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Algonquin graduate headed to West Point

NORTHBORO - Dale Kurtz, president of the West Point Society of New England and liaison officer of the U.S. Military Academy for the 3rd Congressional District of Massachusetts, presented Kevin S. Schultz with a certificate of appointment to the USMA class of 2016 during the annual Senior Awards Night on May 21 at Algonquin Regional High School.

By accepting this honor, Kevin has earned a full four-year scholarship to this prestigious institution. In return, Kevin will undergo rigorous physical training, leadership development and moral-ethical training to prepare him to serve as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Kevin has been preparing for this challenge both academically and physically during the past four years. The National Honor Society student's activities included serving as president of Algonquin Interact, a nationwide community service group; and being elected a chapter officer of DECA by his peers. He also represented ARHS at Massachusetts Boys State, Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership and the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards programs. Kevin played football and baseball and was a member of the varsity wrestling team that qualified to compete for the state championship this year.

Kevin told the audience, "I would also like to thank my coaches, teachers, parents and peers for pushing me these past four years. Without you guys, I would not be standing up here today."

He is the son of Lori and David Schultz of Northboro.

Algonquin grad earns St. Lawrence degree

Haley E. Bourke of Northboro graduated cum laude with a degree in English from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., on May 22. Ms. Bourke is a graduate of Algonquin Regional High School.

Northboro native receives college awards

Hannah Anthony of Northboro received the Betty M. Barnes Memorial Award in Biology, the Earl Kresge Stock Writing Prizes -Sciences, and the Henry W.A. Hanson Award during Spring Honors Day ceremonies on May 19 at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa.
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Date:Jun 8, 2012
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