The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 29, 2001

Friends and Neighbors

Peter Greer weds Laurel Steinweg

Rev. and Mrs. Keith Greer of River Road are very pleased to announce the marriage of their son Peter Keith to Laurel Jean Steinweg, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald Steinweg of Roanoke, Virginia. The groom's father officiated at the ceremony held on December 30 at the Cave Spring Baptist Church in Roanoke, Virginia.

Following a Virginia honeymoon, the couple returned to their work in Kigali, Rwanda, and a second honeymoon in Zanzibar. Peter works in micro-finance for World Relief and Laurel teaches at The Green Hills Academy. They wish to thank all of those who have been such a significant part of their lives.

· Christian Holsinger of Old East Street, a senior at Bentley College in Waltham, was named to the dean's list. Sara Siedlar of Lowell Street, a junior at Bentley, was also named to the dean's list.

· Leon Charkoudian of Pheasant Hill Lane was named a Merrill Presidential Scholar at Cornell University. The scholars program honors the excellence of Cornell students and at the same time recognizes and honors their high school teachers for the contribution they have made to the lives of these students. Concord-Carlisle teacher John Murray (above, right) was honored along with Charkoudian. The scholars, who represent the top one percent of the university's graduating seniors, select the teachers.

· Karen Green of Hartwell Road, senior partner at Hale and Dorr LLP, has been elected to a five-year term as a trustee of the Corporation of the Foundation of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Green has an extensive background in law and was profiled as one of "Boston's Top Women Lawyers" in 1996 by the Boston Globe. Prior to joining Hale and Dorr, she was a deputy United States attorney and chief of staff for former Governor William F. Weld. Green is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard-Radcliffe College.

· Don and Lillian Stokes of Nowell Farme Road, nationally known authors of nature books and field guides, and the television hosts of a birdwatching series on PBS, will be leaving Carlisle at the end of the summer. The Stokeses have bought a 16-acre farm in Hancock, New Hampshire. "We fell in love with the property, its stone walls, its gardens and the birds. There are bobolinks, meadow larks and warblers all sorts of birds," said Lillian. The Stokes property overlooks the 200-acre Powdermill Pond and in the distance Crotched Mountain. "We've thoroughly enjoyed living in Carlisle and bringing up our children here," she added.

· Dan Felch of Stearns Street was named to the dean's list at Brandeis University for the spring semester. He is entering his senior year, majoring in psychology.

· Evlyn Drew of Bedford Road was named to the honor roll for the spring term at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts.

· Lauren Delaney of Tophet Road was named the most valuable player of the 2001 Bentley College softball team. Lauren, a senior, was the softball team's leading hitter.

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