Resident commissioned by National Guard
Jamestown resident and Press contributor Nick Pereira graduated last week from the 243rd Regiment at Camp Varnum in Narragansett. He was one of nine officer candidates in the Rhode Island National Guard to complete the 18-month program. Each candidate will now receive orders of assignment to various units. Upon being commissioned, the new second lieutenants will attend their basic branch training at active-duty posts throughout the country.
Islander named to honor roll at Phillips Academy
Jamestowner Hailey Novis was named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be recognized, students must maintain a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale. Novis is a member of the class of 2013. Phillips is an independent boarding high school in Andover, Mass.