Posted May 4, 2006

Emily A. Diamond, an 11th grade student at Phillips Exeter Academy, has earned honors for the winter term.

Jeffrey D. Smith of Chilmark has been named to the honor roll at Cushing Academy for the winter term. Jeffrey is a member of the class of 2007.

Adam Petkus of West Tisbury has been elected to the student senate at Western New England College. Adam is a freshman, majoring in marketing. The student senate is the official liaison between the students and the college.

Army Pvt. Daniel S. Blake II has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., a nine-week training. Daniel is the son of Bertha Blake of Oak Bluffs and a 2004 graduate of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Robert W. Herman DMD passed his flight test on April 28, receiving his instrument rating from the FAA. Dr. Herman's instructor was Brian Bush of Falmouth.