• Sarah Irvine, of Milford, a member of the class of 2017, was a presenter at Union College’s annual Steinmetz Symposidum Day.

• Awards were given to Orange sixth-graders: Emily Barretta, Grace Carrington, Francis Cavallaro and Caitlyn Smith from Race Brook School; Jessa Bohan, Nicholas DiGiovanni and Gavin Storz from Turkey Hill School; and Millicent Fuller, Si Ru Liang, Holly Thorndike and Marc VanSchaick from Peck Place School. They were given the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ Superintendent/Student Recognition Award at the Board of Education on May 15. Criteria for the award are leadership, service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and service to the community.

• Quinnipiac University recently awarded degrees to:

Bethany, Sandra Adair, Master of Business Administration; Catherine Erickson, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership; Ian Farrell, Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education.

Milford, Assaf Alakeel, Master of Science in Journalism; Caron Beyer, Master of Science in Business Analytics; Danielle Borys, Master of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology; Amanda Buckley, Master of Science in Teacher Leadership; Andrew Deluke, Master of Business Administration; Margaret Folsom, Master of Business Administration; David Griffin, Master of Health Science Physician Assistant; David Jesensky, Master of Business Administration; Hannah Kissinger, Master of Health Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences; Rochelle LaPorte, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership; Anisha Manglani, Master of Business Administration; Rebecca Scobie, Master of Social Work; Kevin Sirois, Master of Science in Interactive Media;

Robert Steele, Master of Business Administration; Linda Tampellini, Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Orange, Samantha Carter, Master of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology; Charles Chacko, Master of Business Administration; Morgan Ferguson, Master of Health Science Physician Assistant; Michael Flora, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership; Sara Franchini, Sixth-Year Diploma in Educational Leadership; Rachel Petree, Doctor of Nursing Practice; Hayley Spragg, Master of Occupational Therapy.

• Local residents named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester are: Joseph Bartone of Milford, class of 2020 majoring in robotics engineering. Michael Capobianco of Milford,

class of 2020 majoring in computer science. Ajay King of Orange, class of 2018 majoring in mechanical engineering. Douglas Rives of Bethany, class of 2019 majoring in mechanical engineering.

• The spring 2017 Dean’s List at Keene State College, includes Kelsey Jackson of Milford, Katie Jensen of Orange, Iris Prulletti of Milford, Caroline Stapleton of Milford and Kevin Wall of Milford.