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Daniel Goetz, the son of Richard and Christine Goetz of La Cañada, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry and chemistry on June 9 from Lawrence University at the college’s 164th commencement. Goetz is a 2009 graduate of La Cañada High School.

Founded in 1847, Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a nationally recognized conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education.


Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind. named Katherine Johnson to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Katherine is the daughter of Todd and Susan Johnson of La Cañada.

To earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.


Daniel Gordon of La Cañada graduated from Gettysburg College on May 19. Gordon majored in Music Performance.

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences.


Alexis Slater from La Cañada was named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at Wake Forest University.

Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list.


Vincent De Pinto of Sunland has enrolled in Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2013 semester. De Pinto joins nearly 2,200 other new students in the class of 2017. Before classes begin in August, all new first-year students will visit campus for a two-day orientation program where they will meet their academic advisors and learn what is expected of them as they transition from high school to college.

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina that offers 65 areas of study toward the baccalaureate degree and seven master’s degree programs.


The University of Hartford in Connecticut announced that Matthew Cannata of La Cañada has been named to its dean’s list for spring 2013.

Chartered in 1957 with the mission to be a “private university with a public purpose,” the University of Hartford offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the arts, the humanities, business, engineering and technology, education, and the health professions.


Stewart Forgey of La Cañada Flintridge participated in Berklee College of Music’s 2013 commencement held recently at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. Forgey received a degree of Bachelor of Music in film scoring from president of Berklee College of Music, Roger Brown who also presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Carole King, Willie Nelson, and Annie Lennox, all multiple Grammy Award-winners.

Lennox delivered the commencement address to the graduating class and an estimated audience of more than 4,000 guests.


Ian Conover of Glendale graduated in May from Hofstra University with a BA in film studies & production and economics. Conover was among more than 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students who celebrated completing their studies at commencement ceremonies in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex.

Hofstra University, located in Hempstead, N.Y., is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Caroline Artime of La Cañada Flintridge has been named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for spring quarter 2013. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean’s list.
Yoo Kyung Lee of Montrose, Ashton E. Avila of Glendale and Rachel Ryu of La Crescenta qualified for the spring 2013 dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island. To be included on the dean’s list, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average.
The students represent all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, many other states and more than a dozen countries.

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