School news

Springfield College  announces dean’s list

Springfield College has named fallon Berry of Shelton to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2017 term. Berry is studying Applied Exercise Science.

Criteria for selection to the dean’s list requires that the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 for the semester.

Resident inducted into National Honor Society

Daniella Costa of Shelton was one of nine Elmira College students inducted into the Iota Iota Iota (or Triota) National Honor Society for Women’s Studies during a ceremony recently held in Cowles Hall, Elmira College.

Merrimack College announces dean’s list

Merrimack College recognized the following students who have achieved dean’s list for fall 2017: Rachel Silverstein and Nicholas Zannis.

Colby College announces dean’s list

Clare F. Murray of Shelton was recently named to the dean’s list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year.

Saint Joseph’s University announces dean’s list

The following students from Shelton have earned dean’s list honors for the Fall 2017 semester at Saint Joseph’s University: Margaret Blanco and Jonathan Lemanski.

University of Nebraska announces dean’s list

Julia Dolbier of Shelton has been named to the dean’s list/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year. Dolbier, a sophomore history major, was named to the dean’s list for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Southern Vermont College honors resident, student-athlete

The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) 2017 fall academic All-Conference honorees were announced by the league on Friday with nine of the student-athletes being recognized hailing from Southern Vermont College. The following student honored is from Shelton: Stephany Ferreira.

UMass Dartmouth announces dean’s list

Sarah Montagna of Shelton has been named to the fall 2017 UMass Dartmouth dean’s list in recognition of earning a semester grade point average of 3.2 or higher of a possible 4.0.

UNC Charlotte announces chancellor’s list

To qualify for the Chancellor’s List during the fall 2017 Semester, a full-time student  must earn a grade point average of at least 3.8.  The following student from Shelton, Holly Jean Critchley, majoring in History, has been recognized for the fall 2017 semester.

University of Hartford announces dean’s list

The University of Hartford announced the following students have been named to the dean’s list for fall 2017: Natalie Gramesty, Rachel Malinowski,,Liliane Sierra, and Jevaun Whyte.

UMass Lowell announces dean’s list

Multiple residents have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Among those recognized for achieving academic distinction for the fall 2017 semester at UMass Lowell are: Morgan Donovan majoring in information Technology, Sabrina Maldonado majoring in political science, and Kaysee Talcik majoring in business administration.

University of Notre Dame announces dean’s list

James R. Hunter has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2017 semester with a 4.0. John D. Hunter has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2017 semester with a 3.87.

College of Saint Rose announces dean’s list

Rebecca Zaleski Named to The College of Saint Rose dean’s list for fall 2017. Rebecca is a 2014 Graduate of Shelton HS. She in enrolled in The College of St. Rose’s accelerated Master’s degree program (BS/ME – Speech Communications Disorders). She has completed the program’s Baccalaureate requirement and is continuing her Graduate studies at The College of St. Rose.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute announces dean’s list

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Hunter Trautz of Shelton, a member of the class of 2021 majoring in computer science, was named to the university’s dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2017 semester.

Resident named to Siena College dean’s list

Ta’Shay Gordon has been named to the Siena College dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. Gordon is from Shelton. To be named to the dean’s list, a student’s grade point average for the semester must be between 3.5 and 3.89.

University of New Hampshire announces dean’s list

The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2017 semester: Alissa Scinto, Victoria Dobrzycki, Alexandra Brockett, Chandler Duhaime, Anna May, Margaret May, and Emily Bean.

Wofford College announces dean’s list

Wofford College has announced dean’s list students for the fall 2017 Semester, including: Izabela Bernadeta Abissi from Shelton.

Resident named to dean’s list at Becker College

Marissa Peck of Shelton has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Becker College.

Southern Vermont College announces dean’s list

Stephany Ferreira of Shelton achieved dean’s list for the fall 2017 Semester.

University of Scranton announces dean’s list

Kathryn Mortati of Shelton was among more than 1,600 students named to The University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester. The dean’s list recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the dean’s list.

Mortati is a senior occupational therapy major in the University’s Panuska College of Professional Studies.

