carlson, Shantelle B. Cyr, Hali A. Fleishman, Ryan R. Forsyth, Erika D. Gagne, Alexander K. Gervais, Tanya L. Gray, Natenapa N. Hall, Keri L. Holst, Joseph M. Hutchins, Jennifer J. Jalbert, Killian O. Kilroy, Jaimee L. Knowles, Petra M. Lee, Bradley L. Libby, Megan D. Lofthus, Robin L. Lozier, Andy D. McPhee, Melanie R. Moore, Paul J. Morrow, Kaitlin M. Noyes, Joseph A. Perry, Joshua M. Perry, Matthew D. Rice, Nicholas W. Risser, Benjamin T. Valley, Jacob T. Veilleux, Aimee M. Whitty.

• Bucksport: Allison A. Leach, Paul E. Robinson.

• Carmel: Megan D. Bishop, Melissa J. Lawler, Misti S. Leathers, Mary E. Ricker, Emily S. Veilleux.

• Clifton: Kristine M. Letellier.

• Corinth: Samantha S. Blanchard, Teresa L. Harvey, Tiffany H. Olsson, Jennifer D. Rollins.

• Eddington: Shareen M. Palmacci.

• Etna: Kelsie J. Anderson.

• Glenburn: Andrew T. Casey, Jocelyn E. Christiansen, Carrie E. Cole, Taylor C. Dube, Karen J. Greene, Nicole G. Holland, Chelsea N. Husson, Julie-Anne F. Moore, Kyle J. Price, Micah B. Raymond, Benjamin S. Stout.

• Greenbush: Marilyn J. Morrison.

• Hampden: Devyn B. Brown, Thomas J. Crews, Alyssa J. Duron, Brandy L. Eldridge, Lindsay M. Nodden, Justin M. Perry, Colin C. Pinney, Diann E. Ramsey, Katie M. Rogerson, Jon A. Simms, Joshua R. Tardiff.

• Hermon: Katrice R. Bryant, Meghan N. Burnett, Maegan A. Carle, Carissa A. Harvey, Tiffany A. Harvey, Cynthia A. Magliozzi, Samantha J. Munson, Chester J. Richardson, Christina S. Robbins, Lauren A. Tara, Cheyanne E. Woodward.

• Holden: Morghan E. Cormier, Amanda J. Ellis, Kristen J. Ellis, Gregory M. Higgins.

• Hudson: David J. Higgins, Scott J. Straub, Madeline E. Dunakin, Danielle M. Gray.

• Kenduskeag: Katherine S. Music.

• Levant  Megan E. Call, Katherine L. Durgin, Lauren T. Fitzgerald, Jesse T. Graffam, Meagan A. Keith, Sarah M. Nason, Rachel A. Taggart.

• Milford: Andrew J. Michaud, Tiffany A. Long, Brandon J. Winchenbach, Colin J. Ziegenbein, Deidre M. Spekhardt, Melissa A. Dorr.

• Newburgh:Jessica N. Bigelow, Eva C. Shannon.

• Old Town: Jason R. Berube, Cody S. Gilks, Brittany L. Hachey, Jason P. Richards, Barbara J. Singh, Michelle L. Steeves.

• Orland: Michael S. Handzel.

• Orono: Alex V. Bird, Hilary J. Devine, Dylan A. Small, Jesse B. Arkebauer, Sydney A. McKaye.

• Orrington: Amy M. Haskell, Amy L. Johndro.

• Stillwater: Danyle M. Boobar.

• Veazie: Mary E. Beatham, Jason R. Furgeson, Kimberly L. Thorne.

• Winterport: Mandy G. Benson, Lisa H. Eldridge, Jamie L. Liegerman, Shawn M. Smith, Megan L. Thibodeau, Joseph J. Uhrin, Brianna M. Ward, Toni M. Weaver, Robert P. Wells.

Lasell College

BANGOR — Taylor Curran of Bangor graduated magna cum laude in the honors program, earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Lasell College in Newton, Mass. She attained a grade point average of 3.7 and received the book award in accounting. She is the daughter of Robin Snow Curran and Dennis Curran of Bangor.

Miami University

BANGOR — Christian Britt Barclay of Bangor received a bachelor’s degree in business on May 7 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Springfield College

BANGOR — Benjamin Rapaport of Bangor was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass.

St. Lawrence University

HOLDEN — Lydia R. Horne of Holden, Class of 2013, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. A graduate of John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, she is majoring in conservation biology. Dean’s list students must attain an academic average of 3.6.

St. Lawrence is the oldest continuously degree-granting coeducational college in New York state.

SUNY Potsdam

ORRINGTON — Kristyn Murphy of Orrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the State University of New York at Potsdam in New York. She is majoring in business administration.

Founded in 1816 and located on the outskirts of Adirondack Park, the State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges. Dean’s list students must attain a grade point average of 3.25-3.49.

Tufts University

GLENBURN — Emily Lad of Glenburn graduated summa cum laude on May 22 with a bachelor’s degree in peace and justice studies from Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Lad also was named to the spring dean’s list.

Tufts University, located on three campuses in Massachusetts and one in France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States.

UM Day of Service

ORONO — The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism and First Year Residential Experience are seeking community organizations to participate in the second annual University of Maine Welcome Weekend Day of Service on the afternoon of Aug. 27.

Occurring the first weekend that students are at UMaine, the Welcome Weekend Day of Service is an opportunity for some 1,600 first-year UMaine students to participate in volunteer activities at community organizations in the Old Town, Orono and Bangor areas. Led by UMaine students, faculty and staff, first-year students will volunteer at community organizations while learning more about the organizations and their missions.

Last year, some 800 students volunteered at more than 40 organizations and logged 2,670 hours.

Nonprofit organizations in the Old Town-Orono and Bangor areas that are interested in participating in the event this year may contact Lauren Wagner or Lisa Morin at the Bodwell Center at 581-1796 or lauren.wagner@umit.maine.edu before Aug. 1.

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