July 31, 2013

Students: July 31, 2013


---- — The Rochester Institute of Technology has named the following local students to the Dean’s List: Miranda Baker of Rouses Point, Lauren Brockbank of Morrisonville, Jesse Charland of Peru, Cole Cooper of Rouses Point, Colden Cullen of Newcomb, Kelly Dunn of Ticonderoga, Adam Jennett of West Chazy, Zachary Ladisic of Lake Placid, Bocephus Leduc of Rouses Point, James Marcil of Cadyville, Scott Moseley of Chazy, Keegan Parrotte of Peru, Scott Pedu of Lake Placid, Louisa Sardella of Keene, Eric Schnaars of Schuyler Falls, Tegan Spinner of West Chazy, Victoria Streker of Rouses Point, Stephen Trudo of Altona and Caitlin Williams of Moriah.

Collin McCullough of Plattsburgh recently completed an 86-day wilderness expedition in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School. During the course, he moved from Yellowstone National Park to southern Utah and to the Black Hills of South Dakota. The winter part of the course began with carrying supplies on backs or sleds to venture into Yellowstone. The course included an avalanche education class, avalanche rescue, and experiencing two feet of snow in the park, with temperatures from 15 degrees below zero to 40 degrees above zero. They also spent 19 days in the Grand Gulch area of Utah, hard desert ground with a gained elevation of 12,340 feet. This part of the course focused on technical desert travel, identifying and managing canyon hazards, locating water in the desert and preparing students for travel without instructors. The class also included rappelling, river travel and climbing. McCullough graduated a competent and confident wilderness traveler and leader.

Area residents named to the Dean’s List at SUNY Potsdam include Sarah Banker of Schuyler Falls, Drew Brown of Saranac Lake, Thomas Codding of Morrisonville, Brittany Fountain of Dickinson Center, Amanda French of Moriah, Zachary Hamilton of Keeseville; Dan Kelley of Lake Placid, Ioherase Ransom of Hogansburg, Kasey Rosselli of Witherbee, Daniel Saulpaugh of Lake Placid, Jon Schwencke of Plattsburgh and Brenna Snyder of Bloomingdale.

Four local students have received Part-Time Honors for outstanding academic performance at SUNY Canton: Sara Blair of Burke, finance; Amanda C. Baranek of Chazy; Kayla A. Malmgren of Plattsburgh; and Reagan E. Pecore of St. Regis Falls.

Emily McCall, daughter of Cheryl and Patrick McCall, has been named to the Dean’s List at Ithaca College, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance. A graduate of Peru Central School, she earned a 4.0 GPA for the spring semester.

Dana Aurilio of Moriah Center, daughter of Thomas and Patricia Aurilio, has been recognized for academic excellence and named to the Dean’s List at Russell Sage College in Troy.

The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Albany: Donovan Adams of Champlain, Nicholas Ball of Willsboro, Zachary Battisti of Jay, Connor Benoit of Plattsburgh, Frank Buksa of Plattsburgh, Katherine Daly of Peru, Hayden Frechette of Plattsburgh, Genevieve Hill of Cadyville, Emily Kerr of Plattsburgh, Timothy Larock of Westport, Rebekah Pierce of Brushton, Kyle Prinsen of Keeseville, Alex Schin of Plattsburgh, Alexis Sims of Plattsburgh and Jonathan Walraven of Ticonderoga.

Elizabeth Christon of Cadyville was among 499 students from Genesee Community College named to the President’s List for the spring semester. Students named to the President’s List have maintained full-time enrollment and earned a quality point index of 3.75 or better.

Jordan Haulton of Plattsburgh and Alyssa Ann Menard of Rouses Point have earned placement on the Dean’s List at SUNY Fredonia.

Berklee College of Music in Boston has named Joseph Izzo of Lake Placid to the Dean’s List. The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career preparation for today’s music industry and offers four-year degrees in a variety of musical options, including performance, jazz composition, music production and engineering, film scoring and music therapy.

