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Local students graduate, earn dean’s list honors at Tufts

January 8th, 2015


Region – More than 3,000 students graduated from Tufts University on May 18, including Sydney Cushing of Westborough, with a Bachelor of Arts, and Kristen Roberts of Marlborough, with a Bachelor of Science. Tufts University also recently announced the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Among these students are: Sydney Cushing, Alexander Knapp and [...]

Westborough student achieves dean’s list at Belmont University

January 8th, 2015


Westborough – Nina Small of Westborough qualified for the fall 2014 dean’s list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Westborough student named to fall 2014 NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team

January 8th, 2015

Westborough – Bates College student Zach Polich, senior captain of the men’s cross country team, has been named to the fall 2014 All-Sportsmanship Team by the New England Small College Athletic Conference. The NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team is comprised of one student athlete from each institution for each sport, and is selected by the players and [...]

Local student participates in fall 2014 study abroad program

January 8th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Bates student Kelan McCann of Shrewsbury spent the fall 2014 semester studying abroad in Italy as a participant in the Syracuse University program in Florence. McCann, a 2012 graduate of Shrewsbury High School, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. McCann of Shrewsbury. She is majoring in economics at Bates.

Shrewsbury resident graduates from Coastal Carolina University

January 8th, 2015

Coastal Carolina University

Shrewsbury – Paul Rezuke of Shrewsbury graduated with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration in Management from Coastal Carolina University during commencement exercises Dec. 13.

Marlborough native named Ithaca College track and field team captain

January 8th, 2015

Ithaca college

Marlborough – Kyle MacKinnon, a senior athletic training major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College, was named men’s indoor track and field team captain for the 2014-15 season.

Shrewsbury resident inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

January 8th, 2015


Shrewsbury – The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that Nathan Wallace of Shrewsbury was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Wallace was initiated at MCPHS University.

Local Students inducted into Honor Society at Saint Anselm College

January 8th, 2015


Region – The following Saint Anselm College students were inducted for the first time into the Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Honor Society in Education: Alison Bracey of Westborough, a junior majoring in elementary education; Kaitlin Chute of Northborough, a sophomore majoring in elementary education and minoring in ESOL; and Alexandra Galli of Shrewsbury, a [...]

Marlborough resident now leads Hudson’s middle school

January 6th, 2015

Principal Jason Webster

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – As the new principal of Quinn Middle School, Jason Webster of Marlborough has been able to ride his bicycle from home to work via the Assabet River Rail Trail.

“My commute is now about six-and-a-half miles from door to door, as opposed to upward of an hour-and-a-half drive,” noted Webster, who formerly was the assistant principal at the Beebe School in Malden.

Gymnastics Learning Center gives to those in need

January 5th, 2015


Shrewsbury – The Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) and God’s Little Children Preschool in Shrewsbury are dedicated to giving back to those in need.  During the months of November and December, GLC families celebrated the season of giving by “Paying It Forward.” Starting in November, boxes filled with goodies were collected for Operation Christmas Child, a [...]

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