Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Achievements

Levi Vanderhoop receives MVSB award

Levi Vanderhoop, 11th grade student at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, is to receive the Winning Prize for the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank’s regional “Lights, Camera, Save” video project. According to a press release,...

Jonas Budris to be featured soloist for Handel and Haydn

Martha’s Vineyard native Jonas Budris will be a featured tenor soloist in Handel and Haydn Society's “Bach Christmas,” taking place Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 pm, at...

Riley Craig awarded Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal

In a ceremony at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Dec. 10, MVRHS senior Riley Craig was presented with the Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal by the Martha's Vineyard Seacoast Defense Chapter of the Daughters of...

Geoff Phillips to be head baseball coach, Nauset Regional High

Geoffrey Phillips was recently hired as the head baseball coach at Nauset Regional High School. According to a press release, Mr. Phillips grew up on Martha’s Vineyard and graduated from MVRHS. He's coached the...

Thomas Goodell receives Navy Wings

LTJG Thomas Goodell of West Tisbury, a 2015 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, received his Navy Wings in a ceremony at the the Whiting Field air base in Pensacola, Fla., on Sept. 29....

Marie Allen receives Living Legend Award

The Living Legend Award was presented to Marie B. Allen of Oak Bluffs by the New England Area Conference of the NAACP at its 2017 annual meeting. According to a press release, the New...

Sadie Ruth Dix participates in study abroad program

Sadie Ruth Dix, a senior majoring in brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester, is spending the fall semester in Auckland, New Zealand. According to a press release, Ms. Dix, the daughter...

Gary Simmons inducted into Softball League Hall of Fame

Gary Simmons of Edgartown has been inducted into the Cape Cod Senior Softball League Hall of Fame. According to a press release, Mr. Simmons is outstanding in all areas of the game: hitting, running,...

New director of underwriting at mvyradio

Former business executive John McMahon has been named the new director of underwriting at Martha’s Vineyard based WMVY, effective Sept. 18. According to a press release, the listener and local business supported station serves...

65Medicare.org announces inaugural Senior Scholar Scholarship recipient

65Medicare.org, a national, independent Medicare insurance brokerage, has announced the recipient of the Senior Scholar Scholarship. Linda Black of Shelburne Falls, a seasonal resident of Martha’s Vineyard, is the recipient of the 2017-18 scholarship....

Riley Craig graduates from USMC summer leadership academy

Riley Craig of Edgartown, a senior at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, graduated on July 22 from the U.S. Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA) at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va....

2016-17 Engineering Challenge winners

Each month this school year, MVRHS students signed up to compete in an Engineering Challenge meet. At the meet, they were issued a design challenge, and they worked in teams of two to three...

Gannon & Benjamin wins Classic Boat Award

Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway won a 2017 Classic Boat Award from Classic Boat Magazine in a ceremony at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in London. According to a press release, Gannon & Benjamin won...

Christine Conley inducted into International Nursing Honor Society

Curry College student Christine Conley of Vineyard Haven has been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. According to a press release, Ms. Conley was one of 65 students inducted during...

Ryan Sawyer MVP of tennis tournament

Ryan Sawyer of Edgartown, a 2013 MVRHS graduate, was named Most Valuable Player of the North Atlantic Conference Championship Tournament. According to a press release, Ryan is a senior at Colby-Sawyer College, and has...

Alicia Oliveira completes training, is promoted

1st LT Alicia Oliveira has successfully completed the Army Air Assault Course at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii. According to a press release, Ms. Oliveira was recently promoted to 1st LT. She is assigned...

High school students garner art and writing awards

Twenty Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students won 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards this year. Gold Key Winners Olivia Knight, Grade 12, 8-piece Art Portfolio, "Behind the Masks" Ava Thors, Grade 1, Painting "Fight for Intangible...

Max Moreis completes paramedic training

Max Moreis of Oak Bluffs, an emergency medical technician (EMT) of five years’ standing who has worked with all four Island ambulance services, has completed the Field Training and Evaluation Program with Pro EMS,...

Max Moreis completes paramedic training

Max Moreis of Oak Bluffs, an emergency medical technician (EMT) of five years’ standing who has worked with all four Island ambulance services, has completed the Field Training and Evaluation Program with Pro EMS,...

Armen and Vicky Hanjian given Spirit of the Vineyard Award

Vicky and Armen Hanjian received the 19th annual Spirit of the Vineyard Award from Vineyard Village at Home at a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 12, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. According to a...
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