EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 27, 2013

N.H. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Craig MacFarland, D.C., received his doctor of chiropractic degree during commencement exercises at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Fla., on Sept. 21.

MacFarland currently resides in New Market and will be establishing a clinic in New Hampshire. He is the son of David and Debra MacFarland of Hampstead.

Kristen D’Entremont, daughter of Steve and Cathy D’Entremont of Salem, a first-year student at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, participated in the college’s annual White Coat Ceremony to formally recognize the transition students make from lay persons to those assuming the responsibility of physicians.

Michaela Moran, daughter of Lori and Kevin Moran of Atkinson, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester at the University of New England. A 2012 graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Moran is majoring in exercise science — pre-physical therapy. She is also actively involved at the university in cross country.

Brandon Payzant of Pelham achieved honors for the first quarter at Boston College High School. Payzant is a member of the class of 2016.

Emily Manzik made the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at High Point University in High Point, N.C. She is the daughter of Nancy Lange and Stephen Manzik of Hampstead.

Michael Michalczyk has been named to the dean’s list for the second semester of the 2011-2012 year at the College of the Holy Cross. Michalczyk, who completed his third year, is majoring in psychology, pre-med. He is the son of John and Linda Michalczyk of Hampstead.

Emily Manning of Londonderry has earned a place on the spring dean’s list in the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University.

Neal Drapeau achieved Eagle Rank in Boy Scouts, the highest honor in scouting awards. He is in Troop 267, Salem.

Raelene Anderson, 10, who lives with her dad Eric Anderson and Therese Augusta in Hampstead, had 14 inches of her hair cut in order to donate it to Locks of Love. Anderson donated her first 14 inches of hair to Locks of Love in 2009, when she visited Precision Haircutters in Hampstead. She looks forward to donating her hair again in another three years.

Shannon Walsh, daughter of Kevin and Kimberly Walsh of Pelham, has achieved academic honors for the fall trimester at Kimball Union Academy. Walsh is a member of the class of 2015.

Air Force Airman Justin Chase graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He earned distinction as an honor graduate.

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.

Chase is a 2009 graduate of Salem High School. He is the son of Richard and Heather Chase of Salem.

Air Force Airman Allison Stevens 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.

Stevens is a 2011 graduate of Londonderry High School. She is the daughter of Janet Stevens of Londonderry.

Army Reserve Spec. Zachary Bell is returning to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Bell is a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 368th Engineer Battalion, Londonderry. He has served two years in the military. The specialist earned an associate degree in 2009 from Lakes Region Community College, Laconia. He is a resident of Sandown.

Army Reserve Spec. Shaun Elwood is returning to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Elwood is a metal worker and welder with the 368th Engineer Battalion, Londonderry. The specialist is a 2004 graduate of Londonderry High School. He has served four years in the military.

Alexa Tsao of Windham and a student at Windham High School, has been nominated to represent New Hampshire as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Tsao has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. Tsao was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

Air Force Airman Christopher Smith 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.

Smith is a 2011 graduate of Londonderry High School. He is the son of David Smith of Londonderry.

Army National Guard Spec. Joseph Duszak graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions.

During AIT, the soldier completed the military police specialist course to acquire skills to provide combat area support, conduct battlefield circulation control, area security, prisoner of war operations, civilian internee operations, and law and order operations. The trainee performed as a team member in support of battlefield operations, installation law and order operations and security of Army resources and installations. Additional training included providing peacetime support to the military community through security of resources, crime prevention programs, and preservation of law and order.

Duszak, a 1993 graduate of Cazenovia High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in 1998 from York College. He is the son of Joyce and Roger Dugas of Chester.

Abigail Hutchins of Londonderry, a student in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University, was inducted into the PRIDE (Programs Rooted In Developing Excellence) Incentive Club.

Plymouth State University (NH) student Dorothy Haycook of Derry has been named to the “Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities.”

Plymouth State University (NH) student Kristen Janowicz of Plaistow has been named to the “Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities.”

Plymouth State University (NH) student Katelyn Yunes of Derry has been named to the “Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities.”

Pelham native, Julia Crane, a member of the class of 2013 at Stonehill College, was inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Sigma Honor Society.

Windham native, Christina Tousignant Miller, a member of the class of 2013 at Stonehill College, was inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Sigma Honor Society.

Keene State College student, Allison Bedell of Londonderry, was named to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Bedell is majoring in journalism/political science.

Keene State College student, Daniel Gannon of Sandown, was named to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Gannon is majoring in political science, theatre and dance.

Over 200 students received academic honors and scholarship awards at Lock Haven University’s annual Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation. One of the students honored in the ceremony was Hampstead resident Loren Appolonia, who received the K.B. Rao Memorial Scholarship.

Joshua Tubbs of Sandown, a student at Champlain College, received the Rising Undergraduate award from The Division of Education and Human Studies at the annual awards dinner. Tubbs is majoring in early childhood and elementary education.

Atkinson resident, Shannon Sweeny, a political communication major at Emerson College, earned high academic standing and was inducted into the Gold Key Honor Society.

Kelsey Burke, a member of the class of 2013 at Connecticut College, has been selected to be the Housefellow of Connecticut College’s Wright House for the 2012-2013 academic year. Burke is a 2009 graduate of St. Mark’s School. She is the daughter of Kevin Burke and Cynthia Killam-Burke of Kingston.

Justin Hollinger of Windham 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.”

Jeffrey Peters of Derry was among 153 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who completed an intensive, applied research project for D-Term in Puerto Rico. The project was titled “Development of a Transfer of Development Rights Program for Puerto Rico.”

Bethany Storie of Windham was among 153 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who completed an intensive, applied research project for D-Term in Santa Fe. The project was titled “PUEB, Pueblo Sustainability Model.”

A team of students from Clarkson University received first place in the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute “Greening Your Campus” student competition.

The goal of the students’ project, “Dormitory Motion Sensor Lighting,” was to reduce lighting use in residence hall corridors by using motion sensors. They projected energy and cost savings to be around $600,000 per year with a three- to five-year payback on the investment.

Roy Berger, a senior majoring in computer engineering from Londonderry, participated as a team member in this year’s competition.

The winning team was among five competing from Clarkson University.

The following local students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, chapter Alpha Pi Rho at Manchester Community College: Lori Child of Chester, Steven Bryant of Derry, Rachel DaSilva of Derry, Anne Deem of Derry, Robert Descoteaux of Derry, Kyle McGuinness of Derry, Tyler Countie of Londonderry.

Taylor Coyne of Londonderry was named to the dean’s list for the winter term at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, R.I.

Kelsey Flagg of Derry graduated from Bowdoin College, majoring in economics and Spanish and minoring in education studies.

Derry resident, Jennifer Silva, a senior in the psychology program at UNH Manchester, was named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. As a Newman Civic Fellow, Silva will join a network of Fellows around the country.

Windham resident, Corinna DaCruz, a member of the class of 2013 at Southern New Hampshire University, was named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. As a Newman Civic Fellow, DaCruz will join a network of Fellows around the country.

Air Force Airman Nicholas Tortorello 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.

Tortorello is a 2005 graduate of Timberlane Regional High School. He is the son of William and Nancy Tortorello of Sandown.