Sierra Sky Cotrona, a graduate of AuSable Valley Central School in Clintonville, is the recipient of the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award Scholarship at the University of Rochester. The award is made to an outstanding high school student who has demonstrated excellence in the sciences. She is the daughter of Anne and David Cotrona of Jay.
Tomas Hendrix of Ticonderoga has been nominated to represent New York as a national youth correspondent to the 2013 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. He is a student at Ticonderoga High School. Hendrix will have the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. He was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.
Several local students at Clarkson University completed internships last summer. They are: Kurt Whitford of Keeseville, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, Camoplast Solideal, Plattsburgh; Lucas Short of Plattsburgh, senior major in civil engineering, Atlantic Testing Laboratories, Plattsburgh; Dylan Sample of Mooers Forks, chemical engineering major, Partch Research Group, Potsdam; Adam Ribeiro of Plattsburgh, senior majoring in global supply chain management, NADA Scientific, Rouses Point; Eric Moody of Saranac Lake, civil engineering major, CDM Smith, Syracuse; Jennifer Jubin of Lake Placid, a senior majoring in art, Lake Placid Center for the Arts; Bradley Boshart of Plattsburgh, mechanical engineering major, Plattsburgh Memorials; Jonathan Barge of Saranac Lake, senior major in engineering and management, High Peaks Cyclery of Lake Placid; Louis Racette of Saranac, senior majoring in computer engineering and psychology, Proctor and Gamble in Cincinnati; Lauren Adams of Hogansburg, a senior majoring in computer engineering, Morrison Hershfield, Ottawa, Ontario; and Nicholas Van Der Munnik of Rouses Point, chemical engineering senior major, Mylan Technologies, St. Albans, Vt.