A second-year student in RIT's College of Applied Science and Technology, he is studying manufacturing engineering technology.
Bryan L. Bourdette, son of Mr. and Mrs. Len Bourdette, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., where he is majoring in biology with a double minor in chemistry and neuroscience. He is a 2009 graduate of New Milford High School.
Ana Vargas, a 2012 graduate of New Milford High School attending Columbia University in New York City this fall, was selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Miss Vargas was one of 22 area students selected from 350 applicants.
Christian Teixeira, a member of the Class of 2014 at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was named to the spring semester dean's list. He is majoring in accounting.
Charles F. Slagle III received a bachelor of arts degree during the May 20 commencement ceremonies at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., where he majored in international business administration. He is a 2008 graduate of New Milford High School.
Several students were named to the spring semester dean's list at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. -- psychology major Miranda Sarjeant, communications major Jessica Cook and forensics networking security major Zachary Gillespie.
Zachary Gillespie graduated this spring with a bachelor of science degree in forensics, networking and security, and Miranda Sarjeant graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
Tegan Laing recently graduated from Villanova University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree. Tegan, who studied psychology, was also named to the spring semester dean's list.
Grace Kellogg and Kirby Peters were each awarded the 2012 Saint Michaels College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience and for leadership in volunteer service. Both teens are students at Shepaug Valley High School in Washington.
Several students were named to the spring semester dean's list at the University of Connecticut -- Jessica Lynn Bisignano, Travis J. Horrigan, Michael Raymond Piersall, Allison Sara Pratt and Torri Ann Woodruff.
Ryan Firmender was named to the spring semester dean's list at Villanova University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, where he is studying communication.
Teige Horrigan was named to the spring semester dean's list at the University of Hartford.
George P. Venturella III, son of William and Julie Steers of Roxbury and George and Meredith Venturella of Anderson, S.C., graduated from Colby College in Maine, where he majored in religious studies.
William Rehders, a senior studying business management at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., participated in the eighth annual forum of the McGowan School of Business held at the Union League of Philadelphia. The event consists of a one-hour mentoring session, many led by King's alumni, followed by a meal in a professional business setting, and a presentation by a guest speaker.
He is the son of Thomas A. Burger of New Canaan and Elizabeth Burger. He has chosen as his topic Gunnery alum Benjamin Foulois, a member of the Class of 1893, who came from Washington, learned to fly with the Wright Brothers and is recognized as the founder of the U.S. Army Air Force.
Thomas S. Kimball, son of Eben and Anne Kimball, graduated with a bachelor degree from Colby College in Maine. Thomas, a graduate of Shepaug Valley High School in Washington, majored in environmental studies with a policy concentration.
Luis Maurial was named to the spring semester dean's list at the University of Hartford.
Sara Pomerantz graduated with a master of arts degree from Fairfield University's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions.