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Armed forces

Basic training

Chateaugay, Copenhagen, Potsdam, Watertown

Graduates from basic training: Four north country residents have earned the rank of private in the Marines after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps Pvt. Patrick W. Cook, son of Patricia A. and Paul J. Cook, Chateaugay, is a 2012 graduate of Chateaugay Central School.

Marine Corps Pvt. Zachary K. Kallen, son of Derek K. Kallen, Copenhagen, is a 2011 graduate of General Brown Central School, Dexter.

Marine Corps Pvt. Nolan R. Baker, son of James A. Baker, Potsdam, is a 2012 graduate of Potsdam Central School.

Marine Corps Pvt. Alix T. Springer, son of Sharon E. Springer, Watertown, is a 2012 graduate of General Brown Central School.

Comings and goings

Colton, LaFargeville, Star Lake

Returns from deployment: Three north country resident have returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Army Spc. Richard A. Huyck is the son of Tammy Schwahn, Corcoran Road, Colton. He is a cavalry scout assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for two years. The specialist is a 2008 graduate of Ilion Junior/Senior High School.

Army Pfc. Axton I. Parker is the son of Jean and J.R. Tibbles, County Route 15, LaFargeville. He is a cannon crewmember assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for two years. Mr. Parker is a 2003 graduate of Alexandria Central School, Alexandria Bay. He received an associate degree in 2005 from Columbia Green Community College, Hudson, and a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from SUNY Potsdam.

Army Spc. Kenneth M. Sova, is the son of Phyllis Gaurin, Star Lake, and grandson of Joyce Taylor, Spring Street, Fine. His wife, Autumn, is the daughter of Lyle and Cassie Camidge, Felts Mills. Mr. Sova is a mechanic assigned to the 98th Maintenance Company at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for two years. The specialist is a 2009 graduate of Clifton-Fine Central School, Star Lake.

Colleges

Dean’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the dean’s list at their colleges or universities:

Clarkson University,

Potsdam

To receive dean’s list honors at Clarkson University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79.

Canton

Taylor Reed, psychology

Columbia (Mo.) College

To receive dean’s list honors at Columbia College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Black River

Kari G. Burns

Carthage

Jason G. Halstead

Fort Drum

Anna Burlingame

Amanda A. Chambliss

Tiffany J. Leeds

Katharina I. Thomson

Gouverneur

Keith M. Quinlan

Pamela M. Quinlan

Lowville

Scott F. Schulz

Port Leyden

Michael P. Gibbs

Redwood

Travis M. Knight

Sackets Harbor

Diane R. Hupko

Watertown

Steven N. Adams

Kaelee R. McCormick

Samantha H. Watkins

Ithaca College

To receive dean’s list honors at Ithaca College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

Brasher Falls

Emma Martin, junior, integrated marketing communications

Canton

Andrew Horwitz, senior, performance

Copenhagen

Elise Edmonds, freshman, business administration

Hammond

Aubrie Dunn, senior, integrated marketing communications

Lowville

Ashley Panowicz, sophomore, clinical health studies

Watertown

Jared Wolf, freshman, integrated marketing communications

Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb.

To receive dean’s list honors at Creighton University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Pulaski

Nicole Cortes, senior

LeMoyne College,

Syracuse

To receive dean’s list honors at LeMoyne College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Chaumont

Lindsey I. Barber, sophomore, biology, 3.9. Miss Barber, daughter of T. Andrew and Mary Barber, Chaumont, and granddaughter of Thomas and Donna Barber, Watertown, is a graduate of Lyme Central School, Chaumont.

Thomas P. Barber, sophomore, biology, 3.8. Mr. Barber, son of T. Andrew and Mary Barber, Chaumont, and grandson of Thomas and Donna Barber, Watertown, is a graduate of Lyme Central School, Chaumont.

Watertown

Michael T. Moore, junior, biology, minors of chemistry, philosophy and religion, 2010 graduate of Watertown High School

Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica

To receve vice president’s list honors at Mohawk Valley Community College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.74.

Boonville

Michael Alger

John Bourgeois

Melissa Flack

Benjamin Garlington

Robert Pfeiffer

Matthew Pfendler

Anessa Platt

Eva Svalland

Alexandria Williams

Dexter

Christian Boice

Glenfield

Andrew Dibble

Lowville

Raymond Ganem

Keith Hardy

Sabrina Jantzi

Lyons Falls

Patience Taylor

Port Leyden

Alison Kiser

Turin

Stephanie Bush

Watertown

Gwendolyn Clark

West Leyden

Danielle Converse

SUNY Plattsburgh

To receive dean’s list honors at SUNY Plattsburgh for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Ogdensburg

Linsay Tennant, sophomore, nursing

Graduates

The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:

Saranac Lake

Receives master’s: Joshua Leblanc, Saranac Lake, received a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of New Haven (Conn.) on Jan. 19.

President’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the president’s list at their colleges or universities:

Coker College,

Hartsville, S.C.

To receive president’s list honors at Coker College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Watertown

Katharine Cooper, freshman, elementary and secondary education

Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica

To receive president’s list honors at Mohawk Valley Community College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

Adams

Jacob Dowker

Altmar

Rebecca Davis

Boonville

Anna Alger

Sara Brown

Myra Buckingham

Christina Gleasman

Heather Hall

Cierra Halladay

Elizabeth Hoehn

Ethan Jackson

Carin Kent

Terry Kerney

Wanaporn Kovaleski

David Leffingwell

Kaylyn Leffingwell

Benjamin Lonsway

Amanda Treen

Dale Welch

Stacy Wheelock

Amy Woodworth

Canton

Nathaniel Butler

Carthage

Jenny Tuggle

Chaumont

Corey Hyde

Constableville

Marcus Painter

Lyons Falls

Tracy Worden

Port Leyden

Danielle Brown

Carlin Chruscicki

Deylynn Farr

Erica O’Brien

Patricia O’Donnell

Sarah Scouten

Pulaski

Robert Rice

Turin

Carol VanLieu

Watertown

Susan Bracewell

West Leyden

Brittany Croniser

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