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NEW MILFORD

Three residents recently graduated from Ithaca College in New York: Samantha Dougherty, who majored in health care management and earned a degree from the school of Health Sciences and Human Performance; Scott Trabucco, who earned a degree from the college's School of Business after majoring in business administration; and Chelsea Townley, who majored in sociology and earned a degree from the school of Humanities and Sciences.

Several local students recently graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield: Jesse Gatten (master of science degree in computer science), Alexandra Gatten and Jennifer Orcutt (bachelor of arts degree in English) and Gretchen Guendelsberger and Jessica Peppe (master of arts degree in teaching).

Numerous local students were named to the spring semester dean's list at the University of Hartford: Jessica Cochrane, Jennifer Peppe, Jordan Quimby, Adam Haig, Steven Groccia, Rachel Heckel, Colleen Menard, Adam Heege, Brittany Swanson, James Bain and Karlie Henton.

Several local students recently graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield: Kerri Bordak (master of arts degree from the university's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions); Timothy Oliver and Peter Valenti (master of science degree from the university's School of Engineering); Marilyn Roberti (certificate of advance study degree from the university's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions); Jeffery Varrone (master of science degree from the university's Charles F. Dolan School of Business); and Mikaela Malumphy and Christopher Mannion (bachelor of arts degree from the university's College of Arts and Sciences).

Numerous students were named to the spring semester dean's list at Quinnipiac University in Hamden: Breanna Carapezza, Kelsey Eng, Kaitlyn Flynn, Emily Hauser, Kathryn Kelly and Sarah McGrath.

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.

Michael Corson has been awarded a National Rochester Society Scholarship at Rochester Institute of Technology for he 2012-13 academic year.

A second-year student in RIT's College of Applied Science and Technology, he is studying manufacturing engineering technology.

He is the son of Mike and Liz Corson and is a 2009 graduate of the American School for the Deaf and Hall High School, both in West Hartford.