Correction Officer Bryan DellaGrotte of Salem was one of the graduates of the Massachusetts Department of Correction’s 312th recruit class at Mechanics Hall in Worcester. The 312th graduating class had 147 corrections professionals, including 136 correction officers, three correction officer head cooks and eight industrial instructors. Their achievements were recognized by DOC Commissioner Luis S. Spencer who administered the oath of office.
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.
More than 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.
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.”