SCOTCH PLAINS – The principal, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, of Union Catholic High School announced last week that seniors Brian Hartnett of Clark, and Sean Sarra of Linden were among four students to be named Commended Students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
STATE – Quick Chek, a chain of 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and Southern New York, announced the names of the five finalists slated to compete in its first-ever Sub Showdown, a build-your-own-sub recipe contest.
MONTCLAIR — New Jersey City University junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN floored a match-high 15 kills and recorded her 15th career double-double and senior setter ALEX JOHANESEN distributed 32 assists but Montclair State University outlasted the Gothic Knights, 3-0 (27-25, 25-18, 25-19) in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on Thursday night at the Panzer Athletic Center.
CLARK – Hehnly Elementary School’s Family Harvest Festival was held earlier this month.
OLD BRIDGE – PSEG recently awarded the Old Bridge Junior Knights Bantam Ice Hockey Team a $300 grant as part of the company’s Support for Sports program. The company gave the grant on behalf of Anthony Barone, an appliance service supervisor for PSE&G. The grant money will help to offset team fees, as well as pay for new hockey equipment.
BETHESDA, Md. — Roselyn J. Wuthrich Clemente-Fuentes has graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Md. The graduate received a medical degree and was commissioned to the rank of captain, with a minimum seven-year active duty service commitment.
RAHWAY — The Grover Cleveland School D.A.I.S.Y. preschool students and parents enjoyed Science Exploration Day” on Oct. 6. They used various types of magnets as they explored each work area.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The 15th annual Friends of Middlesex County Charity Golf Outing at Tamarack Golf Course on Sept. 29 contributed $15,000 to the Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex County. The 2010 outing brought the event’s total contributions to the charity to $200,000.
RAHWAY — On Saturday, Oct. 2, more than 25 students from Rahway High School’s Social Action Club joined the Rahway River Association in the annual Fall Cleanup of Milton Lake Park in Rahway.