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June 20, 2013

EDUCATION BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Pinkerton student honored by Chamber

DERRY — The Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce has announced its choice for Student of The Year.

Caroline Fleming of Derry was named the Chamber’s top students and received her honor recently from Chamber officials.

Fleming graduated earlier this week from Pinkerton Academy as a member of the Class of 2013.

LEGO camp offered in Derry in July

DERRY — A LEGO Star Wars summer camp is offered at Central Congregational Church in Derry July 1-3 and at St. Joseph Regional School in Salem July 8-12.

LEGOs will be used to create simple machines and robotics and will help introduce students between the ages of 5 and 13 the fun of creating devices out of fun LEGOs.

Call 731-8047 or visit letgoyourmind.com.

Pinkerton places in film contest

Film fans from across the state flocked to Concord Saturday to view this year’s best New Hampshire student films at the 2013 N.H. High School Short Film Festival.

Twenty-eight films representing 13 high schools around the state, as well as one film by a homeschooled student, were screened at the annual festival, which took place at N.H. Technical Institute’s Sweeney Hall.

“A Coming Out Story,” by Bedford High School’s Corey Graff, received the Jury Award for Best in Show. “Shuffle,” by Pinkerton Academy’s Alex Bourgoin, Brandon Elliott, Tyler St. Onge and James Troy, was the runner-up.

“Shuffle” also received the Audience Award. Votes for this special category were collected and tabulated at the festival.

The Jury Award and runner-up recipients will have their films screened at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth in October and at the SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival in Concord in November.