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Page 16 Thursday, July 9, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION

Susan Feathers Named Public Service Director

Susan Feathers

Susan J. Feathers, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Feathers, of Cranford, formerly of Westfield, has been appointed the Director of the Public Service Program at the Uni- versity of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.

Ms. Feathers was most recently the Director of Public Service Counseling and Programming at Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, where she organized two nationwide symposia. In addition, she has authored several books on public service.

Ms. Feathers graduated from West- field High School in 1979 and in 1983 received her bachelor's and master's degrees, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Following her graduation from Northeastern University Law School, Boston, in 1987, she served as Associate Appellate Counsel at the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Appeals Bureau in Manhattan for four years.

From 1991 to 1994 she taught in the Constitutional Litigation and

Criminal Defense Clinics at Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, New York, where she received an advocacy award for her work with the Central Ameri- can refugee community.

In 1994 she founded and directed Brooklyn Law School's Public Ser- vice Program, where she served as the Chairman of the Edward V. Sparer Selection Committee. Ms. Feathers has practiced yoga for 11 years and currently teaches advanced yoga in New York City.

Westfield Schools Reveal 1998-99 Holiday Schedule

The first day of school will be Wednesday, September 2, this year and the last day is on Monday, June 21.

Holidays and four-hour sessions include:

· Monday, September 7 — Labor Day

· Monday and Tuesday, September 21-22 — Rosh Hashanah

· Wednesday, September 30 — Yom Kippur

· Monday, October 12 — Columbus Day

· Wednesday, October 28 — Staff In-Service Day (four-hour session)

· Tuesday, November 3 — Elementary Conferences (four-hour ses- sion)

· Thursday and Friday, November 12-13 — Teacher Professional Days

· Wednesday through Friday, November 25-27 — Thanksgiving Recess (four-hour session on Wednesday)

· Thursday, December 3 – Elementary Conferences (four-hour ses- sion)

· Thursday through the following Thursday, December 24- 31 — Holiday Break

· Friday, January 1 — New Year's Day

· Monday, January 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

· Monday and Tuesday, February 15-16 — Presidents' Weekend

· Wednesday, March 3 — Staff In-Service Day (four-hour session)

· Friday, April 2 — Good Friday

· Monday through Friday, April 5-9 — Spring Vacation

· Monday, May 31 — Memorial Day Two "snow days" are built into the year. In the event of additional "snow days, " classes will be made up during the February holiday, followed by April vacations (i.e., February 16, February 15, April 9, April 8, April 7, April 6, April 5).

PARENTS HELP WITH NETDAY PROJECT...Earlier this month, parents of students at School One Elementary in Scotch Plains volunteered their time on a Saturday to help wire the school's classrooms for the Internet. Pictured here helping to install the basic wiring, left to right, are: Katherine Balch, Eileen Ayala and Nancy Bauer.

Westfield Students Honored At University of Delaware

Two Westfield residents were among the top scholars recognized by the Uni- versity of Delaware during Honors Day on May 8 at the university's campuses in Newark and Lewes. Both students achieved cumulative grade point in- dexes of 3.00 or higher.

Students were honored during spe- cial ceremonies for their accomplish- ments in scholarship and leadership, and for their personal contributions to their respective colleges and to the en- tire campus community.

Elizabeth A. Manning of Westfield was among those students who were named to the national honor society,

Alpha Lambda Delta, which recognizes superior scholarship during a student's first year at the university.

Erin E. Murphy, also of Westfield, was among those inducted into Gamma Kappa Alpha, a national honor society that recognizes scholarship in the Ital- ian language and its literature, encour- ages interest in the understanding of Italian culture, and fosters friendly rela- tions and mutual respect between the United States and Italy.

University President and Mrs. David P. Roselle held an afternoon reception for the honored students, along with their families and sponsors.

LOCAL RESIDENT HONORED…Ed Zazzali, a Scotch Plains resident, left, was recently honored as one of the top salespersons in New Jersey by the New Jersey Sales & Marketing Executives Association (NJSMEA). Mr. Zazzali was chosen by his employer, Energis Resources, for the NJSMEA "SAMMEE" statuette, which was presented by Nicholas R. Veccho, NJSMEA President, pictured at right, during the 50th annual New Jersey Business Conference held at the Brunswick Hilton in East Brunswick. For more information on NJSMEA, please call (201) 339-0155. Nine Area Scholars

Dean's Listed at University of Delaware

The University of Delaware has named Stacey Lee Peterson and Amy Elizabeth Sincavage, both of Scotch Plains, to the Dean's List for the spring 1 998 semester.

Dean's List students have grade point averages of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester, with no tempo- rary grades.

Stacey is a sophomore majoring in elementary teacher education. Amy is a junior also majoring in elementary teacher education.

Adam David Ross, of Fanwood, also achieved Dean's List status and is a sophomore majoring in business ad- ministration.

Westfield residents who achieved Dean's List status at the university were Kara Lea Fleming, Kerry Lea Fleming, Stacey Ann Katcher, Karen Lynn Kennedy, Elizabeth Anne Man- ning and Sarah Hamilton Rood.

Kara and Kerry are both sophomores majoring in elementary teacher educa- tion; Stacey is a senior majoring in elementary teacher education; Karen is a freshman majoring in business administration; Elizabeth is a junior majoring in biological sciences, and Sarah is a sophomore majoring in fash- ion merchandising.

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