Kimberly V. Burke D.C. received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree during commencement exercises at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus, in Port Orange, Fla., on September 23.

Dr. Burke is married to James Burke Jr. of Wilbraham, the daughter of Jo Ann and Brian Murphy of Vineyard Haven, granddaughter of Ernestine and Capt. Bob Kinnecom, and great-granddaughter of Alice Rose of Oak Bluffs. Dr. Burke currently resides in Vineyard Haven, and will be establishing a clinic on the Island with current plans to be open by May 2012.

Lauren Bagnall has been named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Ms. Bagnall is a Health Science major from Edgartown.

The University of Massachusetts Boston recently named the following local students to the Alpha Lambda Delta Academic Honor Society for freshmen:

Sophia Grimm of Oak Bluffs.

Holly Robinson of Vineyard Haven.