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• Courtney Cosgrove of Branford graduated with high honors from Lehigh University with a B.S. in biology.

• The following area students graduated from Quinnipiac Univeristy:

Branford: Logan Brandriff, B.S. in finance; Alessandra Brownell, sixth-year certificate in education leadership; Keith Criscuolo, MBA, Andrew Crotty, master of health science/physician assistant; Bryce DellaBianca, B.S. in finance; Nicholas Dicecco, MBA; Cecily Edwards, sixth-year certificate in education leadership; Brigitta Gehl, Doctor of medicine; Frank Higgins, B.S. in nursing; Babu Khatiwada, B.S. in nursing; Tanya Kotowicz, M.S. in organizational leadership; Mia Maselli, master of occupational therapy; Brandon Massey, MBA; Christine Pfeifer, MBA; Melissa Potrepka, master of social work; Ashley Roding, B.S. in biomedical sciences; Ann Samson, B.S. in health science studies; Jessica Thompson, B.F.A. in film, television, and media arts; Jennifer Tucker, sixth-year certificate in education leadership; and Kaitlyn White, MBA

North Branford: Autumn Deloughery, B.S. in psychology

• Alexander Rode of Branford graduated from Norwich University on May 1 with a B.S. in construction management.

• Riley Kendall of North Branford was named at the 6th annual Peter Krause Memorial Scholarship winner by Branford Elks Lodge #1939.

• Alexa Bodner of Branford graduated from Emerson College in December 2020 with a B.S. in political communication.

• The following Branford students graduated from Western New England University:  Courtney Colaccio, B.S. in health studies; and Sarah Bartlett, magna cum laude with a BSBA in accounting

• Christian La Croix of Branford graduated from Curry College on May 23 with a B.A.

• Vivian Vigliotti of Branford graduated from Baylor University with a MSECO in economics and a doctor of philosophy.

• Sean Reilly of Branford graduated from Trinity College with a B.S. in environmental science.

• Devri Aronson of Branford was named to The Country School Effort List for the second trimester.

• Alexander Monin and Chloe Nelson of Branford were named to The Country School Academic Honor Roll and Effort List for the second trimester.

• The following area students graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University:

Branford: Justine Belda, M.S. in organizational management; Charlee Grady, cum laude, B.S. in business administration; Dylan Hanniford, cum laude, B.A. in new media studies; Keira Integlia magna cum laude, B.S. in sport and leisure management; and Jard Moore, B.A. in criminology and sociology

North Branford: Parker Nadeau, B.S. in health sciences

Northford: Emma Garrett, B.S. in psychology; Meagan Hanratty, cum laude, B.S. in elementary education and liberal studies; and Sydney Hogan, cum laude, B.A. in art.

• Carol Frye of Branford graduated cum laude from Miami University with a B.S. in microbiology.

Dean’s List

• Alexa Bodner of Branford was named to the Emerson College Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester.

• William Randazzo of Branford was named to the Colgate University Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester.

• Cordelia Keberle of Branford was named to the St. Lawrence University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Southern Connecticut State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Aaliyah Heyward-Scott, Alexandra Cerrone, Antoinette Higgins, Anuj Khadka, Avneet Benipal, Benjamin Byers, Brianna Ferraiolo, Brianna Shaw, Chad Coveyduck, Dana Deluca, Donnie Higgins, Emma Jamieson, Ethan Griffeth, Gianna Ciarleglio,Hannah Milles, Ian Bergemann, Jack Tiernan, Jake Rivera, Jenna Curl, Jessica Amarante, John Tanski, Kelsey Poronteau, Kyle Mannix, Lauren Thibodeau, Leeah Gunneson, Mackenzie Lyon, Madeleine Guglielmi, Madison Ramsby, Marissa Fusco, Max Warner, Meghan King, Mia Tomasello, Morgan Campbell, Mouna Kafel, Neil Merola, Nicole Evans, Nicolette Borzillo, Nolan Scott, Robert Ziaks, Scott Brossman, Taj Rucker-Dimbo, Therese Ziaks

North Branford: Alexina Cristante, Allison Wang, Bailey Haak, Benjamin Boatman, Braeden Burke, Brandon Iovene, Clesea DellaRocca, Jessica Barrachina, JJ Gargano, Krystin Brady, Sofia Brindisi, Tiffany Balzano, Victoria Denegre, and Vitoria Cristante

