Berkshire County: Area residents earn college degrees
The following area students received degrees on May 18:
Hope Meredith Boyer, daughter of William and Janet Boyer of Great Barrington, earned a bachelor of arts degree in environmental studies. Boyer is a graduate of Westover School.
Sarah Elizabeth Boyer, daughter of William and Janet Boyer of Great Barrington, earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science. Boyer is a graduate of Westover School.
Catherine Julie Schopp, daughter of Kenneth and Rebecca Schopp of Sheffield, earned a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean studies. Schopp is a graduate of Deerfield Academy. Endicott College
The following students received degrees on May 24:
Michael Benjamin Herman, son of Howard and Amy Herman of Pittsfield, received a bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies.
Sarah Jayne Russett Sawyer, daughter of Larry and Jane Russett of Adams, received a bachelor of science degree in nursing.
Margaret H. Rosenbaum, daughter of Vickie and Robert Rosenbaum of Alford, received a bachelor of arts degree on May 25. Rosenbaum majored in comparative literature.
of Liberal Arts
Ericca A. Gerry, daughter of Walter and Pamela Gerry of Adams, received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. Gerry is a 2010 graduate of Hoosac Valley High School, Cheshire.
Josh McLean, son of Jud and Nancy McLean of Pittsfield, received a bachelor of arts degree in environmental science. While at MCLA, McLean was a member of the Student Activities Council, a residence area security monitor, student ambassador, resident advisor in his junior year, and peer advisor in his sophomore year. He graduated from Taconic High School in 2010.
St. Michael's College
The following area residents graduated on May 11:
Kevin William Cote, son of Mark Cote of Pittsfield and Sharon Harrison of Pittsfield, with a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, in psychology.
Joseph Russell Martin, son of Lisa and William Martin of Richmond, with a bachelor of science in business administration and accounting.
Michaela Ann Rivers, daughter of James and JoAnn Rivers of Dalton, with a bachelor of arts, cum laude, in psychology.
Devin J. Lamke, son of John and Donna Lamke of Richmond, graduated on May 18 with a bachelor of science degree in health science and a minor in rehabilitation and disability studies. Lamke will attend Columbia University in New York City in the fall to major in occupational therapy.
College activities included intramural soccer, basketball and softball. He was named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester with a 3.633 grade point average and the spring 2014 semester with a 3.729 GPA.
Lamke graduated from Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington in 2010.
Jenna Wehry, daughter of Louis and Jill Wehry of Pittsfield, graduated with her bachelor of arts degree in youth development. She was also named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. Wehry will be working at the Pittsfield Family YMCA as the coordinator of the Marilyn Hamilton Literacy Program with St. John's Lodge.
University of New Haven
West Haven, Conn.
Christopher Whalen of Adams graduated Jan. 18 with an master's degree in business administration.
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