Chamber names two new board members
Kimberly Gregorzek and Mark Swistak Jr. were recently named to the board of directors for the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce. Gregorzek is the owner of Ocean Essence & Therapeutic Massage, while Swistak is a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.
Islanders honored for academic excellence
• Hailey Novis, a member of the class of 2013, was named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the fall term. To be named the honor roll, a student must maintain at least a five-point grade average on a six-point scale. The school is located in Andover, Mass.
• Benjamin Schmidt was named to the dean’s list for the 2012 semester at St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vt. Schmidt is a senior majoring in environmental studies. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.4 with a minimum of 12 credits to be named to the dean’s list.
• Jocelyn Anthony, Allison Bryer, Jessica Burrows and Rachael Perry were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Rhode Island College.
Jamestown artist awarded for photos
Eileen McCarney Muldoon, who last week won third place at the Conanicut Island Art Association’s Town Hall show, was honored three other times in 2013. Muldoon was given first place at the Providence Art Club’s members exhibition for her photo “Daphne”; she was given an award for excellence by the Mystic Art Center for her photograph “Pashupatinath”; and her photograph “Nandi” was selected to be displayed at the Newport Art Museum’s annual juried show for members. Only 90 of 339 entries were accepted.
28 from Jamestown named to URI’s dean’s list
The University of Rhode Island recently named its dean’s lists for the 2012 fall semester. Among the 4,200 honorees, 28 were from Jamestown. They were Alexander Clarke, Alexander Tutsch, Allison Farrelly, Amanda Seidler, Amy Ritter, Andrew Sakovits, David Johnson, Ivy Burns, James Stewart, Jessica Brown, Kathryn Bednarczyk, Kathryn Safford, Kellie Brown and Mackenzie Damon.
Also, Marshall Vigneault, Megan Perrin Greene, Michael Wright, Mitchell Blair MacQueen, Molly Welsh, Morgan Piela, Phillip Twombly, Ramon Ibarlucea, Raphael Conte, Rory Elizabeth Kirby, Russell Dunn, Samantha Bucklin, Sarah Lynn Crowell and Thomas Scartabello.