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Pair Of New Assistant Principals Named At High School In Fairfield County Pair Of New Assistant Principals Named At High School In Fairfield County
Pair Of New Assistant Principals Named At High School In Fairfield County A high school in Fairfield County is welcoming the arrival of two new assistant principals.  Both Parthena Proskinitopoulos and Nicholas Torres have been appointed as the new Assistant Principals of Weston High School, district officials announced on Friday, July 19.  Proskinitopoulos and Torres will replace Juliane Givoni and Matthew Filip, who will become the Weston school district's Director of Human Resources and return to classroom teaching, respectively.  According to school officials, Proskinitopoulos already has plenty of leadership…
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance, Yale Law School Grad, Selected As Trump's VP Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance, Yale Law School Grad, Selected As Trump's VP
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance, Yale Law School Grad, Selected As Trump's VP Former President Donald Trump unveiled his vice presidential running mate late Monday afternoon, July 15.  US Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio, age 39, was announced as the pick by Trump on Truth Social just ahead of his appearance at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. The post reads as follows: "After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio. J.D. honorably served our Country in the Ma…
New Assistant Principal Named At School In Fairfield County New Assistant Principal Named At School In Fairfield County
New Assistant Principal Named At School In Fairfield County With the naming of a new assistant principal, an unfamiliar face will be seen in the halls of a Fairfield County school. Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones announced David Cheris's appointment as Parkway School's assistant principal.  Cheris will assist Principal Mary Grandville in supporting the entire Parkway community, aiding in the development and achievement of school goals and objectives while advocating on behalf of all students.  He replaces Matthew Cerruto, who was named assistant principal of Western Middle School at the end of the school year. “Mr.…
US Presidential Scholars: 3 Fairfield County High School Seniors Earn Top Honor US Presidential Scholars: 3 Fairfield County High School Seniors Earn Top Honor
US Presidential Scholars: 3 Fairfield County High School Seniors Earn Top Honor Several Connecticut high school seniors have received one of the nation's highest honors for students.  The three, all from Fairfield County, are among only 161 students across the entire US to be selected as 2024 US Presidential Scholars, the US Department of Education just announced on Thursday, May 9.  The US Presidential Scholars Program was created in 1964 and recognizes a few of the country's most distinguished graduating seniors. Scholars are chosen based on academic success, excellence in the arts and technical education, and commitment to community service and leadership.…
New Principal Named At Middle School In Greenwich: 'I Am So Honored' New Principal Named At Middle School In Greenwich: 'I Am So Honored'
New Principal Named At Middle School In Greenwich: 'I Am So Honored' After a decade of serving as assistant principal, an experienced educator will now take the helm of a Fairfield County middle school. In an announcement on Friday, April 12, Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Toni Jones revealed that Suzanne Coyne would serve as the next principal of Western Middle School effective on Monday, July 1.  Coyne's appointment comes only weeks after being named interim principal on Wednesday, March 13. Jones explained that she instantly rose to the challenge of the role.  "Ms. Suzanne Coyne received overwhelming positive feedback from th…
Who Is Kathy Hochul? Cuomo Resignation Shifts Focus To NY's Soon-To-Be First Female Governor Who Is Kathy Hochul? Cuomo Resignation Shifts Focus To NY's Soon-To-Be First Female Governor
Who Is Kathy Hochul? Cuomo Resignation Shifts Focus To NY's Soon-To-Be First Female Governor Longtime Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is set to become New York’s first female governor when she officially takes over for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced his resignation, effective later this month. On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Cuomo announced that he would be stepping away from Albany, effective in 14 days on Tuesday, Aug. 24, paving the way for Hochul (whose last name is pronounced HOKE-ul and rhymes with "Local") to step in and seek to stabilize what has become a highly political climate in New York. Hochul, age 62, has served as Cuomo’s top lieutenant for nearly seven years, the longest tenure of an…
