Announcements

Announcements

Engagement

Brian James Keegan and Meghan Rae Gosselin

Meghan Rae Gosselin of Vineyard Haven and Brian James Keegan of Plymouth announce their engagement. Meghan is the daughter of Raymond and Mary Gosselin of Vineyard Haven, and Margaret and Bruce Ekholm of Falmouth. Brian is the son of James Keegan of Carver, and Claire Deyoung of Marshfield. A June, 2011, wedding is planned. With PHOTO

Graduates

Amy Alberice of West Tisbury graduated cum laude from Northeastern University on May 7. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Kathleen Coulter of Edgartown graduated from the University of New Hampshire on May 22, with an AAS degree in Food Services Management.

Meredith Curtis of Edgartown graduated from Brown University in Providence on May 30. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Cassaundra Gaines of Edgartown graduated from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Penn., on May 15. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Health and Wellness.

Megan Honey of Oak Bluffs graduated from the University of New Hampshire on May 22 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

Tyler Horton, MVRHS 2003, recently completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College.

Zach Horton, MVRHS 2005, recently completed the Bachelor of Science program in New Media IT at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Noelle and Gabrielle Leon-Guerrero of Tisbury graduated on June 4 from the University of Massachusetts/Boston. Both were on the Dean’s List.

Willie J. Levesque of West Tisbury graduated summa cum laude from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 23. He earned a Doctorate Degree of Chiropractic Medicine.

Simone McCarthy of Edgartown graduated from Yale University in New Haven, Conn., on May 24. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Literature.

Jennifer Stone of West Tisbury graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I., on May 23. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies.

Felicia Williams of Oak Bluffs graduated cum laude from Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater on May 15. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.

Dean’s List

Jaime Lynn Billings of Oak Bluffs at Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I.

Christina Colley of Oak Bluffs at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.

Caitlin Crossland of Edgartown at UMass/Boston.

Maureen Fitzpatrick of Oak Bluffs at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt.

Loren Gibson of West Tisbury at the University of Southern California.

Andrew Larsen of Chilmark at New England Institute of Art in Boston.

Alicia Maciel of Vineyard Haven at UMass/Boston.

Nica Sylvia of West Tisbury at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

James Todd of Oak Bluffs at Villanova University in Villanova, Penn.

Achievements

Joseph N. Baldwin, son of Marie Baldwin of West Tisbury, graduated on May 7 from Army Basic Training and Army Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood in Maryland. He will be stationed in Honolulu. With Photo

Dina BenDavid of Edgartown has been chosen for one of only four Student Spotlight recognitions at the Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Nursing. She has also been selected to be a Nursing Profile for the Johnson & Johnson Future of Nursing Campaign,and she has recently been chosen as a new Fellow in the Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship program.

Ann Dietrich of Chilmark has been named Volunteer of the Year by Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands.

Maili Scott of West Tisbury was elected most valuable player on her lacrosse team at Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield. Maili will graduate from Miss Hall’s on June 6 and attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., in the fall.

Matthew Scott of Aquinnah received the John E. Johnson award for journalism at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

Births

Benjamin L. Osborn

Christopher Osborn, formerly of Vineyard Haven, and Lisa Osborn announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Logan Osborn, on May 26 at Ulleval University Hospital in Oslo, Norway. Benjamin weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. He is the grandson of Jim and Carol Osborn of Vineyard Haven.

Thaila F. de Paiva

Jorgiana Paiva and Ademir Mendes of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Thaila Ferreira de Paiva, on June 2 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Thaila weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and she joins big sister Thais.