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Academic Honors Announcements for Braintree Students – Sept. 9 Edition

The below students from Braintree have been awarded academically at various schools.

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!

Tufts University

More than 3,000 students graduated from Tufts University on May 20, during the university-wide commencement ceremony with author and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens as the speaker.

The graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering included:

Michael Boncaldo of Braintree, MA, with a Bachelor's degree in Biopsychology cum laude and Italian.

Berklee College of Music

Roisin Byrne of Braintree participated in Berklee College of Music's 2012 Commencement held recently in Boston at Boston University's Agganis Arena. Byrne received a Professional Diploma in Music Business and Management from the President of Berklee College of Music, Roger Brown. Berklee president Roger Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Eagles, 27-time Grammy Award winner Alison Krauss, and innovative Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke. Astatke delivered the commencement address to the graduating class and an estimated crowd of more than 4,000 guests at the Agganis Arena.

ALSO

Berklee College of Music announces that Marisa Duane of Braintree has earned placement on the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2012 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.6 or above.

The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career preparation for today's music industry. Four-year degrees are offered in Performance, Jazz Composition, Music Production & Engineering, Film Scoring, Music Business/Management, Composition, Music Synthesis, Contemporary Writing & Production, Music Education, Songwriting, Music Therapy, and Professional Music.

–Info from readMedia Newswire

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