Achievements

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Theresa Ferrara achieves national recognition

Theresa Ferrara, of Essex, was awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. Ferrara, employed by Preferred Properties, joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty, both in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience. -PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Theresa Ferrara, of Essex, was awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. Ferrara, employed by Preferred Properties, joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty, both in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience. -PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

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Dylan Renca, an alumnus of St. Michael's College, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Indonesia for an English Teaching Assistantship. Renca, of Essex, is one of over 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. | PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Dylan Renca, an alumnus of St. Michael’s College, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Indonesia for an English Teaching Assistantship. Renca, of Essex, is one of over 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. | PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

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Jean Ashe, of the Alan Ashe Insurance Agency in Essex, and Dave Tatlock, Financial Officer of Co-Operative Insurance Company, present the Fletcher “Buster” Brush Memorial Scholarship to Caroline Rose, of Essex Junction, last month. | PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Jean Ashe, of the Alan Ashe Insurance Agency in Essex, and Dave Tatlock, Financial Officer of Co-Operative Insurance Company, present the Fletcher “Buster” Brush Memorial Scholarship to Caroline Rose, of Essex Junction, last month. | PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Frank Puleo, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI. Frank graduated from Essex High School in 2013.

Sarah Eustis, of Essex, was awarded first honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Elizabeth Niekrewicz, of Essex, was awarded first honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Mikayla Butkus, of Essex, was awarded second honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Abigail Kind, of Essex, was awarded second honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Ella Overfield Lamberti, of Essex, was awarded second honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Elisabeth Palmier, of Essex, was awarded second honors for the fourth quarter at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.

Alexandra Macfarlane, of Essex, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Alexandra is a Sophomore majoring in Human Development.

Alexandra Seiler, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List with highest honors at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md.

Amina Karic, of Essex, graduated from Albany Law School during the 163rd commencement held on May 16 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Amina earned a J.D. degree from Albany Law School, the oldest independent law school in the nation.

David Christie and Dylan Brady, from Center For Technology in Essex Junction, were awarded the High School Bronze medal in Web Design at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo.

Cristina Reed, of Essex Junction, was named to the fall 2013 semester honors list at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J.

Ellen Rickes, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s Honor List at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Penn.

Jessica Ingalls, of Essex, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, N.Y.

Ian Corredera, of Essex Junction, was granted admission to the University of Vermont’s Honors College in Burlington, Vt. Ian is a Computer Science major.

Rachel Heath, of Essex Junction, was granted admission to the University of Vermont’s Honors College in Burlington, Vt. Rachel is a Community and International Development major.

Jenna Lancour, of Essex Junction, was granted admission to the University of Vermont’s Honors College in Burlington, Vt. Jenna is an English major.

Chelsea Brown Martin, of Essex Junction, earned an Enrichment Scholarship to Keen State College in Keen, N.H.

Meghan Green, of Essex Junction, earned an Enrichment Scholarship to Keen State College in Keen, N.H.

Kevin Jenko, of Essex Junction, graduated from the University of Rhode Island during the 128th commencement on May 17-18 in Kingston, R.I. Kevin received a Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology Cum Laude.

Sara Tessitore, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester Dean’s List at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. She is the daughter of Joseph and Jayne Tessitore. Tessitore is majoring in nursing.

Martha Tessitore, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester President’s List at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. Martha is a management major.

Reece Tanguay, of Essex Junction, was named to the spring 2014 semester Chancellor’s List at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, Mass.

Melissa Guziak, of Essex Junction, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University during its 170th commencement on May 11 in Delaware, Ohio. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Laura Weischedel, of Essex Junction, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University during its 170th commencement on May 11 in Delaware, Ohio. Laura earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Katie Polakowski, of Essex Junction, earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.

Nicole Remillard, of Essex Junction, earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.

Yik Siu, of Essex Junction, graduated from the University at Albany during the 170th commencement on May 16-18 in Albany, N.Y. Yik earned a Bachelor of Science, Interdis-Biochm and Molecular Bi, Summa Cum Laude.

Thomas Hibbs, of Westford, graduated from the University at Albany during the 170th commencement on May 16-18 in Albany, N.Y. Thomas earned a Master of Science degree in Information Science.

Lauren Granato, of Essex Junction, graduated from Plymouth State University during their 143rd commencement on May 17 in Plymouth, N.H. Lauren was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Jessica Brideau, of Essex Junction, joined the University of Vermont’s Honors College. Jessica is a first-year student majoring in Business Administration.

Sebastian Hanna, of Essex Junction, joined the University of Vermont’s Honors College. Sebastian is a first-year student majoring in Biochemistry.

Benjamin Kagan, of Essex Junction, joined the University of Vermont’s Honors College. Benjamin is a first-year student majoring in Chemistry.

Natalie Redmond, of Essex Junction, joined the University of Vermont’s Honors College. Natalie is a first-year student majoring in Political Science.

Mikaela Bruce, of Essex Junction, was named to the President’s list at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H.

Michaela Quinn, of Westford, was named to the President’s list at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H.

Kelly Valois, of Essex Junction, graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. as a member of the class of 2014. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Gabriel Nicasio, of Essex Junction, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. Gabriel earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in industrial design from RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

Adam Watts, of Essex Junction, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. Adam received a Bachelor of Science degree in game design and development from RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Maggie Hunter, of Essex Junction, earned a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Humanities & Society from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio.