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October 15, 2012

GLOUCESTER PEOPLE

People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, Whittemore Street, Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to gdt@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean’s list items should come directly from the school.

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Last year local storyteller Alicia Quintano was honored to be chosen by the Mass Humanities’ Family Adventures in Reading (FAIR) program as the storyteller for the Parlin Library in Everett.

For six Saturdays last spring she met with families to read books and discuss themes (such as friendship and community). She will return to the Parlin this fall with a new set of books to share every Saturday, Oct. 13-Nov. 17.

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Adrian Hunt has graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in animation.

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These students have been named to the 2012 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst: Alexandra Levie, Christopher Crabb, John Jermyn, Kathryn Lacroix, Lucina Fox, Maura Webber, Molly Ackerman, Paige Stockman and William Dixon.

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These students have graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst: Katherine Kippen, Grace Tyndall-Lambe, Emily Munroe, Caitlyn Shatford, Thomas DiLascio, Maura Webber, Erin Stockman, Andrew Willwerth, Kathleen Smith, Meagan Huber, Vanessa Krejcir and Duncan Hadley.

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Nicholas Vient, son of Susan Davis and Michael Vient, has graduated from Arcadia University in Pennsylvania.

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Ainsley Bruni, Ryan O’Connor, Mary Elizabeth Klics, Abigail Lechleiter, Aimee Swett and Jessica Wong have been named to the 2012 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Jack Gantt, a senior at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, was nominated as a James Otis Scholar and invited to Faneuil Hall for the James Otis Lecture series. Each year the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates asks educators across the state to nominate students as James Otis Scholars. These students attend a lecture in Boston on Sept. 17, Constitution Day, inspired by the work of colonial lawyer and Patriot James Otis. This year, professors Pauline Maier of MIT and Gordon Wood of Brown University spoke about the Constitution and Anti-Federalists.

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