The spring graduation and honors announcements have been drifting in since the start of summer. Here is a roundup of Hull students’ awards, honors, and commencements.
• The following local students have been named to MassBay Community College dean’s list, achieving outstanding academic honor for the spring 2021 semester: Benjamin McKenna and Olivia Pellicano.
• UMass Amherst has announced the following local students made the Spring 2021 dean’s list: Nathan Froio, Aryana Gagne, Kyle Miller, Matthew Rymaszewski, Jackson Sordillo, Rebecca Whelan, Sarah Dahill, Ashley Dwyer, Emily Reppucci, and Rebecca Rosenbaum.
• The following local students have made the dean’s list at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the Spring 2021 semester: Ryan Francis Baggett and Gabriel Joseph Roy.
• Congratulations to Emily Menice, who was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester at Quinnipiac University.
• The College of the Holy Cross congratulates Courtney Breen, majoring in psychology, and Jaren Minucci, majoring in economics and Chinese studies, for being named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List.
• Among those recognized for achieving academic distinction for the Spring 2021 semester at UMass Lowell are: John Abatuno, majoring in business administration; Michael Lite, majoring in business administration; Nicholas Scanlan, majoring in business administration; Ethan Wagner, majoring in civil engineering; Julia Mahoney, majoring in education; Matthew LaFleur, majoring in psychology; and Francesco Marchione, majoring in sound recording tech.
• Nicole Giardino has earned a master of social work degree from Springfield College for studies completed in 2021.
• Joanne Warren, majoring in business management, earned a bachelor of arts degree, and Martina Snyder, majoring in nursing, earned a bachelor of science degree from Curry College.
• William Anderson graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., with a bachelor of science degree in psychology.
• Ian F. Walsh-Pederson received a degree from Clark University during the university’s 117th commencement exercises on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13. Walsh-Pederson graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in geography.
• Nolan Tiani was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from Digital Federal Credit Union and will be attending Boston College in the fall.
• Hull resident Gary Kimball is gearing up to ride the 2021 Pan-Mass Challenge in support of patients battling cancer. On Aug. 7 and 8, Kimball will ride the road as part of Team South Shore Health, fulfilling his promise to fundraise for cancer care services and programs on the South Shore. Support Team South Shore Health, or contact Angela Floro at 781-624-8142, AFloro@southshorehealth.org to make a donation to the team.
• In the workplace, South Shore Realtors® CEO Rachel Tristano, who resides in Hull, received the prestigious 2021 Super Star Award from the New England Society of Association Executives (NE/SAE).
The Super Star Award is given to a member who goes above and beyond in their volunteer service to NE/SAE by leading a project or recruiting and welcoming members, as well as exceptional board, committee, or task force service within the organization.
Tristano began her involvement with NE/SAE in 2014 and has demonstrated her commitment by volunteering on the Finance Committee, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, the Women’s CEO Group and chairing the Member Value Committee. She also volunteers for the National Association of Realtors®, Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), and Association Forum.
Tristano became CEO of South Shore Realtors® in 2014 and has strategically led her staff and leadership into a new age of association management. Under her leadership, South Shore Realtors® has reached new heights through membership expansion and innovative non-dues revenue streams.
“Rachel is the epitome of all the NE/SAE Super Star Award encompasses, and her passion, commitment, innovation and positivity are what make her a great CEO,” stated 2021 South Shore Realtors® President Mary D’Ambra.