Paul A. Bromley of Newtown is a student at Clarkson University, where he recently participated in Mini Baja, which is a intercollegiate engineering design competition for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. The Clarkson team placed fourth in the competition.
Lauren P. McEvoy was awarded a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design on June 9. She majored in painting and was a participant in the European Honors Program in Rome during her junior year. She is a 1997 graduate of Newtown High School.
Jonathan S. Winton of Sandy Hook received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from New Hampshire College May 12.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced several students from the area who were named to the spring 2001 semester dean’s list. Newtown residents include Richard DiDomizio, majoring in materials engineering, Bernhard T. Klaus, majoring in mechanical engineering, and William R. Speirs, majoring in information technology.
Newtown resident Karen Petersen graduated with honors with an associate in general studies and a certification in behavioral health care specialist.
Amichai D. Kilchevsky of Newtown achieved dean’s list for the spring 2001 semester at Middlebury College.
Mary Delaney of Newtown achieved dean’s list for the spring 2001 semester at Saint Joseph College.
St Margaret’s-McTernan School announced local residents who made the spring trimester honor roll at the Waterbury private school. Local students include seventh graders Laura Blau and Rachel Blau of Newtown earning faculty honors; eighth graders Charlotte Maher of Newtown and Gabrielle Sirkin of Sandy Hook achieving honors; and tenth graders Catherine Maher of Newtown earning faculty honors and Julia Mendelson of Newtown achieving honorable mention.
Nicholas Kapur of Newtown, son of Mr and Mrs Naveen Chandra Kapur, received a bachelor of business administration from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, May 14.
The University of Delaware announced local students who were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. Elizabeth Anne Huisking of Newtown is studying marketing and Lauren Ray Pelletreau of Sandy Hook is studying English.
Three Newtown High School teachers received grants from the Connecticut Business & Industry Association so that they can learn about careers by working at local companies. Marty Swanhall will work at Old Solar Farm to learn about organic farming. Tom Zmuda will be at Via Spiga to gain information about customer service data base. Nancy Contolini will work at Yale New Haven Hospital to observe medical careers.
Nicholas M. Caruso, a member of the fourth form at Kent School, was named to the honor roll for the school year. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Patrick Caruso of Sandy Hook.
Greg Hilgert, son of Jeffrey and Patricia Hilgert of Newtown, received a master of arts degree and a master of education degree in psychological counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. Mr Hilgert is a 1999 graduate of Alfred University in New York and is a 1995 graduate of Newtown High School.
Cadet Greg Whalen, son of John and Kelly Whalen of Newtown, was honored during Missouri Military Academy’s commencement exercises May 25 through 27. During the ceremony he was recognized with the Sousa Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Band, received the Senior Band Certificate, was awarded the Rockwell Plaque for Most Versatile Dramateer, earned the Dramateer Certificate, was awarded the Louis White, Class of 1974, Virtuoso Award for Outstanding Jazz Musician, and received the Streep Brothers Band Award for studies, loyalty, active participation, punctuality, good performance, and attention to qualities to be a good band member.
Kristin L. Meyer of Newtown was named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring semester.
Gabrielle Naglieri, daughter of Mr and Mrs John E. Naglieri of Newtown, was named to the spring 2001 semester dean’s list at Assumption College.
Cynthia Schlier, daughter of Brian and Dorothy Schlier of Newtown, was named to the dean’s list at Susquehanna University. She is a sophomore majoring in education.
Western Connecticut State University announced local students who were named to the university’s dean’s list for the spring 2001 semester. Newtown students include William R. Armstrong, a senior majoring in finance; Jennifer L. Barillari, a freshman studying finance; Lisa Boff, a senior majoring in elementary education and psychology; Elisabeth A. Breitling, a freshman studying communications and theatre arts; Ellen E. Croswell, a sophomore majoring in elementary education and biology; Christopher G. Farrington, a freshman studying special student â€“ admissions; Shawn D. Johnson, a senior majoring in elementary education and psychology; David J. Rosvally, a senior majoring in elementary education and history; Ted P. Selken, a junior studying history; Kristen A. Shortt, a freshman studying management; Catherine N. Siwik, a sophomore studying justice and law administration; David Tanner, II, a junior studying management; Michelle M. Thompson, a senior majoring in elementary education and psychology; junior Joseph A. Wasko, undeclared; Abigail S. Werner, a senior majoring in anthropology â€“ sociology; Jonathan D. Werner, a junior studying management information systems; and Llyod S. Williams, a senior majoring in history. Sandy Hook residents named to the dean’s list include Theresa D. Canale, a junior studying management; Rick C. Gureckis, a sophomore studying communications and theatre arts-media; Rodger A. Letso, a senior majoring in accounting; Heather A. Phillips, a freshman studying business administration â€“ undeclared; Harris B. Towne, a senior majoring in finance; and Cherish L. Valente, a senior majoring in art â€“ graphic design.