Friends and Neighbors: Community members’ achievements

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chapin Duffy was named to the spring semester provost’s list at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

Dana Kendall graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sound design/audio post-production from Emerson College in Boston.


Bridget Grim, majoring in public health, was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities in a recent co-curricular awards ceremony at American International College in Springfield. She also received the Chester S. McGown Award, given to a senior who demonstrates consistency in leadership.

Michael McKenzie was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota.

Erica Boileau was named to the spring semester dean’s list at The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Boileau is a senior chemistry major.

Fairfield University

The following local students graduated from the university in Fairfield, Connecticut:

Belchertown: Vicki G. Law, bachelor’s degree in politics; Sarah A. Woodcock, bachelor’s degree, international business.

Hadley: Timothy D. Knightly, bachelor’s degree, finance.

Springfield TechnicalCommunity College

The Hampshire County residents listed below were named to spring semester dean’s list at STCC:

Amherst: Vuong Tuan Pham and Jamie V Staples.

Belchertown: Emily May Alibozek, Rebekah Noelle Aponte, Matthew Benoit, Lindsey Nicole Bovat

George T. Burgess, Jazmin M Dupont, Taylor Forrant, Brandy Leigh Fuller, Amber M. Knight, Tiffany Kudrikow, Amanda McMorrow, Sarah G Meaux, Joshua Robert Moghaddam

Lisa M Morrin, Anne Elizabeth O’Connor, Peter Palubinski, Jeffrey Andrew Pandolfi, Noah J Przypek, Justin Edward Leo Roberts, Richard A Serrano, Tanya A Sourdiffe and Paul A Sullivan.

Hadley: Nathan C Rickles and Michael James Whitsett Sr.

University of New Haven

The following students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the university in West Haven, Connecticut:

Belchertown: Trent Lenkarski, bachelor of science in national security studies; Kayla Mcgrath, bachelor’s degree in forensic science.

University of Vermont

The following local students earned degrees at the university in Burlington:

Rebecca Chapdelaine of Belchertown, bachelor’s degree in dietetics nutrition and food sciences.