From the community

169 students receive degrees at UMFK 130th Commencement

Posted May 15, 2012, at 2:26 p.m.
Last modified May 15, 2012, at 4:44 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 to the class of 2012, President Hess conferred Dr. Terrence MacTaggart with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Stephanie Chick, senior class representative, addressed her fellow graduates. Ms. Chick is from Lisbon, Maine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.

Also at the commencement ceremony, Dr. G. Peter Toussaint of New Canada was honored with the University’s Distinguished Service Award.

Baccalaureate degrees were awarded to students in behavioral science (9), biology (1), business (14), computer applications (4), educational studies (2), electronic commerce (2), elementary education (14), English (2), environmental studies (7), French (1), nursing (67), and public safety administration (10), secondary education (4) and university studies (2).

Associate degrees were awarded to students in business (3), criminal justice (20), information security (1), forestry (4), and general studies (4).

(Editor’s Note: List of graduates from your area.)

St. John Valley (Maine)

Allagash, ME

Judson Troy Taggett

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Eagle Lake, ME

Kassie Rae Plourde

Associate of Arts in Business

Emily Jean Willcox Lugdon

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Fort Kent, ME

Maureen Lynn Bard

Bachelor of Science in Education

Thomas R. Bard

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Paul J. Berube

Bachelor of Science in Business

Allison R. Charette

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Derrick Ross Chasse

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Stephanie Chick

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Owen James Cunnane

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Melissa Laura Davis

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Shawn Michael Deprey

Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Casey Morgan Desharnais

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Joshua David Desjardin

Bachelor of Science in Business

Jon Barry Gough

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Sean K. Greening, Sr.

Bachelor of Science in Business

Donna K. Jandreau

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ashley Law

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nicole Marquis

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kristi Lynn Martin

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Jennifer Marie McBrien

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Gregory W McIntosh

Bachelor of University Studies in University Studies

Sandy Rae Mosquera

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Emmanuel Odugbela

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Greg N. Ouellette

Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Tina I. Ouellette

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Janet Rowles Paradis

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ricky Joseph Pelletier II

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Sarah Lee Plourde

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Sadi J. Rioux

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Leane Marie Saucier

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Mathew John Taggart

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration &

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Shane G. Theriault

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Rena M. Thibodeau

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Lyndsi Marie Voisine

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Fort Kent Mills, ME

Jamie Lee Daigle

Bachelor of Science in Business

Carla S. Keene

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Travis C. Nadeau

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Frenchville, ME

Andrew C. Muller

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Commerce

Stacy J. Paradis

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Tasha M. Shouse

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Lorrie Lee Walker

Bachelor of University Studies in University Studies

Grand Isle, ME

Jeremy D. Beaulieu

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Madawaska, ME

David, T. Adams

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jennifer J. Albert

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Derek Robert Bosse

Bachelor of Science in Business

Angel T. Dionne

Bachelor of Arts in English

Timothy Michael DuBois

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Andrea Donna Dufour

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Aaron Michael Marquis

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Melanie Marquis

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Jenna Marie Martin

Associate of Arts in Business

Timothy McDermott

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Commerce

Evan Riley Pelletier

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Nicole Lee Saucier

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

New Canada, ME

Terry L. Caron

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Philip T. Dubois

Bachelor of Science in Business

Sinclair, ME

Courtney Jo McBreairty

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

St. Agatha, ME

Brad Joseph Boucher

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Sylvia D. LaBrie

Bachelor of Science in Business

Bernice E. Michaud

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

St. David, ME

Nathan Peter Beaulieu

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Jeffrey Thomas Cyr

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

St. John Plantation

Steven R. Pelletier

Associate of Arts in Business

Van Buren, ME

Kristen Elise Vaillancourt

Bachelor of Science in Business

Aroostook County (Maine)

Calais, ME

Cory Alan Cavanagh

Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Ericka Karen Tracy

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Caribou, ME

Ashley M. Theriault

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Fort Fairfield, ME

Bella E. Michaud

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Houlton, ME

Gregory S. Foster

Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Sarah Beasley Johnston

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Perham, ME

Kristen Joy Goupille

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kelsey Elizabeth King

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Presque Isle, ME

Bridget Louise Hughes

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Adam Jeffery Kenneson

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Alan D. McManus

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Angela R. Norsworthy

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Georgina Schiff

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Smyrna Mills, ME

Jennifer Marie Bustard

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Stockholm, ME

Michael E. Doucette

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Sherman, ME

Thomas C. Brady

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Downstate Towns (Maine)

