Friday, March 17, 2000
· Ray Offenheiser of Westford Street, president of Oxfam America, recently returned from Mozambique. In an article in last Sunday's Boston Herald Offenheiser recounts the catastrophic results of the flood there. "There has been tremendous loss. There's the loss of livelihood, of infrastructure, and there's the loss of social infrastructure as wellof schools and of health clinics that serve the rural populations."
In addition to the need for immediate aid, Offenheiser calls for debt relief for Mozambique. Last week he joined a coalition of clergy, nonprofit organization leaders and Clinton administration officials in Washington who urged Congress to fund our share of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Trust Fund established last year at a meeting of the largest industrial nations in Cologne, Germany.
· Dr. Andrea Richman (center) recently served as General Chair of the Yankee Dental Congress. The Congress, held in Boston each year for the past 25 years, is the largest convention in Boston, and one of the largest dental meetings nationally. It is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society in cooperation with the other five New England States. Over 300 continuing education courses are offered to the more than 20,000 dental professionals who attend the four-day meeting. Doris Kearns Goodwin, standing to Richman's left, is a noted historian who resides in Concord. She delivered the keynote address.
· Liane Malcos of East Street, a member of the Brown University Women's Crew team won a bronze medal at the Nations Cup Rowing Championship in Hamburg, Germany this past summer.
· Caroline Cardiasmenos, 17, of Ember Lane, a senior at CCHS, played trombone in the 2000 National High School Honors Orchestra concert Saturday, February 11, at Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. The 2000 NHSHO repertoire included Don Juan by Richard Struass, various selections of Ma Mere L'Oye by Maurice Ravel, and Aaron Copland's Symphony No. 3.
· Don and Lillian Stokes of Nowell Farm Road are creators and hosts of a brand new, national, 13-part Public TV series called "Stokes Birds at Home". Each half-hour episode features expert advice on how to attract birds as well as great birding events and to introduce viewers to everyday people who are passionate about the hobby. Also featured are a weekly challenge in which viewers are asked to identify a "mystery bird" and a "time-out-to watch" moment that captures the beauty of birds accompanied by natural sounds. Part of each episode is filmed right here in Carlisle at the Stokes' home.
Three episodes of "Stokes Birds At Home" will be shown on WGBX channel 44 on Sunday, March 19 at 2:15 p.m. For complete details visit the website, stokesbirdsathome.com.
· Katherine Simpson of Westford Street, a teacher at the Peabody School in Cambridge, is one of nine semifinalists in Intel Massachusetts' Innovative Teachers Competition. The program honors teachers throughout Middlesex and Worcester counties who have developed innovative methods of teaching math, science or technology, K-12 level. In her project, "The Seal Solution," students take an actual problem found in the local news, assume the role of one of the groups that are impacted by the problem and develop solutions.
· Kylie Duff of North Road and Meredith Greeno of Concord, members of Hayden Figure Skating Club of Lexington's Ice Mates (ages 12-15), won first place in the recent international competition "The French Cup" in Rouen France. Competing in synchronized skating the Ice mates won two gold medals and will go on to represent the United States at the world Championship held in Minnesota in April.
Carlisle students are named to dean's list
· Stephanie A. Liteplo of Curve Street, a senior biology major, was named to the dean's list at Bates College.
· Gena Borella of East Riding Drive was named to the dean's list at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
· Vivian Cole of Sunset Road was named to the dean's list at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
· Christian Holsinger of Old East Street was named to the dean's list at Bentley College.
· Thomas Schueller of Hartwell Road was named to first honors on the dean's list at Clark University.
· Matthew Reed of Carleton Road was named to the dean's list at Norwich University.
· Nichola Meserve of Woodland Road was named to the dean's list at Hamilton College.
· Brita Gaffey of Lowell Street was named to the Brandeis University fall Dean's list.
· Lori Jimenez of Rutland Street received a L.L.M. in Graduate Taxation from Boston University during winter graduation.
· Kenneth Baker of Curve Street received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
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