Graduates

scholarshipsFlorida Institute of Technology

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Travis Martins of Naugatuck graduated from Florida Institute of Technology I the spring with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Chase Collegiate School

WATERBURY — William Robinson of Naugatuck graduated from Chase Collegiate School on June 7.

Robinson, the recipient of the John D. Fixx Award for Outstanding Senior Speech, will be attending Loyola University Maryland.

East Carolina University

GREENVILLE, N.C — Tori Pinchuk of Naugatuck graduated May 10 from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in recreational therapy. She was accepted into the university’s master’s program.

Sacred Heart University

FAIRFIELD — The following local residents graduated from Sacred Heart University on May 18-19:

Alison Crosby of Beacon Falls received a certificate in advanced studies in administration.

Lauren Toth of Naugatuck received a doctorate in physical therapy.

Maribeth Ford of Naugatuck received a degree in education technology.

Mark Lee of Naugatuck received a bachelor of science in mathematics.

Nathalia Bitencourt Magalhaes of Naugatuck received a doctorate in physical therapy.

Sean Anderson of Naugatuck received a master of arts in teaching.

Shea-Kathryn Silver of Naugatuck received a bachelor of science in health science pre-prof. track, Cum Laude.

Stephanie Oliveira of Naugatuck received a bachelor of science in exercise science.

Western Connecticut State University

DANBURY — The following local students graduated from Western Connecticut State University this spring:

Deanna Baran of Naugatuck earned a degree in music education (K-12).

Marisa Baranauskas of Prospect earned a degree in accounting.

Joshua Claffey of Naugatuck earned a degree in nursing.

Crystal Deller of Naugatuck earned a degree in management.

Cecelia Dias of Prospect earned a degree in elementary education major history.

James LaClair of Naugatuck earned a degree in justice and law administration.

Brittany Lemos of Naugatuck earned a degree in management.

Kathryn Mislow of Naugatuck earned a degree in communication.

Samantha Szost of Beacon Falls earned a degree in English.

Heather Testa of Naugatuck earned a degree in art.

Shane Wityak of Beacon Falls earned a degree in justice and law administration.

Sharon Zaldumbide of Beacon Falls earned a degree in social work.

Vassar College

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Holly Anderson of Naugatuck graduated from Vassar College on May 28 with a degree in economics.

University of Delaware

NEWARK, Del. — Heather Chucta of Prospect graduated from the University of Delaware on May 25.

Assumption College

WORCESTER, Mass. — Rebekah Chessic of Naugatuck graduated May 11 from Assumption College with a bachelor of arts degree.

Rochester Institute of Technology

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristin Zavodjancik of Naugatuck graduated in the spring 2013 quarter from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of fine arts degree in medical illustration.

Southern Connecticut State University

NEW HAVEN — The following local students graduated from Southern Connecticut State University:

Beacon Falls  

Elizabeth Binette graduated with a master of science.

Erik Devonshuk graduated with a master of business administration.

Jason Ewen graduated with a master of science.

Corey Gawronski graduated with a bachelor of science.

Stacey Glanz graduated with a sixth year diploma.

Kristi Hames graduated with a bachelor of science.

Brian Maglione graduated with a master of science.

Thomas Norton graduated with a bachelor of science.

Ashley Preneta graduated with a bachelor of science.

Jonathan Taylor graduated with a bachelor of science.

Naugatuck     

Jennifer Ackerman graduated with a master of science.

Heather Albert graduated with a bachelor of science.

Kaycee Baransky graduated with a bachelor of science.

Nicole Borusiewicz graduated with a bachelor of science.

Ashley Brown graduated with a bachelor of science.

Daniel Clinton graduated with a master of business administration.

Linda Cocchiola graduated with a master of science.

Amber Desiderato graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Shannon Dunn graduated with a bachelor of science.

Stephanie Dunn graduated with a bachelor of science.

Michelle Esteves graduated with a master of science.

Nicole Ewaskie graduated with a bachelor of science.

Cristin Fasciano graduated with a bachelor of science.

Adam Finlay graduated with a bachelor of science.