College of the Holy Cross announces dean’s list

Emma Mussatto, a second-year student at the College of the Holy Cross has been named to the dean’s list for the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year. She is the daughter of Michael and Mary Beth Mussatto of Shelton. She double majors in Economics and English.

SCSU announces dean’s list

The following Shelton residents earned dean’s list at Southern Connecticut State University:

Alexis Adams, Timothy Adams, Cailyn Aichelman, Sara Badeaux, Kathryn Bagley, Alan Bensen, Ryan Berry, Gina Bialy, Jeremy Blass, Amberlee Brakewood, Lauren Brideau,Hannah Brighindi, Marta Brzostowska, Jamiy Burey, Melanie Byron, Sydney Camacho, Stephen Casinelli, Alexandra Castro, Michael Chernesky, Sabrina Chevrette, Monica Ciocca, Marisa D’angelo, Vincent D’Angelo, Deanna Diaz, Marta Fedorko, Lucas Ferreira, Danielle Franceschini, Emily Gaspar, Andrew Geriak, David Ghazal, Megan Gless, Brooke Grand, Audrey Gryak, Melissa Jacksis, Megan Kaminsky, Megan Kelly, Caitlyn Koster, Paul Kuna, Sydney Larsen, Krista Lencovich, Marta Leszczynski, Olivia Loughlin, Victoria Lyons, Lindsey Maillet, Cameron Marro, Jessica Minty, Jason Moss ,Vincent Murphy, Nicolette Niedzwiecki, Victoria O’Malley, Gianna Panullo, Christopher Ramos, Brendon Recce, Sofia Ribeiro, Lourdes Rivera, Valerie Roberts, Samantha Rubio, Nikole Rudenko, Annaleise Sabatino, Jade Serrano, Bridget Sharnick, Seth Shuster, Tomas Stisi, Alayna Tadduni, Rebecca Taylor, John Tiberi, Brianna Trzcinski, Paul Viebranz, David Vieira, Cailin Vizzo, Matthew Wells, Samantha Widomski, Alyssa Wood, Benjamin Yambao, Alexis Zhitomi, and Alexis Zoppi.

Marist College announces dean’s list

The following local students have been named to the Marist College dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester: Meghan Brennan, Brianna Coba, Victoria Conlin, Meghan McCart, Kaitlyn Mulligan, Lauren Picone, and Caitlin Yarrish.

Hofstra University announces dean’s list

Hofstra University announced that the following local students were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list for their outstanding academic achievement: Kristin Soltis and Joshua Timpko.

Students score perfect on WordMasters Challenge

Two students representing Long Hill School and two students representing Elizabeth Shelton School recently received a perfect scores in the two of three meets in this year’s WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually.

Competing in the difficult Blue Division of the WordMasters Challenge™, third grader Phoenix

Cariolo and fourth grader Quinn Wherley both of Long Hill School each earned a perfect score of 20 on the challenge. Nationally, only 14 third graders and 86 fourth graders achieved this result. Other students from Long Hill School who achieved outstanding results in the meet include third graders Anthony Beauford and Cait Salemme, and fourth graders Jake Carey, Maren Huppunen, Nathaniel Jacob and Jace Ribas.

Also earning perfect scores in the Blue Division, fourth graders Krishiv Patel and Giancarlo Rubio of Elizabeth Shelton School.

The WordMasters Challenge™ is an exercise in critical thinking that first encourages students to become familiar with a set of interesting new words (considerably harder than grade level), and then challenges them to use those words to complete analogies expressing various kinds of logical relationships. Working to solve the analogies helps students learn to think both analytically and metaphorically. Although most vocabulary enrichment and analogy-solving programs are designed for use by high school students, WordMasters Challenge™ materials have been specifically created for younger students in grades three through eight. They are particularly well suited for children who are motivated by the challenge of learning new words and enjoy the logical puzzles posed by analogies.

The WordMasters Challenge™ program is administered by a company based in Indianapolis, Indiana, which is dedicated to inspiring high achievement in American schools. Further information is available at the company’s website: http://www.wordmasterschallenge.com.

 

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