Greenwich Students Earn Academic Achievements, Degrees

Amanda Webb. Contributed photo.
Amanda Webb. Contributed photo.

News of academic achievements and awards earned by Greenwich residents.

Tracy L. Nelson of Greenwich, has received a Master of Laws in Estate Planning and Elder Law degree from Western New England University in Springfield, MA.

Pilar Moraiz, a resident of Greenwich, and a member of the class of 2015 at Providence College, recently spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the College's Alternative Spring Break 2014 program.

Southern Methodist University Multicultural Academic Achievement Awards

Receiving awards at the 24th Annual SMU Multicultural Academic Achievement Ceremony were:

  • Jerome Silvey, of Greenwich, received the Award of Achievement.
  • Katherine Carroll, of Greenwich, received the Award of Merit.
  • Margot Mejia-Johnston, of Greenwich, received the Award of Merit.
  • Matthew Pruner, of Cos Cob, received the Award of Merit.

Luke J. Holden of Greenwich, received academic honors from the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University by making the University's Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester.


Hudson Valley Community College student Richard Piper of Greenwich, was recently inducted to Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society. Piper is studying in the Physical Education Studies program.


Tyler Anthony Tambascio of Greenwich, graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Keene (NH) State College.


Michael Edward Dunster Jr. of Old Greenwich graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor of science in Management.

Westminster School in Simsbury, has announced the following academic honor awards for the winter 2014 term.

  • Charlotte Poler of Greenwich, a senior, earned honors.
  • Katherine Ogden of Old Greenwich, a sophomore, earned honors.
  • Phebe Huth of Riverside, a junior, earned honors.
  • Margaret Poler of Greenwich, a sophomore, earned honors.
  • Benjamin Shaver of Riverside, a sophomore, earned honors.
Amanda Webb, a Loyola School senior from Greenwich, will be attending Georgetown University in September. She is interested in linguistics and last year completed AP (Advanced Placement) Language and Composition. She also introduced a charitable program called “Penny Wars,” where each grade competes by donating pennies to benefit a charity. 

Daniel Claroni of Greenwich, a member of the class of 2017 at Washington and Lee University, has earned honor roll status for the recently ended winter term 2013.


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