Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Creary Invited to Participate in Boston Art Show

Anthony Creary of Boston a senior Studio and Design Major at Curry College and a resident of Jamaica Plain, was chosen to participate in the “Art of this World” annual exhibit at the Menino Arts Center in Boston. The Curry College seniors were invited to show their recent work in a variety of media including paintings, drawings, and digital prints.

“The exhibit is a wonderful opportunity for our students to show their work at a professional gallery,” said Laurie Alpert, professor of Fine and Applied Arts at Curry College.

The exhibit takes place from February 1 through March 1st at the Menino Arts Center, 26 Central Avenue, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Nicholas Enrolled in Carleton College Class of 2022

Price Nicholas of Jamaica Plain, has enrolled at Carleton College as a member of the Class of 2022.

The 532 students in the Carleton Class of 2022 were selected from a pool of 7,095 applicants. The incoming students represent 48 states and 24 countries (twelve percent are international residents), with 83 students coming from Minnesota, followed by California (61), Illinois (42), New York (35), Washington (24), and Texas (23). Twenty-seven students hail from China.

Thirty percent of the students identify themselves as people of color, 13 percent are among the first generation of their families to attend college, and 77 percent graduated at the top ten percent of their high school class.

Thirty members of the Class of 2022 are National Merit Scholars and three are National Hispanic Recognition Scholars. Members of the class have participated in a wide variety of extracurricular activities: 83 percent participated in community service efforts; 58 percent played varsity athletics; 43 percent studied music; and 45 percent had a paying job while attending high school.

Ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, Carleton is a private, co-educational college of 2,000 students located 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. High academic standards, an excellent faculty, a commitment to teaching and learning, and a diverse student body contribute to Carleton’s outstanding reputation.

Remy Allegro Named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Fall 2018 Dean’s List

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Remy Allegro of Jamaica Plain, a member of the class of 2021 majoring in robotics engineering, was named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2018 semester.


BRIDGEWATER – The following Jamaica Plain residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Bridgewater State University:

Renadi Durosier, Michael McNeil and Jessenia Ordinola.

Gray McDonald Named to President’s List at Plymouth State University

Cameron Gray McDonald of Jamaica Plain, has been named to the Plymouth State University President’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Fall 2018 semester and must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. Gray McDonald is a Environmental Biology major at Plymouth State.

About Plymouth State University

Established in 1871, Plymouth State University serves the state of New Hampshire and the world beyond by transforming our students through advanced practices where engaged learning produces well-educated undergraduates and by providing graduate education that deepens and advances knowledge and enhances professional development. With distinction, we connect with community and business partners for economic development, technological advances, healthier living, and cultural enrichment with a special commitment of service to the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

Beatrice Espanola named to   Dean’s List

Beatrice Espanola of Jamaica Plain, MA, has been named to the Champlain College Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. Espanola is majoring in Creative Media.

Students on the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester.

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain, and more than 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates.

MaryJosephine Katongole Named to Fall 2018 Dean’s List

MaryJosephine Katongole, a Psychology major at Lasell College, was named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List.

Katongole, a Boston native, is a member of the Lasell College class of 2022. To be named to the Dean’s List, they needed to complete at least 12 credits as a full-time student and achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Shaver Named to Emerson College Dean’s List

Katherine Shaver, a resident of Jamaica Plain, has been named to the Emerson College Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. Shaver is a member of the class of 2019 majoring in Acting. The requirement to make Emerson’s Dean’s List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

About Emerson College Located in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has 3,750 undergraduates and 750 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 80 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its study and internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic. A new, permanent facility on Sunset Boulevard for its L.A.-based program opened in January 2014. The College has an active network of 39,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit www.emerson.edu.

Kilson-Kuchtic named to UNH’s Dean’s List

Caila Kilson-Kuchtic of Jamaica Plain has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for earning High Honors for the fall 2018 semester. Kilson-Kuchtic is majoring in Communication. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.

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