The following local students were named to the dean's list at the University of Rhode Island for the spring 2019 semester: Westerly residents Rosa Adimari, Gavin Aldrich, Ellie Baker, Jayna Baldini, Joshua Barber, Jeffrey Barnas, Sebastian Bellone, John Bertsch, Vanessa Bertsch, Elisabeth Bi…

The following students were awarded scholarships from the Westerly Community Credit Union: Helena Hall-Thomsen of Westerly was awarded the Joseph N. Cugini Scholarship; Adrianna Turano of Westerly was awarded the Robert M. Bewlay Memorial Scholarship; Faith Bailey of Westerly and Shea Jackso…

Jillian Schreier of Westerly, Colin Kronholm of Stonington and Serena Monteiro and Leslie Spencer of Mystic were named to the dean’s list at Tufts University for the spring 2019 semester.

Jessica Fontana of Westerly received Doctor of Physical Therapy from American International College.

The following local students graduated from University of New Hampshire: Westerly residents Rudolf Hauser of Westerly received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and Hannah Heidtman, Bachelor of Arts in English; Bradford resident Kellie Gilluly, cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in psychology; Ashawa…

Katherine E. Serra, daughter of Geoff and Betsy Serra of Westerly, has graduated from Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Services with a Master of Science degree, (APRN), specializing in psychiatric nursing. Serra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Connecticut …

Sarah Verbinnen of Westerly and Lauren Peet of Charlestown were named to the dean’s list at Belmont University for the spring 2019 semester.

Nicholas L. Lauzon of Westerly received the Young Leader Award from Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner. Lauzon is a member of the Westerly High School class of 2020. The award was presented to 57 high school juniors in the state of Rhode Island who have demonstrated outstanding achievemen…

Kata Cummings of Westerly will be attending the United States Coast Guard Academy as a member of the class of 2023. Her grandfather, Ernst M. Cummings of Wakefield, is a retired Coast Guard captain who graduated from the academy in 1963. She is currently a senior at Westerly High School and …

Michael Genese, a 2012 graduate of Westerly High School, and a 2016 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, will be attending the Mannes School of Performing Arts at the New School to study for a master's degree in music composition. Genese, who has been teaching music in the New Bedford…

Ryan Brinton and Christopher Tepass of Westerly were named to the president’s list at Bishop Hendricken High School for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

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…