Nine Locals Earn Degrees from Tufts University

More local graduates make us proud...

More than 3,700 students graduated from Tufts University on May 20 during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of academic, business and civic leaders making a positive impact on the world.

The graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering included:

  • Bruce Johnson of Brewster, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Economics (BA) Magna Cum Laude
  • Nikolas Nugnes of West Barnstable, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Economics (BA)
  • Lucas Brown of East Falmouth, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry (BS) Cum Laude
  • Philana Henderson of East Sandwich, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Child Study & Human Dev (BA) Magna Cum Laude
  • Benjamin Wittenberg of Edgartown, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Quantitative Economics (BS) Magna Cum Laude
  • Nikoletta Margaretos of Falmouth, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Economics (BA)
  • Anthony Diana of Sandwich, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Classics (BA) Summa Cum Laude
  • Lindsay Partin of Hyannis, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Biology (BS) Cum Laude
  • Sydney Holway of Hyannis, MA with a Bachelor's degree in Physics (BS) Cum Laude

Tufts University, located on campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all Tufts campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs across the university's schools is widely encouraged.


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