Academic Awards Presented to MxCC Students

May 10, 2018 —Twenty-five students were selected as 2018 Academic Award recipients from Middlesex Community College. Awards were presented to students during a ceremony on May 4. A college tradition for 13 years, the event recognized second-year students who have excelled in their studies. Retiring professor Nancy Kelly served as the master of ceremonies.


School of Allied Health, Business and STEM

Accounting                                               Eileen Bujda                        Westbrook

Biotechnology                                          Suzanne Wall                      Berlin

Business Administration                       James F. Lagace                 Middletown

Computer Information Technology    Dennis McGarty                 Cromwell

Engineering Science                               Ian Krasnow                        Middletown

Environmental Science                          Michael Pazareskis            Wallingford

Mathematics Studies                              Josh Greenberg                  Moodus

Marketing                                                 Micayla A. Westerberg      Middletown

Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing        Mary Arroyo                       Waterbury

Radiologic Technology                           Jami M. VanDerMeid       West Hartford


Technology Studies:

Computer Engineering Technology     Brenden Lucas                     Moodus

Veterinary Technology                            Kelly Partridge                    Hartford


School of Arts, New Media, Humanities and Social Science

Broadcast-Cinema                                   Birgetta Johnson                 Branford

Communication Studies                         Max Pribnow                       Killingworth

Criminal Justice                                       Jennifer Omicioli                Middletown

Criminology                                               Keatyn Rish                         Meriden

Digital Arts/Multimedia                         Ahmed Adam                       Meriden

Early Childhood Education                    Carolyn Candelora             North Branford

English Studies                                         Brittney Cotrona                 Wallingford

Fine Arts                                                     Emily Foreman                   Middlefield

Graphic Design                                          Mikayla Heim                     Middletown

Psychology Studies                                   Gilianne Oyola                    Middletown


General Studies, Liberal Arts & Science, Honors Program

General Studies                                          Elizabeth Emery Spash    Middletown

Liberal Arts and Science                           Madeleine Dumas             Clinton

Honors Program                                         Julia Hornyak                    Durham


Since 1966, Middlesex Community College has provided high-quality, affordable, and accessible education to a diverse population, enhancing the strengths of individuals through degree, certificate, and lifelong learning programs that lead to university transfer, employment, and an enriched awareness of our shared responsibilities as global citizens. A part of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, MxCC offers more than 65 degree or certificate programs at the main 35-acre campus in Middletown, MxCC@Platt in Meriden, and online.