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Honored: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce has announced June winners of its Gateways and Corridors Committees Revitalization Awards. Jodie Arthur, 528 Patterson St., and Stewarts Shoppes, 703 Ford St., will display the Chambers blue ribbon award signs for their wins.
Winners: The winners of the Over the Meadows raffle fundraiser of Holy Name of Jesus Academy, Massena, have been announced.
First place Elizabeth Catanzarite, Massena, $1,000
Second place Harold Beck, Oakridge, N.J., $500
Third place Brother John the Baptist Pouliot of Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery, Silver City, N.M., $250.
Fourth place Sandra Ahrens, Ingleside, Ill., $100
St. Lawrence County
Scholarships: The St. Lawrence County chapter of AARP recently announced that Alex Farrell and Kris Newtown received its 2013 scholarships. Mr. Farrell, Ogdensburg Free Academy, will attend SUNY Brockport. Mr. Newtown, Lisbon Central School, will attend SUNY Canton.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Clemson (S.C.) University
To receive deans list honors at Clemson University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99.
Grace Westover Couch, food science
Penn State University, University Park, Pa.
To receive deans list honors at Penn State University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Edgar D. Acosta
Alexandra F. Lallier
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn.
To receive deans list honors at Sacred Heart University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
St. John Fisher College, Rochester
To receive deans list honors at St. John Fisher College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Christine Cook, freshman, business, daughter of John and Cindy Cook, Black River
To receive deans list honors for the spring semester at SUNY Geneseo, students must receive a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99.
SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica
To receive academic honors at SUNY Institute of Technology for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.2 and 3.59.
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, Winona, Minn.
Alicia M. M. Traylor, accounting clerk
Penn State University, University Park, Pa.
Edgar D. Acosta, bachelors degree, mathematics, with distinction
David Z. Qi, medical doctorate
Taranae A. Mahmoodi, masters degree, health policy and administration
Nazareth College, Rochester
Molly Kingsley, bachelors degree, biochemistry, minor in math
St. Lawrence University, Canton
Ryan N. Godard, bachelors degree, computer science and religious studies, summa cum laude, graduate of Salmon River Central School, Fort Covington
Margaret L. Wright, bachelors degree, global studies and religious studies, graduate of Salmon River Central School, Fort Covington
Shane K. Berghorn, bachelors degree, mathematics, cum laude, graduate of Copenhagen Central School
Kyle Amell, bachelors degree, government, magna cum laude, graduate of Tupper Lake Central School
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo.
Shelby McGraw, bachelors degree, sociology
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.
Benjamin Anthony Stone, bachelors degree, honors organ performance and theology, summa cum laude. Mr. Stone, son of Frederick and Carolyn Stone, Potsdam, and grandson of Frank and Sandra Bondellio, Morristown, is the 2010 salutatorian of Potsdam Central School, and was recently inducted into the Notre Dame Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. He will continue his studies for a masters degree in sacred music at the University of Notre Dame.
Honored: Daniel Eng, junior at St. Lawrence University, Canton, has been elected director of SLU Emergency Medical Services, a student-run and state-certified agency providing basic life support first response services to the college campus and surrounding area. Mr. Eng is a certified emergency medical technician and worked this past year on campus and ran a duty crew for Potsdam Rescue Services. In addition to EMT certification, he is certified as a basic life support instructor and teaches CPR and first aid to help raise funds for the SLU EMS program.
Mr. Eng is a pre-med major and plans to continue his education at Clarkson University, Potsdam, in the physician assistant program. A graduate of Norwood-Norfolk Central School, Norwood, he is the son of Theresa Eng, Norwood.
Honored: Meghan A. Corcoran, Massena, received the Dale S. Margulis Award from the University at Buffalo Law School at their May 18 graduation ceremony. Ms. Corcoran also received the ABA/BNA (American Bar Association and The Bureau of National Affairs) Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law at the universitys May 17 Student Awards Convocation.
Throughout the area
Inducted: Several north country students at Rochester Institute of Technology were inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society.
Suzanne Jokajtys, daughter of Rich and Cricket Jokajtys, Boonville, biomedical sciences
Spencer Crawford, son of Charles and Lynn Crawford, Ogdensburg, finance
Brittany Remington, daughter of Robin and Brent Remington, Parishville, advertising and public relations
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