Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


July 12, 2012

On campus


Luke Miller, a fourth year student at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, has been named to the dean's list for the second semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. He is the son of Bill and Robin Miller of Andover. He majors in economics.

Harvard dental school graduate

Adrienne B. Weisner graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine on May 24. Weisner is a graduate of Vassar College and Brooks School. She will continue her clinical studies as an Orthodontic Resident at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Weisner, who resides in Beacon Hill, is the daughter of Dr. Stephen and Maureen Weisner of Andover.

Recent graduates

The 72nd commencement exercises of Endicott College were held on Saturday, May 19 with Salome Thomas-EL as the commencement speaker and recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. EL is a national education expert and consultant, and author of the best selling books, I Choose to Stay and The Immortality of Influence.

Joshua Bruno majored in international studies, and received a bachelor's degree. He was one of more than 750 students to receive a master, bachelor or associate degree from Endicott that day. He is the son of Ferdinando Bruno and Jeri Bayer of Andover.

Kristina Elizabeth Fuerst received her bachelor's degree in chemical and biological engineering with minors in biochemistry and applied math, from the University of Colorado Boulder School of Engineering and Applied Science. Fuerst was in the Engineering Honors Program and received the Active Learning Award, which recognizes participation in three different kinds of hands-on learning: discovery, service, and professional learning. She is the daughter of Tom and Inga Fuerst of Andove

The following students graduated from Boston University: Gregory Boumil, master of engineering in mechanical engineering; Venkat Busanelli, master of business administration in business administration and management, honors; Rachel DeBiase, master of arts in teaching in mathematics education; Nima Haghighi-Mood, bachelor of science in electrical engineering; Chelsea Johnston, bachelor of arts in biology; Arjun Kannan, bachelor of arts in philosophy and classical civilization, cum laude; Michael Kasparian, bachelor of science in electrical engineering, cum laude; Kathleen Machet, master of science in leadership; Christopher McDonough, bachelor of arts in philosophy; Alexa Moccia, bachelor of science in health science, magna cum laude; Hannah Nichols, bachelor of science in health science, magna cum laude; James O'Connor, master of business administration in business administration and management; Janis Rice, master of public health in maternal and child health and social and behavioral sciences; Dante Smith, bachelor of science in biomedical engineering, cum laude; and David York, master of arts in chemistry.

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