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Wake­field grads’

col­lege plans

As the sum­mer be­gins, the 12 grad­u­ates of Wake­field Coun­try Day School are mak­ing plans to head off to col­lege. Wake­field draws its stu­dents from eight lo­cal coun­ties. In its his­tory, 100 per­cent of Wake­field’s grad­u­ates have gone on to col­lege—many to the col­lege of their choice.

The grad­u­ates from Rap­pa­han­nock County and their plans are as fol­lows:

Amanda Car­roll, Castle­ton, will at­tend the Rochester In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy. She grad­u­ated with a clas­si­cal diploma and her se­nior the­sis topic was “Right- Brain and Left- Brain Cog­ni­tion: An Ar­gu­ment for the Ne­ces­sity of a Creative Work­force.”

Austen Cloud, Castle­ton, will at­tend In­di­ana Univer­sity. He grad­u­ated Cum Laude with a clas­si­cal diploma. His se­nior the­sis topic was “The In­ter­net: How it is Shap­ing Re­la­tions, Ed­u­ca­tion, and Opin­ions in Gen­er­a­tion I.”

Alex Har­ris, Sper­ryville, will at­tend the Univer­sity of Mary Wash­ing­ton. He grad­u­ated with a clas­si­cal diploma and his se­nior the­sis topic was “The Con­nec­tion: How Sports Brings Peo­ple To­gether.”

Woody Hazel, Sper­ryville, will at­tend the Univer­sity of Vir­ginia. He grad­u­ated Summa Cum Laude with an ad­vanced clas­si­cal diploma. His se­nior the­sis topic was “Fast Food Cul­ture: Its Detri­men­tal Ef­fects on Di­verse Food Tra­di­tions in Amer­ica.”

Daniel Larner, Sper­ryville, will at­tend the Univer­sity of Mary Wash­ing­ton. He grad­u­ated with a clas­si­cal diploma and his se­nior the­sis topic was “Sounds in the Class­room: How Mu­sic Shapes the Stu­dent.”

Will Mul­lany, Wash­ing­ton, will at­tend the Univer­sity of Vir­ginia. He grad­u­ated Magna Cum Laude with a clas­si­cal diploma. His se­nior the­sis topic was “Mu­sic as So­cial Co­he­sion: Func­tions of Mu­sic from Africa to New Or­leans.”

Brian Shafran, View­town, will at­tend the Univer­sity of Vir­ginia. The class sa­lu­ta­to­rian grad­u­ated Summa Cum Laude with an ad­vanced clas­si­cal diploma and his se­nior the­sis topic was “In­vis­i­bil­ity: It’s Here and It’s Real.”

On the JMU dean’s list

The fol­low­ing James Madi­son Univer­sity stu­dents have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 se­mes­ter: Keenan Sher­wood of Wash­ing­ton, who is ma­jor­ing in an­thro­pol­ogy; Am­ber­lie Shu­maker of Amissville, who is ma­jor­ing in com­mu­ni­ca­tion sciences and dis­or­ders; Natalie Tup­per of Sper­ryville, ma­jor­ing in com­mu­ni­ca­tion sciences and dis­or­ders; Vanessa Dunn of Sper­ryville, ma­jor­ing in in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary lib­eral stud­ies; Austin David­son of Amissville, who is ma­jor­ing in sport and re­cre­ation man­age­ment.

JMU stu­dents who earn dean's list hon­ors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of be­tween 3.5 and 3.899.

Guevre­mont is BU grad

Bos­ton Univer­sity awarded aca­demic de­grees to 6,098 stu­dents in May; among them was Michelle M. Guevre­mont of Wash­ing­ton, who re­ceived a bach­e­lor of sci­ence in man­u­fac­tur­ing engi­neer­ing.

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