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22 Davis Hall, 10 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 0288
Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

URI Graduates Receive Excellence Awards

KINGSTON, RI -- June 2, 1999 -- 62 University of Rhode Island graduating seniors were chosen to receive the University's Presidential Excellence Awards. These awards are given annually to the graduating seniors who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in their respective majors.

The following students, (listed by hometown), are the 1999 Student Excellence Award winners:

Name Academic Major Hometown
Jeffrey W. Harwood Chemistry Bradford
Timothy J. Brassard Human Science and Services Bristol
Pamela J. Puniello Clinical Laboratory Science Bristol
Keith L. Aubin Physics Coventry
Dennis David Duquette Mathematics Coventry
Athina T. Giovanis Microbiology Coventry
Kristin Hughes Accounting Coventry
Joyce Bourque Human Development & Family Studies Cranston
Heather Lindsay Communicative Disorders Cranston
Brian C. Trinque Biology Cranston
Lynn Fitzgerald Women's Studies & Cumberland Psychology  
Karen Imbriale Art Studio Jamestown
Andrea L. Kane Marketing Jamestown
Kristine L'Heureux Nursing Jamestown
Robyn Lorusso Journalism Jamestown
William John Josiger Economics Kingston
Christopher M. Lee Music Kingston
Alan N. Fitzpatrick Industrial Engineering Lincoln
Elisabeth S. Nadin Geology Little Compton  
Antoinette L. Chaves Chemical Engineering Middletown
Amelia M. Nugent Animal Science & Technology Middletown
James A. Nugent Computer Science Middletown
Richard Santoro History Narragansett
Gina Marie Brennan Philosophy Newport
Angela Merrill Grondell Secondary Education Newport
David A. Blazejewski Management N. Smithfield
Jessica Spitler Pharmacy Practice Peacedale
Katie Mellow Anthropology Portsmouth
Jeffrey K. Sefranek Mechanical Engineering Portsmouth
Leslie A. Charbonneau Environmental Science & Management Providence
Tina Louise Spears Plant Sciences S. Kingstown
Barbara A. Stickley Aquaculture & Fisheries Technology S. Kingstown
Rhonda Folco Communication Studies Wakefield
Andrew J. Byers Human Development & Family Studies Warwick
Sara Cicchelli Italian Warwick
Lisbeth P. Cook Consumer Affairs Program Warwick
Shawn P. McBride German Warwick
Kelvin Ng Electrical Engineering Warwick
James P. Smith Management Science & Information Systems Warwick
Eric C. Ciocca Computer Engineering Westerly
Manny MacDonald Physical Education Westerly
Out of State Winners    
Jenifer R. Strimaitis French Marlborough, CT
Kara Wilczawski Elementary Education New Britain, CT
Allison Merola Psychology Ridgefield, CT
Jessica Lincoln Art History Norwell, CT
Danielle Desilets Landscape Architecture East Sandwich, MA
Renee Darisse Textiles Fashion Merchandising & Design Salem, MA
Benjamin R. Mosher Civil Engineering Bedford, NH
Karen Sue Haynes Biomedical Sciences Colebrook, NH
Leigh K. Beaudette Food Science and Nutrition Hudson, NH
Lauren Kriegel Theatre Matawan, NJ
Laura Muldoon Spanish Somerset, NJ
Brian P. Nelson Finance Wantage, NJ
John Breen Military Science Bronx, NY
Christopher J. Bender Ocean Engineering Endwell, NY
Catherine M. Straub Zoology North Babylon, NY
Laurie Ann Marrocco Dietetics Selden, NY
Lara E. Hinz Sociology Yorktown Heights, NY
Sarah E. Morison Political Science & Marine Affairs Upper St. Clair, PA
Karen A. Jones Applied Pharmaceutical East Barre, VT

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