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

Michael Epp joined Kleinfelder/S E A Consultants, a civil and environmental engineering and architecture firm.

Halle Edwards-McQuilton is part of the inaugural class of Global Studies Program scholars at the Brimmer and May School.

Ten Tables was featured as one of Boston Magazine’s top 50 restaurants.

John Kramer was named Music Director for Family Classic Opera’s production of Hansel & Gretel.

Jonathan McCurdy was one of fourteen Department of Public Health employees presented with the 2010 Public Health Champions Award.

Rebecca E. Zeisler received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Berta Rosa Berriz, Co-Lead teacher of the Lower School at the Boston Teachers Union School, was given the Drylongso Award, which focuses on ordinary people doing extraordinary work against racism, by Community Change, Inc.

Hennigan and JF Kennedy schools participated in America SCORES Boston 12th Annual Poetry Slam! presented by Advent International.

Edilenia Garcia plays violin in the Conservatory Lab Orchestra after it successful launch. The orchestra is part of the internationally acclaimed El Sistema music program now underway at Conservatory Lab Charter School.

Bill Banfield, professor and Africana Studies Director at Berklee, was named Composer-in-Residence for the Boston Children’s Chorus.