Two hundred and thirty-five students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the 2021-2022 academic year. On Saturday, May 7, during the University’s 113th Commencement, President Rice conferred degrees upon the graduating students.
Graduating summa cum laude were Lloyd Vernon Leeman, Jr., Bangor; Jacob Oneil Ouellette and Hannah Elexis Rossignol, Caribou; Stephen Brooks Cochrane, Deer Isle; Nathaniel Kevin Church, Dover Foxcroft; Lacy J. Boisvert, Dyer Brook; Grady Keith McKeough, Easton; Owen Shane Gallop, Houlton; Callie Morgan Rogers, Mapleton; Tara Chalene Chaloux, Monticello; Miranda Diana Cole and Belle Renee Thibault, Presque Isle; and Lauren Geyer Topchik, Scarborough.
From elsewhere in the United States were Laura Anne Dyke, Lincoln, AL; Andrea Ann Amaral, Anthem, AZ; Brandon Leigh Gumabo, Fairfield, CA; Lisa Jo Faraco, Kelseyville, CA; Ryan Richard Perrault, Lodi, CA; Arannya Avishek Saha, Wichita, KS; Nikki Lou Enlow, Glendale, KY; Wendy Ann Reyes, Lexington, KY; Ryan David Jahn, Louisville, KY; Teresa Anne McClary, Charlotte, NC; Lily Angel Brogdale, Marlow, NH; Daniel Perez, Oakland, NJ; Michelle Rose Diaz, Las Vegas, NV; Catherine M. Daughton, Eagle Bridge, NY; Shyra A. Murphy, Geneva, NY; Jong Hyun Moon, Whitestone, NY; Charles R. Scott, North Ridgeville, OH; Uri Shatten, West Mifflin, PA; Kathryn Elizabeth McKinney, Cypress, TX; Christi Lynn Barron, Lufkin, TX; Morgan Riley McKendrick, South Salt Lake, UT; Abigail Fisk Malone, Richmond, VA; Danyell Nicole Zavodsky, Mossyrock, WA; Benjamin Edward Novotny and Joshua Robert Novotny, Balsam Lake, WI; and Jennifer Lynn Adkins, Sun Prairie, WI.
From New Brunswick, Canada were Lindsay Elizabeth Ann Kay, Beaver Dam; Elizabeth Joy Graham, Nackawic; and Marcy Dawn Francis, Perth-Andover.
From Nova Scotia, Canada were Emily Mary Ann Miller, Dartmouth and Lisa Anne Tibert, Freeport.
From Ontario, Canada was Nicola Marie Sikkema, Kingston.
From British Columbia, Canada were Shawn Michael Molner, Ashcroft and Emily Meaghan Black, Coquitlam.
From even further afield were Feifei Yu, Shanghai, China; Philipp Manuel Goetzinger, Duesseldorf, Germany; Miklas Pascal Sauermann, Herrsching, Germany; Osama Abbas Mahmoud Battekh, Pyeongtaek-si Byeonggido, Korea; and Yassir Bouyahya, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Also, David George William Brydon, no hometown listed.
Graduating magna cum laude were Morgan Briana Doughty and Hannah Lea Elland, Ashland; Nick Alan Clark, Athens; Brittany Lee Deschaine, Blaine; Abbie Renee Caron, Logan Bradley Lusardi, Marisa Jacqueline Michaud, Jacquelyne Currie Morrow, Ashley Jane Violette, and Karlee June Willett, Caribou; Jami M. J. Champeon and Kayla Rose McInnis, Dover Foxcroft; Kathleen Leslie Haney, Easton; Emma Lee Evergreene, Fort Fairfield; Marcello Jackson Santomenna, Freeport; Abigail Ashley Lavoie, Frenchville; Olivia Louise Winslow, Hodgdon; Addison Mary Ruth Mooers, Nicholas Michael Perfitt, and Kiersten Langley Tuttle, Houlton; Mackenzie Lexie Lee, Lincoln; Margaret Marion Dickinson, Lisbon; Leah Catherine Codrey, Ludlow; Griffin Philip Guerrette, Mapleton; Emma Rose Richards, Morrill; Abigail Lynne Davis, Poland; James Franklin Anderson, Clarissa Marie Hemphill, Elizabeth Ruey Michaud, Julia Rose Sherman, and Yuzhao Wu, Presque Isle; Heidi Arlene Gillen, Sedgwick; Kelsey Morgan Hamm, Sherman; Laura May Fitzgerald, Springvale; Megan S. Wells, Washburn; and Cassiopeia Patricia Cleaveland and Bethany Laura McAvoy, Waterville.
From elsewhere in the United States were Johnny Lee Beckworth, Jr., Conway, AR; Hoang Vinh Nguyen, Foothill Ranch, CA; Brian Matthew Benoit, Fresno, CA; Karen Kay Mallari Weiss, Hayward, CA; Ali Jamal Kamal Al-Dulaimi, Rancho Cordova, CA; Federico Javier Garcia, Sacramento, CA; Taylor L. Massey, Colorado Springs, CO; Kelly Ann Henaghan Tsamis, Colchester, CT; Ivania Maria Marin, Tampa, FL; Rodriguez Jeanphilippe, Grovetown, GA; Nicholas Blake Sisco, Stone Mountain, GA; Elizabeth Blair York, Berwyn, IL; Charles Hughes Williams, III, Lexington, KY; Argenis Ortiz, Acton, MA; Maximino Juarez, Hyattsville, MD; Renan S. Auricchio, Laurel, MD; Steve Shanley, Lakeland, MN; Amy Lea Ryan, Woodbury, MN; Nataliia Syzochenko, Byram, MS; Grace M. Dunajski, Londonderry, NH; Ann-Marie Kathleen Sanders, Nashua, NH; Michael Travis Early, Brook Park, OH; Isabelle Maria Morin, Lebanon, OH; Olga Kraynik, Beaverton, OR; Peter Isaac LaLande, Roseburg, OR; Isaiah Diggs, Philadelphia, PA; Chris Earnest Maney, Huntsville, TN; Renee Love Robinson, Loudon, TN; Brian David Trice, Dallas, TX; Jacob Taylor, Euless, TX; Misty Dawn Aranda, Forney, TX; Christi Lynn Kendrick and Charles William McLean, Fort Worth, TX; Lauren Raquel Reyes, Lake Dallas, TX; Daniel Crocker, Mansfield, TX; Ariel Abigale Williams, McKinney, TX; Brittney Noel Ross, Smithville, TX; Anya Nicole Monroe, Bremerton, WA; and Christopher John-Finlay Poteraske, Waunakee, WI.
