The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 16, 2006

Our sympathy to....

Anne Ketchen of Brook Street and her family on the death of her father, Dr. Harvey R. Dearstyne, Jr., 85, long-time resident of Glens Falls, New York, who died peacefully on Monday, June 5, 2006, at home with his wife and two daughters.

and to ...

the Hisey family of Stearns Street on the death of Mac Hisey's mother, Lila Hisey, who passed away on June 7.

Kmiec piano students to perform tomorrow

The 38th annual recitals by pupils of Ronald Kmiec will take place at the Carlisle Congregational Church on Saturday, June 17. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Mr. Kmiec will perform the Paderewski Melody, Op. 16, No.2 and the March of the Gibaros by Gottschalk at the end of each recital. Pupils from the following six towns will perform: Acton, Bedford, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, and Westford.

Carlisle pupils performing at the Elementary through Early Intermediate Recital (1 p.m.): Joseph Balles, Justin Delgado, Lucas Hickman, Anna, Josi and Laura Kolstad, Grace Materne, Ian Sampson, Katie Travisano;

At the Early Intermediate through Early Advanced Recital (3:30 p.m.): Dan Abel, Kevin Halvorsen, Anna Kolstad, Caroline Materne, and Stephan Wu;

At the Advanced Recital (6 p.m.): Kathryn Balles, Jack Bondurant, Emily Fritz-Endres, Nathan & Raffi Hsieh, Alec Hutson, and Priyanka Singhal.

Bill Pullman, M.D.,Ph.D., of Hutchins Road was named senior vice president and chief medical officer at Cubist Pharmaceuticals in Lexington. In this new position, Dr. Pullman will oversee both clinical development and medical affairs. Dr. Pullman has more than 25 years of medical experience. He practiced medicine and conducted doctoral and post-doctoral level research for more than 10 years at the beginning of his career.

Dr. Pullman's industry experience began at Pfizer as a clinical pharmacologist. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians and received his Ph.D. in Immunology from the Australian National University.

Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of anti-infective products that address unmet medical needs in the acute care environment.

Edward Sears Read, Jr., of Indian Hill was elected Chairman of his Harvard College Class of 1949 at its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2006, Harvard Graduation Day.

Miranda Morrison of Sunset Road, a freshman at CCHS, has been awarded the honor of First Year Scholar of History for the year 2005-2006. This is the highest award given by the Social Studies Department to a ninth-grade student. First Year Scholar of History is awarded to the qualifier who writes the best essay on a topic chosen by the World Cultures teachers. Siobhan Galligan of South Street and Carolyn Tobin of Partridge Lane were also nominees.

Robyn Beavers, formerly of Woodbine Road, is now the Corporate Coordinator for Environmental Programs at Google. The founders of Google have committed to make the environment better and cleaner, and Robyn's job is to make sure that the corporate strategy implements this commitment. In this role she is responsible for developing and expanding the environmental strategy; planning and managing projects for renewable energy, green buildings, indoor air quality and recyclable materials inside of Google; and coordinating communications to the world about these accomplishments. Robyn graduated from Stanford University with a degree in civil engineering in 2003.

Congratulations to Maria Lewis of Bedford Road whose work in paper and books was selected as a Finalist in this year's Drawing/Printmaking/Artist Books in the Massachusetts Cultural Council's 2006 Artist Grant Program. There is no budget this year to provide a monetary award for Finalists, but panelists agreed that Lewis' work and the other three Finalists merited formal recognition. Look for the launch of all Recipients and Finalists at the Massachusetts Cultural Council website in the upcoming weeks.

The MCC is committed to funding and recognizing individual artists and believes that the core of a vibrant, healthy society lies in the often unheralded work artists perform day after day.

Please send us information on your private school or college graduation.The Mosquito will feature graduates in late June issues.

GARDEN CLUB WINNERS. Annual Carlisle Garden Club Scholarship Award winners for 2006 are Luke Henesy (left) and Jake Faucher. Scholarship checks, which each are holding, come from money raised at the plant sale and garden club tour. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito