PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Emmanuel Amanfor, a resident of Elizabeth, was among over 950 students from Providence College who received undergraduate degrees during the college’s 92nd Commencement Exercises held on Sunday, May 16. Amanfor received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology.
KEENE, N.H. — Keene State College has announced the names of 744 students who were candidates for graduation this month with associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degrees.
Victoria Gaydos of Bishop Ahr High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
RAHWAY — On the evening of April 28, Rahway High School’s Blue Tri Club sponsored its annual benefit, the King of Hearts, in order to raise funds for the Olympic Day for Special Needs Children, an event held annually in Rahway during the month of May.
RAHWAY — In April, several students from Rahway High School attended male empowerment training at a workshop held by Empwer Today’s Youth LLC.
RAHWAY — Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently held their spring dance recital. Under the direction of Valerie Blanchard, first through fifth grade students performed an array of Disney theme songs.
LINDEN — The Linden Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) Local #42 and the Linden Police Superior Officers Association thanked Linden High School art teacher Lee Gaskins and his students for turning ordinary 55 gallon drums into works of art.
MILLBURN — Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.
EDISON — Eileen K. Palumbo, director of shared service benefits at Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees, was presented with the 2010 Alumna of the Year Award during Celebration Day, an annual event that honors members of the college community.
Taylor Lier of Edison High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.