Augusta, ME

Laura Ann Drouin

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

April Dawn Jones McKinney

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Benedicta, ME

Vanessa Marie Tietje

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bangor, ME

Kathryn J. Lewis

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Heather Marsha Whalen

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Benard, ME

Robert C. Brown III

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Bradford, ME

Ruthann A. Dowling

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Brewer, ME

Chelsea Violette

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Biddeford, ME

Jeremy Libby

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bristol, ME

Troy Robert Spinney

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Buxton, ME

Alison Jean Davis

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Amanda E. Tracy

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Carmel, ME

Denise E. Gray

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Carrabassett Valley, ME

Julia Peck Coffin

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Durham, ME

Robert T. Mooney

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Commerce

East Machias, ME

Erin Lee Flannery

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

East Millinocket, ME

Melissa L. Davis

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Fairfield, ME

Nanci C. Bush

Bachelor of Arts in English

Paulette Lynn Gagnon

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Carol A. Whitney Higgins

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Friendship, ME

Suzanne M. Kohler

Associate of Science in Information Security

Aimee Elizabeth Lash

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Hancock, ME

Clarissa Mae Westleigh

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Hartland, ME

Alison Ramsdell

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Harrison, ME

Jesse E. Scribner

Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Kennebunk, ME

Lisa Elliott Roop

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lewiston, ME

Bernadeta Urban

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lincolnville Center, ME

Donna J. Dugal

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Millinocket, ME

Samantha Ann Weymouth

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

New Harbor, ME

Ashley Vender Morneault

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

North Darmouth, ME

Benjamin Bruining Arruda

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Orrington, ME

Matthew A. Rice

Bachelor of Arts in French

Patten, ME

Steven T. Allen

Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Thomas J. Anderson

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Phippsburg, ME

Jennifer Marie Bisson

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Pittsfield, ME

Trudy J. Vintinner

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Pittston, ME

Christopher C. Perry

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Princeton, ME

William J. Nicholas

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Readfield, ME

Kristie Lee Stetson

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Saco, ME

Cole O. Pelletier

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Skowhegan, ME

Leah Marie Provost

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

South Berwick, ME

Kelly L. Hakes

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Standish, ME

Jeremy D. Fecteau

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Trenton, ME

Anna Christina Newman

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Washington, ME

Christopher Charles Taylor

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Waterboro, ME

Julie Ann Seehagen

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Westfield, ME

Amy Kendall

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Myles Kendall

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Windham, ME

Renee Weatherford Roach

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Winter Harbor, ME

Barbara Jean Bradgon

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Winthrop, ME

Roland E. Pushard III

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Out of State

Fresno, CA

Michele Chevrier-Venne

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Temecula, CA

Callie Rose Rigsby

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Paradise, CA

Adam Strishak

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Hannah Gabriel Willard

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

San Jose, CA

Elsa Ethiopia Gelagay

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Niceville, FL

Amanda Jenny Boulier

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Bow, NH

Gerard R. Lemoine

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Concord, NH

David Joseph Planchet

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Dover, NH

Robin L. Cummings

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Littleton, NH

Margaret Marlette Hamilton

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Melissa Ann Trahan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Sugar Land, TX

Samuel L. Asomaning-Asare

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

International Students

St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Jermaine Labril West

Bachelor of Science in Business

Aki Kochi, Japan

Seimei Matsusaki

Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Gaunteng, South Africa

Spencer L. Jacoby

Bachelor of Science in Business

St. Kitts

Othniel Rhys Hyliger

Bachelor of Science in Business

Couva, Trinidad

Keith Williams II

Bachelor of Science in Business

Canadian Students

Northwest Calgary, Alberta

George Daniel White

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Clair, NB

Chance John Gregory Lynch

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Stacey Brooke Lynch

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

DSL De Drummond, NB

Kristin Grace Theriault(VALEDICTORIAN)

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Edmundston, NB

Anthony Roman Brain

Bachelor of University Studies in Secondary Education

Antigonish, NS

Ashley Rae Oostvogels

Bachelor of University Studies in Secondary Education

Matthew Joseph Oostvogels

Bachelor of University Studies in Secondary Education

Beaver Brook, NS

Rebecca Joanne Stokdijk

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Dartmouth, NS

Laurissa Fram

Bachelor of University Studies in Educational Studies

Glace Bay, NS

James Pyke

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Millville, NS

Kyle Thomas Penny

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Noel, NS

Ashley Lynn Dickson

Bachelor of University Studies in Educational Studies

Sydney, NS

Ashley Blaire Morrison

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Troy, NS

H. Bhreagh Sheppard

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Truro, NS

Tanya Elizabeth Parker

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

Valley, NS

Catherine Marie MacLellan

Bachelor of University Studies in Secondary Education

York, PE

Rebecca Irene O’Connell

Bachelor of University Studies in Elementary Education

This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business
ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business