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Student News 10/4/19

Achievements

Western New England University

Springfield, MA—Kimberly Pocwierz from Woodbridge was among 15 honored to receive the 2019 Skookum Award from the Western New England University Alumni Association.  The Skookum Award of Excellence was established in 1989 by the Western New England University Alumni Association as a way to recognize the outstanding achievements of students.  The Skookum Award recognizes the commitment and dedicated service of Western New England University students throughout their college career by their demonstrated leadership roles on campus, community service/volunteer experiences, and participation in athletics and cocurricular programs.  The word Skookum means excellence in the Chinook Indian culture.  Pocwierz is working toward a BSE in Biomedical Engineering.

Enrollments

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA—Woodbridge, CT resident, William McKeon, has enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2019 semester.  McKeon’s selected major is international affairs.

Graduations

University of Connecticut

Andrew “AJ” Migani, DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) residing in Woodbridge is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT.  He joins the Pethick-Migani-D’Ascanio dental practice located in New Haven’s historic Wooster Square.  Dr. Migani was the recipient of the Olmstead Prize in Geriatric Dentistry upon graduation.  Prior to entering dental school, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Finance from UCONN, Storrs and completed a post-baccalaureate premed program.  Dr. Migani is an Eagle Scout and earned the Order of the Arrow, Scouting’s highest honor.  He is an avid cyclist, trail runner and snowboard instructor.

 

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