Academic Honors Announcements for Braintree Students – Sept. 2 Edition

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!

St. Lawrence University

Daniel Kent, of Braintree, studied in Ethiopia this summer as a participant in St. Lawrence University's Summerterm course there. A member of the class of 2013 at St. Lawrence, Kent is a graduate of Thayer Academy, majoring in sociology.

In the course Ethiopia: Ecology, Knowledge and Women, students looked at how household arrangements, community organizations and regional trade networks are activated in concert to mitigate the conflicting structures of the global economy, particularly as they affect women.

Union College

Harrison Bourikas '14, of Braintree, MA, is spending the fall 2012 trimester abroad studying engineering in the Czech Republic.

Bourikas is a Mechanical Engineering major.

More than 60 percent of Union students from all disciplines study abroad in dozens of countries. Students can choose from a term abroad, a mini-term (over winter or summer break), a non-Union program or an independent study abroad.

–Info from readMedia Newswire and UMass


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