2012-05-17 / News

ACHIEVEMENTS

NKHS freshman wins JCC annual scholarship

The Jamestown Community Chorus announced at its May 6 concert that islander Rachel O’Neill was the winner of the sixth annual JCC Music Award.

Rachel is finishing up her freshman year at North Kingstown High School. Rachel describes herself as a musician in every aspect.

“I don’t just play music, I listen to, record, perform, love, learn and live music.”

Rachel’s enthusiasm frames her skills as a pianist and vocalist, and illuminates her growing experience as a performer at gatherings, coffee houses and her church. She plans to use the $500 award for studio-quality headphones, sheet music, and summer piano lessons.

Islander graduates from USCG academy

Cadet Peter H. Imbriale of Jamestown was one of 233 cadets who recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a bachelor’s degree in operations research and computer analysis. A 2008 graduate of North Kingston High School, Peter is the son of Ronald and Karen Imbriale. His first tour of duty will be as a deck watch officer aboard the Vigilant.

Jamestowner earns bachelor’s from Clarkson

Jared W. Carr of Jamestown recently received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates.

Islander receives master’s from WPI

Scott Froberg was recently presented his master’s degree in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Scott is the son of Pat and Ken Froberg of Jamestown.

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