Northern Essex Community College student David Bowie of Plaistow, was nominated for the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship. A 2007 graduate of Timberlane Regional High School, Bowie is an Engineering Science major at NECC. After graduation this spring, Bowie plans on transferring to UMass Lowell, where he will major in Environmental Sciences. At NECC, Bowie is the president of the Bacon Board Gamers, a student board gaming club, and a member of the Board Game Library, which lends games to the community. He also has been published in the school's literary magazine, Parnassus and is a math tutor at the college's math center. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship is for outstanding students who will be transferring from NECC, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5, and have done significant community service.
Shannon Maguire, daughter of Mark and Audrey Maguire of Danville, was initiated into Sigma Tau Delta, the nationally recognized English Honor Society at Endicott College. Shannon is a Junior.
Phillips Exeter Academy is pleased to announce the following local students have been honored for their academic achievements during the winter 2013 term: High Honors: Hannah E. Keane, grade 11, of Fremont, parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Keane; Alexander Greaney, grade 11, of Kingston, parents Heidi and Kevin Greaney; Kevin Ma, grade 12, of Brentwood, parents Dr. Hongbao Ma and Ms. Juan Sun; Honors: Michaela E. Streep, grade 9, of Exeter, parents Mr. Thomas M. Streep; Marc L. Steele, grade 11, of Danville, parents Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Steele.
The Catalinas Synchronized Swim team of the YMCA of Manchester started the 2012-13 competition year off to a good start at the 2013 New England Synchronized Swim Association Figure meet at Wheaton College in Norton, MA. Eight teams from all over New England were represented at the meet. Isa Lamers of Hampstead placed sixth in the 11-12 Novice Division.