PORTLAND — Chelsea Striker, of Pittston, recently graduated magna cum laude with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of New England.

She received UNE’s Dental Hygiene Program Award and was also inducted into Sigma Phi Alpha, Alpha Beta Chapter, a dental hygiene honor society. She is the daughter of the late Shirley Striker. Her grandparents are Harold and Dorothy Collins of Gardiner.

Whittemore receives bachelor’s degree

COLCHESTER, Vt. — Ashley Jayne Whittemore graduated with a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in sociology and anthropology and global studies from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester.

She is the daughter of Donald and Katherine Taylor of Readfield, Maine.

Burns graduates, receives degree

FARMINGTON — Courtney Jane Burns, daughter of John and Martha Burns of Whitefield, recently graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine at Farmington with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education — biology and a minor in psychology.

Madore graduates magna cum laude

WALTHAM, Mass. — Cameron J. C. Madore graduated magna cum laude from Bentley University with a bachelor’s degree in global studies and minor degrees in business and French.

Madore was elected to the university’s Honor Society and was also inducted into Phi Sigma Iota, the international honor society recognizing high standards in the field of foreign languages.

Cameron will attend the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the the fall to pursue a master’s degree in international studies. A 2008 graduate of Maranacook Community High School, he is the son of Paula Clark and Jeff Madore of Readfield, Maine.

Duplisea named to UNE dean’s list

PORTLAND — Jeff Duplisea, son of Deb and Fred Duplisea of Wayne, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of New England.

A 2009 graduate of Maranacook Community High School, Duplisea is a major in sports management. He is actively involved at the university in varsity basketball and was name to the National College Athlete Honor Society. He was also nominated as one of eight juniors for academic excellence.

Emery named to UNE dean’s list

PORTLAND — Andrew Emery, son of Robert and Donna Emery of Winthrop, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of New England.

A 2010 graduate of Winthrop High School, Emery is a medical biology major. He is also actively involved at the university in golf and the International Medical Missions Club.

Simpson receives dean’s list honors

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Julia N. Simpson of Hallowell, Maine, a student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Berube receives master’s degree

WORCESTER, Mass. — Kyra H. Berube, daughter of Mai and Barney Berube of Augusta, Maine, received a master’s degree in counseling psychology with high honors from Assumption College in Worcester.

Berube is a graduate of Cony High School. She is currently practicing in Massachusetts.

SNHU announces president’s students

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester has announced Maine students named to the president’s list for the spring semester.

Students and their areas of study are: Howard Towle of Augusta, justice studies; Kathryn Cochrane of Bowdoinham, psychology/child and adolescent development; Michael Jacques of Chelsea, business administration — three year program; Melissa Longtin of Gardiner, psychology; Rebecca Melnuk of Gardiner, psychology; Teresa Zardus of Hallowell, business studies/organizational leadership; Jeffrey Parent of Lisbon, computer information technology; Nissa Spaulding of Lisbon, accounting; Brian Scronce of Lisbon Falls, justice studies/terrorism and homeland security; Jerry Vella of Lisbon Falls, business administration; Keith Anoe of Lisbon Falls, business studies/business administration; Kevin O’Banyel of Monmouth, business studies/business administration; Dorothea Cookson of Pittston, psychology; Nicholas Norton of Sabattus, business studies/sport management; and Olivia Boivin of Windsor, justice studies.

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