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Graduating students spring 2014

Bangor Daily News on July 25, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
STATEWIDE, Maine – The following students from Maine graduated from their respective colleges and universities this spring. Students are listed with their town or city of origin, school and degree. Derek Amoroso of Newport, Saint Anslem College, Bachelor’s in accounting; Scott Auxier of Hampden, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master’s in power systems management; Ashley …
Watson Arena at Bowdoin College, where Brunswick High School holds what may be the area's most expensive commencement ceremonies.

Later date could make Brunswick’s pricey high school graduation even more expensive

By Peter L. McGuire, The Forecaster on July 11, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Since the 1990s, Brunswick High School graduation ceremonies have been staged at Bowdoin College, in an event that has become, for some, a beloved community celebration. It has also become possibly the most expensive graduation in Cumberland County. Now, as the the estimated cost of next year’s …
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Bapst alum graduates summa cum laude from Duke University

By Marly on June 09, 2014, at 11:04 a.m.
Lucas Hubbard (Bapst ’10) graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in Durham, NC on Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was named to the Dean’s List every semester during his undergraduate career and was recently inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Lucas earned High Distinction in his major, Economics, and his …
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John Bapst Alumni Graduates from USNA

By Frank Hass on May 30, 2014, at 9:11 a.m.
U.S. Navy Ensign Shane A. Hass, son of Frank and Susan Hass, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 23, 2014 and was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Navy. Ens. Hass successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training resulting …
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Newly Graduates from Maine College of Art!

By Neil Chen on May 09, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
Thanks for your consideration on this news brief submission from Maine College of Art. We are excited to share with your readership that: Christopher Edward Snowman Jr., from Orland, Maine, will graduate from Maine College of Art with a four-year BFA degree in New Media in June, 2014. Shannon Alaine …
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Eminent Historian of French Settlements to speak at UMFK Commencement

By UMFK News on May 06, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author and Historian, David Hackett Fischer, will attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s 132nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10 at the University’s Sport Center to address the graduating class and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. The UMFK Commencement Ceremony will begin at …
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Hermon High School Class of 2015 is holding a Dancing Like the Stars fundraiser for Project Graduation.

Dancing Like The Stars a Project Graduation fundraiser

By Danielle Perkins on April 24, 2014, at 5:51 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hermon High School, Route 2, Hermon, Maine The class of 2015 Project Graduation at Hermon High School will be hosting Dancing Like The Stars on May 10, 2014, at 6:00 PM at Hermon High School. There will be several couples, …
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Dancing Like the Stars

By meg Fergusson on March 16, 2014, at 3:23 p.m.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Orono High School Gymnasium, 16 Goodridge Drive, Orono, Maine For more information: 2078663657 Orono High School Project Graduation presents Dancing Like the Stars on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 7pm in the OHS Gymnasium. Nine pairs from the Class of …
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Understanding tax free thresholds in Australia

By Oncore Services on Aug. 18, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.
Changes in legislation have led to some confusion at the end of the 2012/13 financial year, with amendments to the tax-free threshold in Australia leaving some workers unsure of their position. Last year the Australian Government raised the tax free threshold from $6,000 to $18,200, freeing up to a million …
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Valedictorian Kaylin Pellegrini

Valedictorian, salutatorian named at Bangor Christian Schools

on June 27, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The valedictorian and salutatorian for Bangor Christian Schools’ Class of 2013 were announced in May. Kaylin Jade Pellegrini, daughter of David and Alice Pellegrini of Bangor, has been named valedictorian of the Class of 2013. Beginning in the fall, she will attend Butler University in Indiana, where …
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Jennifer I. Kilar – Simmons College Graduate

By Linda Kilar on May 25, 2013, at 5:19 p.m.
Jennifer Irene Kilar, granddaughter of Millinocket residents, Carroll W. and Doris Freeman, graduated from Simmons College, Boston, MA, May 10. Miss Kilar majored in Journalism and Integrated Media Design maintaining a 3.5 GPA. Miss Kilar is the daughter of former Millinocket resident Linda M. Freeman and Frederick Kilar of New …
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Danielle Bagley, Class Valedictorian

Sumner Memorial High School Announces Graduation Honor Parts

By Lucille Null on May 21, 2013, at 10:58 a.m.
SULLIVAN, Maine — Principal Marianne DeRaps of Sumner Memorial High School has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2013. Commencement exercises will be held at the Clint Ritchie Gymnasium on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Valedictorian is Danielle Bagley, daughter of Troy & Dondi Bagley of …
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W.A. Sr. Class Yard Sale/Auction

By Suzanne Plaisted on May 07, 2013, at 5:10 p.m.
W.A. Senior Class Yard Sale Looking for a bargain? You can find one at the Washington Academy Senior Class Mega-Yard Sale/Silent Auction from 8:00-12:00 in the Gardner Gym on Saturday, May 11th. The doors will open at 8:00 for you to enter yard-sale heaven and to view the vast array …
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Geoffrey Freeman Kilar

By Linda Kilar on June 08, 2012, at 8:57 p.m.
Geoffrey Freeman Kilar, grandson of Carroll W. and Doris Freeman of Millinocket, Maine graduated May 19th from Bryant University, Smithfield Rhode Island. Kilar is the son of the former Linda Freeman Kilar of Millinocket, Maine and Fred Kilar both now residing in New London, NH. Kilar graduated with a BA …
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2d Lt. Jordan R. Wingate

U. S. Air Force OTS Graduate

By Scott Wingate on June 07, 2012, at 10:40 p.m.
2d Lt. Jordan Ross Wingate, Bucksport High School class of 2003, graduated from Officer Training School, United States Air Force on May 24th, 2012 at Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Alabama. Jordan received the following awards: Top Graduate (graduating first in his class of 116 newly commissioned Air Force Second Lieutenants), Thomas …
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169 students receive degrees at UMFK 130th Commencement

By UMFK News on May 15, 2012, at 2:26 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine – One hundred sixty-nine students received degrees at the 130th commencement exercises at the University of Maine at Fort Kent this past weekend. University President Wilson G. Hess presided over the ceremony that conferred 139 bachelor degrees and 32 associate degrees. In addition to awarding the diplomas …
University of Maine engineering graduate Jackie Blanchard is awarded her diploma by UMaine President Paul Ferguson in a ceremony held at the Mason Auditorium in EMMC in Bangor, Maine, Wednesday May 9, 2012.

Surprise ceremony at Bangor hospital honors University of Maine civil engineering graduate with cancer

By Pete Warner on May 09, 2012, at 10:02 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Heather Gooley was eating lunch in the Eastern Maine Medical Center cafeteria Sunday when Sherry Blanchard walked in. Blanchard shook her head, indicating her daughter Jackie, who is being treated for bone cancer, was not able to participate in Saturday’s University of Maine commencement ceremonies. Jackie was …
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A newly-minted graduate's mortar board tassle is decorated with a metallic  graduation year charm during the Saturday morning's commencement at the University of Maine in Orono. (BDN photo by John Clarke Russ)

University of Maine graduation 2012

on May 08, 2012, at 10:46 a.m.
A newly-minted graduate’s mortar board tassle is decorated with a metallic graduation year charm during the Saturday morning’s commencement at the University of Maine in Orono. (BDN photo by John Clarke Russ) This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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