Commended National Merit Scholars

Principal Michael C. Devoll of Old Rochester Regional High School announced today that Edward A. Gonet and Sofia E. Martins have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSCⓇ), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates Jamie Ditata of Rochester, Jodi Richards-Auld of Marion, and Katelyn Goyette of Rochester on being named to the summer 2021 President’s List.             MCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Allison Paim of Marion, Felicia Aguiar of Mattapoisett, and Lilah Gendreau of Mattapoisett were named to the 2021 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons University in Boston. To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following local residents were named to Clark University’s Spring Dean’s List: –Joshua W. Canning, of Marion, was named to first honors.Bernave M. Twyman, of Mattapoisett, was named to first honors. Maeve B. McEnroe, of Marion, was named to second honors. Melvin Micheal Vincent, of Rochester, was named to second honors.             Students must have […] Read more »

ORR Proposed Mask Mandate Update

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson and the Old Rochester Regional School District and MA Superintendency Union #55 would like to share an update regarding the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) proposed mask mandate for the 2021-22 school year.             This week, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education met and voted to give DESE […] Read more »

ORR Celebrates AP Capstone Diploma Recipients

Over 2,000 schools participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program, a project-based learning experience valued by colleges and universities across the U.S. and around the world.             At Old Rochester Regional High School, five students have earned the AP Capstone Diploma™ and four have earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2020-21 school […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Oliver Russell, of Mattapoisett, graduated after majoring in history and German at Bates College. Russell, the son of Gregory D. Russell and Jennifer D. Russell, is a 2017 graduate of Falmouth Academy.             The University of Rhode Island celebrated its newest alumni during the University’s 135th Commencement in May! Erin Nicole Byrne, of Mattapoisett, received […] Read more »

Yaeger Music Scholarship

The 58th Yaeger Music Scholarship will be awarded this year. The scholarship has been awarded for the past 57 years from a fund established by the late Clement L. Yaeger, a Fairhaven resident and longtime New Bedford library employee. The committee wishes to recognize outstanding music students in this 58th year.             To apply, music […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Oliver Russell of Mattapoisett was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the winter semester ending in May 2021. This is a distinction earned by students whose grade point average is 3.88 or higher. Russell, the son of Gregory D. Russell and Jennifer D. Russell, is a 2017 graduate of Falmouth Academy. He […] Read more »

American Legion Boys Nation

Edward Anthony Gonet IV, a senior this fall at Old Rochester Regional High School, was elected President Pro Tempore of American Legion Boys Nation on Saturday evening, July 24.             Gonet emerged victoriously from a field of 11 candidates for the position of President Pro Tempore, which presides over the Boys Nation Senate in the […] Read more »