Local Students Earn Williams College Degrees

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 5, 2016—Williams College President Adam F. Falk today conferred Bachelor of Arts degrees on 13 local graduates at the college’s 227th Commencement.

Adams, Mass.

Christopher Joseph Stefanik, the son of Thomas Stefanik and Suzanne Little-Stefanik, majored in chemistry and was the class gardener for Ivy Exercises.

Clarksburg, Mass.

Cody Edward Remillard, the son of Scott and Denise Remillard, majored in geosciences.

Dalton, Mass.

Abigail Marie Pugh Cum Laude, the daughter of David and Lisa Pugh, majored in philosophy and psychology with honors in psychology.

Lanesborough, Mass.

Joshua Paul Harrington, the son of Dr. John and Dr. Nicole Harrington, majored in geosciences and physics. Harrington was elected to the scientific honor society Sigma Xi, was on the varsity Nordic skiing team, and participated in the Williams Outing Club.

Lenox, Mass.

Christopher Henry Bravo Magna Cum Laude, the son of Albert and Janis Bravo, majored in chemistry and economics. Bravo was co-president of Phi Beta Kappa, a member of the finance committee, the student chair of the Campus and Community Advisory Committee, a member of the junior varsity basketball team, and was awarded the American Chemical Society Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry.

Lindsey Jean Moran, the daughter of Michael and Janice Moran, majored in chemistry and French.

North Adams, Mass.

Aurora Jean Brown, the daughter of Kimberly Boudreau of North Adams and Willard Brown of Worthington, majored in art with honors. Brown was a member of the equestrian team.

North Pownal, Vt.

Lauren M. Casey, the daughter of Christopher and Barbara Casey, majored in art. Casey was awarded the Robert G. Wilmers, Jr., 1990, Memorial Student Travel Abroad Fellowship.

Pittsfield, Mass.

Alice Patricia Murphy, the daughter of John and Joanne Murphy, majored in political science.

Alexis Jayne Savery Cum Laude, the daughter of Tom and Jayne Savery, majored in computer science and mathematics.

Williamstown, Mass.

Lauren Lartin Christiansen, daughter of Dr. Karen Lartin and Dr. Robert Christiansen, majored in English. Christiansen was a member of the Accidentals, the Williams Sports Analytics Association, and participated in the rugby football club.

Hailey Hinman Herring-Newbound, the daughter of Chris Newbound and Amy Herring, majored in English.

Haley Janet Mahar, the daughter of Tom Mahar and Leslie Orton-Mahar, majored in art and English and received highest honors in art. Mahar was awarded the S. Lane Faison, Jr. 1929 Prize awarded to the student whose paper best reflects his or her high standards in the critical engagement with an object of art. She participated in women’s lacrosse, the Nordic ski club, and wrote for the Williams Record student newspaper.

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Published June 5, 2016