ORONO — Alexander R. Wheelock has graduated cum laude from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering.

His group capstone project, designing a community center and storm water collection system for Manchie Haiti, won first place at the UMaine Civil Engineering Senior Gala. He has accepted a job with Becker Structural Engineers in Portland. He is the son of Kristina and Dennis Wheelock of Gardiner.

Bar Harbor college

graduates students

BAR HARBOR — Two local students, Kaitlin Mathews of Rome and Rebecca Hamilton of Whitefield, recently graduated from College of the Atlantic.

They received bachelor’s degrees in human ecology.

Rodrigue receives

dean’s honors

BIDDEFORD — Evan Rodrigue of of Winthrop has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of New England.

Rodrigue is a graduate of Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn. He will be a senior at the university in the fall, studying business.

Harnett receives

dean’s honors

MEDFORD, Mass. — Eloise C. Harnett, of Gardiner, Maine, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Tufts University.

Students named

to dean’s list

WORCESTER, Mass. — Three local students have been named to first honors spring semester dean’s list at Clark University.

They are Hayley O. Rogers of Hallowell, Kelcey D. Ladner of Richmond and Amanda E. Brackett of Vassalboro.

College names

dean’s list students

PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. — Paul Smith’s College has announced area students named to its spring semester dean’s list.

They are Ashlee Doele of Jefferson, a hotel, resort and tourism management major; Sierra Doucette of Randolph, a natural resources management and policy major; and Tesaira Rodrigue of Gardiner, a culinary arts and service management major.

Students receive

second honors

WORCESTER, Mass. — Three local students, Daniel J. Paradee of Gardiner, Jonathan M. Koenig of Hallowell and Caitlin E. Raph of Winthrop, have received second honors on the spring semester dean’s list at Clark University.

Students receive

dean’s honors

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Two local students, Kaitlyn Deering of Sidney and Jacob Steele of Winthrop, have been named to spring semester president’s list at Plymouth State University.

UMaine, Machias,

lists dean’s students

MACHIAS — The University of Maine at Machias has announced students named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

They are Brandon Brents, Taliesin Greaton and Kate LaPlante, all of Augusta; Allison Briggs of Chelsea; Kelly Hayes and Tracy Jackson, both of Farmingdale; Payton Petersen of Rome; Jennifer Austin and Sara BeDen, both of South China; Susan Bennett of Washington; Melissa Strout of Waterville; Sierra Tjelmeland of Windsor; Adam Hutchinson and Michael LeClair, both of Winslow; and Helen Deblois of Winthrop.

UAlbany lists

dean’s students

ALBANY, N.Y. — Marisa Weed of Gardiner, Maine, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University at Albany.

Charles receives

bachelor’s degree

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Jessica Charles of Belgrade Lakes, Maine, has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a minor in equine science with distinction from the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

Bryant University

lists dean’s students

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Three area students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bryant University.

They are Reid Blouin of Manchester, a sophomore in finance; Stephanie Paradis of Litchfield, a sophomore in management; and Jamie Pepin of Augusta, a senior in accounting.

Colby College

lists graduates

WATERVILLE — The following local students have graduated with bachelor’s degrees from Colby College:

Jillian P. Blouin of Manchester, daughter of John and Ethel Blouin of Manchester, majored in environmental studies with a science concentration and biology with a concentration in environmental science. She is a graduate of Maranacook Community School.

Garrison L. Beck of Monmouth, son of Douglas and Jodi Beck of North Monmouth, majored in environmental studies with a policy concentration. He is a graduate of Monmouth Academy.

Abigail B. Crocker of Hallowell, daughter of Daniel and Christine Crocker of Hallowell, majored in history. She is a graduate of Hall-Dale High School.

Miles C. de Klerk of Pittsburgh, Pa., son of Peter de Klerk and Lynne Conner of Waterville, majored in American studies. He is a graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh.

Israelle M. Kidson of Augusta, daughter of Nicole Renee of Augusta and Richard Kidson of Belmont, majored in religious studies and French studies. She is a graduate of Cony High School.

Adam K. Thompson of Readfield, son of Peter and Mary Thompson of Readfield, majored in psychology with a neuroscience concentration. He is a graduate of Maranacook Community School.

UNH lists

dean’s students

DURHAM, N.H. — The following students have been named to the spring 2013 semester dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire: Emily Guild of Manchester, Nicole Smith of Greene and Emily Tondreau of Chelsea, all highest honors; Lauren Beaudoin of Monmouth, Kara Strout of North Monmouth, Max HoddWells of Wayne, Patricia Levesque of Augusta, Christopher Logan of Chelsea, Holly Parker of Augusta, Lyndsay Canwell of Mount Vernon, Mackenzie Hill of Winthrop, Tyler Reeve of Winthrop and Alexandra Cole of Belgrade, all high honors; and Corey Lim of Augusta and Kathleen Poulin of Readfield, both honors.

Neptune receives

Husky Award

PORTLAND — Eryn Neptune of Readfield, a senior student at the University of Southern Maine, has been named this year’s winner of the Senior Husky Achievement Award, presented for leadership, scholarship, and service to the university and community.

Neptune is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in health science, exercise and nutrition. At USM, she served as a resident assistant for two years, a campus tour guide, and played on the university’s varsity volleyball team.

She works at the YMCA as a swim instructor and lifeguard and is volunteering at Maine Medical Center. She plans to become a physician’s assistant.

She is a 2008 graduate of Maranacook Community High School.

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