ACA students receive medals, certificates

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College awarded culinary medals and certificates May 20 to 37 new chefs and baking and pastry professionals prepared with the latest culinary knowledge.

Honorees included Paul Blackwell, of Strathmere, Certificate, Culinary Arts; Michael Newport, of Ocean City, Silver, Culinary Arts; and Erin McManamy, of Ocean City, Bronze, Culinary Arts.

Twenty-three graduates honed their skills in the Academy’s Culinary Arts program, and eight completed the Baking and Pastry program. Six students received short-term specialization certificates in Baking and Pastry, Hot Food and Food Service Management.

The awards ceremony was held in the college’s Walter Edge Theater on the Mays Landing Campus, and honored the graduates with gold, silver or bronze medals or certificates based on their grade point averages and criteria established by the American Culinary Federation. Specialization graduates received certificates of completion. A reception at Careme’s, the on-campus, student-run gourmet restaurant, followed the ceremony.

Students win academic honors

Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School in Cape May Court House recently released the names of students achieving academic honors. They included:

Fourth grade

First Honors: Haley Strickland

Second Honors: Stephanie Carey, Nicholas Church, Jasmine Filippo, Jack Perry, Juliann Perry, Reagan Peter

Fifth grade

First Honors: Sean Dougherty, Frank Edwardi, Marly Gibson, Maura Siciensky

Second Honors: Jamie Butler, Benjamin Church, Cassidy Hendee, Emily Holzer, Yiannis Kossyvakis, Mina LaFrance, Emily Pasceri, Keara Sorenson, Catharine Tomlin, Matthew Vogdes

Sixth grade

First Honors: Carina Filemyr, Justin Klemick, Matthew Pond

Second Honors: Mackenzie Butler, Nicholas Eidenberg, Delaney Larkin, Hannah Lashely, Augostina Mallous, Rory McDermott, Joelle Osborne, Alanna Warf, Nathan Yost

Seventh grade

First Honors: Nicole Fox, Brenna Laverty, Aidan Sorensen

Second Honors: Christopher Carey, Narsisse Cortes-Lopez, Emily Grimes, Jack Hendee, Colby Shalek, Kara Siciensky

Eighth grade

First Honors: Matthew Baldini, Nikos Mallous, Alex Sakena

Second Honors: Joseph Roman, Noah McDermott, Lauren Moretti, Adam Sorenson

Students win awards

Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School in Cape May Court House recently released the names of students achieving honors. They included:

Fruit of the Spirit Award for March, Goodness/Banana:

Pre-K CJ Reich, kindergarten Tessa Pearce, first grade Liam Gibson, second grade Avierre Crawley, third grade Edward Pearce, fourth grade Gemma Ciabatoni, fifth grade Frank Edwardi, sixth grade Alanna Warf, seventh grade Kara Siciensky, grade 8A Hanna Grimes, grade 8B Christopher Gibson.

Fruit of the Spirit Award for April, Faith/Cherry:

Pre-K William Klein, kindergarten-A Adam Radzieta, grade 1A Grace McMahon, grade 2A Dante Edwardi, grade 3A John Pond, grade 4A Michael Klein, grade 5A Mina LaFrance, grade 6A Mackenzie Butler, grade 7A Christopher Carey, grade 8A Lauren Moretti, grade 8B Jack Eidenberg.