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Academic Honors for Braintree Students – URI, Stonehill, Trinity

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!

University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 4,199 undergraduates have qualified for the Fall 2012 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and nations.

The following local students have been named to URI's Fall 2012 Dean's List:

Caitlin Mary Haggan of Braintree, MA

Daniel J Kurzberg of Braintree, MA

Marissa K Andersen of Braintree, MA

Peter J Donahue of Braintree, MA

To be included on the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average.

Stonehill College

Stonehill College recently named the following local residents to its Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester.

Braintree resident Laura J. Boback, a member of the class of 2013.

Braintree resident Amelia M. Ford, a member of the class of 2015.

Braintree resident Jeanette M. Hogan, a member of the class of 2015.

Braintree resident John D. Machado, a member of the class of 2014.

Braintree resident Mei-Lin V. McCarthy, a member of the class of 2015.

Braintree resident Michelle E. O'Brien, a member of the class of 2013.

Braintree resident Melanie R. Ogle, a member of the class of 2015.

Braintree resident Lauren E. O'Halloran, a member of the class of 2013.

To qualify for the Dean's List at Stonehill, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were registered.

Trinity College

Mary McAlister of Braintree, MA, a member of the class of 2014 at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., has received Faculty Honors for the 2012 fall semester.

To earn Faculty Honors, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of at least a 3.667 with no individual letter grade below B-minus.

Founded in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1823, Trinity College (www.trincoll.edu) is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with over 2,200 students from 45 states and 47 countries. It is home to the eighth-oldest chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in the United States. The faculty and alumni include recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, the MacArthur award, Guggenheims, Rockefellers and other national academic awards. Trinity students integrate meaningful academic and leadership experience at all levels on the College's celebrated campus, in the Capital City of Hartford, and in communities all over the world.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Joanne Pieroni of Braintree, Mass., graduated in December from Saint Joseph's College of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in General Studies - Adult Education & Training Specialization.

Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 350-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the college offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit www.sjcme.edu.

–Info from readMedia Newswire and UMass

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