Academic Honors


James Todd of Oak Bluffs graduated magna cum laude with degrees in English and Secondary Education from Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. James has been accepted into the Peace Corps.

Alexander Jernegan of Edgartown is on the Dean’s List at Benjamin Franklin Institute for Technology in Boston.

Laura Kimball of Oak Bluffs and Washington, D.C., graduated with honors from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, on May 19.

Michael C. Kendall of West Tisbury was named the recipient of The Wallace Bradley Johnson Prize at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y.

Tabitha Taylor Clark of Oak Bluffs received a BA in writing/literature from Burlington (Vermont) College and a degree in Master Culinary Arts from Apicius in Florence, Italy.

Melora Marie Giles Armstead of Edgartown received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University in Boston.

Seth Alan Seeman of Aquinnah graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Art from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Alexander P. Parris of West Tisbury graduated with high honors from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst with an Associates Degree in Sustainable Horticulture.

Samuel Scott of Chilmark received a Bachelors of Science from Nichols College in Dudley.

Tye Stien of West Tisbury graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.