Hamilton College news
Matt Therkelsen, son of Beverly and David Therkelsen, received a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College on Sunday, May 20. Therkelsen graduated cum laude with a degree in biochemistry/molecular biology. Matt Therkelsen had been named to the Hamilton College dean's list for the 2012 spring semester.
Also named to the spring semester dean' list was Alice Grant, daughter of Martha and Christopher Grant Jr. She is a junior majoring in biology and a graduate of Brooks School.
To be named to the Hamilton College dean's list, a student must have carried throughout the semester a course load of four or more graded credits with an average of 3.5 or above.
Li now Chicago dentist
Bowen Li graduated cum laude from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in May 2012 with a doctorate of dental surgery. He will start practicing dentistry in Chicago in July.
Li is a 2003 graduate of Andover High School.
Graduates and scholars
The following students graduated from Merrimack College on May 20: Kyle Lighter, magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in communications studies; Kristina Martin, bachelor of science degree in business administration; Julie Ouellette, summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in political science; Victoria Quilliam, cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology; Benjamin Roberge, bachelor of arts degree in criminology; Paul Farnham, bachelor of arts degree in criminology; David Selima, cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in criminology and religious and theological studies; Linn Spitzer, bachelor of arts degree in psychology; and Michael Sukiennik, cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine.
Andover residents Tito Encarnacion and Katherine Rouff graduated from Assumption College on May 12 with bachelor of arts degrees.
Dennis Fleming graduated from Clemson University on May 11 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting.