Three hundred and nine students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the 2022-2023 academic year. On Saturday, May 6, during the University’s 114th Commencement, President Rice conferred degrees upon the graduating students.
Graduating summa cum laude were Amber Angie Chasse, Ashland; Tricia Marie Salo, Caribou; Melissa Mae MacLaren, Crystal; Alexis Rena Albert, Frenchville; Austin Michael Libby, Gardiner; Leo James Deon Jr., Industry; Emmanuel Earl Kumi-Dumor, Kennebunk; Michaela Dawn Banks, Lincoln; Ryan Scott Ashby, Mapleton; Catherine Anne Hardman, North Berwick; Jordyn Marie Gardner and John Edward McNally, Patten; Melissa L. Duchardt, Autumn Danielle Saucier, Maeghan Eileen Swanson, Anna Marie Trombley, and Gabriella Sophia Underwood, Presque Isle; John Joseph Lyden, Sanford; Heather Jordan, Topsham; Jason R. Frazier, Westbrook; and Annaset Cathleen Jackson, Wilton.
From elsewhere in the United States were Garrett Tyler Edge, Eclectic, AL; Jonathan Amaral, Anthem, AZ; Shannon I. Wilson, Glendale, AZ; Jose Galileo Macias and Jonathan Aris Sangal, Bakersfield, CA; Neli Marcela Raya, Brea, CA; Brett Monzel, Castro Valley, CA; Tsz Wai Yue, Fremont, CA; Jenny Lynn Riedel, Jamestown, CA; Francisco Andrew Prado, Lodi, CA; Bala Natarajan, Pleasanton, CA; Yiwei Zhao, San Jose, CA; Nicholas D. Jacobs, Simi Valley, CA; Brendan Nicolas Blazas, Simsbury, CT; Timothy Burns and Payton Herbert Jones, Green Cove Springs, FL; Makayla Miskiewicz, Orlando, FL; Raymond Fernandez, Tampa, FL; William Houston, Crown Point, IN; Daniel J. Eberle, Franklin, IN; Kay Elizabeth Grames, Indianapolis, IN; Erin Leigh Jolly, Derby, KS; Joseph Hamm, Overland Park, KS; Jessica Jackson, Winfield, KS; Jakeyah Ta’sha Berry, Fort Campbell, KY; Breea Breawnne Carter, Baton Rouge, LA; Vanessa E. Sylvia, Plainville, MA; Terrell Antonio Bland, Detroit, MI; Kimberly Sue Skiotys, Farmington Hills, MI; James Douglas Apple, Rochester, MN; Jacqueline Brown, Nashua, NH; Hannah Lindeman, Hillsdale, NJ; Candice Ann Osborne, Las Vegas, NV; Layla Carnahan, East Greenbush, NY; Cory Muscarella, Hilton, NY; Jaehong John Kim, Columbus, OH; Bradley Craig Cowden, Choctaw, OK; Trevor James Osgood, Glassport, PA; Danielle Ranee Basom, Richland, PA; Heather Williams, Wyoming, PA; Lorenzo Jose Bonilla Garcia, Bayamon, Puerto Rico; Jonathan Scott Brekken, Moncks Corner, SC; LaDawn Pieczonka, Athens, TN; Jeremy Covington, Salt Lake City, UT; Ryan Babb, Norfolk, VA; and Jacob Randale Hofman, Deer Park, WA.
From New Brunswick, Canada was Nathan Daniel Spencer, Perth-Andover.
From Newfoundland, Canada was Brenda Marie Peddle, Newfoundland.
From Nova Scotia, Canada were Haley Crossley, Dartmouth; and Renee Louise Dease, Yarmouth.
From Prince Edward Island, Canada was Logan Perry MacDougall, Summerside.
From even further afield were Robin Ahmed, Tangail, Bangladesh; Ruyu Bai and Zhengxiao Sun, Beijing, China; Baoyuan Zeng, Huizhou, China; Jiajun Jin, Shanghai, China; Yingxue Shao, Shenzhen, China; Feng Huang, Wuhan, China; Xiayu Zhang, Yuanping, China; Ziyuan Kong, Zhuhai, China; Lin Fan, Limburg, Germany; Pinchas Dovid Steinberg, Chashmonaim, Israel; Annmarie P. A. Plowright, Kingston, Jamaica; Anar Sambet, Astana Akmola Oblysy, Kazakhstan; Erika Havenga Ferreira, Albufeira, Portugal; Shiwei Sun and Xiuxiu Yang, Singapore; Tzu-Ying Cheng, New Taipei City, Taiwan; and Trung Thanh Bui, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Graduating magna cum laude were Zoe H. Holland, Auburn; Marissa Briana Anthony, Blaine; Emily Rose Brown, Brewer; Sonya Elaine Theriault, Buxton; Kassandra Ann Michaud, Peter Nathanial Rogers, and Megan Leigh Tucker, Caribou; Caragan Ammy Haney, Connor Township; Matthew Ryan Dorr, Corinth; Meagan Christine Sawyer, Dedham; Shelley L. Everitt, Fort Fairfield; Brooke Nadeau, Greene; Jacob Alexander Mondor, Harrison; Heidi Ann Veilleux, Holden; Timothy James Strong Youngfellow, Houlton; Katelyn Nichole Damon, Islesford; David Jozef Tozier, Kittery; Marissa Lee Keiser and Taylor Faye LaBreck, Limestone; Jessica Marie Woods, Lisbon Falls; Megan M. Waceken, Millinocket; Ashlyn Elizabeth Lee, Oakfield; Amanda Lynn Bruton, Oakland; Peter J. Baldwin, Jonah Gregory Hudson, Chessintra Sierra-Lynne MacArthur, and Savannah Rae Rodriguez, Presque Isle; Isabelle Faith Ylonen, Saco; Daniel Paul Edwards, Scarborough; Zachary John Curtis, Searsmont; Trynitee Marie Fallon, South Berwick; Erica Kaye Bernier and Anna Marie Butler, Sullivan; Emma Joanna Felicity Coffin-Gowen, West Bath; Sarah A. Myrick, Westbrook; and Zakkary Tyler Tracy, Woodland.
