Anna Maria College, Paxton


Colin Brian Shea, Brookline, NH, master of arts in fire science.

Leanne Elizabeth Hillman, Pepperell, associate of science in nursing

Daniel R. Manley, Pepperell, master's in public administration

Kristina A. Howard, Shirley, bachelor of arts

Andrew Ellis, Shirley, bachelor of science in sport management

Berklee College of Music, Boston

Dean's list, spring term

Daniel Sitar, of Townsend.

Boston College


Declan McCann, son of Shawn and Monica McCann, of Pepperell, was awarded a BA in mathematics and human development. Declan is a graduate of North Middlesex Regional High School and a member of the Lynch School Honors Program, the Golden Key Honor Society, the Lynch School Senate, BC Chorale and the Gaelic Athletic Association. Declan minored in Computer Science and worked as a teaching assistant in the Computer Science department during his senior year. He is employed as a software QA engineer at AIR Worldwide in Boston.

Boston College High School


Bennett Andrew Marston, '14, of Groton achieved High Honors for the third quarter.

Bryant University, Rhode Island


Brian P. Farese, of Townsend, earned a bachelor of science in business administration, finance, cum laude.

Eva Claire Mahan, of Groton, bachelor of science in business administration, accounting, magna cum laude.

Rebecca Danielle Ricard, of Groton, bachelor of arts, politics and law, cum laude.


Brenden Timothy Ross, of Groton, bachelor of science in business administration, management, magna cum laude.

Champlain College, Vermont


Carl Priddle, of Pepperell, received a bachelor of science degree in accounting with a possible specialization and/or minor. He was also named to the spring Dean's list.

Curry College, Milton

National Honor Society induction

Nicholas Colicchio, of Groton, has been inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Honor Society for undergraduate students studying communication.


Stephen Nicholson, of Groton.

Samantha Hardy, of Pepperell.

Laura Shannon, of Townsend.

Cushing Academy, Ashburnham

Winter term honors

Christopher Bennett, Class of 2013, of Townsend.

Rachel Guerriero, Class of 2016, of Townsend.

Kira Tierney, Class of 2016, of Townsend.

Michelle Tierney, Class of 2014, of Townsend.

Diane L. Goldsher, Class of 2015, of Harvard, was awarded a letter of commendation for the 2013 winter term at Cushing Academy. A small number of students are awarded this honor each term. They are selected by vote of the faculty in recognition of their outstanding growth and dedicated commitment to their academic tasks.

Fairfield University

Dean's List, spring term

Spencer M. Lyons, Townsend, 2012 graduate of St. Bernard's High School, Fitchburg, Accounting major in the Dolan Business School.

Hendrix College, Arkansas


Erik Dean Honkonen of Groton, received a bachelor's degree in Accounting. He also received the E.W. Martin Memorial Accounting Award at the 2013 Honors Day Convocation this spring.

Dean's List

Erik Dean Honkonen, of Groton

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Dean's List, Fall semester

Scott Nussdorfer, of Harvard, son of Theodore and Maureen Nussdorfer, and a graduate of The Bromfield School in Harvard. Scott is majoring in materials science and engineering and will graduate in May 2013.

Keene State College, N.H.


Michael Helmer, of Pepperell, received the Senior Service award for outstanding service to Keene State College and the Keene Community. Helmer, who majors in Architecture, will graduate from Keene State College this month.


David Webb, of Townsend, earned a BS, cum laude.

Edward Tokarski, of Townsend, earned a MS.

Rachel Benson, of Groton, earning a BA, magna cum laude.

Michael Helmer, of Pepperell, earned a BS, summa cum laude.

Cassandra Orr, of Pepperell, earned a BA.

Michael Silva, of Pepperell, earned a BA. 

Dean's List

Jacqueline Nicole Cobleigh, of Townsend

Erin Elizabeth Crawford, of Townsend

David Justin Webb, of Townsend

Caitlin Marie Ruth, of West Townsend

Marisa Hope Benson, of Groton

Rachel Kathryn Benson, of Groton

Brian Creed Hoglund, of Groton

Garrett Ryan Partridge, of Groton

Adeline Henderson Howard, of Shirley.