Mary Gill graduated with a master of library science.

Cathy Goings graduated with a master of social work.

Taylor Haynes graduated with a bachelor of arts.

SharonHeady-Labansky graduated with a master of science.

Jeffrey Hepp graduated with a bachelor of science.

Kevin Iglesias graduated with a bachelor of science.

Jessica Joram graduated with a master of business administration.

Kelly Lawlor graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Tammy Lawrence graduated with a master of science.

Heather Malash graduated with a sixth year diploma.

Christopher Marques graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Nicole Martins graduated with a bachelor of science.

Jessica Maud graduated with a bachelor of science.

Kelly McGinley-Hurley graduated with a master of social work.

Emily Oumano graduated with a master of library science.

Rachel Pelham graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Elisabeth Peralta graduated with a bachelor of science.

Mark Perry graduated with a master of family therapy.

Kasey Phair graduated with a bachelor of science.

Stephanie Radlinski graduated with a master of science.

Brittany Rindos graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Jamie Robinson graduated with a bachelor of science.

Jill Ruisi graduated with a master of social work.

Shana Santana graduated with a bachelor of arts.

David Shemanski graduated with a bachelor of science.

Dyann Sousa graduated with a master of science.

Timothy Steiskal graduated with a bachelor of science.

Doruntina Tasimi graduated with a bachelor of science.

Amber Thammavongsa graduated with a bachelor of science.

Abigail Tooker graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Jessica Trochsler graduated with a bachelor of science.

Thomas Whidden graduated with a bachelor of science.

Sara Wright graduated with a bachelor of science.

Prospect         

Medgine Benoit graduated with a bachelor of science.

Gregory Bianchini graduated with a bachelor of science.

Brett Bisson graduated with a bachelor of science.

Kevin Campofiore graduated with a bachelor of science.

Maximilian Cipriano graduated with a bachelor of science.

Shqipe Coma graduated with a bachelor of science.

AndreaDe Santis graduated with a bachelor of arts.

Amy Empoliti graduated with a master of library science            .

Duaah Galal graduated with a bachelor of science.

Katherine Hyland graduated with a bachelor of science.

Kaitlyn Murphy graduated with a bachelor of science.

Melissa O’Neil graduated with a sixth year diploma.

Allison Scampolino graduated with a master of science.

Denise Tafuto   graduated with a master of science.

Shannon Thibodeau graduated with a bachelor of science.

Jessica Zielonka graduated with a bachelor of science.

University of Massachusetts Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. — Corinne Mancevice of Naugatuck graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell on May 18.

University of Saint Joseph

WEST HARTFORD — The following local students graduated from the University of Saint Joseph May 12:

Heather Dawn MacDonald of Naugatuck earned a master’s degree in special education.

Kristin Aleathea LaCosse of Prospect earned a graduate certificate in health care systems management.

Mary Daneen McCulloch of Prospect earned a master’s degree in special education and graduate certificates in applied behavior analysis and autism spectrum disorders.

Danielle Kristine Rogers of Prospect earned a master’s degree in special education.

Christina M. Witham of Prospect earned a bachelor’s degree in special education.

Choate Rosemary Hall

WALLINGFORD — Julia Coyle of Naugatuck graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall on June 2. Coyle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Michael Hennessey, will attend George Washington University in the fall.

Franklin Pierce University

RINDGE, N.H. — Morgan Spears of Naugatuck graduated from Franklin Pierce University in the spring of 2013 with bachelor of arts degree in social work and counseling.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

TROY, N.Y. — Casey Taylor of Beacon Falls earned a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in May 2013.

Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. — Rebecca Ventimiglia of Beacon Falls graduated from Cornell University on May 26 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. At commencement, she was recognized by Cornell Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as the Outstanding Senior for 2013.

Goodwin College

EAST HARTFORD — Chanon Brennan and Rachel Olszyk of Naugatuck recently graduated from the Goodwin College nursing associate degree program during a pinning ceremony.

Simmons College

BOSTON — Melissa Werner of Prospect recently graduated from Simmons College with a bachelor of science degree.