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Vol. LXI, No. 45
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
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AP Scholars

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart has announced that 25 of its students/alumnae have earned the designation of 2007 AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their achievement on the college-level Advance Placement Program (AP) exams. Katherine Baker of Princeton Junction, Anne Kirwan of Pennington, Sarah Rich of Skillman, and Princeton residents: Comfort Clinton, Laura Engshuber, Emily Gittleman, Glynnis Kearney, and Taylor Tully, qualified for the AP Scholar Award. Among the 13 students who qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award are Princeton residents Elizabeth Cancelosi, Eleanor Hayes-Larson, Jennifer Larsen, Sarah Rhodes, Kelly Watkins, Clare Wiles, and Hannah Wilson. Clare Henderson and Carys Johnson, also of Princeton, qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award.


Princeton resident Leah Black has earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Thomas Edison State College. Ms. Black, who emigrated to the U.S. from Trinidad and Tobago eight years ago, has been providing medical care to babies for Capital Health System’s Mercer Campus since 2002. A graduate of Mercer County College, Ms. Black plans to pursue a master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and become an independent nurse practitioner.

Princeton resident John F. Kelsey, III, has transitioned from the role of President and CEO of the Princeton-based Kelsey Group to chairman of its board of directors. Mr. Kelsey, who co-founded the firm in 1986, will continue to work full time for the company.

Skillman resident Karen Licitra, a group chairman for Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of her alma mater Rider University. Ms. Licitra earned her B.S. in commerce from Rider in 1981 and launched her career at Johnson & Johnson in 1984. She received the Career Woman of Achievement Award from the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati in 2001, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation/LPGA Partnership Award in 2000, and the Honorary Member Award by the Association of Women Surgeons Foundation in 2002.

Princeton University alumnus Herb Levine has been appointed Executive Director of the Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness. He will lead the organization’s efforts to end homelessness in Mercer County within 10 years. For the past 16 years, he has worked with homeless families through the Interfaith Hospitality Network. Prior to joining Mercer Alliance, he served as the Executive Director of Fellowship Farm, Inc., where he developed curricula for violence prevention projects in collaboration with the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition. He also led peace-making initiatives for inner city youths and provided diversity training for school districts in the Philadelphia area. He holds a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University and a B.A. in American History and Literature from Harvard University.

The Alliance began within HomeFront in 2003, with a seed grant from the Princeton Area Community Foundation. Housed in the offices of the United Way of Greater Mercer County, the agency will host a Mercer County Ten Year Plan Conference on Wednesday, November 14. To register, contact Mary Stevens at For more information, call (609) 844-1006, or email

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