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Williams Lecturer Receives Fulbright Fellowship for South Africa Research
Apotsos's project, "Mapping the Climate Change Vulnerability of Coastal Urban Areas in Southern Africa," will increase understanding of the climate vulnerability and informational needs of coastal urban areas in Southern Africa.

Dalton Resident Awarded Scholarship from Massachusetts Society of CPAs
Sondrini, a student at Westfield State University, received the Wolf & Company Scholarship at the MSCPA Believers and Achievers awards reception on May 17 at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy.

Fourteen Williams Seniors Win Fellowships for Post-Grad Study at Cambridge
The 14 seniors awarded the fellowship are Megumi Asada, Osama Brosh, David Burt, Nikolaus Howe, Emily Hoyt, Alexander Kastner, Fernanda Lai, Terrance Mensah, Christian Ruhl, Aaditya Sharma, Vidya Venkatesh, Nathaniel Vilas, Caroline White-Nockleby and Daniel Wong.

Lee Bank Announces Multiple Staff Promotions, New Hire
They have a combined 70 years of tenure with Lee Bank, one of the few remaining local and independent full-service banks in the Berkshires.

Miss Hall's Students Named Pickett Scholars
The awards are named in memory of Mansfield E. (Peter) Pickett, who was a longtime teacher both at the former Lenox School and at Miss Hall's School. The scholarships are awarded annually to two students who exhibit outstanding performance in academics and extracurricular activities. This is the 14th year the association has honored Miss Hall's students.

Berkshires Jazz Announces Student Art Contest Winners
The judges were charged with the difficult task of determining three winners, and five honorable mentions, and one special "judge's choice" award, which calls attention to work that – while not taking a prize - is especially deserving of recognition.

Mt. Greylock Extended Care Facility Administrator Honored for Leadership
The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach.

McGovern Tapped as Executive Director of Boys & Girls Club
McGovern will replace the current CEO, Chris Jacoby, who will retire June 30. Jacoby is expected to resume his position as a member of the board of directors.

Math Major Wins MCLA's '29 Who Shine' Award
In addition to two years of service to the Adams Youth Center program as a mentor and a tutor, LaVoice is the creator of the "Pathways to College" program, which sends MCLA students to Drury High School in North Adams to help the younger students with professional development and college access-related activities.

Three Williams Seniors Win Oxford Fellowships
Allison Holle and Gordon Wilford have won the Donovan-Moody Memorial Fellowship for study at Exeter College at Oxford. Jeffrey Sload has won the Martin-Wilson Fellowship for study at Worcester College at Oxford.

Williamstown Recognizes Outstanding Citizens at Town Meeting
As nearly 300 residents gathered Tuesday evening to do their civic duty, they heard about three individuals who have gone above and beyond for the community. Kelly Galusha, Linda Conway and David Rempell each were singled out at the annual town meeting for their efforts to make Williamstown a better place.

Williams Professor Snags Science Foundation Grant
The five-year, $586,000 grant, awarded to junior faculty, will support Carter’s research into sleep and wakefulness.

Pittsfield Man Joins CHP Board of Directors
Pedersen has been involved in many areas of healthcare since 1991, and served as practice administrator of Berkshire Surgical Associates PC for 10 years. He joined Scarafoni Financial Service and Berkshire Fairfield Insurance Agency as business manager in 2015. He earned a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University.

Williams Seniors Awarded Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowships
The awards provide a $30,000 grant to support a year of purposeful, independent study outside the United States.

MountainOne Bank Names Senior Vice President of Residential Lending
As senior vice president, Fonseca is responsible for all aspects of the mortgage banking division, including origination, credit quality, and management of the mortgage operations team. Additionally, she will focus on leading the mortgage team in prospecting new business, identifying new opportunities, and cultivating and maintaining relationships with centers of influence.

 
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