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Dr. Alicia Cunningham has announced that she has been named by Concierge Medicine Today as one of the nation's top 16 concierge doctors.

Southern Vermont College has announced that it will award the Honorary Degree of Humane Letters to three national leaders at its 86th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. The recipients are: Michael J. Astrue, former Commissioner of Social Security; the Honorable Janice Lachance, Esq, Chief Executive Officer of the Special Libraries Association; and Brigadier General Barrye L. Price, U.S. Army.

Ledyard National Bank is pleased to announce that Timothy Draper has joined its Hanover, New Hampshire office as a Mortgage Loan Originator. Prior to joining Ledyard, Tim was Branch Manager II at Lake Sunapee Bank for over a year and Personal Banker at Bank of America for nearly three years.

Major Jackson, poet and Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor of English, has won a Guggenheim Fellowship, one of the most prestigious honors granted to “midcareer” academics and artists who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

Nursing major Jeanelle Achee, a UVM junior, has been named a 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholar.

Twinstate Technologies™ , a provider of Cloud, IT and communications, solutions and support to local and national businesses, is proud to announce that Judy Lemza has earned her certification as Project Management Professional (PMP). This certification, awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI), signifies Lemza’s proficiency at leading a project from conception to completion.

Jonathan L. D’Amore, author of two books with a third under contract, has been named Associate Dean at Saint Michael's College. He will begin this summer, as the current dean, Dr. Joan Wry, assumes a position as SMC Associate Professor of English.

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) has announced the election of three members to its Board of Directors. The elections took place during NEFCU’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 27th.

Alison Urang joined Hickok & Boardman Insurance in January 2013 as a Claims Specialist. She is responsible for handling Commercial Property, Auto, Liability, and Workers Compensation claims. Alison graduated from Hobart & William Smith Colleges. She is a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent with 9 years of experience in the insurance industry.

Attorney Mary K. Parent has been elected president of the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce. Parent, an attorney with the firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, began her one-year term in December. She succeeds Jeff Moore, owner of Quest Transportation.

Matthew Napolitan, P.E., CPMP, LEED (AP BD+C), has been named a principal at Cx Associates, a leading energy engineering firm and pioneer in the field of building commissioning.

Peterson Consulting President Tom Peterson announced the hiring of Amanda Kava as project coordinator.
Kava's role will be to coordinate project-related communications, research, and scheduling for Peterson Consulting’s clients in health care, transportation, housing and higher education.