Jamestown students receive degrees
• Ian Watters of Jamestown was one of 1,146 students receiving degrees from Keene State College May 11. Watters received a bachelor’s degree with honors.
• Benjamin D. Schmidt, son of Deken and Vicki Schmidt of Jamestown, graduated from Saint Michael’s College with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies at the college’s 106th commencement exercises held May 12 on the Vermont campus.
• Five island residents graduated last weekend from the Community College of Rhode Island. Jeremy Lee White graduated with highest honors; James R. Dussault and William F. Oatway received high honors. Also receiving degrees were Ashley Marie Britton and Christopher L. Stanton.
• The Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine recently graduated two Jamestown residents. Hadley Neale received a bachelor’s degree in vessel operation and technology. Eric von Hohenleiten received a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering technology, as well as a U.S. Coast Guard license as 3rd Assistant Engineer of steam, diesel and gas turbines of any horsepower. Von Hohenleiten was also commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserves.