DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

September 27, 2012

EDUCATION BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Alumni to host

golf tourney

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy hosts its annual alumni golf tournament on Oct. 5 at the Passaconaway Country Club in Litchfield.

The tournament raises money for the school’s Campaign for Excellence program.

This is the 19th year for the golf event. For information, call Anne Parker in Pinkerton’s Alumni Center at 437-5217.

Fiscal Advisory members sought

DERRY — The Derry School Board seeks residents to serve on its nine-member Fiscal Advisory Committee for a three-year term.

The committee works with the board to develop a budget to present to voters at the annual school district meeting in March prior to voting day.

Applications are available at the superintedent’s office, 18 South Main St.

The deadline is Oct. 2.

Two honored with Meritorious Service Award

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy honored two of its own and presented the Meritorious Service Award to Richard West, Class of 1959, and William Blaine, Class of 1967.

The two graduates received their awards during the annual Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 21.

West is an active alumnus, serving on the executive board and supporting the Pinkerton arts community. He is also a member of the school’s Hall of Fame.

Blaine is a musician and has provided entertainment at many Pinkerton functions. He is also a Hall of Fame member. He volunteers hundreds of hours to the Fine Arts Department and helps with sound and lighting duties during performances.