Northford: Alexa Farkash, Brianna Green, Christopher Frank, Erica Sellers, Gabrillea Fico, Hannah Augur, Katelyn Fiollion, Nicholas Mancini, Odali Rodriguez, Rebecca Sabetta, Sabrina Mone, and Shaina Alexander

• The following area students were named to the University of Rhode Island Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Cleo Hazen, Aliya Linder, Hailey Manware, and Julia Robbins

North Branford: Colby Anastasio, Sarah Cook, and Aiden Ferrucci

Northford: Gabriela Panico

• The following Branford students were named to the Northeastern University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester: James Schaefer, Alanna Grimm, Amanda Savona, and Samuel Taber

• The following area students were named to the Western New England University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Courtney Colaccio and Delaney Baughman

Northford: Jared Jamieson

• Gregory Lucente of Branford was named to the Springfield College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Spencer Bietz and Alexander Rode of Branford were named to the Norwich University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Central Connecticut State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Gabrielle Cruz, Emily Erne, Noah Lordan, Michelle Wyskiel, and Farzeen Zaidi

North Branford: Jetta Powers, Robert Querfeld, and Kaitlin Souza

Northford: Abigail Baldwin, Vincenzo D’Adaria, Julia DeWitt, Jenna Fama, Frederick Little, Grace Little, Annika Pearson, Ashley Testa, and Madeline Wilson

• The following area students were named to the Fairfield University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Kiersten Bjork, Marissa Consiglio, Meghan Cusack, Gianna Esposito, GianCarlo Giannini, Gabriella Groves, and Lisa Kroeber

North Branford: Hali Young

• Logan Frandsen of Northford and Violet Smiarowski of Branford were named to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the University of New Hampshire Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Amanda Acquarulo, Noah Pantani, Kailei Wedge, Alexandra Bonadies, and Braedi Smith

North Branford: Madison Sullivan and Jacob Montanaro

• Elisa Palmieri of Northford was named to the University of Scranton Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the University of Saint Joseph Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Jocelyn Giordano and Jake Sullivan

Northford: Cayleen Defaranos

• Bella Crotta of Northford was named to the Bucknell University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Jack Manware of Branford was named to the University of Tampa Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Quinnipiac University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Logan Brandriff, Hayley Cacace, Alexia Excovar, Kaitlyn Fisher, Reilly Girard, Frank Higgins, Kelly Joseph, Basbu Khatiwada, Catherine Lane, Keeley Ann Lepre, Hema Medhat, Olivia Paleski, Ashley Roding, Ann Samson, Palek Singh, Tahj Sutherland, and Jessica Thompson

North Branford: Nicole Cappello, Matti Colavolpe, Leanna Czaplicki, Autumn Deloughery, Joseph Murphy, Daniel Soliwoda, Hunter Stankiewicz, and Amanda Teodoro

Northford: Sydnie Bookman and Adam Teneyck

• The following area students were named to the College of the Holy Cross Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Ana Panagrossi and Mikaila Lupoli

North Branford: Sarah Anastasio

• The following area students were named to the Goodwin University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Veronica Ahlgrim, Gabriella Comesanas, Brittany Falcigno, and Emily Johnson

North Branford: Tyler DiPentima and Kristen Pagano

Northford: Amanda Croce, Shelley Kwalek, Kaitlyn Morris, and Cassandra Stegina

• The following Branford students were named to the Tufts University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester: Tyler Cipriano, Kira Schaefer, and Shamoon Mallick

• Hope McCormack of Branford was named to the Western Connecticut State University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Megan McMillen of North Branford and Melanie Sachs of Branford were named to the Emmanuel College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• Sadie Ostad and Johnna-Lynn Palmese of Branford were named to the Hofstra University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the Bryant University Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Alexandra Acquarulo

North Branford: Erika Roof

Northford: Daniel McCormack and Rachel Vitarisi

• Riyanshu Bam of Branford was named to the Gettysburg College Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

• The following area students were named to the University of Hartford Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester:

Branford: Sean Torres, Tara Merola, Bryan Searles, and Ahslee Smestad

Northford: Brianna Annunziato, John Kalandyk, Emma Randolph, Noah Ackerman, and Ethan Despres

• Joseph Gillis of Branford was named to the Bates College Dean’s Liost for the winter 2020-’21 semester.

• Rachel Krug of Branford was named to the University of Arizona Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.


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