EDISON – Four seniors at J.P. Stevens High School earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.
MADISON—Drew University has named five Union County students to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2009 semester.
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library Reading Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 2, at the library, 100 Cooke Avenue. This month’s book is “Long Lost” by Harlan Coben.
CLARK—Stacey Lettini, a recent Ph.D. graduate of Rutgers University visited the third grade classes of St. John the Apostle School in Clark this month.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army National Guard Pvt. Eddie A. Rios, son of Eddie Rios Jr. of Roselle, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY—Recently, second grade students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway learned more about their community by visiting Rahway’s main post office.
ATLANTA, Ga.—Jaclyn Wnek, daughter of Richard and Corinne Wnek of Rahway, received a Bachelor of Science from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., at its 164th commencement ceremony on May 11.
NEW ORLEANS, La.—Local student, Rachel Regn of Edison graduated from Tulane as a member of the historic “Katrina Class,” those undergraduates who were at Tulane for only a few hours when they had to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.
LINDEN—The senior citizens of Linden had their annual picnic at the Gregorio Recreation Center recently.