The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 11, 1999


Austin Ingraham Pinard

Adam and Nicole Pinard of Heald Road joyfully announce the birth of their son, Austin Ingraham Pinard, on May 12 at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Also welcoming Austin into this world are his big sister Madeleine and his grandparents: Alward Pinard of Carlisle, Anne Pinard of Westford, and Tom and Suzanne Jones of San Jose, California.

· Carlisle girls sabre fencers slashed their way through sectional championships. On June 5 and 6, Eva Jellison of Judy Farm Road and Elise Lehotsky of West Street fenced in the North Atlantic Sectional Youth Fencing Championships. Jellison finished second in the Youth 14 girls Sabre and seventh in the mixed Sabre (second female finisher). Lehotsky finished third in the Youth 10 mixed Sabre (first female finisher) and fifth in the Youth 12 (first female finisher.) Jellison and Lehotsky fence in the Carlisle Recreation Fencing program. Their coach is David Blake of Lowell Street.

· Rik Pierce of Westford Street won the "Best Actor" award in the annual Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres (EMACT) Festival, held over a four-day period at Brandeis University's Springold Arts Center. The Concord Players' entry was a scene from their 1998 hit, the hilarious Sylvia by A. R. Gurney, directed by Joseph Zamparelli, Jr., and Pat Morrow. Featured in the cast were Rik Pierce as Greg; Phyllis Walters as his wife Kate; Shana Dirik as Sylvia, the stray dog that almost destroys their marriage; and Patrick Cleary in multiple roles, including a female friend.

Sylvia won one of the most coveted awards"Best Ensemble" and was nominated for "Best Production," which was won by Arlington's M. Butterfly. Carlisle's Rik Pierce in Sylvia won the "Best Actor" Award. One of five nominees, Rik said that winning this award was "the thrill of his life." Of the three actresses nominated for "Best Actress," two were in the Sylvia castShana Dirik and Phyllis Walters.

· Maxine Crowther of Bedford Road, Quality Manager for Viasystems Group, New England in Milford, Massachusetts, has been appointed by the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to the 1999 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award, created by public law in 1987, is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive.

As examiner, Crowther is responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the award. The board is comprised of about 400 leading experts selected from industry, professional and trade organizations, education and health care organizations, and government.

· Brewster Bingham of Westford Street will play on the soccer team as part of the Massachusetts delegation, 98 athletes and 28 coaches that will travel to North Carolina this summer to participate in the Special Olympics World Summer Games.

· High school graduates from other than CCHS, send us your graduation information and plans for next year so we can print it in our June 18 issue. Get information to us by noon Monday June 14.

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito