ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy students (standing, l-r), freshman Eva Kowalczk of Elizabeth, junior Abieyuwa Omakaro of Hillside, (seated l-r) senior Ludmilla Perez of Elizabeth and sophomore Anglin Thevarajah of Irvington were selected as Students of the Month for January. They will be honored at a breakfast held at the Elizabeth school in February.
MOREHEAD, KY — Kathleen Mulligan has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2010 semester. Mulligan is from Clark.
LINDEN — ConocoPhilips Bayway Refinery Good Neighbors Fund donates $5,000 to Linden Public Schools for the purchase of educational equipment and supplies for students. Individual schools will receive a $500 grant and the opportunity to fund anti-bullying assemblies, books for classroom libraries, and educational software.
LANCASTER, Pa. — The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s fall 2010 semester.
WOODBRIDGE — On Saturday, January 22, The Provident Bank announced that Antoinette Deliman of Edison won first prize and Jackie Bilotta of Monroe Township was the second-place winner of its “Share the Wealth” sweepstakes.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2:00 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a winter concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
KENILWORTH – Harding Elementary School in Kenilworth has been award a UnitedHealth HEROES grant to provide additional equipment for physical activity for students during recess.
ELIZABETH — Stephanie Silva of Elizabeth, a senior at Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Leadership Academy, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Today, college admissions are more competitive than ever. In 2010, freshman enrollment was at an all-time high — 70 percent of the 2.9 million U.S. high school graduates went to college, up from 68.6 percent in 2008 and 62.9 percent in 1999.