WORCESTER, Mass. — The following local residents recently received degrees from Clark University:

Jason W. Lui of Augusta, Maine, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. Lui was selected for The American Institute of Chemists Award.

William A. Adams of Augusta graduated with a bachelor’s degree in government and international relations.

Peter J. Lewis of Gardiner, Maine, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Elizabeth A. Lightner of Hallowell, Maine, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communication and culture. Lightner is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Lambda Pi Eta (the National Communications Honor Society). She was recognized with an Outstanding Academic Achievement Award by the Communication and Culture Program.

Alyssa W. Woodcock of Mount Vernon, Maine, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. Woodcock is a member of Phi Sigma Tau, the National Philosophy Honor Society.

Laurel C. Koepke of Richmond, Maine, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

Benjamin M. Seel of Belgrade, Maine, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history. Seel is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society.

FARMINGDALE — Katherine Rushlau, a student at Hall-Dale High School in Farmingdale, has been selected as a recipient of a $1,000 Shaw’s scholarship.

Rushlau will be attending Emerson College in Boston, pursuing a major in journalism. She is the daughter of Robin and Jeff Rushlau.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Meghan Massaua has been named a National Sea Grant Knauss Fellow for 2012-13.

A 2002 graduate of Waterville High School and 2006 graduate of Clark University in Worcester, Mass., Massaua will complete her thesis-track master of marine affairs this December at the University of Washington School of Marine and Environmental Affairs in Seattle, Wash.

She begins her year-long fellowship in Washington in February 2012.

She is the daughter of Janice and John Massaua of Amesbury, Mass., formerly China Village, Maine.

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The following local students were named to the second semester dean’s list at Saint Anselm College:

Hannah R. Wiley, of Augusta, Maine, a business major, class of 2013; Mary E. Trahan, of Gardiner, Maine, a nursing major, class of 2013; Devon N. Brown, of Randolph, Maine, a business major, class of 2011; and Michael R. Demers, of Litchfield, Maine, a business major, class of 2011.

CANTON, N.Y. — Kyle L. Marvinney of Readfield, Maine, recently graduated magna cum laude with a degree in geology from St. Lawrence University.

Marvinney is a graduate of Maranacook Community High School in Readfield. He received a degree in geology.

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Sullivan Brown and Eva Glidden, both of Gardiner, Maine, have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Lyndon State College.

Brown is the son of Robert and Coralee Brown and is majoring in meteorology.

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Jacob S. Miller of Edgecomb, Maine, son of Garth and Holly Miller of Edgecomb, Ann LeSuer-Collins and Paul Collins of Waldoboro, Maine, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bucknell University.

Miller is a 2007 graduate of Waynflete School in Portland, Maine.

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Ashley Taylor of North Monmouth, Maine, recently graduated from the University of New Haven with a master’s degree in cellular and molecular biology.

BOSTON — Lauren E. Clark of Gardiner, Maine, recently received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston University.

Clark also was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

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