Friends and Neighbors: Community members’ achievements

  • Ed Suprenant, of Northampton, sings while playing his 12-string guitar Friday, Sept. 22, at Veterans' Field in Northampton. He has been playing guitar for 50 years and played in professional rock bands for about six years. He said he enjoys going to waterfalls and other natural landscapes with friends, often with his guitar in hand.

Thursday, October 05, 2017

William B. Budington, son of Megan Morey and Nathaniel Budington, is attending Hamilton College. Budington is a graduate of Amherst Regional High School.

Gianna Bigelow of Amherst is attending Colby-Sawyer in New London, New Hampshire.

Michelle Lee of Amherst, a member of the class of 2018, has been named to the cum laude society at Northfield Mount Hermon in Mount Hermon.

UMass Lowell

The following local residents graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in May:

Amherst: Seth Ledoux, bachelor’s degree in English.

Belchertown: Mariya Niedbala, master’s degree in business administration; David Villegas, master’s degree in health informatics and management; Matthew Truehart, bachelor’s degree in plastics engineering.

Leverett: Jamie Snyder-Fair, master’s degree in business administration.

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