Sudbury Students Earn Honors at Villanova University

HOPEsudbury hosting annual backpack drive.

Logo courtesy Villanova University
Logo courtesy Villanova University
1. Villanova University named the following Sudbury students to the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester.
  • Amanda Nelson is studying finance in the Villanova School of Business.
  • Rachel Hronicek is studying management information systems in the Villanova School of Business.
  • Jennifer Bleck is pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Dennis Cakert is studying economics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Hannah Egan is studying global interdisciplinary studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Charles Wilson is pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering.
  • Alex Castagna is pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering.

Villanova University Dean's List recipients are honored by their college's respective dean. To qualify, one must be a matriculated full-time student and earn a semester grade point average of at least 3.5.The College of Nursing requires students to earn at least a 3.5 for the academic year.

2. HOPEsudbury is hosting its 10th annual Backpack Drive in partnership with First Parish of Sudbury. The local charitable organization is collecting new backpacks plus:

  • Pens
  • pencils
  • erasers
  • paper
  • rulers
  • notepads
  • markers
  • binders
  • tape
  • scissors
  • pencil cases
  • calculators
  • lunch boxes and more.   

This drive will benefit Mary's House, a shelter for homeless children, and Sudbury youth.  

Drop-off locations (Aug. 8-30):

  • Goodnow Library
  • The Flynn Building
  • Performing Arts Connection
  • Longfellow Club.

Drop-off location (Sept. 1-30):

  • First Parish of Sudbury. 
For more information, contact Carole Ann Baer at 508-498-5095 or

3. Join the Sudbury Cooperative Preschool for its Summer Open House on   Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Come tour the school and meet some of the teachers. Story time for children is at 10 a.m.

4. Lincoln-Sudbury fall sports tryout times:
  • Volleyball  Thursday Aug 22  - 9th grade at 12:30 pm and 10th-12th grade at 3 pm
  • Field Hockey  V/JV Aug 22nd at 8 am  -  9th grade on Tuesday Aug 27 at 3 pm.
  • Boys Soccer V/JV Thursday Aug 22 8 am – 9th grade on Monday Aug. 26 at 3 pm
  • Football  Thursday Aug 15 equipment issue –  First practice Monday Aug 19th 9:00 10-12th grade (9th welcome)  Tuesday Aug 27 official start for 9th grade
  • Girls Soccer V/JV Thursday Aug 22 9:30am – 9th grade on Tuesday Aug 27th at 3:00
  • Girls Cross Country  Thursday Aug 22 9:00am
  • Competitive Cheer Thursday Aug 22 7:00am
  • Boys Cross Country Monday Aug. 26 10:00am
  • Golf  Sunday August 25th and Monday Aug. 26 – Time TBA
5. Forecast:

Tuesday: Mainly cloudy skies & scattered showers and storms most widespread in the afternoon and evening. Highs held in the 70s.

Wednesday: Back into the sunshine and comfortable air! Highs in the upper 70s.

Thursday: Fantastic summer day with mainly sunny skies. Low humidity for the day. Highs in the upper 70s.


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