Alumna Wins Fulbright for Solar Energy Project in Bangladesh

Beaver alumna Holly Battelle ’04 is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to research and pilot a solar energy project in Bangladesh. Holly, who majored in economics at Colby College, will leave her current research position at the Congressional Budget Office to spend 11 months in Dhaka, starting in January 2011. Holly shared her Fulbright plans in a recent email to Beaver’s alumni relations department

Athletic Accolade Recipients Named

The second group of fall Athletic Accolade honorees have been selected. Oliver Hunt ’11 (boys’ varsity soccer), Riley Nelson ’14 (girls’ JV soccer), and Shantal Risk-Belliard ’17 (MS girls’ B soccer) are this week’s recipients. Athletic Accolades acknowledge student-athletes who have made important contributions to their teams through quality of play, leadership, and sportsmanship…

From BCDS to Broadway: Van Dyke ’02 Releasing Show Tunes CD

Broadway music man Will Van Dyke ’02 has produced his first album of original songs, Chasing the Day, to be released later this month. With vocals by several marquee names on Broadway including Stephanie J. Block (Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, The Pirate Queen, and The Boy from Oz), the CD also includes a track sung by Pauline Pisano, who once appeared with Will in a student production at Beaver.