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Birthdays

Canton

Celebrates birthday: Together with friends and family, Doris Dominie recently celebrated her 100th birthday at the Maplewood Campus of United Helpers Nursing Home, Canton, where she is a resident.

Born Feb. 22, 1913, in Churubusco, she is the daughter of the late Alfred and Cora Miller Viancour. As a child, she moved with her family to a farm home on Cassidy Road, Hermon. On April 14, 1931, she married Leonard Dominie. The couple were part of the Canton farming community for more than 40 years, until their retirement in 1972. Mr. Dominie died in 1989.

Mrs. Dominie has three children, Bernard Dominie, Margaret Ames and Jean Salton; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Honored

Canton

Honored: Cathy Carr, teacher at Banford Elementary School, Canton, was recently named an Outstanding National Agriculture educator by the New York Farm Bureau. Ms. Carr has taught for 25 years, incorporating agriculture into each of her subjects with first-, second- and third-grade students and using her school garden in lessons. She was the 2012 New York Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher of the Year.

Armed forces

Promoted

Carthage

Promoted: Robin Steele, Carthage, serving with Company B (Maintenance), 427th Brigade Support Battalion, with the Army National Guard was recently promoted to chief warrant officer.

Colleges

Dean’s list

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

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

To receive dean’s list honors at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Cape Vincent

Natalie Hall

Russell

Megan Bristol

Watertown

Marissa Bradley

Jessa Brenon

Emily McNulty

Elizabeth Morosini

Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva

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

Brownville

Jacob Powell, junior, economics and political science, minor of international relations. Mr. Powell, son of Peter and Ruth Powell, is studying at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, for the spring semester.

St. Bonaventure University

To receive dean’s list honors at St. Bonaventure University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Adams

Elizabeth O’Rourke, elementary education/special education

Meaghan O’Rourke, French

Altmar

Kyle Hall, English

Lowville

Sarah Hanno, undeclared business

Massena

Paulina Behrens, sport studies

Potsdam

Regina Penepent, education

St. Lawrence University,

Canton

To receive dean’s list honors at St. Lawrence University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

Adams

Sara M. Cushing, senior, graduate of Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville

Canton

Natasha M. Bell, junior, graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton

Saranac Lake

Aubrey B. Fox, junior, graduate of Saranac Lake Central School

SUNY Fredonia

To receive dean’s list honors at SUNY Fredonia for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

Adams

Amanda Mae Lavere

Ellen Catherine Scherer

Canton

Bryan M. Sibbitts

Colton

Claire Leah Woodcock

Copenhagen

Meghann Lajune Woodruff

Glenfield

Nancy Jo Levensailor

Heuvelton

Kate Louise Nicholson

Lowville

Jolene Sue Stoffle

Massena

Colleen Deborah Curran

Robert Thomas Neves

Anna Marie Riley

Chad Matheau Rush

Mexico

Samantha Bobette Chesnut

Sandy Creek

Tyffany M. Howlett

Watertown

Vaughn Marie Butler

Mark Phillip Harrienger

Jennifer Mae Hearne

Stephen Andrew Hirst

Noah Alexander Perrine

University at Albany

To receive dean’s list honors at the University at Albany for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Alexandria Bay

Katie Schultz

Black River

Heather Cean

Boonville

Ashley Andre

Jenna Pfeiffer

Brushton

Rebekah Pierce

Chaumont

Rebecca Simon

Dexter

John Devine

Evans Mills

Kevin Johnson

Fort Covington

Alexandria Stepnoski

Hermon

Courtney White

Massena

Daenna Conger

Marissa Truax

Ashley Ward

Rodman

Nicholas McCormick

St. Regis Falls

Amanda Rivet

Saranac Lake

Margaret Schneck

Tupper Lake

Carley Aldridge

Jonah Moeller

Watertown

Kathleen Bacsik

David Matteo

Graduates

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

Ogdensburg

Receives degrees: Obair Ahmad Qudsi, Ogdensburg, recently received a master’s degree in business administration and a juris doctorate in law from the University of Iowa, University Heights, Iowa.

President’s list

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

Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, La.

To receive dean’s list honors at Northwestern State University of Louisiana for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.

Evans Mills

Dayra Diaz-Gonzalez

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