Academic Honors Announcements for Braintree Students – Providence College, D.C. Trip

The below students from Braintree have been awarded academically.

These students are likely just a handful of the many accomplished scholars from Braintree in high school or college. If you know of any other students worthy of praise, email joseph.markman@patch.com or comment below!

Quinnipiac University

Danielle Susi of Braintree, Mass., will be among 21 Quinnipiac University students who will travel to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12 to participate in a 10-day presidential inauguration seminar, where they will get to witness history, explore career paths, make professional contacts and interact with nationally and internationally recognized political leaders and journalists.

Led by Scott McLean, a political science professor at Quinnipiac, the students will get a behind-the-scenes perspective on Washington politics and media through site visits to embassies, executive branch offices, Congressional offices, media organizations and nonprofit think tanks and trade associations. A bus tour of Washington, D.C., and special events, including a reception at the National Press Club, are also planned as part of this Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars program.

"Our students learn so much more about the issues facing the Congress and the president in 2013 when they can meet journalists and leaders in Washington during the inauguration," said McLean who has been leading Quinnipiac students to presidential inaugurations since 2001. "We are also developing a stronger alumni network of our former students who are now working in D.C."

Providence College

The following area residents have been named to the Dean's List at Providence College for the Fall 2012 semester:

Samuel Butts of Braintree, MA and a member of the class of 2013,

Conor Dillon of Braintree, MA and a member of the class of 2014,

To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.

Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,900 students and offers degrees in 49 academic majors. Providence College has consistently been ranked among the top five regional universities in the north according to U.S. News' America's Best Colleges.

–Info from readMedia Newswire


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