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

Mikayla Sousa of Westerly has been selected as the first place winner of the Rhode Island Elks Association Americanism Essay Contest. Souza, age 14, won a $200 scholarship presented to her at an award dinner at the Coventry-Greenwich Elks Lodge on March 10.

The following local students were named to the honor roll at The Prout School: Westerly residents, honors, Abigail Benoit, Benjamin Bilotti, Kailey Brogno, Laura Gilfert and Liam Mitchell; high honors, Drew Brouillette, Kate Brouillette, Andrew Donnelly, Lydia Gladski, Claire Jalbert, Emily Jalbert, Isabel Leal, Everett Masterson, William Maynard, Jessica McClain, Joan O'Connor, Emme O'Connor, Ryan Steele, Luke Trebisacci, Isabella Trombino, Bruno Trombino, Lauren Wilks, Annaliesa Wood and Elyse Yanusas; highest honors, Lauren Anhalt, Lilia Gwaltney, Drew Jalbert, Sarabeth McClain and Alexandra Wilks; Ashaway residents, high honors, Anthony Fusaro, Tori Monahan and Christina Vangel; Bradford resident, high honors, Alexandra Gencarelli; Carolina resident, high honors, Michael King and Katrina Straub; Charlestown residents, honors, Christopher Bell; high honors, Eloise Bussey, Abigail Chapel, Isabella DeSantis, Noah DeSantis, Melina Gardiner, Jeremy Lake and Logan Murphy; highest honors, Hugo Lehrach; Hope Valley resident, highest honors, Kendra Gever; Kenyon resident, high honors, Steven Choiniere; North Stonington residents high honors, Allison Slitt and Abigail Vetrovec; Pawcatuck residents, high honors, Haley Bush-Nickerson, Jack Malek and Wesley Rea; highest honors, Christina Wanta; Richmond resident, high honors, Meghan Adams; Stonington resident, highest honors, Molly Neale; Wakefield resident, highest honors, Michael Slusarczyk; and Wood River Junction resident, honors, Yang (Marvin) Zhang.

The following students were named to the honor roll at St. Michael School for the second trimester, grade six, principal's list, Katelyn Cadmus and Chase Donnarummo; honors, Emerson Baltrukonis, Cameron Cornelius, Roan Doyle, Alexander McGrath, Alexander Miles and Lukas Yackley; grade seven, principal's list, Rebecca Benin; high honors, Alec Furtado; honors, Chloe Babcock, Mark Benedict, Erica Cunningham, Katie Danaher, Matthew Drago, Ben Leal, Patrick Reuss, Presley Smith, Lauren Vossler and Nora Walsh; and grade eight, principal's list, William Wholean; honors, Dylan Flack, Emily Fulling, Jake Furtado and Megan Quaratella.

Antonia Reynolds of Pawcatuck participated in the Eastern Connecticut State University's World Percussion Ensemble and the Samul Ensemble. She is a member of the class of 2019 majoring in music.

Antonia Reynolds of Pawcatuck, William Jeckel of North Stonington and Anthony Castagnaro and Heather Smith of Mystic participated in the Concert Chorale at Eastern Connecticut State University spring 2019 season performance. Reynolds and Castagnaro also participated in the Eastern Chamber Singers at Eastern Connecticut State University’s spring 2019 season of performance.

Cristina LaPaglia of Charlestown was a featured student speaker at Community College of Rhode Island’s Rhode Island Promise Scholarship school counselor information session. LaPaglia was a 2017 graduate of Chariho High School.

Nicholas Robinson of Pawcatuck and Dillon Toole of Mystic were named to the dean's list at Champlain College for the fall 2018 semester.

Julianna Rick of Pawcatuck performed in Muhlenberg College's fall dance showcase "Moving Stories."

Courtney Garrett of Mystic was named to the dean's list at Delaware Valley University for the fall 2018 semester.

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