Waldo, Knox County grads earn degrees, named to University of Vermont Dean’s List

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 6:30pm

BURLINGTON — Determined to maintain the spirit of joy and optimism that is the hallmark of UVM's commencement ceremony, but doing so in a safe manner, University of Vermont President Suresh Garimella conferred degrees on graduates at multiple, smaller school and college ceremonies, according to UVM, in a news release.

"Our emphasis will be on celebrating our students. We are very proud of each and every one of them and salute their accomplishment," Garimella said prior to the ceremonies, which marked the end of a highly successful year of in-person education on the UVM campus, according to the release An estimated 3,347 graduates, including 2,685 bachelors, 435 masters, 117 doctoral and 110 medical, earned degrees during the university's 220th commencement.

Local graduates include:

Maxwell Horovitz, of Rockport, Bachelor of Science

Malea Russell, of Camden, Cum Laude Bachelor of Science

William Sugg, of Palermo, Bachelor of Science

Tori Wilson, of Unity, Bachelor of Science


To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

Locals named to the Dean’s List are:

Ryan Hart, of Camden

Alexander Vokey, of Rockport


Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Committed to both research and teaching, UVM professors – world-class researchers, scholars, and artists – bring their discoveries into the classroom and their students into the field. Located in Burlington, Vermont, one of the nation's most vibrant small cities and top college towns, UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 national research university educating 10,700 undergraduate students, 1,627 graduate students, 776 certificate and non-degree students, and 478 M.D. students in the Larner College of Medicine.

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