Katherine E. Serra, daughter of Geoff and Betsy Serra of Westerly, has graduated from Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Services with a Master of Science degree, (APRN), specializing in psychiatric nursing. Serra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Connecticut College and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Northeastern University.  Serra will complete a year-long residency for Nurse Practitioners with the Veterans Administration in Brockton, Mass.

Theresa Spear and Ruth Way of Westerly, Elizabeth Vazquez of Charlestown and Suzanne Johnston of Ashaway were named to the dean’s list and McKayla Schott of Pawcatuck and Silvana Terranova of Ashaway were named to the president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University for the winter 2019 term.

Natalie Turco of Westerly was named to the dean’s list at Alfred University for the spring 2019 semester. 

Erica Boucher of Westerly graduated recently from Gettysburg College.

The following local students earned a certificate from Three Rivers Community College: Hannah Beldock , magna cum laude, of Westerly; Terresa Amy Torres, cum laude, of Charlestown; Keaton Sanborn and Tina Marie Woodall of Pawcatuck; and Jaykumar T. Patel of Mystic.

Miles Brennan of Westerly and Courtney Bove and Matthew Simmons of Stonington received a Bachelor of Arts and Sarah Volack of North Stonington received a Bachelor of Science from Curry College.

Thomas T. Ornberg of Texarkana, Texas, received a Bachelor of Science from Park University in management. Ornberg, a graduate of Westerly High School, earned the degree at the university’s Little Rock Air Force Base campus.

The following local students graduated from Three Rivers Community College: Pawcatuck residents Susan Tabele-Kolbenheyer, summa cum laude, Associate of Arts; Benjamin Tyler Galligan, Associate of Science; Corrin Victoria Garraty, Associate of Science; Elizabeth A. Morgan, cum laude, Associate of Science; Elizabeth Anne Rose, Associate of Science; Emily Paige O'Rourke, Associate of Science; Jeffrey R. Rubin, magna cum laude, Associate of Science; Justin Toland, magna cum laude, Associate of Science; Susan A. Lopes, Associate of Science; and Tina Marie Woodall, Associate of Science; Stonington resident Dawn R. Hurd, Associate of Science; North Stonington residents Karolynn Thompson, Associate of Arts; Heather Angel Mars-Martins, cum laude, Associate of Science; and Magan Birkbeck, Associate of Science; and Mystic residents Carly Nicole Wilson, cum laude, Associate of Arts; Joseph Cruz Victorino, cum laude, Associate of Arts; Justine Nicole Wheeler, Associate of Arts; Kevin M. Carpenter, magna cum laude, Associate of Arts; Metin Tandogan, Associate of Arts; Samuel Connal Webster, summa cum laude, Associate of Arts; Beth Falcone, Associate of Science; Brandon James Bendfeldt, Associate of Science; Dmitrii Lavruk, Associate of Science; James Delous Campbell, Associate of Science; Jeffrey Thomas Strader, Jr., cum laude, Associate of Science; Kathryn Yalen, Associate of Science; Laurencia E. D. G. Laurent, Associate of Science; Nicholas Zujus, Associate of Science; Samantha Bialek, Associate of Science; and Stephanie L. Stearns, Associate of Science.

Margit Burgess of Stonington, Jessica NeJame of Charlestown and Carter Ward of North Stonington were named to the dean’s list at University of Vermont for the spring 2019 semester.

Jess Downie of Stonington graduated from Bucknell University.

Grace Bueno of Ashaway received the Girl Scout Gold Award from the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England.

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