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June 28, 2012

Photo Features: June 28, 2012

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The Melvin Keddy Memorial Scholarship

The small community of East Kingston has come together to provide a scholarship to a young man or woman in the graduating Class of 2012. The Melvin Alan Keddy Memorial Scholarship was given out of tribute to a man who served his community throughout his life and was a police officer with the East Kingston Police Department. Officer Keddy was fatally struck by a drunk driver while assisting at an accident in the neighboring town of Kingston. A memorial buffet style dinner was held at the East Kingston Elementary School to benefit the scholarship fund. East Kingston Town Hall employees giving their full support are pictured from left, Judy Cash, assistant town clerk, Cheryl Hurteau, town office manager, and Barbara Clark, town clerk/tax collector. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Local Officers Recognized

New Hampshire State Trooper Rick Perreault, Troop A, right, and South Hampton Police Chief Jonathon Dennis, left, were given awards for their community volunteerism during a Recognition Breakfast at Barnard Elementary School in South Hampton. Making the presentations is Deb Brown, coordinator of volunteers. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Ellis Students Visit DC

On May 17,  fifty-six eighth grade students from Ellis Middle School in Fremont, met with Rep Frank Guinta and were given to special tour of the Capitol. The students and their chaperones were treated to a view of the House of Representatives in action and a peek at the underground tunnels.   Ellis eighth graders were in DC for their annual trip to our nation’s capital. This trip is the culmination of their eighth grade research project.  Each student became an expert on a monument, memorial, or landmark and were responsible for educating their peers.  In addition to the usual size and date facts, students were asked to delve deeper and speculate why their site represents America and American pride.

Renaissance Faire 8th Season

The 8th annual Renaissance Faire brought family fun, education, visual, theatrical and fantastical event again to Kingston. Highlights included musicians, magicians, belly dancers and characters of all descriptions. In the thick of things are from left, JoAnne Mascioli, Strafford; Zosha Hopkins, Braintree, MA; and Clarie Mascioli, Kingston. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

 

HMS Spring Athletic Awards

The Hampstead Middle School (HMS) Athletic Club would like to congratulate the following student athletes who received special recognition from their coaches for their achievements both on and off the field.

Pictured above, left to right, are: back row -John Polichetti (Coaches Award for Baseball), Ben Curry (Spirit of the Hawk for baseball), Mike Bournival (Baseball: Puts the Team First), Sam Lanternier (Coaches Award Track & Field), and Sean Kelley (Newcomers Award Track & Field); middle row - Kristin Crowell (Spirit Award Track & Field), Victoria Williams (Never Gives Up Track & Field), Hannah Rogers (Coaches Award Track & Field), Camy Preble (Leadership Softball), and Ty Letoile (Most Improved Golfer); front row -Amanda Lindquist (Rookie of the Year- Softball), Lauren Thibodeau (Most Valuable Golfer), and Cam Appleyard (Coaches Award- Golf). Missing from the photo are Alyssa Cicale (Most Improved Player-Softball) and Matt Wolfe (Most Improved Player Track & Field).

St. Christopher Fundraiser

St. Christopher Episcopal Church, located on East Road in Hampstead, held the annual indoor/outdoor yard sale fundraiser to help benefit new youth programs. Doing their fair share are, from left, Sheila Gorham, Angeline Gorham, Jesse Gorham, and Jenna Collins. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Timberlane Superintendent Retires

Amid the Pomp and Circumstance during Timberlane Regional High School graduation, it was announced that Richard A. LaSalle, center, Superintendent of Schools for Timberlane and Hampstead Districts (SAU55), will retire. Mr. LaSalle will vacation in Germany for two weeks and will report August 1, to a new position at SERESC. Also pictured at left is Donald H. Woodworh, principal, and Winfried Feneberg, right, assistant superintendent. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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