Local alums excel



Gerrish made dean’s list

DELAWARE, Ohio — Rebecca Gerrish of Bar Harbor has been named to the 2015 fall semester dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan University.

To earn the recognition, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes.

Shaw earned high honors

DURHAM, N.H. — Nicholas Shaw of Bar Harbor has earned High Honors and been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester.

To achieve high honors, students must earn a 3.65-3.84 GPA.

Students make president’s list

BANGOR — Half a dozen local students have been named to the Husson University president’s list for fall 2015.

Senior Stephen Coston of Bar Harbor currently is studying financial management.

Sophomore Aidan Pasha of Bar Harbor currently is studying entertainment production.

Senior Marisa Prestinari of Bar Harbor currently is studying hospitality and tourism management.

Sophomore Denise Lyakhovich of Mount Desert currently is studying biology.

Sophomore Malcolm Clough III of Southwest Harbor currently is studying Nursing.

Freshman Tyler Philbrook of Swans Island has not yet declared a major.

To make the list, students must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a GPA of between 3.8 and 4.0.

Dean’s list includes Robertson, Perruzzi

BOSTON — Two Mount Desert Island residents have been named to the Northeastern University dean’s list for fall 2015.

Samuel Robertson of Bar Harbor is a political science/international affairs major and a member of the university honors program.

Adam Perruzzi of Southwest Harbor is an industrial engineering major and a member of the university honors program.

To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater

out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the

course of their college career.

Drennan on honor roll

EXETER, N.H. — Ava Drennan, a sophomore from Bar Harbor, earned highest honors for the fall 2015 term at Phillips Exeter Academy.

To qualify, students must earn an overall A average.

Nicholson on dean’s list

WALTHAM, Mass. — Robin Nicholson of Bar Harbor was named to the Bentley University dean’s list for fall 2015 semester.

Nicholson graduated from Mount Desert Island High School in 2015.

To be named to the dean’s list, a full-time student must have a GPA point average of 3.3 or higher with no course grade below 2.0 during the term.

Three on dean’s list

FARMINGTON — Three island residents have been honored by the University of Maine at Farmington.

Conor Crandall of Bar Harbor, Katharine Walker of Mount Desert and Isaiah Fallon of Southwest Harbor were named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall of 2015.

The list includes students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits in courses producing quality points and earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Wheaton names honorees

NORTON, Mass. — The following local residents have been named to the dean’s list at Wheaton College for the fall 2015 semester.

Winston Stewart, a resident of Bar Harbor and member of Wheaton’s class of 2017, is the son of Jonathan Stewart and Vangi Stewart.

Riley Heist, a resident of Mount Desert and member of Wheaton’s class of 2017, is the son of Jerome Heist and Kimberly Heist.

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