The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 28, 2008


Catherine Howland Watson to wed James David Sheehan


Watson Engagement

David Watson and Barbara Howland of North Road are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Howland Watson, to James David Sheehan, son of Jack and Chris Sheehan of Concord.

Ms. Watson is a 2000 graduate of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2004. Currently she is in a master’s of arts degree program in teaching at Simmons College.

Mr. Sheehan graduated from Concord-Carlisle Regional High School in 1998. He attended Syracuse University and graduated with a bachelor or arts degree in psychology in 2002. He is now working on his second master’s of arts degree in biomedical imaging from Boston University School of Medicine.

An August 2008 wedding is planned.


Carl Benkley weds Nina Griffeth

Benkley Wedding

Carl Benkley of Virginia Farme Road and Nina Griffeth of Harvard, Massachusetts, were

married on a perfect summer day on June 30, 2007, in the rose garden of Nina’s parents’ home in Andover.

Attendants were the couple’s children, Marie Benkley, Tufts University student (Concord-Carlisle, 2006); Dylan Benkley, Concord-Carlisle High School sophomore; Ashley Griffeth, Northeastern University student; and Michael Griffeth, Lafayette College student. Guests included immediate family. The couple honeymooned in France and Switzerland and now reside in Carlisle on Old North Road.

Our sympathy to . . . Genevieve de Manio and Timothy Downing of Canterbury Court on the death of Genevieve’s father, Peter Michael de Manio, 72, of Sarasota, Florida, on March 20 in Bedford, Massachusetts, after a long battle with cancer.

Julian Allison

Julian Allison of School Street, a senior at Portsmouth Abbey in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, was named an All-State Independent Star. A four-year starter and letter winner on the school's football team, Allison was voted the Most Valuable Lineman in the Evergreen Football League.

Christy Barbee of Cranberry Hill Lane was named one of 286 Community Unsung Heros of 2008. These women come from cities and towns across the Commonwealth and each will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities in a ceremony on Wednesday, May 14, at the State House in Boston.

These Unsung Heroines were carefully selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) from nearly 600 nominations to be honored for selflessly making a difference in the lives of others.

• On March 15, the Mid-Vermont Council Ross Series Finals were held in Quechee, Vermont. Jake Mulligan of Woodland Road placed first in the J-4 division. John Mulligan, also of Woodland Road, placed ninth in the J-5 division. 300 athletes competed in the event. Jake and John ski for the Okemo Mountain Alpine Race Association. 

Carlisle students named to the UMass Amherst Dean’s List Fall 2007
Christine Konkle-Boss of Autumn Lane
Elizabeth S. Daltas of Westford Street
Lauren Lamere of Rutland Street
Elise Lehotsky of West Street
Hope K. Macleod of Lowell Street
Robert W. Morgan of Ember Lane
Rebecca J. Moschini of Judy Farm Road

Carlisle students at Belmont Hill School achieve honors

Oliver C. T. Hurd of River Road was named 2008 Independent School League (I.S.L.) All League in Wrestling. Hurd, a twelfth grader at Belmont Hill, also achieved Honors during the second marking period of the school year.

Other students from Carlisle achieving academic distinction for the second marking period year are:
Theodore T. Ho of Judy Farm Road, grade 12, High Honors.
Andrew K. Lind of Mill Pond Lane, grade 11, High Honors.
Peter C. Lind of Mill Pond Lane, grade 12, High Honors.
Nicholas N. Reichheld of Hutchins Road, grade 9, Honors.


The Fenn School announces second-term Honor Roll
Academic High Honors and Sua Sponte High Honors  

  • Joseph Colman of Audubon Lane
  • William Golonka of Hutchins Road
  • Hunter Moskowitz of East Street
  • Miles Petrie of Baldwin Road

Academic High Honors

  • Stephen Lerner of Brook Street
  • Alexander Moskowitz of East Street

Academic Honors

  • Edward Cao of Hutchins Road
  • Jake Oh of Russell Street
  • Christian Wesselhoeft of South Street

Sua Sponte High Honors

  • Griffin Bishop of Kimball Road
  • Alaric Krapf of Ice Pond Road

Fenn’s motto, Sua Sponte, means “on one’s own responsibility.” Sua Sponte Honors and High Honors reflect the extent to which a student accepts responsibility for his own learning, based on an assessment of three specific areas: preparation, engagement and conduct.   


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