Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Residents Named to Dean’s List at Boston University        

Three Lynn residents have recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the Spring semester.                        

Students recognized for this honor include:

Kaylee M. Maher,

Belen I. Novoa 

Reyes, Sonita S. Rin.                                                       

Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the Dean’s List, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as a full course load as a full time student.                          

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, BU offers students more than 250 programs of study in science and engineering, social science and humanities, health science, the arts, and other professional disciplines, along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes integral to the University’s research and teaching mission. With more than 33,000 students, BU is the fourth-largest private university in the country and a member of the American Association of Universities (AAU), a nonprofit association of 62 of North America’s leading research-intensive institutions.                                    

Dixon Inducted into Emerson College Gold Key Honor Society

Allison Dixon of Lynn is among the 2020 Gold Key Honor Society Inductees. Dixon, of Lynn, MA, a Media Arts Production major, is a member of the Emerson College Class of 2020.

The Gold Key Honor Society is an interdisciplinary organization founded at Emerson College to recognize and encourage outstanding academic achievement.

Membership in the Society is extended to juniors in the top 5 percent and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class who have earned at least 48 credits at Emerson.

About Emerson College

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has approximately 3,780 undergraduates and 670 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its experiential learning programs at Emerson Los Angeles, located in Hollywood, and at its 14th-century castle, in the Netherlands. Additionally, there are opportunities to study in Washington, DC, London, China, and the Czech Republic, Spain, Austria, Greece, France, Ireland, Mexico, Cuba, England, and South Africa. The College has an active network of 39,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit emerson.edu.

Vaughan Named to UA Presidents List

Jada Vaughan, of Lynn, was named to The University of Alabama Presidents List for spring 2020.

A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring term at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s).

The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.

Ologuntere Recognized for Academic Excellence

 Worcester Academy proudly announces its Honor Roll and Headmaster’s List for Semester 2 of the 2019-2020 School Year. The honors represent the achievements that each Worcester Academy student has earned through academic excellence, challenge, and personal growth.

Among the students is:

Precious Ologuntere of Lynn, 12, First Honors.

About Worcester Academy

Worcester Academy is an exceptional co-educational independent school for day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12 and postgraduates. Through an innovative and thoughtfully designed curriculum, Worcester Academy instills in students a lifelong passion for learning and a foundation of core values that enable them to “Achieve the Honorable” as leaders and world citizens. The school takes pride in its diverse local and international community, and situates its curriculum within a global, multicultural context that helps students develop the independence, confidence, and world-readiness they need to succeed in college and beyond.

Local Students Receive Degrees from Quinnipiac University

The following Lynn students received degrees from Quinnipiac University:

Jordan Corbishley, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Hadassah Cormier, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

About Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 385 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the Great Colleges to Work For(r). For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook at facebook.com/quinnipiacunews and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter @QuinnipiacU.

Local Residents are NSCC Graduates

North Shore Community College Interim President Nate Bryant is pleased to announce that the individuals listed below graduated from the college on June 25, 2020.


Tabitha Adams, Yahya Adan, Alex Aguilar, Abimbola Akinniyi, Vanessa Albornoz Garcia, Cheryl Amadi, Ugochukwu Amadi, Kadeem Antoine, Albenny Arcangel, Monique Argueta, Carlos Arias Reyes, Deanna Armenio, Brina Armstrong, Kayleigh Atkinson, Kerri Atwood, Brandan Baker, Jennifer Benavides-Amaya, Kely Benavidez, Matthew Bistany, Dylan Bogart, Sean Bohannon, Nora Bokila, Chenna Bonilla Mercedes, Shannon Calnan, Gabriella Cannata, Yadira Carvajal, Bitechnide Casseus, Derek Chigas, Jessica Chilel, Scarlen Ciriaco Hernandez, Yunior Crispin, Rupert Crossley, Yenifer Cruz, Jennifer Damico, Hieu Danh, Alexandra De La Rosa Ventura, Rony Deleon, Assitan Dembele-Boiro, Daniela Derderian, Walkiria Diaz Liranzo, Sinda Diazabakana, George Dimis, Erin Doherty, Allan Dominguez, Jared Downs, Diandra Drivas, Paula English, Anna Espinal, Adrianna Espino, Ayoub Fangar, Joseph Fannon, Gabrielle Farewell, Angel Fernandez, Jacob Fernandez, Njinju Fonge, Kyle Gagnon, Catherine Gallo, Sarah Garang, Shanttal Garcia, Diana Garcia Peguero, Dona Guerrero, Heidi Gutierrez, Anabel Guzman, Daither Guzman, Leilani Guzman, Arlette Hernandez, Julissa Hernandez, Ellis Hobby, Jasia Hutchinson, Cristal Irizarry, Doune Jean Pierre, Tamba Johnson, Cynthia Kim-Castro, Chelsy King, Soyanna Kouch, Eileen Leavey, Metega Leon, Richardson Leopold, Steven Lesnikoski, Nicholas Levy, Yalexis Lopez, Jenna Lucien, Tammie Lugo, Lynda Luk, Emanuell Maldonado, Alla Manukyan, Alicia Martin, Sequoia Martin, Cesar Matul, Olga Mbuyu, Belgis Mejia, Manny Mon, Edgardo Montoya, Kelly Morales, Boniface Mungai, Angelina Munoz, Richard Murphy, Janaya Nash, Luis Navarro, Karina Nhes, Marc Nickerson, Fonge Njunkeng, Jonniel Nunez, Ashu Oben, Stephen Obrien, Temitope Odumuyiwa, Yafreyri Olea, Hope Omorogbe, Roberto Orellana Gonzalez, Yvonne Osornio, Freda Otaru, Jonathan Paulino, Loan Pech, Carleni Pena, Debra Pickering, Marissa Pike, Dennis Popovs, Juanita Portillo, Stacy Randall, Althea Reeves, Raisa Reyes, Dominee Rivera, Lilibeth Rodriguez, Tyda Rom, Janessa Saimbert, Bryan Sanderson, Arisleidy Santos Abreu, Sophyrady Sar, Fabio Silva, Erna Smajilovic, Jasmine Sneed, Yuchana St Germain-Brown, Brandi Sychampanakhone, Brittany Sychampanakhone, Ryan Tavares, Frank Tejada, Sarah Tobin, Sophanna Toh, Jean Baptiste Tokam, Maura Tomaz, Melissa Tombeno, Brenda Vargas, Kirsy Vasquez, Gisselle Ventura, Joanny Vittini, Adriana Wallis, Valerie Wallis, Elizabeth Weeks, Patricia Wheeler, Hunter Whittredge, Crystal Woodworth, Susaty Ynojosa Ruiz.

Giguere Named to the Spring Semester 2020 Dean’s List

Western New England University is pleased to announce that Eric Giguere, of Lynn, MA has been named to the Spring Semester 2020 Dean’s List. Giguere is one of over 950 students to achieve this mark of academic excellence. Students are named to the Dean’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher.

Giguere is graduating with a BSBA in Sport Management.

Having just celebrated its Centennial, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England serves 3,825 students, including 2,580 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the School of Law.

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