The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire recently recognized the recipients of endowed scholarships for the 2013/14 academic year. Elizabeth Assaf, daughter of Sharon Crossman-Assaf and Antoine Assaf from Atkinson, was awarded the William T. Cushing Scholarship.
William Woods University’s 2013-14 intercollegiate judging team returned from the U.S. National Arabian Championships in Tulsa, Okla., as the third and fourth overall high collegiate teams. Kristen Cuneo of East Kingston competed with the B team. WWU team B members earned a third in halter, fourth in performance and fourth in reasons.
MCPHS University is pleased to announce that the following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. Alexander Machajewski, a native of East Hampstead, who is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Machajewski will graduate from the Manchester campus. Amber Suszek, a native of East Hampstead, who is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy. Suszek will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus. Lauren Pinette, a native of Newton, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Pinette will graduate from the Boston campus.
Earlier this year, Darby Hartford, daughter of Brad and Susan Hartford of Epping, submitted a poem to a contest that was held for student writers throughout the United States and Canada. Darby is in grade 5 at Polaris Charter School. Darby’s poem, “In My School Desk Drawer”, was selected from thousands of entries as one of the ten best in her grade division. The contest was held for students in grades K-12. The top ten writers in each division (grades 3-6, 7-9, 10-12) are receiving special recognition in the poetry anthology “A Celebration of Poets”. Each Top Ten winner receives a complimentary copy of the anthology and a $25.00 check. Poems are selected for their literary merit, creativity, and social significance.