The Westerly College Club awarded the 2021 Lois Hamilton Fontaine scholarships to the following local college students: Westerly residents Jack Adams, University of Maine; Jordan Allen-Hurd, Eastern Connecticut State University; Ryan Arruda, Rowan University; Michaela Burr, Rhode Island College; Gianna Colao, St. John's University; Tyler Faubert, University of Rhode Island; Sydney Federico, University of Rhode Island; Abiageal Keegan, Pennsylvania State University; Dylan LaMotte, University of Rhode Island; Ailill Smith, University of Rhode Island; Abigail White, Sacred Heart University; and Elyse Yanusas, Nazareth College; Bradford resident Brendan Peck, University of Rhode Island; Hope Valley resident Alexandra Wilson, Rhode Island College; Pawcatuck residents Caroline Andrews, Bentley University; Mark Costanzo, University of Rhode Island; Krista Jones, Southern Connecticut State University; Izadora Yarnall, University of Connecticut; and Elizabeth Yarnall, University of Rochester; Stonington residents Emily Lewis, University of New England; and Robert Lewis, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; and Mystic resident Iris Wainston, Villanova University.
Morgann Plante of Westerly; Ryan Kilcoyne of Mystic; and Rachel Lerch of West Kingston were named to the presidents list and Timothy McLaughlin and Tyler Baeder of Westerly; Morgan Lestinsky of Pawcatuck; Trinity Lennon of Mystic; and Justin Hainse and Peyton Messier of West Kingston were named to the dean’s list at Bryant University for the spring 2021 semester.
The following local students graduated from the University of Connecticut: Westerly residents Joseph T. Caster, Christopher Hladik, Julianna Morrone and Melita Seibel; Charlestown resident Michaela Lynne Allen; Richmond resident Alex Dean Dawkins; Pawcatuck residents Faith Gately, Richard Hoelzel III, Grace Narducci, Justin Paoloni, Keegan Reck, Sara Wrotniak and Izadora Yarnall; Stonington residents Benjamin Anderson, Patrick Bibeau, Heather Boucher, Erin Craig, Heaven Hurd, Ainsley Johnstone, Macie Mancini, Jennifer Spadaro and Maxwell Switz; North Stonington residents Cody Johnson, Emma Morgan and Siddhe Patel; and Mystic residents Emily Bufmack, Alexandra Case, Joann Chen, Alexandra Kapell, Jason Kilcoyne, Judith Koumanelis, Daniel Marcolina, Bella McClure, Nigel Mills, Lauren Roper, Paulomi Sardar, Elizabeth Teskey and Nicola Wood.
Rachel Luxton of Stonington and Savannah Ryan and Tessa Ryan of Charlestown were named to the dean’s list at Hamilton College for the spring 2021 semester.
Leslie Spencer of Mystic was named to the dean's list at Tufts University for the spring 2021 semester.
Audrey Mejza of Stonington was named to the provost’s list and Elizabeth Williams of Mystic was named the dean’s list at Hofstra University for the spring 2021 semester.
Avery Vanlew and Kristen Archer of Pawcatuck and Emily Geary of Stonington were named to the dean’s list at Emmanuel College for the spring 2021 semester.
The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2021 semester: Peter Rossi of Carolina; Drew Donovan of Pawcatuck; Adriano DeCastro and Cristian DeCastro of Stonington; and Eli Messer of West Kingston.
Jacob H. Newsome received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wyoming.