ANDOVER, MA — Several students from Andover have been recognized for their achievements in college.
Two Andover residents who are students at Lasell University in Newton presented original research, participated in panel discussions and shared created works at the school’s annual Career Readiness Symposium.
Hanna Paulo presented a British research paper and explored ways that strong academic research papers can be used in job or graduate school applications.
Nyla Foster, meanwhile, facilitated a co-curricular event for the community called “African Diaspora Day.” The event celebrated the cultural connectedness of Black ethnic groups across the globe (U.S., Africa, Caribbean, Latin America, and Western Europe) as part of a final project in a course on Black psychology.
The event included a keynote speaker on Black mental health and a Black/African American-owned vendor and food marketplace.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Three Andover residents completed their required research-driven professional-level projects at WPI. For the projects, students are expected to apply science and technology to address an important societal need or issue.
Andover students completing their projects were: Alvin Chen, a computer science major from the Class of 2024, Yashas Honnavalli, an electrical and computer engineering major in the Class of 2024, and Tyler Brown , a robotics engineering major in the Class of 2024.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Two students from Andover who attend MCPHS University recently were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
The Andover students at MCPHS University who received this honor were: Talah Alamleh and Michele Cung.
Alamleh and Cung are among the approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.
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