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Forty-three UMFK students selected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

April 3, 2006

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Forty-three University of Maine at Fort Kent students, who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders, will be honored in the 2005 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Selection for the honor was based on the student's academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

The UMFK honorees will join an elite group of students from more than 2,000 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations.

UMFK students from Fort Kent who were selected for the 2005 edition of the publication include Courtney Raymond, a senior in the behavioral science program; Heather Faye Stevens, a senior in the elementary education program; Kelsy D. Landry, a senior in the elementary education/French program; Tina M. Caron, a senior in the nursing program; Neal Jandreau, a senior in the environmental studies program; Von Murray Taggart, a senior in the rural public safety program; Matthew Joseph Deprey, a junior in the forestry program and Meghan Leigh O'Malley a junior in the nursing program;

Also included from the St. John Valley are Frances O'Hare of Van Buren, a senior in the behavioral science program; Jennifer L. L'Italien of St. John Plantation, a senior in the nursing program; Kristen Belanger of Wallagrass, a senior in the e-commerce program; Nicholas B. Thibodeau of St. Francis, a senior in the computer applications program; Rebecca Neacy Soucy of Wallagrass, a senior in the elementary education program; Steven John Young of Frenchville, a senior in the business program; Thomas M. Gerard of Madawaska, a senior in the secondary social studies program; Trokon C. Khoury of Madawaska, a senior in the computer applications program; Whitney Anne Bouchard of Madawaska, a senior in the elementary education program; Jennifer M. Plourde of Frenchville, a junior in the rural public safety program; Mitchell Daigle of New Canada, a junior in the computer applications program and Rachel Southworth of St. Agatha, a junior in the behavioral science program.

UMFK students being recognized from other areas in Maine and the United States are Chirstine Gray of Woodland, Maine, a senior in the environmental program; Deborah Jean Hitchcock of Jackman, Maine, a senior in the French program; Laci A. Drake of Columbia Falls, Montana, a senior in the nursing program; Johan D. Langley of Presque Isle, Maine, a senior in the nursing program; Polly Pelletier of Belgrade, Maine, a senior in the behavioral science program; Stephen D. Dean of Milo, Maine, a senior in the bachelor of university studies program; Tresha Bentancourt of Milo, Maine, a senior in the English program; Whitney Cook Zettergren of Bridgewater, Maine, a senior in the elementary education program; Hailee Galil Macleod Morin of New Sweden, Maine, a junior in the English program; Marcie A. J. Cromwell of Poland, Maine, a junior in the social science field program; Patrick E. Emery of Mechanic Falls, Maine, a junior in the environmental studies program; Traci Ann Weatherhead of Limestone, Maine, a junior in the nursing program; William Nicholas Horner, Jr of Whitefield, Maine, a junior in the English/biology program; Kara C. Jackson of Anaheim, California, a junior in the criminal justice program and Victoria Naa-Kai Tetteh from Durham, North Carolina, a junior in the biology program.

International students, studying at UMFK, that were included in the publication are Anup Sharma from New Delhi, India, a senior in the business program; Donatas Sumyla from Vilnius, Lithuania, a junior in the e-commerce/business program; Jared Michael Macleod from Miramichi, New Brunswick, a senior in the elementary education program; Victoria Rees from Islandview, New Brunswick, a senior in the secondary foreign language program; Nathalie Aline Pelletier of St. Hilaire, New Brunswick, a junior in the nursing program; Jill M. McKinnon from Glace Bay, Novia Scotia, a senior in the nursing program; Margaret L. Macaulay from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, a senior in the secondary social studies program and Ruth Anne Ellen Amiro from Halifax, Nova Scotia, a senior in the secondary life science program.

Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.