Aaron Teves of Tisbury was awarded the 2009 Dorothy Larkosh Roberts Award for creative thinking at the Tisbury School's Awards Ceremony on June 18.
Holly Bellebuono of Vineyard Herbs in Chilmark recently received a third place award at the 2009 International Herb Symposium at Wheaton College in Norton for her medicinal salves.
David Nathans of Princeton, N.J., was recently appointed executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Edgartown. He will assume his new position in late August.
Allison Carr of Vineyard Haven was recently named to the honors list at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, N.J.
Kathleen Fitzgibbon of Vineyard Haven recently presented a workshop at the American Holistic Nurses Assoc. annual conference in Madison, Wis. Her workshop was "Compassionate Dialogue as Reflective Practice."
David Stanwood of West Tisbury recently attended and lectured at the annual Institute of the Piano Technicians Guild in Grand Rapids, Mich., where he received the Crowl-Travis Member of Note award.
Mr. Stanwood presented his latest innovation - the Adjustable Leverage Action that allows a pianist to change the "personality" of a piano.
Kyle Crossland of Oak Bluffs was recently certified as a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist by the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association. Mr. Crossland works for Crossland Landscape Inc.
Allison Silva of Vineyard Haven was recently accepted to a study abroad program for the fall 2009 semester through Endicott College in Beverly. Allison will study in Florence, Italy.
Dilcelia and Marquissuel Guimaraes of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their daughter, Gabrielle Guimaraes, on August 12 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Gabrielle weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
Silas A. Meader
Julie and Jared Meader of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Silas Anthony Meader, on August 14 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Silas weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and joins siblings Hailey, Savannah, and Hunter.
Abigail P. Henry
Sarah and David Henry of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Paige Henry, on August 14 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Abigail weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces.
Nicole A. Haley
Anastasia Carter and Christopher Haley of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their daughter, Nicole Anne Haley, on August 17 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Nicole weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
Dejana L. Gentry
Stephanie and Donald Gentry of Aquinnah announce the birth of their daughter, Dejana Leigh Gentry, on August 16 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Dejana weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and joins brother Chris.
Olivia Larsen of Chilmark, at Lasell College in Newton.
Kelly Silvia of Vineyard Haven, at Lasell College in Newton.
Theodore M. DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs recently graduated from Case Western University's School of Law and Weatherhead School of Management. Theodore, son of Theodore and Loretta DeBettencourt, also received the Student Leadership Award.
Francis A. DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs recently received a bachelor of arts degree in creative advertising from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Francis is the son of Theodore and Loretta DeBettencourt.
Simon Goldberg of West Tisbury recently received a bachelor of science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Simon is the son of Patti Linn of West Tisbury and Ken Goldberg of Edgartown.
John Hitchings of West Tisbury recently received a degree of juris doctor from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. John also received the Moot Court Honor Society certificate of meritorious service, Order of Barristers certificate, and the CALI certificate of excellence for the future award.
Todd J. Hitchings of West Tisbury recently received a bachelor of science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Isenburg School of Management.
Kayla Leonard of Oak Bluffs recently received a bachelor of arts from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.
Congratulations to the students at the Edgartown School who were placed on the honor roll for the fourth quarter in the 2008-2009 school year.
High Honors: Kathryn Antonsson, Julia Cooper, Amy Fligor, Taylor Poggi.
Honors: Kassidy Bettencourt, Jackson Koorse, Ashley Pearlstein, Brian Hurley, Jennie Lindland, Zoe Nugent, Kylee Willoughby.
High Honors: Rae Filley.
Honors: Megan Bettencourt, Caroline Gazaille, Alice Keenan, Charlotte McCarron, John Henry O'Shaughnessy, Sarah Parece, Sarah Strem, Sophie Ulyatt, Zach Wannamaker.
High Honors: Aubrey Ashmun, Alec Cobban, Quinn Cobban, Devin Cronin, Erik Faber, Gabrielle Hoxsie, Megan Hruley, Charlie Morano, Jacob Pertile.
Honors: Dunovan Belisle, Matthew Davies, Andrew Fournier, Austin Fournier, Erin Hegarty, Hanna Kim, Mikaela Lawson, David Macias, Kevin Montambault, Spencer Schofield.