EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 18, 2013

N.H. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Shayne Lockard, son of Brian and Julie Lockard of Danville, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters at Endicott College. Lockard, who majored in computer science, graduated with a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Stephanie Markarian, daughter of Martin and Lauren Markarian of Danville, made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Endicott College. Markarian, who majored in nursing, graduated with a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Victoria O’Meara, daughter of Stephen and Sandra O’Meara of Plaistow, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Endicott College.

Caitlin Peters, daughter of Michael and Kathy Peters of Salem, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Endicott College. Peters majored in physical education — teacher licensure and received a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Jennifer Gates, daughter of Wayne and Laura Gates of Plaistow, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Endicott College. Gates, who majored in communication, graduated from Endicott with a bachelor of science degree on May 24.

Shannon Maguire, daughter of Mark and Audrey Maguire of Danville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Endicott College. Maguire is majoring in English.

Samantha Bolduc, daughter of Martin and Christine Bolduc of Salem, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters at Endicott College. Bolduc is majoring in liberal studies/education.

Kyle David Mitchell of Plaistow, son of Michael and Lisa Mitchell, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. Mitchell will be a sophomore at Boston University.

Corey Ahlman of Salem graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Nashua, on April 27, 2013. Ahlman was also inducted into the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Honor Society.

The Red Sox Foundation Interim Executive Director Gena Borson, along with Red Sox Principal Owner John W. Henry, wife Linda Pizzuti Henry and New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan honored Salem resident Naomi Houle as a New Hampshire Red Sox Scholar at Sunday afternoon’s Red Sox vs. Cleveland Indians game at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox Scholars Program is an honor awarded by the Red Sox Foundation, the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox. Through the program, the Red Sox Foundation awarded a $1,000 college scholarship to 35 college-bound high school seniors in New Hampshire Public Schools.

Houle, along with other New Hampshire Red Sox Scholars, were honored based on their academic performance, financial aid eligibility, and commitment to community service. Along with the presentation of the scholarship, all Red Sox Scholars are provided with enrichment opportunities through the Red Sox Scholars Program.

Correction Officer Bryan DellaGrotte of Salem was one of the graduates of the Massachusetts Department of Correction’s 312th recruit class on March 21, 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.

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.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Donald Johnson 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.

Johnson, a 2009 graduate of Salem High School, is the son of Don Johnson of Salem.

Army Reserve Pvt. Brendan Cardoza has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Cardoza, a 2005 graduate of Salem High School, is the son of Barbara Cardoza of Salem.

Army Reserve Pvt. Cody Lynch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

He is the son of Thomas Lynch of Salem.

Air Force Airman Isaac Parent 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.

Parent is a 2010 graduate of Pembroke Academy. He is the son of Erika Parent of Pembroke, and the grandson of Iris Langley of Windham.

Army Spec. Stephen Savage has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Savage, a 2007 graduate of Salem High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from Daniel Webster College. He is the son of Estelle Savage of Windham.