'We Need You Badly,' Biden Tells Cadets At Coast Guard Academy Commencement In CT 'We Need You Badly,' Biden Tells Cadets At Coast Guard Academy Commencement In CT
'We Need You Badly,' Biden Tells Cadets At Coast Guard Academy Commencement In CT President Joe Biden was in Connecticut to congratulate the latest class of cadets into the US Coast Guard. During a lengthy speech at the US Coast Guard Academy in New London on Wednesday, May 19, the president expressed his appreciation to the 240 new officers, including seven international students, who are now officially members of the Coast Guard. “The class of 2021, you have it all," Biden said during his address. "You really do. And we need you badly. And I’m not — that’s not hyperbole; the country needs you. “The press always asks me why I’m so optimistic about America’s c…
UConn Names Interim President UConn Names Interim President
UConn Names Interim President The University of Connecticut is turning to a familiar face to fill the shoes of former President Thomas Katsouleas, who announced his resignation last week. Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, UConn Health’s CEO who has a reputation of being a respected leader with strong medical, academic, and business credentials, has been selected to serve as UConn’s interim president. Original story - UConn President Thomas Katsouleas Resigns A pediatrician by trade, Agwunobi, who has been UConn Health’s CEO since 2014, also holds an MBA and will be the first physician and first person of color to serve at the …
Fairfield County Student Named Presidential Scholar Fairfield County Student Named Presidential Scholar
Fairfield County Student Named Presidential Scholar A high school senior in Fairfield County has been named as one of 161 students nationwide named as a Presidential Scholar. Colin Speaker, of Greenwich High School, was honored for demonstrating leadership, scholarship, and for his contribution to his school and community, the program said.  “We are so proud of Colin for this incredible honor and recognition," said Greenwich HS Principal Mr. Ralph Mayo. "He is a bright student, engaged member of our school community, and friend to many." Mayo said the honor only enhances his long list of accomplishments including be…
Bridgeport Hospital CEO Leaving For Post In Pennsylvania Bridgeport Hospital CEO Leaving For Post In Pennsylvania
Bridgeport Hospital CEO Leaving For Post In Pennsylvania William Jennings, chief executive officer of Bridgeport Hospital and executive vice president for the Yale New Haven Health System, is leaving for Reading Hospital in Pennsylvanian next month. Clint Matthews, president and chief executive officer of Tower Health, announced that Jennings' new job as president and CEO is effective on Oct. 15. "We are fortunate to have selected a leader of this caliber," Matthews said.  Bridgeport Hospital is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Yale University School of Medicine. Under Jennings' leadership, Bridgeport Hospital experienced a rema…
Stamford-Based ISG Names New Canaan's Lavieri As Vice Chairman Stamford-Based ISG Names New Canaan's Lavieri As Vice Chairman
Stamford-Based ISG Names New Canaan's Lavieri As Vice Chairman Longtime New Canaan resident Todd D. Lavieri was named to the additional post of vice chairman at Stamford-based Information Services Group (ISG), a global technology research and advisory firm. Lavieri, currently partner and president of ISG Americas and Asia Pacific, retains responsibility for the two regions. In his expanded role, he will work closely with Chairman and CEO Michael P. Connors and other members of the firm’s executive leadership team on corporate strategy and governance matters. "I am pleased to recognize Todd for his terrific first four years with our firm and as a p…
Girl Scouts Kick Off 101st Season Of Cookie Sales Across Fairfield County Girl Scouts Kick Off 101st Season Of Cookie Sales Across Fairfield County
Girl Scouts Kick Off 101st Season Of Cookie Sales Across Fairfield County FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Girl Scouts of Connecticut has entered a new century of selling cookies as sales kicked off this month for the beloved snacks.  The Girl Scout Cookie Program not only teaches girls essential entrepreneurial skills but also powers amazing experiences for them across the United States. After last year’s 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, troops in the Connecticut area are kicking off this season with the return of Girl Scout S’mores, the most popular flavor to launch in the 101 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies.  Consumers can now help fuel transfo…