Revere Students Earn Academic Honors


Curry College is proud to announce that Djamila Tavares of Revere, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a “C” for the semester.

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on 131 acres in Milton, Mass. Curry extends its educational programs to a continuing education branch campus in Plymouth, Mass. Curry offers 27 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate degrees in business, education, criminal justice, and nursing, with a combined enrollment of over 3,700 students. The student body consists of approximately 2,000 traditional undergraduate students, 1,400 continuing education students, and 300 graduate students. Approximately 1,575 of its students reside on the Curry campus. The largest majors are business management, communication, nursing, criminal justice, and education. The College offers a wide array of extra-curricular activities ranging from 14 NCAA Division III athletic teams to an outstanding theatre program. Visit us on the web at



Nancy Barrasso, of Revere, received a Master of education in early childhood education from American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. AIC awarded 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees to students representing 14 states and six countries the 2018 Commencement ceremony this May.

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts, comprising the School of Business, Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, and the School of Health Sciences. AIC supports and advances education, diversity, and opportunity for its students and the community.



Local Students Receive Bachelor’s from UMass Amherst

Approximately 283 students received bachelor’s degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst this past February, 2018.

Local students receiving their degrees were:

Victoria Ann Guarino

Talal S Khan

Amanda Marie McCarthy

Douglas Scott Zingali Jr



Wes Spagnuolo of Revere has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester at the University of New England. Dean’s List students have attained a grade point average of 3.3 or better out of a possible 4.0 at the end of the semester.

The University of New England is Maine’s largest private university, featuring two distinctive campuses in Maine, a vibrant campus in Tangier, Morocco, and an array of innovative offerings online. Our hands-on, experiential approach empowers students to join the next generation of leaders in their chosen fields. We are home to Maine’s only medical and dental colleges, a variety of other interprofessionally aligned health care programs, and nationally recognized degree paths in the marine sciences, the natural and social sciences, business, the humanities and the arts.

UNE. Innovation for a healthier planet.



The following local  students received a degree from the College of the Holy Cross at its 172nd  commencement on May 25.

* Michael Justin Kelley, of Revere received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude.

* Joseph John Leone, of Revere received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

A total of 739 students received degrees this year at Holy Cross, in  exercises at which Emmy and Peabody Award-winning NPR journalist Michele  Norris, founder of The Race Card Project and executive director of “The  Bridge,” was the principal speaker.

The College of the Holy Cross (, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, is among the nation‚s leading liberal arts institutions. A  highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,900  students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized  education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Since its founding in 1843,  Holy Cross has made a positive impact in society by graduating students  who distinguish themselves as thoughtful leaders in business, professional  and civic life.



Maria Droganova of Revere graduated from Clemson University with a doctorate in economics .

Droganova was among nearly 3,700 students who received degrees at ceremonies May 10 and 11, in Littlejohn Coliseum.



On Sunday, May 20, at Boston College High School’s 154th Commencement, President Grace Cotter Regan and the Board of Trustees presented diplomas to 315 members of the class of 2018. Mr. Michael D. White, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of DIRECTTV and former vice chairman and CEO of PepsiCo International, a 1970 graduate of BC High, gave the address.

Among the graduates was Revere resident: Felipe Montoya.

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