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.