Seven members of the Winnisquam FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) chapter tested their knowledge of parliamentary law at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis during the week of October 22nd. The Parliamentary Procedure Team, which included Savanna Donovan of Andover, won a bronze emblem for New Hampshire. The Winnisquam agriculture students earned the privilege […]
Mary Demers got all dressed up for Halloween this year. Kitty Kidder caught her on camera at the Blackwater Junction Restaurant in Cilleyville.
Francis Anthony Caruso, known to his friends simply as Tony, is the oldest resident of Wilmot at age 95. He was born on April 7, 1917 in Newton, Massachusetts and raised there as the third in a line of eight children. Tony was honored last month by the Wilmot Historical Society with a certificate attesting […]
AE/MS volunteer Gisela Darling was honored last month with a Spirit of New Hampshire award for over 20 years of devotion and dedication. Below: Gisela’s fan club at the Capitol Center for the Arts: Margo Coolidge, Gillian Smith, Duncan Coolidge, Gail Parenteau, Jennifer Bent, Jane Slayton, Kat Darling, and Steve Darling. Photos: Gretchen Hildebrand
Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,501 students in September 2012. Among them were two Andover residents: Gwenn A. Fairall, Master of Public Health in International Health; and Andrew D. Will, Master of Fine Arts-Theatre in Design. Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States, with an enrollment of more than […]
Andover’s Jesse Coffey has been elected Class President of the Class of 2016 at Colby-Sawyer College.
Very few students have won consecutive merit scholarship awards from the Andover Service Club (ASC). Aaron Currier is one of those students. In 1996, Aaron was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, and in 1997, Aaron received another $1,000 scholarship as a continuing education student at Clarkson. Aaron attended […]
By Anne Hewitt For the Beacon Higher education opportunities aren’t always just about trying to land a good job after four or more years of college. For some students, the best lessons learned along the way don’t involve a textbook or a computer. Greg Hewitt (MVHS ’10) is taking advantage of educational and recreational opportunities […]
Betsy Woodman of Andover has published the first novel in a planned trilogy, and the reading world seems to love it. Jana Bibi’s Excellent Fortunes has garnered 4.4 stars out of a possible 5 on Amazon.com. Reader reviews call it “a charming tale with a memorable cast of characters” and “fabulous – a must-have!” Booklist, […]