PMLP Honors Elementary School Science Fair Winners
On June 1, the Peabody Municipal Lighting Commission honored 118 elementary school students who demonstrated outstanding achievement in energy conservation, energy awareness or energy innovation at science fairs held at their respective schools.
The awards ceremony was held at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School with 600 people in attendance and was led by Peabody Municipal Light Plant employee Joe Anastasi. The program began with the presentation of colors and the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School Air Force Junior R.O. T.C., followed by the National Anthem sung by a quartet of fifth-graders consisting of Christian Cummings, Janet Geomelos, Janine Goggin and Joseph Paragona.
Lighting Commissioner Thomas M. D’Amato presented award packages containing an engraved plaque from PMLP, a congratulatory letter from U.S. Congressman John Tierney, a joint citation from state Sen. Frederick Berry, state Reps. Joyce Spiliotis and Ted Speliotis and a certificate from Peabody Mayor Michael J. Bonfanti to all students. First, second and third place winners received a U. S. Savings Bond from the light plant.
Lighting Commissioners Robert Wheatley and Charlie Bonfanti, state Rep. Ted Speliotis, as well as Superintendent of Schools, Dr. C. Milton Burnett were in attendance to congratulate the students along with Commissioner D’Amato.
Light refreshments prepared by Peabody High School culinary arts department students were served following the ceremony.
A list of all winners follows:
- Jillian Lee Alimonti, Mickayla J. Tyler
- Jillian Paige Arigo, Derek Blanchard, Laura E. Jackson, Isabella Katherine Rozza, Sarah Salama, Tatyana Marie Silva, Samuel David Sullivan, Alex Winters
- Courtney Ball, Kaitlin Carriere, Brandy M. Gonzalez, Jake Gustin, Jack E. Hamel, Serena Laro, Sydney Lowry, Alex Mitsopoulos, Holly Anne Sherman, Alana Vounessea, Samantha Welch
- Wil Aylward, Mathew Cunha, Michael DeFilippo, Mohannad Ghosheh, Benjamin Healey, Allison Georgia Marchand, Michael Martinez, Matthew Murphy, Joseph Pescatore, Efrain Rivera, Vincent M. Vernava
- Michael Archibald, Cameron Buckley, Dariel Canela, Demetri Stephen Cassidy, Ryan M. Cormier, Marc Fournier, Koby Hirschaut, Crighton J.M. Lawlor, Ann Marie Manning, Talia Molle, Nicholas Nalesnik, David Nguyen Hoang
- Richard Ascolillo, Becca Dunn, Courteney Kathleen Lopes Gallagher, Janine Goggin, Carlos Gomes, Adam Parker Hoffman, Marc Montalto, Jordan Muse, Sophia Otero, Holly Elizabeth Pierce, Amber Lee Pothier, Tim Serino
- Emma Almeida, Alexandra Barnes, Alex Batsinelas, Kirsten Marie Crowe, Ashlyn Fitzgerald, Daniel P. Heafey, Nora Kidd, Ava Marotta, Alissa Maurice, Michael R. Panzini, Andeemae Sims, Robert Daniel Thornton, Abigayle Tringale
- Atabong Aminawung, Michael Robert Bain, Jr., Chrisly Biqiku, Anthony Joseph Capo, Jason Celona, Kayla Connolly, Allison Cormier, Cole Cuzzi, Maria Da Rosa, Sara DiBenedetto, Megan Eugenio, Sarah Fiandaca, Mathew Folan, Alycia Gillen, Andrea Haley, Donald Hamataj, Brandon E. Heath, Nicholas Iannuzzi, Tony Karaj, Josh Keizer, Lindsey Kouroyen, Cameron James Linehan, Samantha Lyman, Arianna Meshesha, Ahmed Otay, Paul Pardo, Chas Ricard, Vanessa Ross, George Ruci, Zackary Silva, Mike Tracchia, Nikki D. Verrette
- Johncarlo Altri, Jacob R. Bettencourt, Monica Correia, Amanda Crawford, Kaitlin Fonseca, Gabriella Frongillo, Kalista Kyslowsky, Hunter Mahoney, Vanaecia L. Moran, Andrew Moriarty, Kaydee Purcell, Alexia Quadros, Julio Pena Ramirez, Ashley Sliva, Christian Smatana, Kathryn Spinale, Nicole J. Thomas