The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 22, 2007


Harris Murray Augusto Balazy

Alyson and Rob Balazy of Prospect Street are delighted to announce the birth of their son Harry on March 21. Also happy to meet the latest additon to the family are: big sister Peyton, grandmother Jane Becker of Andover, Vermont, and grandparents Larry and Judy Becker of Las Vegas, Nevada. Sadly, Harry just missed meeting his grandmother, Jean Balazy of Farmington, Connecticut, who passed away shortly after his birth.

Our sympathy to...

The Guttadauro family of Fiske Street on the death of Michael's father John "Tee" Guttadauro, 88, of Brookfield, New Hampshire, on June 16. He was a former resident of Wakefield, Massachusetts.

The Mosquito salutes Carlisle graduates and other award winners

· Ryan Lawson of Lowell Street and Meaghan Levey of Autumn Lane graduated from Minuteman Science-Technology Regional High School on June 10. Lawson specialized in early childhood education, Levey in cosmetology.

· Erick Oberg of Kimball Road, after seven years of study, was awarded a first degree in
Eric Oberg
Eric Oberg
Kenpo karate from the Callahan Karate Studio in Bedford on June 2. The final vigorous test included a four-mile run, demonstration of multiple self-defense forms, and punishing sparring matches with experienced adult Karate masters, as well as fellow black belt candidates.

Oberg, a 2007 CCHS graduate, was awarded a ceremonial sword, a black belt stitched with his name, and a certificate to recognize his accomplishment. His parents and his aunt and uncle from Brownsville, Texas, attended the ceremony.

· Emeric Bojarski of Acton Street graduated from McGill University on May 28. A 2004 graduate of CCHS, Bojarski completed the honors program in microbiology and immunology, writing a research thesis in his final year. He was awarded a bachelor of science degree with first-class honors. He will conduct research in infectious diseases at MGH in the next two years, before moving on to medical school.

· Beatrice Kim of Martin Street has graduated from New York University with a Founders Day Award, the highest scholastic award recognized by NYU at graduation.

· Michael Meldonian of Virginia Farme Lane, a graduate of CCHS, earned a bachelor of arts degree with a political science major from Dennison University. A Dean's List student, Meldonian was a recipient of the Heritage Scholarship, studied off-campus in Rome his junior year and is a member of Delta Chi fraternity.

· David Tobin of Partridge Lane, a 2007 graduate of CCHS, received a math award from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts (ATMIM). Tobin was nominated for this award by his CCHS math teacher Peter Atlas who had this to say about say him: "Tobin is head and shoulders above his peers in mathematical ability and sophistication."

Tobin has taken a rigorous set of math courses, receiving all A's and perfect test scores for the SAT and Achievement test. He was a high scorer for the AMC and AME and a top scorer in Massachusetts Olympiad in 2006. He will be attending Stanford University in the fall.

· Danielle Geoffroy of Acton Street, a freshman at Ithaca College majoring in international business, has been named to the Dean's List for the spring semester.

· The following Carlisle students have been named to the Honor Roll for the third quarter at Minuteman Regional High School: Irene Karafotias — high honors; Tyler Manoukian — honors; and Nicholas Ritchie — honors.

· Alex Kinmonth of Page Brook Road, an oboist and violinist, participated in the MICCA
Alex Kinmonth
Solo and Ensemble Festival, playing a violin solo in the morning and an oboe solo later in the day. Kinmonth not only won gold, he won a gold medal for each of his two instruments. His oboe performance was deemed good enough to get him invited to the MICCA Honors Recital held May 19 at Follen Church in Lexington. For those of you who missed his gold-medal-winning performances, they can be viewed at

Andrew Mostello
Andrew Mostello
Andrew Mostello of Kimball Road graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on June 16. He earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and and Applied Science. Mostello was recognized as a student of distinguished scholarship, leadership and exemplary character and is a member of four honor societies including Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society and Eta Kappa Nu, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society.
While at Northwestern, Mostello was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, a teaching assistant/instructor in the Integrated Science Program, a Judicial Board Justice on the associated student government and served as Secretary General for the Model United Nations Conference. Mostello has accepted a position as an analyst in investment banking.

· Kristin Bergstrom of Orchard Acres made the Dean's List for the sixth straight semester at Tulane University in New Orleans. She will be a senior in the fall.

· Alan Ticotsky, a science teacher at the Carlisle School, has written a new science education series - Science Giants. The three volumes are for use in the classroom or at home, for grades 5-8. Ticotsky has taught students in grades K-8 for more than 30 years and has worked as a science coordinator, curriculum developer, and a mentor.

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito