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Recapping Spring 2020 Commencement

The Spring 2020 Commencement may have been all the more special by virtue of the circumstances. Faculty, staff, and, most especially, the students all rallied to contribute their time and energy to create a fantastic graduation ceremony that included live and pre-recorded elements. 

This graduating class included the first conferrals of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA-PSY) and Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Entrepreneurial Leadership degrees (BA-COMEL). Academic deans Lynne Shea and Geoff Burgess made special remarks commemorating the occasion. 

Landmark College president Dr. Peter Eden also took a moment to acknowledge four retiring faculty members.

Headshot of the four retiring faculty members

(From left to right): Jim Baucom, Steve Carmichael, Lena Jahn, and Cynthia Tolman

And of course, everyone was shocked and thrilled by the special message from the surprise guest: 



A flipbook version of the Spring 2020 Commencement program can be viewed by clicking here

Watch the full ceremony

Thank you to Brattleboro Community Television for livestreaming our commencement ceremonies.



Julius Udochi standing in front of a colorful background, wearing a black sweatshirt with the hood pulled up

The Community Service Award is given to the student who has unselfishly given of themselves to the activities of the Landmark College community. WINNER: Julius Udochi.





The Academic Dean’s 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. WINNER: Steven VItt





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: Jenny Beller, Katharine Marroni




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: Erica Loveland




Spring 2020 Graduates


Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies      
Olivia Ames Jake Baskin⧫ Andrew Blanchard Javron Castor
Hugh Devers* Morgan Doyle-Elwell  Zachary Dunn Matthew Goldstein
Gordon Graham Oscar Held* Alexander Kall Kevin Knowles
Christian Laureano* Katharine Marroni Hannah Marshall Nicole Metzger
Erik Nordstrom Dylan Reilly Rosie Rose∞  Daniel Rosenberg
Nathan Santana Annemarie Scolforo Erica Shea Julius Udochi


Associate of Arts in Business Studies
Brendan Lemieux
William Price
Corey Zarucki-Cohen


Associate of Science in Computer Science
Gil Borenstein
Sabina Breitbard
Christopher Ferraina
Caleb Straus
Justin Willis*


Associate of Science in Life Science
Daniel Meadows
Justin O'Brien
Daniel Shin


Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Wyman Jackson


Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
Erica Loveland°
Sean Noonan°
Jenna PavucekΩ
Krzysztof Rozycki
Jessup Straus°
Steven Vitt


Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art
Jenny Beller°
Alyssa Casey
Maxwell Cornell
Vecus Mitchell


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Emily Bartlett
Jiana Eisenberg


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Nathaniel Gulley


 Symbol Key

°Golden Key Honor Society
* Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
∞ Computer Science
⧫ Communication
Ω Psychology
ʮ Humanities
€ Environmental Science
¤ Education

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