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Rice Memorial High School recognized the following Shelburne graduates as award recipients for the 2017-18 school year:

Brooks Bahrenburg: Vermont Principals Association Scholar-Athlete Award

Erin O’Donnell: Vermont Principals Association Scholar-Athlete Award, Bishop Kenneth Angell Award, University of Vermont Vermont Scholar

Grace Benoit: Vermont Principals Association Scholar-Athlete Award

Grace Palmer: Outstanding Performance in Athletics Award (girls lacrosse)

Michael Casarico: Excellence in Performing Arts, Robert L. Wright Commitment to Faith Award

Richard McClintock: Senior Excellence in Mathematics Award, Outstanding Performance in Athletics Award (boys cross-country), Vermont Principals Association Scholar-Athlete Award, University of Vermont Vermont Scholar

Samantha Tritt: Emily Lyman Award, The Robert A. Brown Excellence in Foreign Language Award, Senior Excellence in Digital Multimedia Award, Vermont Principals Association Scholar-Athlete Award, National Federation of High Schools Female Scholar Athlete Award, Society of Women Engineers Highest Honors

Rice Memorial High School recently inducted 57 new students into the Rev. Raymond A. Adams Chapter of the National Honor Society. To be considered, by the end of first semester junior year, each student must have at least a 90-grade average. Inductees also have served a minimum of 36 community service hours, been involved in school and community activities and demonstrated respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring and citizenship.

The following inductees were from Shelburne: Meagan Keefe, Trevor Mitiguy, Grace Palmer, Guillame Sercia, Andrew Snell, Patrick Tousignant and Joseph Viner.

Sebastian C. Lissarrague, son of Alice Lissarrague of Shelburne and Christophe Lissarrague, received a bachelor of arts in world politics from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., at its commencement in May. Lissarrague also was named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester.

Jane Lindsley of Shelburne was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in her junior year of Burlington Technical Center’s health sciences.

Some 3,055 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont’s 217th commencement ceremonies in May.

Graduates from Shelburne included: Umesh Acharya, B.S., neuroscience; Brooke Aicher, B.S., animal sciences; Olivia Arms, B.A., environmental studies; Nevin DiParlo, B.S., mechanical engineering; Anne Dixon, B.S. public communication; Eliza Giles, B.A., linguistics; A. Harris, B.A., linguistics; Sophie Johnson, B.S., food systems; Caroline Limanek, B.S., business administration; Samantha Precourt, B.S., business administration; Samantha Smith, B.A., psychological science; Madeline Vdoviak-Markow, B.A., linguistics, magna cum laude; Andrew Wise, B.A., political science.
The following Shelburne students were named to the University of Vermont’s spring 2018 dean’s list with a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and a rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school: Lucy Anderson, Toni-Shania Bunbury, Erin Bundock, Margot Clark, Nevin DiParlo, Eve Hallock, Natalie Jaffe, Calvin McClellan, Samuel McClellan, Matthew O’Donnell, Elizabeth O’Donnell, Samantha Precourt, Kathryn Sammut, Nicole Sampson, Casey Silk.

The following Shelburne students have been named to the Champlain College trustee’s list for the spring 2018 semester with a 4.0 grade point average for two or more consecutive semesters: Corrine Levinthal, Zachary Richardson.

These Shelburne students were named to the Champlain College dean’s list with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the spring 2018 semester: Margaret Brownell, Cara Johnson, Megan Pease.

Maxwell E. Smith of Shelburne was one of nearly 520 students who were awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. on May 20. Smith received a bachelor of arts in economics, graduating magna cum laude.

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