Greater Newburyport student achievements

Jessica Cappucci

Jessica Cappucci of Georgetown, a 2019 graduate of North Shore Community College’s Nurse Education Program, has been selected to receive the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2019 Board of Directors Student Scholarship.

Cappucci, who served as president of her nursing class, was one of 30 accomplished nursing students selected nationwide to receive the scholarship and was the only student chosen from a community college. The APNA student scholarship program cultivates aspiring nurses and develops the next generation of leaders dedicated to psychiatric-mental health nursing.

Cappucci and other scholarship winners receive registration, travel and lodging to attend the APNA 33rd annual conference this fall in New Orleans.

“This is a great accomplishment for a new graduate,” said NSCC Director of Nursing, Professor Susan Maciewicz, in a press release. “She is in the company of many new graduates from prestigious schools all across the country. We are very proud of her achievements.”

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A number of students from Greater Newburyport recently graduated from Saint Anselm College in southern New Hampshire.

Daniel Parisi of Georgetown graduated with a degree in forensic science.

Elizabeth Wood of Georgetown graduated with a degree in psychology and criminal justice.

Erin Lally of Rowley graduated with a degree in criminal justice.

Haley Zahn of Salisbury graduated with a degree in elementary education.

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Andrew Dick of Merrimac and Aisha Elfiki of Salisbury were among the students who graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston on April 28.

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Sara Kessler of Byfield was among those who graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans on May 18. Kessler earned a bachelor of science from the School of Science & Engineering.

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Lily Nishan of Merrimac has been named to the Muhlenberg College dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester.

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Kaili Blazon of Newburyport and John Donahue of Georgetown were named to the Colby College dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester.

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A number of students from Greater Newburyport recently graduated from Simmons University in Boston.

Lara LaFoschia of Amesbury earned a master of science.

Sarah Tourigny of Amesbury earned a master of science.

Marisa Dorman of Byfield earned a doctor of physical therapy.

Shawn Crifo of Newburyport earned a doctor of physical therapy.

Kara Gleason of Newburyport earned a school library teacher certificate.

Mary Hubbard of Rowley earned a bachelor of science in nursing, cum laude.

Kerri Carleton of Rowley earned a master of science in nursing.

Angelina Bizari of Salisbury earned a master of science.

Casey Keegan of Salisbury earned a master of social work and certificate in trauma practice.

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The following students have been named to the Simmons University dean list for the 2019 spring semester.

Amesbury: Alyssa Stevens and Evelyn Bernard.

Merrimac: Lola Getz.

Newbury: Katherine Reidl.

Newburyport: Lauren Della Croce.

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Hannah McIsaac of Newbury graduated from Wheaton College in Norton on May 18. McIsaac graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art history, and was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester.

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Eric Fournier of Newbury has been named to the president’s list at Merrimack College for the spring semester. Fournier, a freshman criminology and criminal justice major with a minor in business administration, is the son of Erin and Paul Fournier of Newbury.

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Jack Norton of Byfield was named to the Miami University spring 2019 president’s list at the school in Oxford, Ohio. Norton is majoring in political science.

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Michael Robert Denner of Newburyport has been recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University for the spring 2019 semester.

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The following area students have been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring 2019 semester: Francesca Ragonese of Merrimac, majoring in international affairs; Julia Tummino of Rowley, majoring in media arts and design; and Chelsea deRochemont of East Kingston, New Hampshire, majoring in geographic science.

The following area students have been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the spring semester: Sarah Collins of Newbury, majoring in marketing; and Stephanie Pirger of East Kingston, New Hampshire, majoring in athletic training.

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Bryant University recently named the following students to the deans’ list for the spring 2019 semester:

Amesbury: Robert Melvin, Class of 2022 and Alexander Dieker, Class of 2020.

Georgetown: Veronica Geberth, Class of 2021 and Jessica Lee, Class of 2019.

Merrimac: Sarah Freeman, Class of 2022, and Anna Rossi, Class of 2021.

Newburyport: Samuel Peffer, Class of 2020.

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Align Credit Union of Lowell recently announced the winners of its 2019 scholarship program. This year, Align donated over $12,000 in scholarships to the following students:

Carisa Boyle of Newburyport (attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst).

Sage Dodier of Amesbury (attending Lasell College).

Aislinn Sullivan of Amesbury High School.

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Emma H. Brandt of Byfield was named to the St. Lawrence University’s dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. Brandt is a member of the Class of 2020 and is majoring in environmental studies-English. She attended Pingree School.

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Two area residents were awarded faculty honors for the spring 2019 semester at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. They are Bradley A. Whitman of Salisbury and Michaela L. O’Friel of West Newbury.

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Jacob Beland of Merrimac was among dozens of high school seniors from across Massachusetts who recently graduated from TEC Connections Academy (TECCA), the commonwealth’s largest, public K-12 virtual public school. TECCA’s senior class celebrated its in-person graduation ceremony at Mechanic’s Hall in Worcester.

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The following area residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bridgewater State University:

Amesbury: Jared Mercier.

Georgetown: Haley Melvin.

Groveland: Kimberly Kowalick.

Merrimac: Zoe Hasham and Michael Sullivan.

Newburyport: Rebecca Adams, Daniel Baribeault, Kimberly Capri and Justin Cole.

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Meghan Schweizer of Merrimac has been named to the dean’s list at Merrimack College for the spring semester of 2019.

Schweizer, a junior, is the daughter of Robert and Deborah Schweizer of Merrimac, and has a dual major of communications and media, and music.

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