Achievements: Bethany, Milford, Orange, Woodbridge
• Pat Dray, president of Orange Garden Club, presented a check for $200 to Denise Stein and Joan Cretella, director of Orange Community Services, to be evenly divided between the food bank and the fuel bank. The funds were raised at the club’s recent annual silver tea.
• The Orange Garden Club is exhibiting at 36th annual CT Flower and Garden Show Feb. 23-26 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Go to www. CT flower show.com.
• Claire Lagarde of Milford, won third place in the Junior Division at the Sacred Heart Academy Science Fair. All winners will be advancing to the state science fair at Quinnipiac University in March. Her project, with Vivian Wang of North Branford, was “Toxic Tenders: Detecting Hazardous Byproducts of Lipid Peroxidation in Fried Foods.”
• Michael Aiardo, of Orange, graduated from Roger Williams University with a B.S. in architecture in December 2016.
• A team from Amity Middle School Bethany will be in the regional competition Feb. 25 at the University of Connecticut, Storrs for the National Science Bowl.
• Nathan Brownstein, a graduate of Amity Regional High School, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at the College of Wooster. Brownstein is a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Bethany.
• Connecticut College has named the following students to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester: Francesca Ferrante, class of 2018 of Bethany, Dean’s High Honors, biological sciences, Italian studies; Tyler Clark, class of 2019, of Milford, Dean’s High Honors, mathematics, physics.
• Katherine D. Boynton of Orange, a member of the class of 2017, is on St. Lawrence University’s Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester. She is majoring in biology. Boynton attended the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy.
• Local residents on the Stevenson University fall 2016 Dean’s List are: Kyra Blacketter of Milford, Ariel Loewenthal of Orange.
• Miami University hockey player Colin Sullivan, a history major from Milford, has been named to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Academic All-Conference team. He is one of 11 RedHawks to receive the honor, which sets a program high.
• Lauren Fraser of Milford, class of 2018 majoring in civil engineeirng at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in Morocco. The project was titled “Developing a GIS for the Oudayas Kasbah of Rabat.”
• Katlyn Breitenbach was named to the Dean’s List at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2016.
• Local students who graduated from the University of New Haven on Dec. 18 at the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre are:
Fahad Abdullah A Alawad, Bachelor of Science, Fire Science with a concentration in Fire Administration, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Abdullah Alrshoudi, Master of Science, Engineering & Operations Mgmt, Tagliatela College of Engineering
Leighann Cullen, Master of Science, Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Justice - General, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Patrick Fitzmorris, Master of Arts, Industrial/Organizational Psyc with a concentration in Indus/Organiz Psych - General, College of Arts and Sciences
Erin Frank, Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene, College of Arts and Sciences
Diana Musante, Bachelor of Science, Accounting with a concentration in Accounting - General, College of Business
Kyle O’Halloran, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice with a concentration in Intl Justice & Security, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Jeffery Ruocco, Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, Tagliatela College of Engineering
Victoria Werner, Bachelor of Science, Biology with a concentration in Premedical, College of Arts and Sciences
Antonio Zeko, Master of Business Admin, Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, College of Business
Lauren Baird, Master of Science, Healthcare Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Admin - General, College of Business
Michael Cerami, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Tagliatela College of Engineering
William Meade, Master of Science, Mgmt of Sports Industries with a concentration in Mgmt Sports Indust - General, College of Business
Pasquale Villano, Master of Business Admin, Business Administration with a concentration in Business Pol & Strateg Ldrshp, College of Business
Vladimir Auster, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Tagliatela College of Engineering
Yenju Cho, Master of Public Admin, Public Administration with a concentration in Public Admin - General, College of Business
Justin Parker, Bachelor of Science, Business Management with a concentration in Business Mgmt - General, College of Business.