August 22, 2019

John G. Shamgochian Named to Colby College's Highly Selective Dean's List


Waterville, ME (02/06/2019)-- John G. Shamgochian of East Providence, R.I., was recently named to the highly selective Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. Shamgochian is one of 538 Colby students -- or 26 percent of the qualified student body -- to qualify for the Dean's List last semester.

Shamgochian, a member of the Class of 2021, attended Providence Country Day School and is the son of Alexander Shamgochian and Alison Goodchild of East Providence, R.I. Shamgochian earned a semester grade point average of 3.77 or higher last fall to be included on Colby's Dean's List. He majored in anthropology and classics.

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America's most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby offers a rigorous academic program rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 58 majors or developing their own. Colby's innovative and ambitious campaign, Dare Northward, will support deeper connections between the College and the world and a fully inclusive experience for all Colby students. Colby is home to a community of 2,000 dedicated and diverse students from more than 80 countries. Its Waterville, Maine, location provides unique access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.


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