From elsewhere in the United States were Tiffany Marie Gover, Athens, AL; Laura Murrah, Elkmont, AL; Joshua Kyle Garner, Pell City, AL; Kristi Lynn Taylor, Prattville, AL; Johnny Lee Beckworth Jr., Conway, AR; Stephanie Deborah Cotton, Chula Vista, CA; Dasie J. Kincaid, Citrus Heights, CA; Raymond Barbosa, Downey, CA; Amina Akkari Khan, Eastvale, CA; Tommy Wayne Lee Strickland, Elk Grove, CA; Adolpho Moreno, La Mesa, CA; Kai Kilian Rajkumar, Laguna Niguel, CA; Brandy Nicole Clark, Linden, CA; Michael Ebuka Nwankwu, Livermore, CA; Hao Meng, Monterey Park, CA; Vivian Al-Suhaili, Rancho Cordova, CA; Raphael Laurenz Daga Solema, Reseda, CA; Sheng Yang, Sacramento, CA; Martha Rocio Sanz, Tustin, CA; Larry Wayne Evert and Aprill Nichole Evert, Colorado Springs, CO; Diego Abreu, Miami, FL; Lisa Idakula, Miami Beach, FL; Elise Lambkin, Oakland Park, FL; Joshua Criag Hopkins, Adairsville, GA; Michelle Moshglani, Suwanee, GA; Annabelle Soojie Hellman, Calvert City, KY; Jingren Zhao, Boston, MA; Anthony Lawrence Waters, Lowell, MA; Maxime Miville-Deschenes, Melrose, MA; Kelly Davidson, Chevy Chase, MD; Mitchel David Jones, Grand Rapids, MI; Suhanur Rahman, Warren, MI; Rozalyn Paige Maney, Minneapolis, MN; John Thomas Ryan, Woodbury, MN; Fredrick Allen Wilson III, Ironton, MO; Damian Kyree Gibbons, Cary, NC; Katie Elizabeth Atwood, Center Barnstead, NH; Caitlin Noel Udice, Hudson, NH; Isabella Sage Edwards, Madbury, NH; Shu Chen, Brooklyn, NY; Esther Chunn and Ashley Chunn, Larchmont, NY; Alexandra Lindsay Layton, Massapequa, NY; Brenda Carolina Gebhart, Ridge, NY; Zainab Kimberly Lawal, Oklahoma City, OK; William Robert Railey, Skiatook, OK; Dylan Alexander Makarovsky, Bethlehem, PA; Alexandria Belle Lovely, Mountville, PA; Todd Chastain, Cleveland, TN; Joya Noelle Shenefield, Ooltewah, TN; Megan Marie George, Denton, TX; Javier Gonzales, Edinburg, TX; Charles E. Williams II, Prosper, TX; Nathan Cole Newman, Universal City, TX; Erin Vidrik Pobanz, Wylie, TX; Kim Barnett Simon, Dahlgren, VA; Gage Kenneth Foddrell, North Chesterfield, VA; Reese Edward Royals, Virginia Beach, VA; Molly Ann Mitchell, Stowe, VT; Daniel Antonio Rosa, Pullman, WA; Jenny Salvo, Janesville, WI; and Cynthia E. Becerra Espinoza and Anthony M. Langum, Sun Prairie, WI.
From Alberta, Canada was Mourad Mohamed Ibrahim Ali, Edmonton.
From New Brunswick, Canada was Vanessa Dawn Pollock, Musquash.
From Ontario, Canada was Ao Su, Mississauga.
From even further afield were Lili Zhou, Beijing, China; Wanqi Li, Chengdu, China; Anqi Wang, Nanjing, China; Jiaying Lin, Shanghai, China; Raghuveer Kovvuru, Hyderabad, India; Claudio Sangaletti, Venosa, Italy; Wai Kin Yong, Singapore; Donneisha Nickolette Edwards, Saint George, St. Vincent and the Grenadines; and Nguyen Quoc Buu, Phu Yen, Vietnam.
