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  • READER SUBMITTED: Eight Southington Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were eight Southington graduates. Overall, the Foundation made 60 scholarship awards this year from 40 of its named scholarship funds. Southington students earning awards (along with the name of the scholarship and their chosen college) include: Stephanie Brilla, Michael J. Davey Memorial Scholarship (Tunxis Community College); Caroline Burke, Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Antonia Cavallo, Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship (Clemson University); Benjamin Johnson, Dennis J. Stanek, Sr. Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Melissa Martin, Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship (Roger Williams); Sarah Mongillo, Dennis J. Stanek, Sr. Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Alexander Queen, Arthur T. Blumer, MD, Merit Scholarship (MIT); David P. Swanson, III, Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship (Tunxis Community College). Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain connects donors who care with causes that matter in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. It does this by raising resources and developing partnerships that make a measurable improvement in the quality of life in each of these communities. For more information, visit http://www.cfgnb.org.
  • Scientist's vine research could illuminate climate change

    MILWAUKEE Stefan Schnitzer wields an unusual instrument for a scientist a machete. Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the...

    New Britain Community Foundation Awards $175,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced recently that it has awarded 56 students more than $175,830, the most in its history of longer than 70 years. Four students each received two awards, making the total of...

    Eustis grad Chris Okey behind the plate again for USA Baseball

    EUSTIS — Chris Okey is no stranger to USA Baseball. The 19-year-old Eustis High School graduate is making his fourth appearance with USA Baseball, this time for the Collegiate National Team. The team opened play Saturday in Cary, N.C., defeating...

    John Kelly, president of Florida Atlantic University

    John Kelly, president of Florida Atlantic University
    Q: You have been on the job just two months, but what has been most fun so far? That would have to be today’s lunch (May 5). We just competed in the national Model United Nations competition, and I got to meet all the students who participated. We...