• Students recently inducted into the Sacred Heart Academy chapter of Mu Alpha Theta, the National Mathematics Honor Society include: Clare Bassano ’19, Milford; Crystal Long ’19, Orange; and Allison Sawicki ’18, West Haven.

• Students recently inducted into the Sacred Heart Academy chapter of the Science National Honor Society include: Clare Bassano ’19, Milford; Vienna Goslowski ’19, Milford; Claire Lagarde ’19, Milford; Katerina Bilcheck ’18, Milford; Audrey Seyfried ’18, Milford.

• Members of the St. Mary School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is choosing monthly recipients of donations for "Dress for Charities." For a minimum donation of $2, a dress-down day is granted to participating students. In September they raised more than $1,600 for Catholic schools in hurricane-ravaged in Houston through a NCEA initiative and in October they raised more than $1,100 for efforts to rebuild in Puerto Rico through UNICEF. Go to www.saintmaryschoolmilford.org.

• Jane E. Ballerini, a Bethany resident and attorney with Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C., has been selected to the 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in Real Estate. It is the fifth consecutive year that Ballerini has earned the designation.