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News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces:

* Benjamin Rouleau of Arlington earned a master of science degree in fire-protection engineering; Kavita Basavaraj Baradur of Arlington earned a master of science degree in fire-protection engineering; Justin Cox of Arlington earned a master of science degree in systems engineering; and Peter Waszkowski of Arlington earned a master of science degree in systems engineering during recent commencement exercises at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

* Brittany Hayes of Arlington earned a master’s degree during recent commencement exercises at Georgia State University.

* Antonio Campanelli of Arlington earned a master of business administration degree during recent commencement exercises at Lehigh University.

* Madison Staub of Arlington earned a master of science in physician assistant degree during recent commencement exercises at Mary Baldwin University.

* Eve Giordano, the daughter of Ellen Giordano of Arlington and a graduate of Wakefield High School, earned a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience; Courtney Gistaro, the daughter of Edward and Christine Gistaro of Arlington and a graduate of Georgetown Day School, earned a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology, magna cum laude; Connor Madan, the son of Ajay and Allison Madan of Arlington and a graduate of The Field School, earned a bachelor of arts in policy management; and Ian White, the son of Andrew White and Laura Hjerpe of Arlington and a graduate of Washington-Lee High School, earned a bachelor of arts degree in classical studies and quantitative economics, magna cum laude, during recent commencement exercises at Dickinson College.

* Sara McAlister of Arlington earned a bachelor of science degree; Mackenzie Smith of Arlington earned a bachelor of business administration degree; and Anna Hawkins of Arlington earned a bachelor of science degree during recent commencement exercises at the University of Mississippi.

* Alexander Rosenberg of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in art, cum laude, during recent commencement exercises at Eastern Mennonite University.

* Ella Tuson of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in computer science; Erin Shull of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in management, summa sum laude; and Jeremy Sherman of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in screen studies during recent commencement exercises at Clark University.

* Benjamin English of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science and Margot Day of Arlington earned a bachelor of science degree in biopsychology, magna cum laude, during recent commencement exercises at Tufts University.

* Stefan Eliopoulos of Arlington earned a bachelor of science in business and economics degree in finance during recent commencement exercises at Lehigh University.

* Erin Morrissey of Arlington earned a degree in neuroscience during recent commencement exercises at Bowdoin College.

* The following Arlington students earned undergraduate degrees during recent commencement exercises at the College of William and Mary:

– Bachelor of Arts: Georgia Allin, Amy Andrukonis, Sean Balick, Lillian Beesley-Gilman, Griffin Bird, Andrew Bookbinder, Nathan Broffman, Miranda Carpenter, Miguel Antonio Dayan, Bruno del Alamo, Colin Evert, Alexander Gerard, Rita Hagos, Michael Hanafin, Alexander Hayes, Aidan Hennessey-Niland, Adam Howard, Sarah Malks, Lilian Merrill, Rebecca Merriman-Goldring, Kendall Michos, Emily Pearson-Beck, Jesse Pollack, Alexander Saenz, Michael Sparrow, Alexander Wallace, Riley Wilson.

– Bachelor of Business Administration: Kathryn Eng, Quinn Montante, Rosalie Rubenstein, Sean Willner.

– Bachelor of Science: Alessandra Bournigal, Samantha Bull-Montana, Sarah Fahrenkrug, Jenna Johnson, Alison Leighty, Elijah Locke, Claire Murphy, Caroline Polly, Hailey Ramsey, Marie Serfis, Carlo Tampubolon and Sophia Zidlicky.

* Courtney Gistaro of Arlington has been inducted into the Dickinson College chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.

* Christopher Currie of Arlington has been inducted into the Pi Gamma Mu international honor society for the social sciences at Saint Anselm College.

* Margo Day, Ellie McIntosh, Marisa Williams and Lidya Woldeyesus of Arlington and Madeleine Clarke of Fort Myer have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Tufts University.

* Skylar List and Alexander Rosenberg of Arlington have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Eastern Mennonite University.

* Cristian Carrillo, Julia Leisenring, Haley Mullen, Tanya Zamaray-Rosati and Olivia Zavrel of Arlington have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bucknell University.

* Haley Hassell of Arlington, a graduate of St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, and Matthew May of Arlington, a graduate of St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Hamilton College.

* Jeremiah Severn of Arlington has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Emory & Henry College.

* Glebe Elementary School’s teams had strong finishes in the recent Odyssey of the Mind World Finals competition at Michigan State University, with one of Glebe’s all-girl fifth-grade teams taking fourth place in the world in the “technical” engineering problem #2 competition for elementary-school-aged students.

Zella Mantler, Audrey Ferguson, Kaitlyn Nowinski, Maddie Brown, Nora Johnson, Katie Martin and Buse Arici competed on the team.

A second all-girl fifth-grade team from Glebe had a strong finish of 21st place in the “classics” problem division, which included  74 teams from all over the world. The Glebe students had to re-interpret Leonardo da Vinci artworks and inventions in an original and humorous theatrical piece.

Kaitlin Madison, Audrey Brown, Grace Christensen, Emily Buckwalter, Annika Matsko, Helen Maag and Molly Ryan competed on the team.

Arlington Public Schools also had a third team to attend World Finals this year. The team from Long Branch Elementary School placed 29th in the vehicle-engineering problem.

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