Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Local Students Named to The Dean’s List at MCPHS University

MCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester:

* Bianca May is a native of Revere and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Premedical Health Studies (Physician Assistant Studies) degreeBianca will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2024.

* Adam Khanboubi is a native of Revere and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Premedical Health Studies degreeAdam will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2025.

* Elmire Hilaire is a native of Revere  and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degreeElmire will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2023.

* Gianna Medrano is a native of Revere and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Medical and Molecular Biology degreeGianna will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2025.

* Jorge Da Silva is a native of Revere. and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Radiography degreeJorge will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2022.

* Michela Pronesti is a native of Revere and is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degreeMichela will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2023.

The Dean’s List recognizes those students with a full-time course load who have achieved outstanding scholarship with a 3.5 GPA or higher for the academic term.

The mission of MCPHS University is to prepare graduates to advance health and serve communities worldwide through excellence, innovation, and collaboration in teaching, practice, scholarship, and research. Founded in 1823, MCPHS University is the oldest institution of higher education in the City of Boston. In addition to the original Boston campus, the University has campuses in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire, as well as robust online learning options. The University currently offers more than 100 unique baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs and certificates covering a variety of health-related fields and professions.

Cassaro Graduates from Emerson

Emerson College, the nation’s premier institution for the arts, communication, and the liberal arts, awarded more than 1,000 undergraduate degrees during its 142nd Commencement at Agganis Arena in Boston.

Leandra Cassaro from Revere received a BFA in Creative Writing BFA.

During the ceremony, the College honored three award-winning artists, innovators, and Emersonians for their contributions and efforts to the arts, communication, and greater humanity. Crazy Rich Asians and Raya and the Last Dragon screenwriter Adele Lim ‘96; composer and singer Toshi Reagon; and Emerson Trustee, founder and chairman of Samuels & Associates, and film producer Steve Samuels each received honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees. Lim ‘96 gave the commencement address.

“I admire your sense of community, of social justice, fairness, and your willingness to use your voice in the pursuit of those ideals,” said Interim President William Gilligan in the President’s Address at the ceremony. “The world needs you now to continue that with all the skills and knowledge you have acquired, the values you have developed and displayed, and that indomitable Emerson spirit that you have shown us often.”

Commencement speaker Adele Lim ‘96, said, “I am far from done, but what I hope for myself, for all of us, for all of you, is what all great stories have: a journey that is authentic and meaningful, and if we’re lucky, one that touches the lives of others.”

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has 3,780 undergraduates and 670 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its experiential learning programs in Los Angeles, the District of Columbia, the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic as well as its new Global Portals, with the first program launching this fall in Paris. The College has an active network of 51,000+ alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit emerson.edu.

Carre Named to Dean’s List

Marly Carre of Revere has been named to a Champlain College Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester.

Students awarded honors based on their academic achievement. Carre is currently enrolled in the Software Development major.

The honors include:

• Dean’s List – for achieving a 3.5 grade point average during the spring semester

• President’s List – for achieveing a 4.0 grade point average during the spring semeter.

• Trustee’s List – for achieving a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semester.

Making an Honors List is a tremendous achievement in any year. Many of the high achievers balance their classes with serious jobs, internships, clubs, and volunteering, as well as a global pandemic. We congratulate you on this great accomplishment and honor.

Residents Excel at BC High

 The following Revere students have been named to the Third Quarter Honor Roll at Boston College High School:

• Jason Bbosa, High Honors (Class of 2022)

• Sebastian Zapata-Ochoa, High Honors (Class of 2022)

• Bennett Olson, Honors (Class of 2022)

• Daniel Catano, Honors (Class of 2022)

• Jonathan Mejia, Honors (Class of 2024)

• Enrique Toranzo, Honors (Class of 2024)

For High Honors a Sophomore, Junior, and Senior must have at least a 3.80 quality point average and all grades “C+” or higher. Freshmen need a 3.6 quality point average and all grades “C+” or higher.

 For Honors a Sophomore, Junior, and Senior must have at least a 3.20 quality point average and all grades “C-” or higher. Freshmen need a 3.165 quality point average and all grades “C-” or higher.

About Boston College High School: Boston College High School is a Jesuit, Catholic, college-preparatory school for young men in grades 7 to 12. Founded in 1863, the school enrolls approximately 1,500 students from more than 140 communities in eastern Massachusetts. For more information please visit bchigh.edu.

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