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The Terrific Kids Awards Ceremony for December was held at Ridge View Community School on Monday, January 9th. The nine students honored by Principal, Paula McHugh were as follows from back left to right: Kialea Stalter, Lexi Wintle, Abigail Golden and Alex Sutton. Middle from left to right: Desiree Adams, Genevieve Rich and Baylee Turcotte. Front: Caleb Bowman and Wyatt Cram abscent from the photo. They received a certificate and tokens from the Dexter Kiwanians and Key Clubbers.
The University of Rhode Island would like to announce that 5,401 students have qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and more than 16 countries. Area student, Elizabeth M. Dunivan of Plymouth who is majoring in Pharm D, was named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. For more information on the University of Rhode Island visit
Maine Maritime Academy recently named 377 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local Maine Maritime Academy students that earned their place on the list are, John Adams and Kendra Underhill from Newport; William Andrews and Matthew Champney of Clinton; Cameron Bourque of Exeter; Quanah Gaitings-Harrod of Corinth; Kyle Ham of Stetson; Henry Hersey of Greenville Junction; Jack Mason, Tristia Richards and Peyton Ward of Greenville; Garrett Nelson and Corey Rowell of Cannan; and Tyler Ripley of Troy.