The following Jamaica Plain individuals, businesses and organizations have received recognition.

Sarah Casilli was the first place female finisher in the New Balance Heart Break Hill 5K Run & Walk to benefit Franciscan Hospital for Children, which raised over $90,000.

Urban Edge CEO Chrystal Kornegay was selected for NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence in Community Development Program in collaboration with Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Maria Patrone was awarded a Commisioner’s Commendation for her work in the community and brave efforts during a life-or-death incident.

Riva Klein graduated from Bard College.

Cecelia Hanifin and Biamca Vitale graduated from Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.

Kara L. Leung has been named to the Middlesex Community College Dean’s List for Spring 2010.