From New Brunswick, Canada were Nadine Martin, Fredericton; and Zoie Mariah Plant, Perth-Andover.
From Prince Edward Island was Jared Michael Flemming, Cornwall.
From even further afield were Anthony Leonard Ward, Hangzhou Bay, Ningbo, China; Mohsin Khan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and Chunming Juan, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
Graduating cum laude were Savannah Montana Flint, Ashland; Sarah Royal Pollard, Biddeford; Lane Bryant Grass, Blaine; Marianna N. Sargent, Brunswick; Greyson Elliot Orne, Camden; Janet Marie Bosse, Daniela Chavez de Paz Solis, Heidi E. Dockery, and Kimberlee Dae Susi, Caribou; Cody Alan Humphrey, Easton; Hunter Jade Mercier, Fairfield; Joshua Kevin Peers, Fort Fairfield; Desiree Marie Dumais, Fort Kent; Aspen Elijah Putnam Flewelling, Houlton; Jasmine Marie Rockwell, Littleton; Jacob E. Swain, Lubec; Nichole M. Stewart, Oakland; Elizabeth Ellen Bouchard, Perham; Molly Arabella Kingsbury, Jacob J. Kinney, Lisa L. Legassie, Pamela S. Sutherland, and Laura Emily Watson, Presque Isle; Rebeccah Knowles, Skowhegan; Jasmine Nicole Ambridge, Washington; Megan Southard, Windham; and Marissa Jean Carpenter and Cassandra Rose Demers, Winslow.
From elsewhere in the United States were Patrick Daryl Remick, Forsyth, GA; Scott P. Koleros, Fitchburg, MA; Meghan Marie Willman, Swansboro, NC; Deidre Arrington, Las Vegas, NV; Terry Ann A. Powell, Levittown, NY; Thea Amiee Westcott, Rome, NY; Aaleshea Tran, Cypress, TX; Gwen Elizabeth Foddrell, North Chesterfield, VA; and Craig Paul McCullough, Waitsfield, VT.
From New Brunswick, Canada was Jocelyn Elaine Mclaughlin, Clarendon.
Others receiving degrees were Jessica Jean Jimmo, Ashland; Steven Wesley Barlow and Caleb Johnny Harris, Blaine; Valentine Degiovanni, Camden; Lindsey Elizabeth Boutot, Corinne Marie Corbin, Robert Jason Doucette, Sarae Lynn Greenier, Michael James Knapp, and Samantha Jean White, Caribou; Cody Wayne Anderson and Devin Corey Rioux, Fort Kent; Lisa Louise Clark, Garfield Plantation; Jerod Alton Shaw, Hampden; Alexis Lynn Flewelling and Lenora Danette Miller, Houlton; Davis Charles Levesque II, Limestone; Jacki Gillen and Delaney Marie Grass, Mars Hill; Kristian Joseph Cote, Moscow; Oly M. Elderkin, Old Town; Alexander Markovich Brewer, William Matthew Bridges, Lisa Christine Carmichael, Elizabeth Hunter Deschenes, Sophia Claire Gibson, Tasha Teneicia Jeffers, Sophia Lucia Maile, Julian Chancer McKenney and Kenneth Joseph Winiarski III, Presque Isle; Brooke Adrian Hallett and Samantha Ann Seder, Saco; Carrie Ann Kyllonen, Sherman; Tosha Leah Martin, Van Buren; Laci Gene Tower, Warren; Melissa Dawn Taveras, Washburn; Lukas Michael Douglas, Wells; Noah John Margeson, Westmanland; Elizabeth Anne Ward, Winthrop; and Moriah Rachal Connolly and Destiny Cora-Lea Skidgel, Woodland.
From elsewhere in the United States were St. Nicholas James Burrus, Bakersfield, CA; Brookelynn Baylee Garcia, Lomita, CA; Roberto De La Pena, Porterville, CA; Sarah Nicole Musselman, Turlock, CA; Anaiz Diaz, Ruskin, FL; Dustin Scott Palm, Radcliff, KY; Corey James Mills, Hopkinton, MA; Zachary Babe Wilson, Salisbury, MD; Roni Jo Shaw, Alpena, MI; Andrew Matos Chaviano, Nashua, NH; Terry Ann A. Powell, Levittown, NY; Madison Ruth Exferd, La Grande, OR; Christopher Jon Ferranti, Providence, RI; Rebecca Davila, El Paso, TX; TeVon Hines, Dumfries, VA; Christine B. Alvelo, Marysville, WA; and Miranda Cashmere Washinawatok, Keshena, WI.
From New Brunswick, Canada was Samantha Dawn Ouellette, New Denmark.
Also, Ji Luo, Yuhang Wang, and Emily Alden Ward, no hometown listed.