Friday, February 12, 1999
Meredith Anne Keast
Barb and Craig Keast of Groton are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Meredith Anne on December 10, 1998, at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Meredith is welcomed by her brother Alexander. Grandparents are David and Estelle Keast of Westford Street, the Reverend Marjorie Scott of Franklin, and Robert Driver of Indian Rock Beach, Florida. Great-grandmother is Mary Karukas of Stamford, Connecticut.
· Joan Rosazza of Prospect Street, was honored as one of seven unsung heroes in women's sports in Massachusetts on February 5 at Faneuil Hall in Boston at a celebration marking National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The Unsung Hero Award honors women who exemplify the very best of what a teacher and a coach can mean in the lives of young people. Rosazza was honored for her 30 years of service to the student athletes at Winchester High School. Aside from being a superior educator, Rosazza was an outstanding coach of field hockey, gymnastics and softball. She is also an excellent athlete herself, winning a silver medal in swimming in the 1956 Olympic Games.
· Tim Harte, formerly of Estabrook Road and record holder of the Old Home Day five-mile and one-mile races, will be representing the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) in the Kyoto Half Marathon in Kyoto, Japan on March 14. Harte was asked to run based on his performance in the New York City Marathon in November when he was the fifth American to finish with a time 2:29:27, 68th overall.
· Ariana Klinkov of Orchard Acres Drive competed in the first Women's Sabre World Cup Tournament in Foggia, Italy. She was one of six women representing the United States in this international tournament. Ariana finished 28th, losing a close bout 15—13. With this result her national rank will improve from eighth to sixth place. Ariana hopes to do better in Orleans, France in a few weeks.
· Erin Kilian of North Road was honored at an awards brunch for exceptionally gifted students at Mary Baldwin College, in Staunton, Virginia on January 30. She received an academic achievement award for 1998-99 and 1999-2000.
The Program for Exceptionally Gifted (PEG) was founded in 1985 and has gained national public attention and an exceptional academic reputation for the one-of-a-kind opportunity it offers for academically talented high-school-age young women to begin their college education one to four years early within a community of their peers. Girls enter the program as young as 13 or 14 and graduate from college as young as 17 or 18.
· Audra Katherine Phillips of West Street has been named to the President's List for the winter semester at Elon College, North Carolina. Phillips has also been selected for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society designed to recognize those persons who have attained a high standard of efficiency in collegiate activities and have inspired others.
· Kate LeClair of Baldwin Road was recently named to the Dean's List for the fall 1998 semester at Wheaton College in Norton, where she is a member of the Class of 2002.
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