Celebrating Our Distinguished Graduates - Class of 2013



MCC’s Distinguished Graduate Awards honors graduating students who have demonstrated achievement through civic or community engagement in and out of the classroom. These students have not only excelled academically, but exemplify leadership through their participation in student government, clubs, sports and service to the college or local communities. 

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Kristina Abelson  

Kristina Ableson  - Lowell, Mass.

Criminal Justice Transfer

Future Plans: I plan to attend UMass Lowell majoring in psychology. I look forward to working in the criminal justice field, focusing on victim advocacy. 


Middlesex Community College  

Michael Albanese  - Maynard, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration


Veronika Archambault-Miliner  

Veronika Archambault-Miliner – Somerville, Mass.

Associate in Science, Dental Laboratory Technology

Future Plans: After graduation, I am planning on finding a job in a dental laboratory. 


Michelle A. Berrey  

Michelle A. Berrey– Boxborough, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I will be transferring to Wellesley College to study English and Latin American studies.


 

Cynthia Cintron  

Cynthia Cintron Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Criminal Justice-Transfer

Future Plans: I am planning on attending UMass Lowell and pursuing an education in the criminal justice field. 


Paula Collins  

Paula Collins – Woburn, Mass.

Associate in Science, Radiologic Technology

Future Plans: After graduation, I will be working for Winchester Hospital as a Rad Tech in the Radiology Department. I also plan on continuing my education and obtaining a bachelor’s degree.


Middlesex Community College  

James Cruz Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Graphic Design

Future Plans: I plan to continue working on increasing my skills in the graphic design field.  


Ricardo DaSilva  

Ricardo DaSilva Malden, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration-Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending UMass Boston and am interested in pursuing a career in management or finance. 


Gabrielle R. Davis  

Gabrielle R. Davis - Dracut, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: I will be attending UMass Lowell and plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in peace and conflict studies. 


Kelly De Cola  

Kelley De Cola Waltham, Mass.

Associate in Science, Early Childhood Education-Transfer

Future Plans: I plan to continue my education at Merrimack to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I hope to find a job in an elementary school as a teacher and start a master’s program in special education for children. 


Shaniel Dejesus  

Shaniel Dejesus Lawrence, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology Concentration

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending UMass Lowell and am interested in pursuing a career in the psychology field. 


Renata Z. Filippi  

Renata Z. Filippi Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Criminal Justice-Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation I will be attending UMass Lowell, where I will pursue bachelor’s and master's degrees in criminal justice and criminology.


John F. Geary  

John F. Geary Westford, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After receiving my associate degree, I will be attending UMass Amherst and plan to study sports management.


Erin Leigh Gilchrist  

Erin Leigh Gilchrist Tewksbury, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology Concentration

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending UMass Lowell and am interested in pursing a career in child psychology. 


Sabrina Gonzalez  

Sabrina Gonzalez Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences


Bibiana Gomez  

Bibiana Gomez - N. Andover, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Science, Liberal Studies

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on continuing my education and am interested in pursuing a master’s degree in public administration. 


David Joseph Guertin  

David Joseph Guertin – West Concord, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to spread joy, peace, and love to one and all.  I plan on building elaborate tree forts, re-discovering the art of picnicking, honing my moves both on the dance floor and in competitive sporting environments, and continuing with my education.


Paul Hadley  

Paul Hadley– Billerica, Mass.

Associate in Science, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement

Future Plans: I plan on attending UMass Lowell in the fall and would like to pursue a career in law enforcement at any local, state, or federal agency. 


Jamie Lynn Hall  

Jamie Lynn Hall – Dracut, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology Concentration

Future Plans: After graduation, I’ll be attending Lesley University. I am interested in pursuing a career in Art Therapy. 


Paul Hadley  

Adam Hirsh Waltham, Mass.

Associate in Science, Biotechnology

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to continuing working at Biogen Idec and continuing my education in Biotechnology at Boston University.


Marcus Irizarry  

Marcus Irizarry - Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to continue my education and obtain a bachelor’s degree in finance.


Nick Julian  

Nick Julian  - Bedford, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Global Studies Concentration

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to become a certificated paralegal, and hope to find employment in the legal field so that I may help fund my education at a four-year institution. I am interested in a future career in state politics.



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