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Youth Achievers

March 22, 2012

Horse Leaders Awards

— BRENTWOOD - The Rockingham County Horse Leaders Association celebrated the achievements of its participants at their annual banquet on January 14. Rockingham County runs three horse shows annually as part of a show circuit. These shows are open to 4-H members and non-members alike.

The evening’s awards began with the walk-trot division. The top overall high point went to Rosalie Toupin of Dracut, Mass., and her horse A Grand Slam Player. Toupin also took home the Overall Highest Quiz Trophy donated by S&S Glass Design.

In the Junior Division, Jackie Johnson of Brentwood and her horse Doc won the Friar Tuck Memorial Trophy for high point Junior Hunt, and the Selsah Memorial Trophy for High Point Junior for Fit and Show, Pleasure and Trail. In the Junior Western Division, Elizabeth Gaffney of Dracut, Mass. and her horse Talcums Few won the Copper Tonto Twist for High Point Western Junior, and the Split Decision Memorial Trophy for High Point Western Pleasure

In the Senior Hunt Seat Division, Hannah Proulx of Raymond and her horse Ima Jettin Passem won the Tali Tivora Trophy for Overall High Point Senior. Alexandra Ojemann of Sandown and her horse Sunny Delight won the King Crimson Memorial Trophy for High Point English Pleasure.

The Lo Rabbi Kazak Memorial Trophy for High Point Junior or Senior Western was won by Kelsey Escobar of Kingston, and her horse Pekoe.

Top Overall High Point Junior or Senior went to Hannah Proulx of Raymond and her horse Ima Jettin Passé. Reserve Overall High Point Junior or Senior went to Kelsey Escobar of Kingston and her horse Pekoe.

The award for Good Sportsmanship throughout the year was given to Maggie Kenter of Kingston. The Leaders Choice Award, honoring a non-riding member for leadership, cooperation, sportsmanship, and helpfulness throughout the year was given to Peppermint Ponies 4-H Club member Kiara Jutras of Raymond.  

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Youth Achievers
  • SRMS Athletes of the Year

    Sandy Rutherford, Principal of Sanborn Regional Middle School (center) recently recognized Gabrielle Morton (left) and Chris Hanna (right) as Student Athletes of the Year.

    SRMS Athletes of the Year Posted 5 days ago 1 Photo
  • New Black Belts

    Several students earned Black Belt Degrees at a Test authorized by the Kukkwon (National Governing body in Korea) at New Hampshire Martial Arts Academy in Exeter: Front: Isaac Nelson (9) of Raymond (1st degree); First Row: Ty Dollarhide (9) of Stratham (1st degree); Sydney Morris (14) of Brentwood, 4th degree; Elizabeth Kunkemueller (10) of Brentwood, 2nd degree; Back Row: Caterina Bernardy (17) of Kensington, 1st degree; Jackson Tower (13) of Newmarket, 1st degree; Mark Sheehan (30) of Amesbury, 3rd degree; Joseph Antonellis (14) of Exeter, 4th degree; Owen Tower (11) of Newmarket, 1st degree; Christianna Bernardy (14) of Kensington, 1st degree. Isaac, Ty, Sydney and Joseph have all been students at the Academy since they were four years old. For more information about the Korean art of Tae Kwon Do, please contact Christina at New Hampshire Martial Arts, 603-772-5811.

    New Black Belts Posted 5 days ago 1 Photo
  • She's on a Mission

    Epping’s Bekah Lopez, 11, pictured right, has been designing and distributing her own jewelry to benefit less fortunate children for the past last three years. It’s never too early to begin packing 100 boxes for her mission called, “Organization Christmas Child.” Look for Bekah at a fair near you, or contact her at PO Box 105, Epping, NH 03042. With her is mom Jobena Lopez.

    She's On a Mission Posted 19 days ago 1 Photo
  • 'Walk this Way' to Eagle Project

    Jake Chaput from Sandown is working to raise money for his Boy Scout Eagle project. He is making handmade, personalized walking sticks. Pricing is $10.00 for plain sticks three feet or shorter, $20.00 for plain sticks longer than three feet. Graphics start at $10.00 and $1.00 per word, other accessories available for a nominal fee. He will be selling them at Sandown Old Home Day – Sat., August 9 at Sandown Central School. He will also be taking orders if you are interested stop by, or email kastlevu@comcast.net. Proceeds will be used to replace the message sign at Sandown Central Elementary School.

    'Walk This Way' to Eagle Project Posted 19 days ago 1 Photo
  •  Successful Conservation Collaboration

    On June 17, the sophomore class of Sanborn Regional High School made a field trip to the Old Frye Town Forest, one of Kingston's five town forests, to assist the Kingston Conservation Commission in the removal of invasive plants from the area near the trailhead, notably, an extensive and aggressive patch of Japanese knotweed. This project was the culmination of the school's third year of intra-curricular collaboration with the Commission to address local environmental issues, and to make conservation an area of study and research. Congratulations from the Commission to the teachers and students for a job well done!

    Successful Conservation Collaboration Posted 25 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 11, 2014
  • Sanborn Class of 2014

    Sanborn Regional High School Class of 2014 held commencement exercises in the school gymnasium with the School Song, “Dear Old Sanborn” etched in their minds. Ready for the big moment are friends, from left, Kylee Pailes, Fremont; Devlin McIntire, Fremont; and Lexi Kalinowski, Newton.

    Sanborn Graduates Class of 2014 Posted 39 days ago 1 Photo
  • Miss Fremont Crowned

    Amanda Arsenault, 17, pictured above, was crowned Miss Fremont during the towns’ 250th celebration. Formerly known as “Olde Poplin”, many events took place at varied locations in town. Amanda is the daughter of Katherine and Steven Arsenault.

    Miss Fremont Crowned Posted 39 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • All in the Family

    The family of Sanborn Regional High School graduate, Haley Malloy, center, turned out in force to witness the 2014 graduation commencement ceremonies held in the school gymnasium. Pictured above, from left, Kay Malloy, grandmom; Scooter Malloy, dad; Michele Naismith, mom; Haley; Mr. Malloy, grandpa; Christine Campbell, aunt; and Carol Howard, aunt. Haley is a NH Scholar and member of the National Honor Society.

    All in the Family Posted 47 days ago 1 Photo
  • Students Donate to Exeter Hospital ER

    Kindergarten students from Kensington Elementary School recently made a donation to Exeter Hospital with funds raised during a unit to learn about the importance of community. The children chose to donate the money for teddy bears to be given to children who come into the Emergency Department (ED). Teacher Barbara Greenwood also presented the ED with a large book of drawings and handwritten notes from the children. Roger Bailey, RN, Director of Emergency Services is shown above holding the book of drawings received from the students during their visit to the ED.

    Students Donate to Exeter Hospital ER Posted 47 days ago 1 Photo
  • Senior Class President.jpg

    Timberlane Regional High School Principal Donald H. Woodworth, left, greeted Senior Class President 2014, Katherine Elizabeth Ouellette, and her escort Christopher Leoivdires, at the senior prom held at the Atkinson Country Club. Katherine gave the Welcome Address at the graduation ceremonies, was Senior Executive, and was in the National Honor Society.

    Senior Class President Updated 47 days ago 1 Photo

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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