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January 2, 2013

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Katie Sullivan of North Andover, a sixth grade student at Landmark Middle School in Manchester by the Sea, raised $415 for Camp No Limits. Sullivan sponsored a dress down day to raise funds for the camp. Camp No Limits is for children who do not have all of their limbs. The camp teaches kids that they are not alone and how to overcome their disabilities. This is the second year that Sullivan has raised money for Camp No Limits.

John Sullivan of Methuen became an Eagle Scout in a court of honor held at St. Lucy Parish in Methuen by Troop 60 on Dec. 2. Sullivan was honored by Mayor Zanni and a flag was flown in his honor over MIT Lincoln Labs in Lexington. His Eagle Scout project, which consisted of landscaping a new area on the St. Lucy Parish grounds, was completed in April with the help of many volunteers.

Casey Ann O’Brien of North Andover was a member of the winning student advertising team from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications that won first place at the 2012 American Advertising Federation (AAF) regional competition (District 2), held in New York City. The students presented on a campaign they developed to help car manufacturer Nissan appeal to multicultural millennials. The team will compete at the AAF national convention in Austin, Texas in June. O’Brien is an advertising and Spanish language, literature and culture major.

Air Force Reserve Airman Arthur Collins II graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

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