DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

June 6, 2013

EDUCATION BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Summer enrichment offerings

LONDONDERRY — The Londonderry School District offers a full schedule of summer enrichment activities for students, including programs on cooking, arts and crafts, technology, music, fitness and much more.

Programs are held at various school locations throughout the district. They run June 25 through July 26. Schedule information, classes, times and costs can be found at londonderry.org. Registration deadline is June 7.

ROTC students honored

DERRY — On May 23, Pinkerton Academy’s AFJROTC cadets were honored during the program’s annual awards night ceremony. Lt. Col. Howard Steadman presented more than 20 awards from national veteran organizations and many other unit awards.

Senior Nathaniel Beede earned a $750 Nathan Foley AFROTC Memorial Award; a four-year ROTC scholarship went to Joseph Durant; the Silver Valor Award went to Jonathan Niebla; outstanding first-year cadet award went to Baylie Scheibert; second-year award to Matthew Slobig; third-year award to Justin Govereault; and fourth-year honors went o Jacquielyn Tormey.

Instructors Leadership Award was given to Timothy MacGregor. Justin Goudreault was named as next year’s Cadet Group Commander.

Pinkerton pays tribute to DeMeo

DERRY — On May 29, the Pinkerton Academy community paid tribute to 1st Lt. Paul DeMeo, a member of the Class of 2007, who died May 14 while serving in the Army at Fort Bragg, N.C.

Students, staff and administration formed a line along ByPass 28 near the campus to pay respects to DeMeo as the hearse passed following his funeral at St. Thomas Aquinas Center in Derry. DeMeo was buried in the state veterans cemetery in Boscawen.

Dollars for Scholars host golf event

LONDONDERRY — The 15th annual Londonderry Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament is set for June 26 at Passaconaway County Club in Litchfield.

Tournament proceeds go to support Dollars for Scholars scholarships given to graduating Londonderry High School seniors. Registration is at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost to play is $125 per person.

Londonderry Dollars for Scholars is a registered, nonprofit program of the Citizens Scholarship Foundation of America. It is part of a national network of nearly 800 community scholarship organizations in 38 states.

Since 1980, Londonderry Dollars for Scholars has awarded more than $375,000 in scholarships to Londonderry graduates.

Pinkerton DI team takes 13th place

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy’s Destination Imagination team placed 13th out of about 60 teams representing schools all over the globe at last month’s world competition in Knoxville, Tenn.

Team members included Olivia Lariviere, Gannon Pond, Noah Levin, Solon Rawson, Andrew Cunningham and Nikhyl Sud.