2012-07-05 / News of Record


Island students honored for academics

Robert Wolfe was named to the academic honor roll for the spring term at Northfield Mount Hermon School, a coeducational boarding and day school for high-school students.

Michael Schnack, a business major who just completed his freshman year, was named to the University of Rhode Island’s dean’s list for the spring semester.

Alexander Sakovits earned highest honors for the spring semester at the University of New Hampshire. The accolade goes to students who earn a GPA of 3.7 or above for the semester.

Cameron Bond Toppa was named the chancellor’s honor roll for the spring semester at the University of Mississippi. To receive the honor, a student must earn a GPA of 3.75 or above.

Elizabeth Aresti was named to the dean’s list at the University of Delaware for the spring semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.3 or above.

Beth Steggall, a general studies major, was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Southern New Hampshire University. To be eligible, students must compile an academic GPA of 3.5 or above.

North Kingstown student honored by treasurer

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo recently presented the Young Leader Award to 33 students, among them a Jamestown teen. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship and outstanding achievement in math, economics, and businessrelated classes.

Andrew McCarthy is a junior at North Kingstown High School and a member of the National Honor Society. He will attend engineering camp this summer.

“It was an honor to be with so many talented students and to encourage them to be successful and innovative later on in their careers,” Raimondo said. “I enjoyed hearing from these energetic young Rhode Islanders.”

Jamestowners graduate with bachelor’s degrees

Elizabeth Kelly and Natalie Pruell both graduated last month from Boston University. Kelly was a finance and theology major who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the university’s Wallace E. Carroll School of Management. Pruell received her bachelor’s degree in political science.

Christopher Boghossian was one of 465 seniors who graduated from Colby College in Maine. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics. His parents are Paul and Jennifer Boghossian.

JCT performer wins best supporting actor

Clayton Carlisle was named best supporting actor in a musical by Motif Magazine for the second consecutive year. Carlisle won for his performance in Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Also nominated from the JCT musical were Dana Larkin, Anza DiGasper and Mary Wright.

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