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Academic Achievements

Published: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 10:34 a.m. CDT

Saint Joseph’s College

Terence Cullen of Sully recently was inducted as a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

A senior biology student concentrating in pre-medicine, he recently won a research grant from NASA. In addition to being a tutor, Cullen volunteers at Maine Medical Center’s ER department, in Portland, Maine, and has participated in a service trip to Guatemala.

Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. It was founded in 1939 to recognize academic accomplishments, to foster scholarly activities and to encourage a sense of intellectual community among its members. Membership is based on leadership, service and superior achievement in the student’s academic program.

Newton Senior High School

Evan Shimon has been named a commended student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by Newton Senior High School Principal Bill Peters.

About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their academic promise.

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