Graduating cum laude were Danielle R. Boyles and Mason Dennis Moro, Ashland; Mitchell John Grass, Bridgewater; Monique A. Nadeau and Hope Anna Shea, Caribou; Madison Meg Saucier, Fort Kent; Heidi Lynn Coleman, Houlton; James A. Dobbs, Littleton; Katelyn Marie Johnston, Lyman; Haley Brianne Brown, Orland; Sydnee April Stiehl, Orono; Taylor Jean Shute, Palermo; Karoline Jayne Dillenbeck, Kamryn Dawn Gilmour, and Jessica L. Vaillancourt, Presque Isle; Emily Nicole Driscoll and Jordan Janelle Hansen, Washburn; and Makenzie Rose Conroy, Woodland.
From elsewhere in the United States were Mika Monet Rajkumar, Laguna Niguel, CA; Lydia Moore Ward, Rocklin, CA; Wen Yu, San Francisco, CA; Dean Allen Holsapple Jr., Bethlehem, GA; Stephen Stuart Hott, Springfield, IL; Sarah Kimball Sandorff, Lafayette, IN; Lilandra Juarez, Clinton, MD; Jarrad Paul Wheeler, Muskegon, MI; Cady Ann Siteman, Bristol, NH; Jayda Dang, Cliffside Park, NJ; Ana Nicole Nieves, Lyndhurst, NJ; David Krzewski, Rochelle Park, NJ; Kara Cheyenne Railey, Skiatook, OK; Matthew Charles Randall, Sioux Falls, SD; Alyssa Morales, Cookeville, TN; Ashlee Bellah, Midlothian, TX; Alexandra Quinn Takahara, Plano TX; Braelyn McKenzie Silva, La Conner, WA; and Joy Eki, De Pere, WI.
From New Brunswick, Canada were Alexander Cory John Mcquade, Medford; Katirena Ivy Hollins and Bethany Eunice Jensen, Three Brooks; and Cheyenne Marie White, Woodstock, NB.
From Quebec, Canada was Victoria Mary Deveau, Montreal.
Others receiving degrees were Jill M. Wardwell, Ashland; Katherine Hachey Wilks, Brewer; Stephanie M. Cyr, Alyssa Sue Harrington, Emilee Jean-Marie Lothrop, Cassandra Ann Pelletier Gahagan, Lauren Nikki Pierce, and Sara Nicole Smart, Caribou; Ashlyn Rae Wing, China; Amy Catherine Eskins, Connor Township; Anne Catherine Bostock, Falmouth; Michael Jesse Chavers and Sarah Julia Hemphill, Fort Fairfield; Shelby Mae Carson, Isabel Lily Charette, and Cary R. Daigle, Fort Kent; Sara Tiffany Zazel Hillyard, Franklin; Dakota J. Morrow and Lindsey Ann Ouellette, Hamlin; April Lynn Peck, Hebron; Heather Marie Carmichael, Houlton; Novria I. Nour, Lewiston; April Lynn Flinta, Limestone; Courtney E. Chasse, Madawaska; Kianna Rose Caissie and Lillie Elizabeth Mahan, Mars Hill; Colin Robert Callahan and Jack Braden Tetreault, Minot; Calvin Jonas Richard Mokler, New Sweden; Carla Leah Sawyer, New Limerick; Haleigh Hope Holmes, Portage; Jeremy S. Brooks, Zachary David Dunn, Alissa Lynn Edwards, Hailey Elizabeth Johnston, Sierrah Colleen Nelson, and Chelsey Renee Trombley, Presque Isle; Keith Mank, Raymond; Parker Wellington Onorato, Springvale; Juan Angel Morales, Van Buren; Hailey Belle Kelly, Wells; Rowena A. Clukey, West Enfield; and Sierra Irene Fay and Courtney Jewell Richard, Wilton.
From elsewhere in the United States were Zachary Martin Norris, Casselberry, FL; Maurice Harris Jr., West Park, FL; Chianti Denise White, Dacula, GA; Traci Lynn Schmidley, Coushatta, LA; Deanna Sharie Dufresne, Methuen, MA; LaToya Yvonne Thomas, Baltimore, MD; Jordan Deon Young, Graham, NC; Eric Sean Fishon, Hauppauge, NY; Charles R. Scott, Sandusky, OH; Melina Lucier, Chester Springs, PA; Brian David Trice, Dallas, TX; Mario Gates, Houston, TX; Dirkston Shawn Sommers, Little Elm, TX; Katie Rose Fowler, Stanardsville, VA; and Zachariah Ross Veayo, Milwaukee, WI.
From New Brunswick, Canada were Tatyana Maria Nikolaev, Four Falls; Emily Kate Carr, Hampton; and Morgan Mccarthy, Perth Andover.
From even further afield were Wei Cai, Guangzhou, China; Yuan Wei, Nanning, China; and Philipp Manuel Goetzinger, Duesseldorf, Germany.