August 6, 2013

Students: Aug. 6, 2013


---- — Lynne-Marie Veverka, who will be a senior at Alfred University, Alfred, has been awarded the Junior Function Design Award. This award is presented to a ceramic or three-dimensional art student showing excellence in concept and execution in function and design. She is the daughter of Peter Veverka and Ann Wrafter of Schroon Lake and a graduate of Schroon Lake High School.

Kurt C. Reh, son of Jim and Linda Reh of Plattsburgh, graduated from St. Lawrence University, magna cum laude, with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and music. While at St. Lawrence, he was inducted into the Ives Music Honor Society, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society and was a Daniel and Ann Sullivan University Fellow where he conducted research with Dr. Cheryl Stuntz on the topic, “Examining Musical Stereotypes: What Music Says About You.” He also participated in many musical ensembles and will attend Rutgers University School of Law in New Jersey on a full Dean’s Scholarship.

Matthew Terry, son of Buck and Bobbi Terry of Redford, has been named to the Dean’s List at LeMoyne College, Syracuse. He is a member of the Class of 2015, graduated from Saranac Central High School and is majoring in business and marketing.

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College, most being Adirondack Scholars with a GPA of 3.8 or better: Nicholas Desroches of Morrisonville, culinary arts and service management, an Adirondack Scholar; Jonathan Higgins of Champlain, surveying technology, an Adirondack Scholar; Hannah Huber of Champlain, biology, Adirondack Scholar; Michael Huyler of Ray Brook, surveying technology, Adirondack Scholar; Joshua Pierce of Elizabethtown, fisheries and wildlife sciences, Adirondack Scholar; Robert Williams of Saranac Lake, culinary arts, Adirondack Scholar; Cullen Zukas of Jay, natural resources management and policy, Adirondack Scholar and Rodolfo Antonino of Saranac Lake, culinary arts and service management; Naomi Berger of St. Regis Falls, natural resources sustainability; Jeffrey Bigelow of Willsboro, parks, recreation and facilities; Adam Bullis of Plattsburgh, forestry; Mark Calderone of Paul Smiths, natural resources management and policy and Sarah Desrosier of Paradox, environmental science.

Also, Connor Filion of Morrisonville, forest technology; Marin George of Saranac Lake, natural resources sustainability; Christopher Griffin of Keene Valley, culinary arts and service management; Ethan Kerr of West Chazy, culinary arts and service management; Brett Leidner of Plattsburgh, natural resources management and policy; Shelby Lunan of Brushton, baking and pastry arts; Seth McCray of Moira, parks, recreation and facilities management; Derek Osgood of Saranac Lake, natural resources management and policy; Sean Patton of Lake Clear, biology; Duncan Rochester of Champlain, surveying technology; Jacob Sporn of Bloomingdale, business management and entrepreneurial studies; Shelby Treadwell of Saranac Lake, business management and entrepreneurial studies; Marjorie Waterson of Lake Placid, hotel, resort and tourism management and Kristopher Wilson of St. Regis Falls, hotel, resort and tourism management.

Ticonderoga athlete Tonya Whitford Condon has been awarded the Presidential Champion Award, the Presidential Physical Fitness Award and the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award through the President’s Challenge Program. This award is given for outstanding commitment to adopting and maintaining a physically active and fit lifestyle. Condon completed more than 500 hours of regular physical activity to achieve Gold Level Status. The President’s Challenge is a program of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

Two local students have awarded High Honors status at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H. They are Zaidee H. Laughlin of Plattsburgh, grade 9, whose parents are Trevor  and Zaidee Laughlin, and Alexandra M. Betrus of Plattsburgh, grade 11, whose parents are Mr. and Mrs. Steve Betrus.

Catlin Furnia of Morrisonville has been awarded Dean’s List status at Russell Sage College, Troy. She is a psychology major.

Ian Dwyer of West Chazy is the recipient of the Dean’s Award for academic excellence at Colgate University, Hamilton, where he is a member of the Class of 2014 and studies natural sciences. He is a graduate of Beekmantown Central School.

Recent graduates from Rochester Institute of Technology include Miranda Baker of Rouses Point, Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design; Eric Deyo-Pugh of Morrisonville, Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and Brittney LaVoie of Ticonderoga, Bachelor of Science, hospitality and service management.

Sabra Wilson of Lake Clear, a member of the Class of 2014 at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., has received Faculty Honors for the spring semester, by earning a GPA of 3.667 with no individual letter grade below B-minus.

Caitlin Elizabeth Schmitt, daughter of Frank and Donna Schmitt of Peru, has been named to the Dean’s List at LeMoyne College, Syracuse, with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. She graduated from LeMoyne with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and will return to the school for an additional bachelor’s degree in psychology.

College of Saint Rose, Albany, has named the following local students to the Dean’s List for the spring semester: Victoria Perras of Mooers, Alexis Smith of Lake Clear, Kaitlyn Hardman of Morrisonville, Paige Southwick of Champlain and Callie Garcia of Peru.

Hannah Kinney of Chateaugay and Alexandra Caudill of Jay were recipients of the Dean’s Award for academic excellence at Colgate University, Hamilton. Kinney is an English major and graduate of Chateaugay Central School, and Caudill is a psychology major and graduate of Lake Placid High School. Both received their degrees from Colgate in May.