The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 18, 2010


Finigan Grant Kaufman

Cheryl and Timothy Kaufman of Duxbury are pleased to announce the birth of their son Finigan Grant Kaufman on May 20. Proud grandparents are Janet and Michael Oyer of Stoney Gate and Mary and Ronald Kaufman of Duxbury.


COMMUNITY CHEST CHALLENGE WINNERS. Pictured on the left are the Ms. Squitos (back row, left to right) Lauree Cameron Eckler, Tamson Scott, Heidi Harring and Kirsten Peterson; (kneeling) Superintendent of Concord schools Diana Rigby and Nicole Bloomfield. In the right-hand photo are the Mosquito Magnets (back row, left to right) Peter Ryder, Derrick Amodei, Thomas Mathiasen and Alex Nardone; (kneeling) Kevin Clarke and Brendan Nunan. (Photos by Jim Coutre Photography)

• Two Carlisle teams were winners in the 8th annual Concord-Carlisle Community Chest Challenge Race held on June 6. They were the fastest women’s team – the Ms. Squitos – led by captain Heidi Harring and the fastest youth team – the Mosquito Magnets – led by captain Peter Ryder. The race raised over $20,000 which will help support 37 local human service agencies, programs and schools over the next 12 months.


Carlisle students receive Class Act Awards

The Rotary Club of Concord presented Class Act Awards to Concord-Carlisle High School students at a ceremony and dinner on June 3 at CCHS. These awards recognize students in various extracurricular and co-curricular activities, club, teams and performing arts who demonstrate community service, integrity, kindness, leadership and civic responsibility.

The following Carlisle students received awards:

Kevin Clarke – Boys Basketball

Caroline Deignan – Girls Basketball

Katie Hendrickson – BookPals

Dixie Morrison – Chicken Scratch

Sloane Brazina – Diving

Nick Luther – Diving

Annie King – Environmental Field Studies Club

• Dillon Mariano – Football

• Hillary Cook – Girls Lacrosse, National Honor Society and Girls Soccer

• Elise Ruan – Math Team

Tommy Veitch – Newspaper (The Voice)

Sonia Boor – Newspaper (The Voice)

Marcus Kulik – Robotics Club

Chapman Wells – Sci Fi Club

Magdalena Prentice – Sci Fi Club

Julia Hisey – Science Olympiad and Teach Our Youth Science (TOYS)

Phil Lavely – Swimming

Alec Ahee – Boys Tennis

Katie Mills – Teach Our Youth Science (TOYS)

Kristen Kiel – Youth & Philanthropy ∆

Congratulations college graduates

Marie Benkley of Old North Road received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Community Health, summa cum laude, from Tufts University.

Laura Ferraro of Spencer Brook Lane received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. She will attend the University of Massachusetts Medical School in the fall.

Casey Joseph Gomes of Elizabeth Ridge Road received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Gregory Martini of Baldwin Road, a member of the Bentley University honor society, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He will begin Raytheon’s Leadership Develop Program in Finance this July.

Julie Schuerhoff of North Road received a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Connecticut College. ∆

Carlisle students earn advanced degrees

Craig Ferraro of Spencer Brook Lane graduated from George Mason University with a Master of Education degree in Special Education. He has just completed the two-year Teach for America program and plans to continue as a special education teacher at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter High School for Public Policy in Washington, D.C.

Candice Elizabeth Oyer of Stoney Gate received a Master of Arts from the School of Fashion at Savannah College of Art and Design. ∆

Carlisle students on Dean’s Lists

Parker Ford Webb of East Riding Drive has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2010 spring semester at Mount Ida College.

Joseph Lesses of Curve Street has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2010 spring term at Curry College.

Eric Johnson of Ember Lane has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2010 spring semester at Tufts University.

Cory Robart of Wolf Rock Road was named to the Dean’s List for the 2010 spring semester at Bryant University. ∆

Sanne Wortel of Munroe Hill Road, a senior majoring in psychology at the University of Rochester, has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honorary society.

Private school graduates

Bryce Dion of Lowell Street graduated from The Carroll School in Lincoln. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award in History, along with Grade Honors and Effort Honors. He will attend the Fenn School in the fall.

Nina Rizzi of South Street graduated from 8th grade at the Oak Meadow Montessori School in Littleton. ∆

Engineers and builders sought for CCHS committee

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee is seeking community members with engineering and construction experience to serve on the CCHS Building Committee. The Massachusetts School Building Authority requires representation of the municipal government, school district and members of the local community with design and construction experience. The CCHS Building Committee will be appointed by the Regional School Committee and will be responsible for the oversight, management and administration of the design and construction of the CCHS building project. Email your interest and qualifications to Diana Rigby, Superintendent, by Monday, June 21, with the subject heading “CCHS Building Committee.”

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION I NORTH CHAMPIONS. Carlisle was well represented on the Concord-Carlisle High School Softball Team that won the Division I North Championship in their first year playing in Division I. The team fi nished with a 23-2 record, fi nally losing to King Philip High School in the state semi-fi nal on Tuesday night. Holding their trophy are Carlisle team members (left to right) Margaret Perko, Madison Creighton, Georgia Guttadauro, Belle Hankey, Shannon Laughlin and Monica
Diercks. Missing from photo is Erica Pernice. (Photo by Lynnann Laughlin)


THE ART OF APPRECIATION. Carlisle School Chinese Language Teacher, Chiao Bin Huang (left) presents a Chinese paper cutting she made of “A Spirit of Great Team Work” to Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle to show her deep appreciation for all Doyle has done in Carlisle and for the Chinese program. (Courtesy photo)

The Mosquito needs photographers and reporters

Are you ready to get involved in the community? Do you like to take photographs? Would you like to see your photos published in the paper? The Mosquito needs photographers to cover events and happenings in town.

The Mosquito also needs news reporters to cover town government and feature writers to cover people and places around town. Call 1-978-369-8313 and ask for Marjorie for photos, Betsy for news or Ann for features, or drop by the office at noon on Wednesday for a brown bag lunch to meet our friendly staff. ∆

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