Mackenzie May Klem, of Harvard.

Matthew John Canning, of Pepperell

Shelagh Rose Daly, of Pepperell

Michael Daniel Helmer, of Pepperell

Cassandra Ann Orr, of Pepperell

Michael Joseph Silva, of Pepperell

Merrimack College, North Andover

Presidential Scholar

Onorina Maloney, of Groton (awarded to those graduating students who have achieved a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, based on a 4.0 grading system). Onorina is majoring in Liberal Arts .

Sarah Chambers, of Townsend. Sarah is majoring in English.

Northeastern University


Michael R. White, of Groton, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in communications studies with a minor in business administration. Michael graduated from Groton Dunstable Regional High School in 2008. He is the son of Rae and Sue White, of Groton.

Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma


Jaime Feroli, of Townsend, was among 92 students earning a doctor of veterinary medicine degree. Previously at the veterinary center's Awards Banquet, Feroli received a Robert G. and Karen F. Beach Scholarship and the Dr. Donald R. Callicott Scholarship in recognition of her high academic performance and her interest in small animal veterinary medicine and surgery.

Rochester Institute of Technology

College Delegate, Graduate

Rob Williams, son of Beth Williams and Doug Williams, of Harvard, was chosen as the 2013 graduate college delegate for Rochester Institute of Technology's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Rob received a master of science degree in information technology during RIT's commencement ceremonies May 17-19. Each of RIT's colleges selects one or more student representatives to participate in the Academic Convocation and college commencement ceremonies. The delegate's overall personal achievement demonstrates the ideals of RIT, including but not limited to academic achievement. During Academic Convocation, college delegates accept degrees on behalf of their colleges' graduates during the symbolic conferral of degrees. Each college delegate speaks at his or her college commencement ceremony.

Saint Michael's College, Vermont


Michelle Marie McGuinness , daughter of Timothy and Tracy McGuinness, of Groton, graduated from Saint Michael's College with a bachelor of science, magna cum laude degree in business administration.

St. Lawrence University


Courtney E. Fogarty, of Pepperell, received an award at St. Lawrence's Moving-Up Day ceremonies. Fogarty, a member of the Class of 2014, was presented with the Charbern Fund Scholarship -- English. Fogarty graduated from Groton School. The Charbern Fund Scholarship recognizes members of the Junior class who have demonstrated the highest degree of character and accomplishment in economics or English and have made major extracurricular contributions.

Salve Regina, Rhode Island


Thomas Robert Bovill, of Pepperell, Mass. was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in history.

Danielle Ashlee Gionet, of Shirley, was awarded a bachelor of science degree in marketing.

Stonehill College, Easton


Groton native Abby Schommer received the Fraser Award given to the student with the highest GPA in the Communication program.

SUNY Oswego, New York


Jamieson A. Colburn, of Groton, a business administration major, is scheduled to complete baccalaureate studies at SUNY Oswego.

Tennessee State University

Dean's List

Justin Maudie, of Townsend, majoring in criminal justice.



Riley Stockwell, of Groton, will graduate magna cum laude with a BA in music.

Zachary Rubinic, of Pepperell, will graduate Cum Laude with a BS in management information systems.

Kathryn Marchetti, of Shirley, received a master of science degree.

University of Vermont


Brendan M. Lyons, of Townsend, received the Sproston Award presented by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

University of Rochester, New York

Dean's List, fall term

Joseph Christopher Clark, a freshman majoring in applied music and music education, instrumental (clarinet), at the Eastman School of Music, has been named to the Dean's List. Clark, a resident of Pepperell, is the son of John and Jeanne Clark, and a graduate of North Middlesex Regional High School in Townsend.

Union College, New York

Join Class of 2017

Andrew Hilton of Groton, a graduate of F. W. Parker Essential School.

Douglas Rosa of Groton, a graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.