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Friends and Neighbors: Community members’ achievements

  • Mao Mao-Liebert, Tracey Somers and Karen Lavallee-Tente, all parents at Hartsbrook School in Hadley, work May 17 on a granny hexagon crocheted blanket that will be raffled off for a school fundraiser. Gazette Staff/Carol Lollis


Saturday, June 02, 2018
Amherst

Derek Sederman received the American Association of Physics Teachers’ Learning Assistant Prize at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where he is a physics and chemistry major and member of the class of 2019.

Johann Becker received a president’s student excellence award at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, where he is a student in the College of Ocean Engineering.

Belchertown

Brooke Kulik graduated from Lasell College in Newton. Kulik majored in resort and casino management.

Sarah LaClair graduated from Lasell College in Newton.

Hadley

Monica Xing received the Bertram Louis Smith Jr. Prize at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where she is an English and biochemistry major, and psychology minor, class of 2019.

Kendall Jansen, class of 2021, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Sophia Valentini was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Emmanuel College in Boston.

Northeastern University

The following Amherst students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the university in Boston:

Maxwell Hopley, majoring in business administration; Isabel Tripp, majoring in computer science; Ling Li, majoring in bioengineering; Jacob Kaplan, majoring in electrical and computer engenering; Sonia Posner, undeclared, and Anna Sciaruto, majoring in environmental studies.

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