2009-06-11 / News


Linda Del Buono Linda Del Buono Graduations

• Linda Del Buono of Jamestown graduated from the University of Rhode Island on May 17 with a bachelor of science degree in textiles with a minor in art.

She is an active member of the Jamestown Art Association. Linda has a great interest in horticulture and plans to pursue a degree in environmental horticulture.

• Hannah K. Farrell, daughter of Rebecca M. Farrell and William J. Farrell Jr. of Jamestown, graduated magna cum laude on May 17, 2009 from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. with a bachelor’s degree in English. She will continue onto graduate school at Quinnipiac for her master’s in education. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Ethel Botelho of Jamestown and Dorothy Farrell of Middletown.

• Mollie Ruben of Jamestown graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a bachelor of arts degree in American studies. She is the daughter of Michael Ruben of Jamestown.

Students named to dean’s lists

• Benjamin Nadeau and Brett Uttley of Jamestown were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.

• Eric Santos was named to the Dean’s List at University of New England for the spring semester. Santos graduated cum laude on

May 9.

VNS recognizes volunteers in ceremony

On May 27, Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties recognized 169 volunteers who provided more than 4,150 hours in 2008.

The volunteer appreciation event was held at the Bay Point Inn in Portsmouth. Awards were presented to 33 volunteers who work in the Hospice and Palliative Care program, 101 volunteers who assist at flu clinics and in the offi ce, and 35 volunteers who serve on the board of directors and on board committees. Of special note were Presidential Volunteer Service Awards, which honor volunteers who have given 100 hours or more, and Longevity Awards, which honor volunteers who have served for one year or more.

The following volunteers from Jamestown were recognized for their work: Richard Flanigan (Longevity Award), Virginia Pritchett, Andy Wassel (Longevity Award).

Three named to honor roll at PCD School

Three island students were named to the fourth quarter honor roll at Providence Country Day School.

From the 12th grade: Natalie Salk, high honors.

From the 11th grade: Lisa Brendlinger, honors.

From the 10th grade: Hayley Rotondo, honors.

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