* Cheshire High School Girls Swim and Dive held a fundraiser for a sneaker drive throughout September. For this project, Laura Squillante from Cheshire was assisted by junior athletes and parents, Rosanne Tejeda from Cheshire, Principal Mary Gadd and CHS staff, Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Solan and community partners, according to an article in the Cheshire Herald. Junior swimmers Vanessa Squillante and Somya Gulati have taken on leadership roles with coaching. The Rams won funds based on the total amount of sneakers collected. The proceeds were used to support Senior Night on October 17th.
* Eighty Eastern Connecticut State University students received their undergraduate degrees in the summer of 2021. Local students were among the graduates.