, Kingston, NH

January 16, 2014

Students on the Rise: January 16, 2014

Carriage Towne News

---- — In February 2014, Colleen Denison from Danville is volunteering on the IVHQ Uganda Orphanage volunteer program for sixteen weeks. IVHQ is an international volunteer organization working in twenty-two countries that sends over 6000 volunteers abroad annually. Established in 2007, the organization has sent over 25,000 volunteers abroad and work with hundreds of different projects through Africa, Asia and Latin America. Colleen will spend sixteen weeks on the Uganda orphanage program working alongside other volunteers from all over the world.

This fall, Colby-Sawyer College welcomed approximately 430 first-year students to its 2017 graduating class, including: Kristina Cortes of Sandown, Kimberly Faust of Raymond, Madison Hamilton of Exeter, Hannah LaRoche of Kensington, Daniel O’Keefe of Brentwood, Sarah Paullis of Newton, Bradford Rose of Exeter, Elisabeth Seymour of Brentwood, Shelby Smith of Sandown, Molly Statezni of Newton, Kyle Sullivan of Exeter. Colby-Sawyer is pleased to announce the following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the 2013 spring semester: Jessica Casey of Exeter, Rebecca Perley of Sandown, Anthony Riso of Raymond, and Ashlee Worsham of Raymond.

Tadhg Duffy, son of Vandy Duffy of Exeter, and Kevin Duffy of Brentwood, have enrolled for Fall Semester, 2013 admission at Rochester Institute of Technology. Tadhg is in the industrial design program in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences and is a 2013 graduate of Exeter High School. Tadhg has been awarded the Robinson Fund and John A. Anderson Memorial Scholarship.

Plymouth State University has announced the following local first year students who are attending this fall: Kacie Arthur of Kensington, Mariah Barnum of Kingston, Branden Bishop of Sandown, Brandon Carleton of Epping, Adam Corey of Danville, Nicole DeFranzo of Sandown, Tucker Finerty of Kensington, Jessica Fischer of Sandown, Alexander Frizzell of Exeter, Toni Gallant of East Kingston, Masha Lange of Danville, Michael Maguire of Danville, Hayleigh Mantini of Epping, Jacob Milbury of Kensington, Tucker Moss of Epping, Shawn Poor of Newton, Justin Rogers of Sandown, Kirsten Roman of Raymond, and Ryan Walker of Kingston.

Trent Lennon of Kingston has been named to the Dean’s List for the first semester at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Alison Joy of Stratham, a television, radio and film major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Italian language, literature and culture major in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University has been selected as one of thirty-five students to be a Remembrance Scholar. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the thirty-five students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a semester of study in London and Florence, were among 270 people who perished in the bombing. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the tragedy.

Eighth grader Emily Finnegan of Raymond has joined with friends at Nashua Catholic in a school-wide service effort to acknowledge the sacrifices of active servicemen and veterans, thanking them for their commitment to our country. Three student groups have been working together on this effort, the Nashua Catholic National Junior Honor Society is thanking those in the New Hampshire Veterans’ Home in Tilton through a letter campaign and the Student Council is writing to current military and veterans associated with Nashua Catholic families. Letters and personal care packages are being sent to Nashua Catholic parents and relatives deployed by the Hearts to Hands Service Club.

Rachel Jamie Crinklaw of Sandown has been awarded a scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin, according to Judy Rayburn, director of admissions. Rachel will be a freshman. She received the Dean’s Scholarship and the Women’s Equestrian Team Award.