Brendan Cortright of Plattsburgh has been placed on the Dean’s List at SUNY Cortland. He is a science in biology major and graduated from Plattsburgh High School. He is the son of April Cortright of Plattsburgh and David Cortright of Alexandria Bay.
Taylor Sprague, a student at Moriah Central School, won a $2,000 scholarship to Paul Smith’s College after participating in the Presidential Scholarship Competition on campus. More than 100 students competed in the contest.
Hannah Klooster of Morrisonville has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in Boston. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in premedical and health studies.
Amanda Peterson of West Chazy was one of 44 SUNY Potsdam student athletes to earn a spot on the SUNY Athletics Conference All-Academic Team. She is a freshman member of the women’s soccer team.
SUNY New Paltz has named several area students to the Dean’s List for the fall semester: Elise Bruce of Paradox, William Coffrin of Lake Placid, James Conway of Wilmington, Jericho King of Plattsburgh, Amber Murchison of Plattsburgh, Casey O’Connell of Plattsburgh, Sean Orman of Saranac Lake, Haile Thompson of Lake Placid and Dylan Van Cott of Saranac Lake.
SUNY Plattsburgh theater students brought home honors from the Region I Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Hyannis, Mass., with two Certificates of Merit and a first place in the Tech Olympics. The design team for “Red Death” received a Certificate of Merit for its work in creating a rich and varied world, and the ensemble of “The Winter’s Tale” received one for an Outstanding Ensemble Creation. Dana McLaughlin of Whitehall participated in the Tech Olympics at the festival, taking first place in properties and received a certificate and prizes for his endeavors. Will Simone of Plattsburgh was one of six students nominated for the Irene Ryan Scholarship Audition for his performance in “The Winter’s Tale,” and Tim Wagoner of Champlain served, along with others, as acting partners for the nominees.