Over 25 St. Lawrence County students receive degree from SLU
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 11:47 am

CANTON -- Over 25 students from St. Lawrence County were among the 548 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University's Commencement ceremony, held recently on campus in Canton. They include:

• Ethan D. Avallone, Harrisville, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in economics and psychology. Avallone graduated from Harrisville Central School.

• Mary K.C. Barthelme, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in history, with a minor in government and European studies. Barthelme graduated from Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.

• Brooke K. Beaulieu, Ogdensburg, was awarded a degree in history. Beaulieu graduated from Lisbon Central School.

• Whitney D. Bishop, Hermon, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in English, with a minor in Estudios Hispanicos. Bishop graduated from Hermon-DeKalb Central School.

• Elizabeth J. Brown, Canton, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in environmental studies, with a minor in outdoor studies. Brown graduated from Keene Central School.

• Katherine L. Charleson, Potsdam, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in psychology. Charleson graduated from City Academy.

• Ryan M. Clement, Fine, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in fine arts, with a minor in education-certification. Clement graduated from Clifton-Fine Central School.

• Heather L. Cutler, Norwood, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in physics, with a minor in history and mathematics. She earned honors in psychology. Cutler graduated from Harwood Union High School.

• Chantal M. Delisle, Brasher Falls, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in sociology, with a minor in performance & communication arts. Delisle graduated from St. Lawrence Central High School.

• Colin G. French, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in Canadian studies-economics, with a minor in government. French graduated from Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.

• Cody A. Fuentes, Brasher Falls, was awarded a degree in Estudios Hispanicos. Fuentes graduated from St. Lawrence Central High School.

• Paula B. Hance, Canton, was awarded a degree in sociology. Hance graduated from Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.

• Shazra Khan, Parishville, was awarded a degree in biology. Khan graduated from Carthage Central High School.

• Kyra S. Knowles, Hammond, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in psychology. Knowles graduated from Gouverneur Central School.

• Courtney M. Kuno, Potsdam, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in fine arts, with a minor in performance & communication arts. Kuno graduated from Potsdam Central High School.

• Jillian H. Locke, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in Asian studies-history, with a minor in Japanese studies. She earned honors in Asian studies-history. Locke graduated from Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.

• Colin S. Loomis, Waddington, was awarded a degree in performance & communication arts, with a minor in anthropology. Loomis graduated from Madrid-Waddington Central School.

• Elizabeth T. Lucas, of Madrid, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in mathematics and economics. Lucas graduated from University School of Milwaukee.

• Julia R. Lynch, Potsdam, was awarded a degree in government, with a minor in global studies. Lynch graduated from Potsdam Central High School.

• Whitney A. McRobbie, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in psychology and sociology. McRobbie graduated from Hermon-DeKalb Central School.

• James A.C. Melville, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in English, with a minor in film & representation studies. He earned honors in English. Melville graduated from Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.

• Jeremy M. Moulton, Winthrop, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in mathematics, with a minor in educational studies and applied statistics. Moulton was homeschooled from Christian Fellowship Academy.

• Tyler H. Ross, Canton, was awarded a degree in Estudios Hispanicos. Ross graduated from Portsmouth Abbey School.

• Garrett J. Sharlow, Massena, was awarded a degree in mathematics, with a minor in sport study/exercise science. Sharlow graduated from Massena Central School.

• Samantha C. Short, Madrid, was awarded a degree in English. Short graduated from Norwood-Norfolk Central School.

• Joseph R. Spadaccini, Canton, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in economics, with a minor in sport study/exercise science. Spadaccini graduated from National Sports Academy.

• John A. Vari, Norwood, was awarded a degree (summa cum laude) in English, with a minor in film & representation studies and performance and communication arts. Vari graduated from Norwood-Norfolk Central School.

• Hilliary D. Walters-Perrigo, Gouverneur, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in history, with a minor in education-certification. Walters-Perrigo graduated from Gouverneur Central School.

• Jonathan W. Williams, Potsdam, was awarded a degree in environmental studies-biology, with a minor in outdoor studies. Williams graduated from Kent School.

The Commencement speakers were Garry Trudeau, creator of the comic strip Doonesbury and Mary DiSanto-Rose, associate professor of dance at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.

Both received honorary degrees at the ceremony, and the North Country Citation was awarded to Martha Swan, founder of John Brown Lives, a history organization.