Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


September 19, 2012

On campus

UMass Amherst graduates

The University of Massachusetts Amherst recently reported that the following students received bachelor degrees from the state university on May 11, 2012: Douglas Allen, Zoe-Charlotte Cabaret-Salameh, Clara Chekanov, Corey Colbert, Matthew Davidson, Kaitlin Debelen, Kevin Drew, Julianna Dugan, Virginia Gibson, Alexander Hage, Cleo Hage, Stephanie Halks, Renee Hamilton, Aimee Jen, Hae Kim, Eric Lee, Kasey Leung, Meghan McGowan, Ronnie Micle, Ehsan Raad, Jennifer Ravikumar, Peter Saunders, Jaclyn Stackhouse, Joseph Terranova, Roger Tse, Victoria Vasilakis and Ryan Walsh.

Lapsa is fellow at John Jay Institute

Brian Lapsa has been accepted into the John Jay Institute in Philadelphia, Penn.

As a fellow at the John Jay Institute, Lapsa will participate in an intensive academic study of political theory, constitutional law, history, theology, philosophy, and ethics, and examine the influence of these subjects upon leadership in American society.

Lapsa is a Distinguished Graduate of the University of Virginia where he received a bachelor of arts degree in history with a minor in German in 2011.

During his years as an undergraduate, Lapsa received the UVA Intermediate Honors, which recognized his rank in the top 20 percent of his class, and earned his place on UVA’s dean’s list six semesters.

Lapsa hopes to study intellectual history in graduate school before pursuing a possible career in education.

O'Leary graduates law school

Ryan O'Leary, son of Debra O'Leary of Andover, received a juris doctor degree from New England Law in Boston on May 25, 2012.

He is a 2004 graduate of Andover High School and a 2008 graduate of Syracuse University.

While a student at New England Law, O’Leary completed an internship at Harrington Law Offices and was a student practitioner at Worcester County District Attorney's Office and the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office.

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