Spotlight on students


nDanielle Delisle, of Bridgewater, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at the University of Vermont. Delisle is a senior Business Administration major in the School of Business Administration.

New Milford

nLynda M. Pearl, a 2005 graduate of New Milford High School, graduated cum laude from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., on May 16, 2009, with a major in communications studies.

Her father, Ret. USN Lt. Cmdr. John L. Pearl, a member of the 1983 class at the University of Notre Dame, commissioned her an ensign in the Navy.

Pearl will follow in her father's footsteps as a naval aviator. She will receive her primary training as a pilot in Pensacola, Fla.

nKrista Dietz, of New Milford, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass.

Dietz, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dietz, is a senior majoring in civil engineering.

nThe following students were named to the dean's list at the University of New Haven for the spring 2009 semester: Andrew Carlson, Sharon Golankiewicz and Robert Lyon, all of New Milford, and Amanda Winans of Kent.

nMaggie K. Kish, of New Milford, has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester of 2009 at the University of Maine. Kish is a 2006 graduate of New Milford High School.

New Preston

nJill Eichen of New Preston, a graduate of Shepaug Valley High School in Washington, has been awarded the Alice Jackson Averill Scholarship from the New Preston Women's Club.

Eichen, who is the daughter of Maxine Eichen, will be attending Delaware Valley College in the fall.


nRoxbury residents were among the Upper School and Middle School students who received academic honors for the Spring Trimester 2009 at Chase Collegiate School.

In the Upper School, comprised of grades 9-12, 11th-grader Anita Shah earned Faculty Honors.

In the Middle School, comprised of grades 6-8, Faculty Honors were awarded to sixth-grader Colin Kanuch. Eighth-grader Robert Kuenzle earned High Honors.


nRobin Carey was named to Susquehanna University's dean's list for the spring 2009 semester.

A rising sophomore majoring in accounting, she is a 2008 graduate of New Milford High School and the daughter of Pamela and Kevin Carey.

nJustine E. Zoeller of Sherman made the dean's list for the 2009 spring semester at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania.

Zoeller, who is a nursing major with a minor in philosophy, received the Signa Theta Tau Award for Academic Excellence.


nKevin O. Tarsa graduated May 29, 2009, from The Gunnery.

Tarsa was awarded for Excellence in Spanish, Stray Shot Award for Excellence in Prose, Chace Award for Excellence in Leadership, Cum Laude.

nMeghan Williams graduated May 17 from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y.

While at Siena, Williams was named to the dean's list and was inducted into the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Alpha, the National Honor Society of social work.

Williams was a member of the Siena NCAA Division I women's field hockey team. She was named to the Northeast Conference Filed Hockey Academic honor roll.

She is the daughter of Billy and Colleen Williams of Washington.