Jackson Rockefeller of Saranac Lake, a member of the Class of 2015 at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester.

Kathryn Major of Ticonderoga has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio.

Plymouth State University in New Hampshire has named Ava Tyler of Saranac Lake to the President’s List for the spring semester. A student must achieve a GPA of 3.7 or higher and maintain 12 credit hours for placement on the President’s List.

The following area students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Vermont: Cadence A. Roddy of Bloomingdale, Jane F. McClelland of Keene Valley, Vincent A. McClelland of Keene Valley, Alice Robinson of Peru, Nicholas J. Bracy of Plattsburgh, Lindsey A. Kreig of Plattsburgh, Joseph M. Fiorile of Saranac Lake, Arielle N. Retrosi of Saranac Lake, Neil E. Brandt of Vermontville and Sierra R. Bruno of Willsboro.

Krissy Tremblay and Kacie Rider have been named recipients of the Adirondack Dental Hygiene Scholarship. Tremblay is a graduate of Salmon River Central School and North Country Community College. She will be attending Vermont Technical Institute this fall. Rider is a graduate of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School and will attend the University of New England. The scholarships are awarded to an enrolling freshman in a dental-hygiene program who is from Clinton, Essex or Franklin counties.

Local students who have been named to the Dean’s List at Ithaca College include Emily McCall of Plattsburgh, occupational therapy; Gretchen Hohmeyer of Lake Clear, English major; Jonah Larson of Plattsburgh, clinical health studies; Marcy Weber of Elizabethtown, anthropology; Bryan LaRoe of Saranac Lake, health-care management; Cayla Cluckey of Saranac Lake, social studies-teaching and Gabrielle Bevilacqua of Saranac Lake, business administration.

Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., has named Jonathan Manor of Plattsburgh to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring term. He is in the general studies program.

Area students named to the Dean’s List at University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H., include Emily Fesette of Plattsburgh, High Honors; Brett Palmer of Plattsburgh, Highest Honors; Stephanie Pepper of Chazy, Highest Honors; Elizabeth Izzo of Lake Placid, High Honors; Douglas Osborne of Peru, High Honors; and Olyvia Newgarden of West Chazy, High Honors.

Delaney Sears of Westport has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn. Full-time students must have a 3.50 or better GPA for the semester to be eligible for Dean’s List placement.

Among the students at Cazenovia College in Cazenovia, to be named to the Dean’s List are Leah M. Kleist of Saranac Lake, a sophomore in studio art and graduate of Saranac Lake High School, and Kirsten L. Staley of Saranac, a junior in criminal justice and homeland security studies and psychology, a graduate of Saranac Central Senior High School.

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Danielle Schwartz of West Chazy. She is the daughter of association member Stephen Schwartz and plans to attend St. Lawrence University in Canton this fall to study biology and pre-med.

Two local students have been awarded undergraduate degrees at Cazenovia College in Cazenovia. They are Patti J. Collins-Fredette of Plattsburgh, Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, human services; and Debra J. Hurley of West Chazy, Bachelor of Science degree in human services.

Megan L. Rivers, daughter of Steven and Cheryl Rivers of Plattsburgh, graduated from SUNY Cortland, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She has also been placed on the Dean’s List at Cortland.

Elizabeth Tedford of Cadyville has been placed on the Dean’s List at SUNY Plattsburgh. She is a psychology major.

Jessica VanLeuvan of Mooers earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice at Elmira College.

Colette Elizabeth Lou Hyatt received a master’s degree in genetic counseling from Arcadia University in Philadelphia. She graduated from Moriah Central School and from Union Graduate College, Albany, with a master’s degree in bioethics. She has accepted a position as a genetic counselor at the cancer center through Crozer Keystone Health Systems, Philadelphia.

Madeline Seller of Cadyville was named to the Dean’s List at SUNY Buffalo. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours.