STANDISH, Me. — Denise Plano of Elizabethtown graduated from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a Master of Health Administration. Plano is chief clinical and quality officer at Elizabethtown Community Hospital.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Some 2,557 students were awarded a variety of bachelor’s degrees during the University of Vermont’s 211th Commencement ceremonies on May 19, including:
Jane F. McClelland of Keene Valley, who received a BS in Nutrition and Food Sciences.
Dana V. Allen of Westport, who received a MSW in Social Work.
Sarah J. Gibbs of Westport, who received a BA in Studio Art.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Zak Breckenridge of Essex recently graduated summa cum laude from Bard College at Simon’s Rock with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and Contemporary Critical Theory. Breckenridge attended Lake Champlain Waldorf Hs before leaving after 10th grade to enter college early. Breckenridge was one of 124 students to graduate from the early college on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Fifty two undergraduates received their B.A. degrees and 72 received their A.A. degrees.
POTSDAM — The following local students graduated from Clarkson University on May 11, 2013:
Shannon M. Hanson of Elizabethtown received a bachelor of science degree with distinction in global supply chain management, law studies minor .
Darren J. McGreevy of Wilmington received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
CLINTON — Sean M. Davis, son of Michael and Laurie Davis of Willsboro, received a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College on Sunday, May 26, concluding the college’s 201st year.
CANTON — Rebekah M. White of Westport graduated magna cum laude and was awarded a degree in English from St. Lawrence University May 19. White graduated from Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School.
POTSDAM — The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester at Clarkson University:
Zachary Denton of Elizabethtown, a junior majoring in environmental health science and pre-physical therapy.
Lance Lee of Elizabethtown, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering.
OSWEGO — Cassidy Carroll of Westport, a junior majoring in creative writing, was named to the Deans’ List for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego.
BROCKPORT — Beatrice O’Toole of Wilmington won Brockport’s Dean’s Scholarship. Brockport’s Dean’s Scholarship goes to freshmen who are in the top 25 percent of their class, have a 90 or higher average and scored either an 1,100 or higher on their SAT exam or 24 or higher on their ACT exam.
ONEONTA — Anna Finucane of Essex earned Dean’s List honors for the spring 2013 semester at SUNY Oneonta. To qualify for the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying a course load of 12 semester hours or more.
CANTON — Kayla J. Hebert of Keene Valley and Anna J. Kowanko of Upper Jay were selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the spring semester at St. Lawrence University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List at St. Lawrence University, a student must have completed at least four semester units and have an academic average of 3.6 (based on a perfect 4.0 scale) for the semester.