Sean O’Brien of Westerly was named to the dean’s list at Johnson & Wales University for the winter 2018-2019 term. O’Brien is a sports, entertainment, event – management major in the College of Hospitality Management.

Frank Abate of Westerly was awarded the WBLQ Community Service for the month of April.

Chariho Middle School recognized the following local students for perfect attendance, December, grade 5,  Cassidy Leary and Samuel Browning; grade 6, Destiny Mack and Lily Spence; grade 7, Hannah Dion and Emily Newton; and grade 8, Canyon Baker and Sedonia Smith-Champlain; January, grade 5, …

John Walker of Westerly was a member of the Eastern Connecticut State University's men's indoor track and field team.  He is a member of the class of 2022 and participated in mid-distance running events.

Erica Boucher of Westerly was named to the deans' commendation list at Gettysburg College for the fall 2018 semester.

Andrew Yu of Westerly was named to the dean's list at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the fall 2018 semester.

Hope Goodman of Westerly was named to the dean's list at College of the Holy Cross for the fall 2018 semester.

Alexandra Khalsa of Westerly was named to the dean's list at Elms College for the fall 2018 semester.

Talyn Kelley of Westerly was named to the dean's list at Siena College for the fall 2018 semester.

The following local students have been named to the dean’s list at Community College of Rhode Island for the fall 2018 semester: Westerly residents Greydon Aldrich, Ryan Algiere, Tyler Baeder, Kristi Barbato, Colby Botelho, Amber Brean, Anna Brighton, Gianna Cabral, Devon Collins, Camryn Cor…

The following local students were named to the honor roll at Saint Bernard School: Westerly residents, high honors, Emilia Janes, and honors, Aaron Calouro; Stonington residents, headmaster’s list, Violet  Kunka, Sophie Addison, Will Hamburger, Joseph Basso, Mary Kunka, Kejia (Vivian) Cui, R…

The following Westerly High School students were recognized as 2018 AP scholars: AP Scholar Awards winners, class of 2018, Rosa Adimari, Randi Burr, Quinn Chappelle, Lea Kopperman, Brett Mayne, Maya Perez, Margaret Richins and Matthew Walker; class of 2019, Phillip Chandy, Kata Cummings, Lau…

The following students have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at The University of Rhode Island: 

Elizabeth Castaldi of Westerly, a fashion design and production major, was one of 38 students from Lasell College in Newton, Mass., to participate in a team-oriented semester-long project under the mentorship of noted fashion historian Edward Maeder. 

Sarah McMillin, a 2016 graduate of Stonington High School, is among the 265 students honored in October as University Scholars at Susquehanna University. The annual program was held in Susquehanna's Stretansky Concert Hall to recognize and congratulate Susquehanna's most successful student s…

Robin E. Springborn, a longtime member of the greater Westerly community, was elected to succeed Ramon Garcia as president of Literacy Volunteers of Washington County during a meeting of the board of directors held in November, according to Mary Carol Kendzia, the executive director of the n…