Darien students' achievement cited
William G. Robbins, the son of Martha and Todd Robbins, has been named to the dean's list at Hamilton College for the spring semester. Robbins is a junior majoring in economics and physics and is a graduate of Deerfield Academy.
Sarah E. Graves, the daughter of Charles and Melissa Howe Graves, has been named to the dean's list at Hamilton College for the spring semester. Graves is a sophomore and a graduate of Darien High School.
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Charlie Salmans graduated from Greens Farms Academy in Westport. The salutatorian, he also won the History, World Perspectives and Music awards. On graduation day, he received the Lucie B. Warren Award for academic honors and extracurricular involvement. He will attend the University of Chicago.
Caroline Vanacore graduated from Greens Farms Academy in Westport. The valedictorian, she won the David K. King Scholarship Award for outstanding effort in academic pursuits and was named a 2012-13 FAA Scholar Athlete. She will attend Dartmouth College in the fall.
Emily Mabel Cortright graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor's degree double major in public health and English and a minor in Latin American studies. Cortright, who graduated from Darien High School in 2009, has been accepted into the master's degree program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Murtuza Jafri, graduating senior at Darien High School, is the recipient of the sixth annual Edward Tunick Business Scholarship. He will be attending the University of Connecticut in the fall. He was presented a check for $1,000 by Edward Tunick, owner of Edward Tunick men's clothing store in the Noroton Heights Shopping Center.
Giannandrea graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics and business, and Ward earned a bachelor's degree in government and law.
Additionally, Giannandrea and Ward were named to the dean's list for the spring semester. Giannandrea is a graduate of Darien High School and Ward graduated from St. Luke's School.
Margaret Del Col was named to the dean's list at Lafayette College. She is a graduate of Darien High School.
Timothy K. Carpenter Jr. was named to the dean's list at St. Lawrence University for the spring semester. Carpenter is a member of the Class of 2013 and majored in psychology. He graduated from the Harvey School.
The following Darien residents graduated from Colorado College:
Kelson Brighton, the daughter of Cynthia and Mac Brighton; degree in anthropology.
Richard Tweedy, the son of James and Meg Tweedy; degree in environmental science.
Westminster School in Simsbury has announced the following academic honor awards for the spring 2013 term.
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