The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 2, 2007


Lewis E. French

Lewis E. French, 85, of Lowell, formerly a long-time resident of River Road, Carlisle, died on Sunday, January 28, in Lowell.

A memorial service will be held at the Carlisle Congregational Church at a later date.

A complete obituary will appear in the Mosquito next week.


Leah Hope Thompson Koerner

Leslie Paolucci and Scott Koerner of Shaftsbury, Vermont, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Leah, born November 19, 2006. Proud grandparents are Bill and Nancy Koerner of South Street and Jerome and Mary Wyant of New Windsor, New York.

Katrina D. Weiss of Brook Street graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management with a concentration in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and a minor in Criminal Justice. Weiss was a member of the JMU Varsity Archery Team for four years, serving as Team Captain her senior year and Squad Captain her junior year.She was named to the NCAA All-American Women's Recurve Teamthree times, and Athletic Director Scholar two times.This fall Weiss interned with the JMU director of Athletic Facilities, personally overseeing football operations at Zane Showker Field and Bridgeforth Stadium, women's field hockey and basketball venues. She is also a member of Delta Gamma. Weiss is a graduate of the Biotechnology Academy of Minuteman Regional High School, class of 2002.

College honors

Gregory Martini of Baldwin Road is on the President's List at Clemson University, South Carolina for achieving a 4.0 GPA for the fall semester.

Elise Mostello of Kimball Road was recently named to the Dean's List at Stonehill College. Mostello, who is an Elementary Education and History double major, is a member of Stonehill's class of 2009.

Sean DeBruzzi of Autumn Lane was named to the Fall 2006 Dean's List at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. DeBruzzi is a 2005 graduate of CCHS.

High School honors

The following students have been named to the Honor Roll at St. Sebastian's School:

• Senior Patrick Brennan of Bedford Road received Honors with Distinction.

Senior Connor Smith of Hartwell Road received Honors.

• Sophomore Tyler Smith of Hartwell Road received High Honors.

GBYSO musicians from Carlisle (left to right) Nathan Hsieh, Jessica Li and Tommy Veitch pose for a picture. Missing from the photo are Sonia Boor and Katie Hendrickson. (Courtesy photo)
Five talented young musicians from Carlisle have been chosen to play with the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras for the 2006-2007 season. These accomplished students include Sonia Boor on violin, Katie Hendrickson on trombone, Nathan Hsieh and Tommy Veitch on horn, and Jessica Li on oboe.Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras is widely regarded as one of the nation's finest youth orchestras. For the past 49 years, the GBYSO's mission has been to encourage musical excellence in a professional and supportive environment.

Upcoming performances include Sunday, March 4, at Sanders Theatre and Sunday, April 22, at Symphony Hall. A full list of performances can be found on the web site,

Fourteen Carlisle School musicians selected for Junior District

Fourteen Carlisle School students were selected to participate in the Massachusetts Northeast Junior District Music Festival. After auditions of over 1,700 students from more than 150 public and private schools held in January, 550 from grades six through nine were selected to participate in this prestigious Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) event. The program is offered by the MMEA as an enrichment opportunity providing a musical experience to talented young people. The students were selected to perform in the Junior District Concert Band, Orchestra, Boys Chorus and Girls Chorus. They will rehearse with guest conductors and then perform in a concert to be held at Lowell High School on Saturday, March 17.

Representing Carlisle School in the festival will be Sonia Boor (violin, Orchestra), Valerie Caddell (soprano II, Girls chorus), Bolton Graham (tenor, Boys chorus), Margaret Hoffman (French horn, Orchestra), Francie Hofmann (clarinet, Orchestra), Lucy King (trombone, Orchestra), John Knobel (soprano, Boys chorus), Julie Margolies (clarinet, Band), Madeline Monroe (trombone, Band), Stephanie Mundel (tuba, Orchestra), Hannah Parra (French horn, Band), Tommy Veitch (French horn, Orchestra), Curran Wilmot (French horn, Band) and Kelly Xing (clarinet, Band).


In the January 26 edition of the Mosquito, "Strong support systems help CCHS through crisis," the Pathways Program at CCHS was defined incorrectly. The Pathways Program serves students who are developmentally delayed and may have severe learning disabilities. The Alternative Program is for students with emotional and/or psychological issues.

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito