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UMFK's 134th Commencement Ceremony held on May 14

May 16, 2016

Commencement UMFK 2016

Fort Kent - The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 134th commencement exercises held at UMFK on May 14. University President John N. Short presided over the ceremony that conferred 191 baccalaureate degrees and 27 associate degrees.

In addition to awarding the diplomas to the Class of 2016, President Short conferred Dr. Robert M. Dixon with the honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degree. Dr. Dixon addressed the graduating class.

Elizabeth Gilman, senior class president, addressed his fellow graduates. Gilman is from Danforth, Maine and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences.

Baccalaureate degrees were awarded to students in Arts and Sciences (9); Behavioral Science (13); Biology (8); Business (20); Computer Applications (3); Elementary Education (5); English (2); Environmental Studies (3); French (2); Nursing (115); Public Safety Administration (9); and Social Science (2).

Associate degrees were awarded to students in Accounting (2); Applied Forest Management (12); Computer Science (1); Conservation Law Enforcement (2): Criminal Justice (6); Information Security (3) and General Studies (1).

Total Number of Graduates: 215

(Graduates listed by their hometowns.)

 

St. John Valley (Maine)

Eagle Lake

Stephanie Dube
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Mindy L. Morneault
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Brooke Marie Saucier
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Fort Kent

Heather Victoria Albert
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Zachery Beal
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Lynne Dianne Beaulieu
Bachelor of Science in Business
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Christina Lynn Beaulieu
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Amanda B. Blanchette
Bachelor of Science in Business

Curtis T. Bouchard
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Taylor Bouchard
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Kassandra Nicole Carl
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Peggy De-los Rios Carson
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Alex J. Charette
Bachelor of Science in Business

Heather Renee Chasse
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ashley M. Hafford
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Mollie Anne Hicks
Bachelor of Science in French

Zachary L. Lowry
Bachelor of Science in Business
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Michelle Cara Madore
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Twyla M. Morris
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Zachary Ouellette
Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Carissa Emily Pelletier
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Carlee A. Pinette
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Jessica Plourde
Associate of Arts in Accounting
Lisa Marie Raymond Roy
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Ericka Saucier
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Jeremy R. Shapiro
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Associate of Arts in Conservation Law Enforcement

Kirk J. Shively
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Brittany Margaret Theriault
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Paige B. Theriault
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nicole Voisine
Bachelor of Science in Business

Jessica Walker
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Frenchville

Chantel Louise Bernier
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jennie Ann Charette
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Meghan J. Guerrette
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Corey Wayne Paradis
Bachelor of Science in Business

Sarah Patricia Paradis
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Grand Isle

Katelynn Beaulieu
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Madawaska

Noella Chasse
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Sandra Aline Cyr
Associate of Arts in Accounting

Jaymes Riley Gagnon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Maleka Michaud
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Amanda Cynthia Pelletier
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Olivia Ann Pelletier
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Heather R. Picard
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Bryan Roussel
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

­New Canada

Aurele David Bouley III
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Peyton Lee Hebert
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Saint David

Samuel Beaulieu
Bachelor of Science in Business

Nicole L. Cyr
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jessica Susan Dube
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Amber L. Gabriel
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Shannon Marie Leighton
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

St. Francis

Krista Dubay
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

St. John Plantation

Michelle M. Kelly
Bachelor of Science in Business

Van Buren

Erin Joy Madore
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Jonathan Michael O'Hare
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Wallagrass

Andrea Lynn Dumond
Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science

Brittany L. Levesque
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Kaye Paula Lozier
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Aroostook County (Maine)

Ashland

Clint A. DeMusz
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Caribou

Chelsea Lyn Butler
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lacy Morgan Cyr
Bachelor of Science Public Safety Administration

John L. Kiehn
Associate of Science in Information Security

Elisha M. Madore
Bachelor of Science in Business

Heather Lynn Montgomery
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Casey Mae Nichols
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jessica Lynn St. Peter
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ian C. Thibeault
Associate of Arts in Computer Science

Dyer Brook

Jonathan P. Swallow
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Easton

Amber D. Pratt
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Fort Fairfield

Danielle E. Tracy
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Houlton

Ellen Lynn Bartlett
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lauren Elizabeth Bragan
Bachelor of Science in Business

Lucas Grant
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Cole A. McLaughlin
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Brandon J. Williams
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Island Falls

Christina J. Schmidt
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Limestone

Vessa Jane Villareal
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Mapleton

Kathryn Grace Sharp
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Merrill

Sonja R. London
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Perham

Chelsea V. Sadler
Bachelor of Science in Social Science

Presque Isle

Michael Richard McPherson
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Travis Thomas Powers
Bachelor of Science in Business

Kayla M. Richards
Bachelor of Science in English

Jesse David Rochester
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Maryl Rae Shaw
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Smyrna Mills

Shellie Anita Williams
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Stockholm

Connie L. Akerson
Bachelor of Science in Business

Trina Louise Coffin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Not Aroostook County Towns (Maine)

Albion

Deanna L. Sawtelle
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Thomas G. Sawtelle
Bachelor of Science Public Safety Administration

Alexander

Whitney Hope Remington
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Appleton

Tyler Barron Jones
Bachelor of Science in Business

Athens

Brian Peter Dougeneck
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Bangor

Rylee Erin Leighton
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Malachi Jerome Hayden
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Berwick

Melissa N. Brauning
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Bowdoinham

Margo Meredyth Taylor
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Brewer

Anthony Corbin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Tiffany Brooke Voisine
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Brunswick

Lindsey Paige Flanigan
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bryant Pond

Cathy Jo Godwin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Buxton

Faith Ronnie Morneault
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Chester

Michael D. Aikens
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Danforth

Elizabeth Marie Gilman
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Dixfield

Roseanne McKeen
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Eddington

Nicole A. Pineo
Bachelor of Science in Business

Fairfield

Meagan Higgins
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Sally A. Melcher-McKeagney
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lynn M. Noiles
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Falmouth

Sarah Elizabeth Biggs
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Glenburn

Joshua Briscoe
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Gray

Lori Ann Hillock
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Emily L. Kelley
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Greenfield Township

Cody Lee Kochis
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Greenville

Rebecca Amy Knowlton
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Greenville Junction

Colby Drexel-Harmon
Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Guilford

Jazzmine Nicole Gray
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Hampden

Brandi Quirk
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Hebron

Nicole E. Swenson
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Holden

Michael Anthony Soucier
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Islesford

Emily Jane Wright
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jay

Nichol A. Lesperance
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kingfield

Nancy M. Thomas
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lee

Peter J. Pelletier, Jr.
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Lewiston

Amy Rousseau
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lincoln

Kristy Langley
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lincolnville

Annabelle Schierman
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Isaac Milton Young II
Associate of Arts in Conservation Law Enforcement

Lisbon Falls

Devon Marie Brewer
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Livermore

Kelli A. Gats
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lyman

Nicole Margurite Derosier
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Medway

Danielle Elizabeth Chiasson
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Millinocket

Christopher Johansen
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Alison Nicole Landry
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Minot

Scott Homes Moulton
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Mount Vernon

Kate Laliberte
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

New Sharon

Emily M. Gardner
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Norridgewock

Nicole Ross
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Old Town

Ethan Welch
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Orono

Jamie L. Stiehl
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Oxford

Caldwell Thomas Jackson
Bachelor of Science in Business
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Perry

Kersti L. Ackley
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Peru

Stephany Louise Jacques
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Portland

Michael P. Crowley
Associate of Science in Information Security

Searsmont

Janelle M. Scott
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Scarborough

Dawn M. Callahan
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

South China

Laramie D. Shorey
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Turner

Alison Dawn Newton
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Waterville

Julianna M. Castaneda
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Westbrook

Brooke Linsday Harris
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Melissa Nicole Martin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Westfield

Fay Kimball
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

West Gardiner

Brian Perkins
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Wilton

Raymond Lewis
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Windham

Christine M. Cook
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Winslow

Jocelyn Venable
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Wells

June Ann Gilpatric
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Woolwich

Deborah J. Siegel
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Out of State

Gilroy, CA

Michelle Delgadillo
Associate of Arts in General Studies

Medota, CA

Danielle Lena Carrillo
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Suisun, CA

James Derrell Givens
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Windsor Locks, CT

Kate Susanna Dorsey
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Glasgo, KY

Holly Rae Thomerson
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

New York, NY

Andrna Erica Christopher
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Salem, MA

Kurt Robert Whisler
Bachelor of Arts in English

Conowingo, MD

Mark Christopher Olson
Bachelor of Arts in French

Warren, MI

Christopher Louis Taylor
Associate of Science in Information Security

Orford, NH

George Edward Dyke
Associate of Science in Applied Forest Management

Whitefield, NH

Patricia Belanger
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Christina L. Morancie
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Grants Pass, OR

Hope Grace

Bachelor of Science in Biology

WILKES BARRE, PA

Orphee Myspa Myriams Essome Bikou
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Warwick, RI

Pamela Dooner
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Canadian Students

Saint Francois, NB

Katie Pinette
Bachelor of Science in Business

Ingersoll, ON

Jesse Warren Roger Shelton
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Petawawa, ON

Sarah J. McConnell
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lasalle, QC

Wilfried Emmanuel Monthe
Bachelor of Science in Social Science

Laval, QC

Nivetha Neminathan
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Sainte-Agathe-Des-Monts, QC

Katherine Ferland
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

St-Andre D'Argenteuil, QC
Philippe Dionne
Bachelor of Science in Business

International Students

Mutengene, Cameroon

Jacqueline Njonji Njebu
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kanfanar, Croatia

Mauro Vičić
Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications

Kolonia, Federal State of Micronesia

Berdina Salmon Albert
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Monalisa Benjamin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lliseva B. Tara
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Pohnpei, Federal State of Micronesia

Masaly Andon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nancy-Lynn Jano Edward
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Girlynn A. Gamule
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Stuart Elpel Joel
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lorlain Gillmede Mikel
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Mary Victor
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Weno, Chuuk, Federal State of Micronesia

Arthur Olap
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Daniel Tigaana Blackwood
Bachelor of Science in Business

Ebeye, Marshall Islands

Juni Samson
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Delap, Marshall Islands

Bjwij John
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Majuro, Marshall Islands

Darleen Almen
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Delson Benjamin
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Beroni Enne
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Harry Harry, Jr.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Deanechson Bona Kaious
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Normond Kuuj Laiden
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Josephine H. Matthew
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Julynn Menwe
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Annmary Rubon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Edinburgh, Scotland

Ross Downie
Bachelor of Science Public Safety Administration

Windsor Glen, South Africa

Joshua Rael Kurensky
Bachelor of Science in Business

Damascus, Syria

Amir W. Raad
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Plymouth, Trinidad and Tobago

Kimika Sanell Forbes
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences