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. 

 

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.


Middlesex Community College  

Maria La  - Tyngsboro, Mass.

Associate in Science, Biotechnology Technician


Wai Hong Lam  

Wai Hong Lam - Billerica, Mass.

Associate in Science, Engineering Science Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on continuing my education and  majoring in chemical engineering. 


Middlesex Community College  

Jillian Langone - Wilmington, Mass.

Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences

 


Carrissa Lebel  

Carrissa Lebel - Tewksbury, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to use my education to enhance my career as the Executive Assistant to the CEO with Brookhaven at Lexington, a life care retirement community. I look forward to all life will have to offer in the future, whatever it may be.


Leah K. Linnehan                     

Leah K. Linnehan – Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Career

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City to earn my bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising management. I am interested in pursuing a career in fashion and also hope to give back to the community someday.


Brian Lopez  

Brian Lopez – Lawrence, Mass.

Associate in Science, Computer Forensics

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree in computer forensics.


Natalie Lopez  

Natalie Lopez – Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology Concentration

Future Plans: I plan to transfer to UMass Lowell to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology. I also plan to continue volunteering at Lowell High Schools Trio Program and at the Lowell Alternative House, while working as an office assistant with MCC’s Enrollment Office.


Kevin Mahaney  

Kevin Mahaney   Billerica, Mass.

Associate in Science, Liberal Studies-Theater

Future Plans: After graduating from MCC, I plan on saving up and moving to New York to pursue my dreams of being an actor on Broadway.


Tri Mai  

Tri Mai  – Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: I will be attending UMass Lowell after graduation and plan to pursue a career in the hotel and tourism business.


Sreyduong L. Mao  

Sreyduong L. Mao – Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: I am planning to attend UMass Lowell and I’m interested in pursuing a career in Business Administration.


Kristen Musto  

Kristen Musto  Tewksbury, Mass.

Associate in Science, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement 


Rogers Muyana  

Rogers Muyana   Billerica, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending UMass Lowell and am interested in pursuing a career in peace and justice studies.


Christopher Neumann  

Christopher Neumann   Lexington, Mass.

Associate in Science, Criminal Justice

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on continuing my education at UMass Lowell. I am interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.


Lilly Nguyen  

Lilly Nguyen  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration


Edson Novinyo  

Edson Novinyo  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Engineering Science Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to continue my education and major in aeronautical engineering.


Bruna Oliveira Fernandez  

Bruna Oliveira Fernandez   Medford, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on attending a four-year school and am interested in pursuing a career in communication studies and public relations.


Maria (Fran) Palacios  

Maria (Fran) Palacios   Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Engineering


Julie Quertenmont  

Julie Quertenmont  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan on applying for the optional practical training program for international students through MCC. 


Rebecca Rose  

Rebecca Rose   Woburn, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduating I will be attending Mount Holyoke College. I plan to major in English and minor in Gender Studies. Someday I hope to return to the community college setting as a professor of humanities.


Yokaty Salazar Reyes  

Yokaty Salazar Reyes  Lawrence, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Future Plans: I plan to start volunteering at a hospital or a rehabilitation clinic to get more experience helping those who have physical disabilities before I start working on my master’s in physical therapy. I am transferring to UMass Lowell and plan to major in exercise physiology and minor in language.


Ethan Sneider  

Ethan Sneider  Concord, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I will be attending UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management pursuing a career in Management.


Sopheap Suon  

Sopheap Suon  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Business Administration Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to pursue my bachelor degree in Management/Finance at Umass Lowell, and plan to continue on to a master's program in both fields of study.


Christina N. Tardie  

Christina N. Tardie  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Dental Hygiene

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to pursue further education to advance my career in dental hygiene. 


Andrea Thompson  

Andrea Thompson  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I intend to get my personal training certification, attend UMass Lowell and study exercise physiology, then apply for my doctorate in physical therapy. After that, I intend on starting my career full time and work on getting my financial business started. I am hoping to find my happiness, travel, and be successful.


Linh Tran  

Linh Tran  Lowell, Mass.

Associate in Science, Liberal Studies, Paralegal Transfer

Future Plans: After graduation, I plan to attend either UMass Lowell or Suffolk University to obtain my bachelor’s degree. I am interested in pursuing a career in the legal filed. 


Desirae Tremblay  

Desirae Tremblay  Dracut, Mass.

Associate in Science, Liberal Arts, Psychology

Future Plans: I plan on attending the University of Nevada Las Vegas to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.


Deborah E. Viscariello  

Deborah E. Viscariello   Concord, Mass.

Associate in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Future Plans: After graduation, I will be attending Wellesley College, where I have been accepted as a Davis Scholar. I am a passionate reader and am interested in promoting literacy.  


 

Last Modified: 5/20/14