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Friends and Neighbors: Community members’ achievements

  • Elijah Evans, 7, and Olivia Evans, 9, play catch while standing on one leg atop Bosu balance trainers during Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Hampshire Regional YMCA in Northampton. They were with their mother, Pamela Sharron of Florence.

  • Mark Cabral, left, helps eight-year-olds Eliza Segal, right, and Lyla Miner plant seeds during Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Hampshire Regional YMCA in Northampton. Cara Segal, of Northampton, who is Eliza's mother, watches.

  • Eloise Hull, 5, makes slime with the help of William Cruz during Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Hampshire Regional YMCA in Northampton. Eloise was with her mother, Hannah Karpman of Easthampton.


Saturday, April 28, 2018
Amherst

Lenna Quackenbush, class of 2018 majoring in chemistry and biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in Nancy, France. The project was titled “Chlorine Species Fate in Fenton Electrolysis of Wastewater.”

Kathryn Accurso was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Accurso was initiated at University of Massachusetts.

Easthampton

Alexander Brakey has been named to the fall semester president’s list at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Florence

Natalie Romain, a grade 12 student, achieved high honors for the second trimester at The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton.

Bryant University

The following local students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the university in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Belchertown: Adriana Czarniecki, class of 2021, Jonathon Kearney, class of 2018, Ryan Kearney, class of 2020, Jackson Leduc, class of 2021, Riley Lynch, class of 2020

Easthampton: Alexander Brakey, class of 2018, Samuel Godin, class of 2019

Granby: Bailey Ortensi, class of 2020

Hatfield: Jacob Schurch, class of 2018

Leverett: Mark Gravina, class of 2019

Northampton: Megan McCarthy, class of 2021

South Deerfield: Katie Fournier, class of 2018, Nolan Muzyka, class of 2020
Westhampton: Kyle Marek, class of 2020

South Hadley: Kathryn Meon, class of 2020, Shannon Mitchell, class of 2020