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November 20, 2012

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Eagle East Aviation announces the addition of two brand new pilots to the aviation community. First cousins, Vincent Helfrich III of North Andover and Katelyn Helfrich of Groveland both earned their private pilot licenses on Oct. 12.

Vincent and Katelyn come from a family of aviators and are the third generation of Helfriches to earn their wings out of the Lawrence Airport. In order to apply for licensure, students must first fly a minimum of 20 hours with a certified flight instructor and 40 hours of total flight time then pass an FAA knowledge test. Successful completion of an oral examination and a practical examination with an FAA certified examiner concludes the certification process.

Eagle East Aviation, a family owned and operated business located at the Lawrence Municipal Airport in North Andover, has been providing flight instruction, scenic flights, foliage tours, and aerial photography for over 23 years.

Matthew Burns, a junior at Connecticut College, was awarded the Gender and Women’s Studies Award for Feminist Collective Action, which is given for feminist advocacy on campus. Burns was presented with the award at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony on May 1. Burns, a 2009 graduate of Kimball Union Academy, is the son of Eric and Judith Burns of Methuen.

Arisbel Henriquez and Stacey Gomez, both of Lawrence, graduated from the University of New Hampshire during the commencement ceremony held May 19.

Alison Krusell and Derek Sterner, both of Methuen, graduated from the University of New Hampshire during the commencement ceremony held May 19.

Ian Campbell of Andover was among 153 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who completed an intensive, applied research project for D-Term in Melbourne. The project was titled “CERES - Pre/Post Visit Curriculum Materials.”

Cassiopia Hudson of Lawrence was among 153 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who completed an intensive, applied research project for D-Term in London. The project was titled “Developing E-learning at the British Postal Museum and Archive.”

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