Friday, May 12, 2000
· Karen F. Green of Hartwell Road was named vice chair of Hale and Dorr's Litigation Department, announced attorney William F. Lee, managing partner. Green is a member of Hale and Dorr's Government Investigations and Litigation, and Securities Litigation Practice Groups. Her practice concentrates on complex business litigation, including the defense of civil class actions and white collar criminal investigations.
Green first joined Hale and Dorr in 1982. From 1984 through 1986, she served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston. She returned to the firm in 1987. In 1993, she was appointed chief of staff to Massachusetts Governor William F. Weld. From 1994-1996, she was the deputy U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts.
In 1997, Green was awarded the Park Street Forum's Award for Outstanding Service to the City of Boston. Last year, she received the Patriots Trail Girl Scout Council, Inc.'s Leading Women 2000 Award.
Green graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, and cum laude from Harvard Law School.
· Christopher Yoshida of North Road, a member of the Class of 2000, was presented with the Vasco P. Abbott 1867 Award at Moving-Up Day ceremonies held recently at St. Lawrence University, in Canton, New York. This award is given to a campus leader for unselfish dedication and service to the St. Lawrence community over the past year.
Yoshida was also named to Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. This recognizes students who have demonstrated high scholarship abilities, participation, and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship and service to St. Lawrence University, and who show potential for future achievement. Yoshida received the Phi Beta Kappa Lambda Chapter Award, honoring outstanding academic achievement specifically in the liberal arts.
· Margo Selzer of East Riding Drive just received tenure in the field of computer science at Harvard University. Selzer had been an associate professor at Harvard since January 1993. She is involved in operating systems research which addresses the question of how to make computers run faster.
· Dona Eaton of Westford Street has a recipe featured in "The GBH Auction Cookbook 2000" which will be offered for sale during the Auction set for June 2-10.
· Nate Johnson of Blaisdell Drive, a sixth grader at the Carlisle School, recently flew to Seattle, Washington to sing with a National Children's Choir sponsored by the OAKE (Organization of American Kodaly Educators). The choir consisted of 150 singers from across the U.S. Admission was through a competitive audition process with Nate being one of two Massachusetts students selected for this honor. In February, Nate received the repertoire of 11 pieces, including songs in Latin, Greek, and Hawaiian, which he mastered before joining the choir for four days of rigorous rehearsals culminating in a sold-out concert in downtown Seattle. The conductor was Ruth Dwyer, a nationally known children's choir specialist and Kodaly educator from Indianapolis.
Nate presently sings with the Longy School of Music Youth Chorale in Cambridge. His vocal training began when he joined the Carlisle Children's Choir, taught by the talented and enthusiastic Joanne Crowell. Nate's parents attribute his love of singing to the two years spent with Crowell in her choir which is offered through Concord-Carlisle Community Education.
· On Friday, May 6, Eva Jellison of Judy Farm Road placed seventh in the Youth 12 women's sabre event in Orlando, Florida at the North American Cup Fencing Tournament. Eva also placed ninth in the Youth 14 women's sabre event on Sunday, May 7. Eva fences for Prise de Fer Fencing Club and is coached by David Blake.
· Artist Kathy McDonough of Maple Street has donated work to the annual Montserrat College of Art Auction to be held Saturday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Essex Street, Beverly.
More than 200 works of art, including painting, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, prints, glassware, jewelry and gift certificates by Montserrat alumni, faculty and friends will be for sale during both a live and silent auction.
Tickets are $40 per person and refreshments are included. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. The building is accessible to people with disabilities.
For more information call Montserrat College of Art at 978-922-8222
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