Fall 2020 Commencement Recap
The Fall 2020 Commencement ceremony was web streamed on Saturday, December 19. Like the Spring 2020 ceremony, the stage party gathered in advance to prerecord the proceeding, with students and other participants also submitting pre-recorded videos of their remarks. The web stream included a live chat that allowed viewers to post their own congratulatory messages during the ceremony.
Watch the full ceremony
Thank you to Brattleboro Community Television for livestreaming our commencement ceremonies.
The web stream also featured a special message from a surprise celebrity guest:
A flipbook version of the Spring 2020 Commencement program can be viewed by clicking here.
The Community Service Award is given to the student who has unselfishly given of themselves to the activities of the Landmark College community.
WINNER: Ryan Linkletter.
The Academic Deans’ Award is given to the student who has best demonstrated the qualities that define academic success at Landmark College. These qualities include hard work, seriousness toward learning, intellectual development, and measurable achievement, such as grades.
WINNERS (Left to Right): Daniel Lougen (Bachelor’s); Jonathan Gerraughty (Associate)
The Charles Drake Award is given to a student who has inspired the community by his or her personal qualities. This student is not a quitter and lives in the tradition of Dr. Charles Drake, whose vision and courage helped found the College. This student gives 100 percent, goes the extra mile, and perseveres in pursuit of his or her goals. This student helps the rest of us realize that we have more resources to draw upon than we think, and helps us keep going when we feel discouraged.
WINNERS (Left to Right): Indigo Pagan; Ellen Chornoboy
The President’s Award is given to the student who has best exemplified the principles we believe in here at Landmark College. The student is talented and energetic, meets difficulties head on, works hard, and is dedicated to his or her studies. This student also finds time to contribute to the well-being of other persons and to the life of the Landmark College community as a whole.
WINNER: Sarah Lennox
Spring 2020 Graduates
|Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies|
|Alexander Bair||Dylan Basora-Kennelly||John Belinski||Ryan Bergin*|
|Daniel Burke||Mariana Borbon Bours||Maeve Butscher||Heather Dunham|
|Destany Hankard||Lydia Haswell||Hannah Loewen||Asa MacDonald|
|Robert Marchesi||Daniel Molster||Indigo Pagan||Alexandra Ross|
|Benjamin Small||Jason Walilko|
|Associate of Arts in Business Studies|
|Ryan Carroll||Jason Dewald|
|Declan Halloran||Blake Henke|
|William Price||John Vasquez|
|Associate of Science in Computer Science|
|Associate of Science in Life Science|
|Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Entrepreneurial Leadership|
|Ambert LaFlamme°||Capstone: Interpersonal Skills for Neurodiverse Individuals|
|Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies|
|Ellen Chornoboy¤||Capstone: Music for Adolescent Mental Health (YouTube video)|
|Matthew Houston°||Capstone: A Cry for Help: Using Soundscapes to Communicate the Ecological Issues of the Chesapeake Bay (Powerpoint file)|
|Ryan Linkletter||Capstone: Dying to Know: How Funeral Homes Can Better Connect with Jewish Traditions (Powerpoint file)|
|Conor Malloy||Capstone: Landmarks: An Experimental Memoir of a Neurodiverse College Student (Powerpoint file)|
|Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art|
|Peter Constable||Capstone: The Shape of Video and How Chances Affects Its Content|
|Sarah Lennox°||Capstone: Meditation On A Doily, Honoring Women’s Labor|
|Bachelor of Arts in Psychology|
|Daniel Lougen°||Capstone: What’s Boredom and How Can You Work with It? Insight from Models of Executive Function|
|Bachelor of Science in Computer Science|
|Daniel Santana||Capstone: Egg Incubator of the Future: An Internet-Enabled Environment Control System|
|Parker Sprague°||Capstone: Sewing Pattern Generator|
|Certificate in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity|
|Nadia Chuckaree||Sue Gainty||Kathleen Hartnett||Anne-Marie Hesser|
|Constance Loescher||Douglas MacDonald||Laura Nelson||Emily North|
|Temetric Reeves||Jenny Reuter||Kit Savage||Courtney Shaw|
|Alyssa Simms-Clark||Kaylee Stith||Sarah Wolf||Hilary Garland|
°Golden Key Honor Society
* Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
∞ Computer Science
€ Environmental Science