Islanders Make Headmaster’s List at Falmouth Academy

Nine students from Martha’s Vineyard were named to the Headmaster’s List at Falmouth Academy for the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year. These students earned at least three As and had no grade lower than a B-minus:

Twelfth grade: Clea Baumhofer, of Vineyard Haven; Lily Cronig, of West Tisbury; and Lagan Trieschmann, of Vineyard Haven.

Eleventh grade: Emelia Armstead, of Edgartown.

Eighth grade: Julia Guérin, of Edgartown; Nathaniel Horwitz, of Vineyard Haven; and Jacqueline Menton, of Vineyard Haven.

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Five Islanders to Graduate From Falmouth Academy

Vineyard residents who will graduate from the Falmouth Academy on Saturday, June 12, are:

• Clea C. Baumhofer, the daughter of Kim and Mark Baumhofer of Vineyard Haven, who will enter Johns Hopkins University this fall.

• Lily Cronig, the daughter of Jo Weinberg of West Tisbury and Donald Cronig of Vineyard Haven, who will enroll at Hampshire College in the fall.

• Niole F. Nelson, the daughter of Dawne Charters-Nelson and Jeffrey Nelson of Vineyard Haven, who will enter Mt. Holyoke College.

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Falmouth Academy Students Earn Awards

Several Martha’s Vineyard students earned awards at Falmouth Academy’s annual Recognition Day ceremonies, June 12. The ceremonies honored character, hard work, imagination, personal and academic growth, and community achievements.

Lagan Trieschmann, class of 2010, the son of Beth and Stephen Trieschmann of Vineyard Haven, earned the all-school Bruce E. Buxton Award for Imagination as well as an award for excellence and leadership in martial arts. He will attend Princeton University this fall.

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Island Students Recognized At Academy Science Fair

The Falmouth Academy this week announced the Vineyard winners at the academy’s science fair.

Seventh grader Eli Hanschka, son of Nancy Tutko and Whit Hanschka of Vineyard Haven, won fourth place in the middle school (grades 7 and 8) for his research into the effect of water pH on the germination of bean seeds.

Sophomore Signe Baumhofer, the daughter of Kim and Mark Baumhofer of Vineyard Haven, earned honorable mention in the upper school for her research and defense of her project titled, “Does your healthy lawn include clover?”

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Falmouth Academy Standouts

Falmouth Academy Standouts

David C. Faus, headmaster of Falmouth Academy, announced that nine Vineyard students were named to the academy headmaster’s list for the second trimester. They are: seniors Emelia Armstead of Edgartown and Kinsman Maynard of Chilmark; eighth graders Caley Bennett, Alec Cobban and Quinn Cobban of Edgartown, Eli Hanschka of Vineyard Haven and Aidan Huntington of West Tisbury; and seventh graders Zachary Bresnick and Nathan D’Angelo of West Tisbury.

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