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Receives grant: Spay/Neuter/Now, Hammond, recently received a $15,000 New York State Population Control Program Grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
The funds will be used to support low-cost spay/neuter programs for low-income owned cats and dogs in upstate New York.
For more information, and applications for assistance, call 486-0094 or 629-8651, or visit www.spayneuternow.org.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
To receive deans list honors at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.
Jefferson Community College, Watertown
To receive deans list honors at Jefferson Community College for the summer semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.2 to 3.59.
Lydia M. Smith
Sabrina Michele Sleepman
Danielle M. Pawlikowski
John W. Allen
Jennifer L. Tanner
Heather Dianne Fargo
Craig Curtis Meister
Jessica L. Ryan
Kayla N. McNamara
Mandy Lynn Campbell
Zachary Alfred Adams
Katlyn Marie Langford
Sarah L. Plourde
Juan Manuel Alfonso
Peter John Austin III
Cathy Lorrain Blanding
Beatrice Theresa Horne
Cody Allan Johnson
Charlene M. Nimox
Anastasia Elizabeth Przbyla
Tracy Ann Underwood
Lisa M. Henderson
Gina R. Berry
Linda Marie McMahon
Stacy Lynn Rozanski
Melody Cathleen Eldred
Teagan A. Ward
Charles Arthur Reid
Erik M. Tubolino
Helen Rose Stevens
Santino P. Alteri
Taya May Arminger
Jodie L. Foster
Christina C. Koonce
Eric John Maphey
Aaron Thomas Parker
Jason Andrew Pisarski
Michelle R. Railing
Maria Louise Rondo
Julie Marie Sensenbach
Richard Eugene Sensenbach
David Charles Vandenburg
Angelene Orolfo Rankin
Jessie Lynn Miller
LeMoyne College, Syracuse
To receive deans list honors at LeMoyne College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Natalie DelPrete, junior, business and leadership. Miss DelPrete is the daughter of Gerry and Amy DelPrete, Sackets Harbor.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
To receive deans list honors at Purdue University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
St. Lawrence University, Canton
To receive deans list honors at St. Lawrence University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
Saddie R. Serviss, senior, environmental studies geology and performance and communication arts, graduate of Gouverneur Central School
Enrolled at college
SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica
Shannon Tooley,graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy
Jacob Pullus, graduate of Carthage Central School
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Receives degree: Joel Deloss Davis, Watertown, received a doctorate in physical therapy on Aug. 17 from Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Receives doctorate: Marissa E. Speno received a doctorate in physical therapy from Ithaca College on Sept. 7. Miss Speno is the daughter of Steven and Katherine Speno, Clinton, formerly of Watertown and Clayton, and granddaughter of Shirley Healy, Clayton, and Catherine Speno, Watertown.
Scholarship: Aaron Raymer, Meridian, received the 2013 Alice Clemens Memorial Scholarship from the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers Association, Osceola.
The scholarship is in honor of Alice Clemens, co-founder of the association.
Mr. Raymer, great-grandson of fiddlers hall of fame inductee Murph Baker, began playing the fiddle at 10 years old. He has performed across the state, including the violin with the Onondaga Civic Symphony.
He is a concert pianist and won second place in the Central New York Music Teachers Advance Students Piano Competition and the 2013 Merit Scholarship Award.
He plans to major in instrumental music education as a student at Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.
Scholarship: Northern Federal Credit Union recently awarded Heather Montgomery, Adams, the 2013 Michelle Salisbury Scholarship.
The scholarship, worth $1,000 a year for up to four years, is given in honor of Michelle Salisbury, a NCU employee who died in a car accident in 2009.
Miss Montgomery, a graduate of Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville, is majoring in business at Jefferson Community College, Watertown.
Throughout the area
Scholarships: Several recent graduates received Mary Angelica Prior Scholarships.
MaKenzie Docteur, graduate of Thousand Islands Central School, Clayton, received a $500 scholarship on Aug. 21. Miss Docteur, daughter of Elizabeth and Scott Docteur, Clayton, is majoring in biology/pre-medicine at the University of Buffalo Honors College.
Taylor Hall, graduate of Indian River Central School, Philadelphia, received a $150 scholarship on Aug. 24. Miss Hall, daughter of Clay and Joanne Thornton, Evans Mills, is majoring in nursing at Cayuga County Community College, Auburn.
Ashley Harten, graduate of Alexandria Central School, Alexandria Bay, received a $500 scholarship. Yvonne Bartlett, Redwood, is guardian of Miss Harten, who is enrolled in the basic emergency medical technician course at Jefferson Community College, Watertown.
Sarah Kall, graduate of Sackets Harbor Central School, received a $150 scholarship. Miss Kall, daughter of Marcia and Brian Kall, Sackets Harbor, is majoring in childhood education at Elmira College.
Emily Thompson, graduate of Sackets Harbor Central School, received a $500 scholarship. Miss Thompson, daughter of Tina and Todd Thompson, Sackets Harbor, is majoring in pre-medicine biochemistry at the University of Rochester.
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