GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Harry K. Petersen, son of Debra L. Emerson of Metuchen and Kirk S. Petersen of Maplewood, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—The following local students have been placed the Deans’ Commendation List for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2009 at Gettysburg College:
SCOTCH PLAINS—Patricia Mascolino, a member of the Science Department at Union Catholic High School, was selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s AP Examinations being held in Lincoln, Neb. this June.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Five Middlesex County high school graduates have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships for academic excellence and community service.
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with more than 2,500 sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., are currently deployed to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
BRISTOL, R.I.—Danielle Salamone, a resident of Elizabeth, has been named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y.—Navy Lt. John W. Kovalsky, son of Linda S. and John A. Kovalsky of Fords, recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District New York, East Meadow, N. Y.
LINDEN – The Linden Department of Public Property & Community Services recently held a foul-shooting contest.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., has announced the Dean’s List for the spring semester. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale.