In the news
Bridge Scores: Winners of weekly games sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are announced.
Dec. 4: First place, Charles Evans and Helen Keohane; second place, Ann Sellers and Alice LeRoy; third place, Mart Liinve and Ruth Condon; and tied for fourth place, Shirley Warren and Judy Ashmore and Debra Suller and Rachel Fielding
Dec. 6: First place, Rev. Leo Wiley and Judy Vespa; second place, Debra Suller and Ann Sellers; third place, Joan White and Helen Keohane; and fourth place, Albert and Thelma Schneider
Dec. 7 N/S A: First place, Gloria Rothschild and Judy Ashmore; second place, Kay Woodruff and Linda Renshaw; third place, Charles Evans and Kathy Evans; fourth place, Roxanne Pratt and Pat Evans; and fifth place, Judy Vespa and Shirley Warren
Dec. 7 N/S B: First place, Kay Woodruff and Linda Renshaw; second place, Charles Evans and Kathy Evans; third place, Roxanne Pratt and Pat Evans; and fourth place, Patricia Macklin and Irma Hammond
Dec. 7 N/S C: First place, Roxanne Pratt and Pat Evans; and second place, Patricia Macklin and Irma Hammond
Dec. 7 E/W A: First place, Ada Jane Northrop and Helen Keohane; second place, Mart Liinve and Debra Suller; third place, Hope Metcalf and Ruth Fish; fourth place, Ruth Condon and Alice LeRoy; and fifth place, Renee Lustick and Jan Sommerville
Dec. 7 E/W B: First place, Mart Liinve and Debra Suller; second place, Hope Metcalf and Ruth Fish; third place, Renee Lustick and Jan Sommerville; and fourth place, Eileen Bleibtrey and Maureen Swartz
Dec. 7 E/W C: First place, Renee Lustick and Jan Sommerville; second place, Eileen Bleibtrey and Maureen Swartz; and third place, Don McCoy and Char Bach
Dec. 11: First place, Gloria Rothschild and Charles Evans; second place, Kay Woodruff and Judy Ashmore; third place, Rachel Fielding and Sue Glomboski; and fourth place, Mart Liinve and Helen Keohane
Dec. 13: First place, Joan White and Helen Keohane; second place, Judy Vespa and Shirley Warren; thid place, Hope Metcalf and Grace Ahlheim; and fourth place, Sandra Haight and Celia Perciaccante
Selected: Edmund Beese, South Jefferson Central School, Adams, was selected to participate in the New York State School Music Associations All-State Mixed Chorus in December.
Honored: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce named Morgan Baldock as the BOCES student of the month for December. Miss Baldock, a senior at Lisbon Central School, is enrolled in the health careers program at BOCES. She is working toward becoming a certified nurses aide and will enroll in the registered nurse program at SUNY Canton this year.
Comings and Goings
Re-enlist: Two north country residents recently re-enlisted in the Army National Guard.
Spc. Christina Groschwitz, 1427th Transportation Company
Staff Sgt. Joseph Robillard, Troop A, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition)
Cast: Gabrielle LaBare, Carthage, was cast to perform in a production of Opera Triple Bill, a production of the department of music at Nazareth College, Rochester. The performances, to be held Jan. 23, 24 and 25, are free and open to the public.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Coker College, Hartsville, S.C.
To receive deans list honors at Coker College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
To receive scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Micah J. Helser, horticulture
Inducted: Daniel Harvey, Michael Harvey and Alison Kiser, all of Port Leyden, were recently inducted into Lambda Beta, the Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Daniel Harvey and Michael Harvey major in welding and Alison Kiser majors in nursing.
Honored: Jill M. Pippin, Jefferson Community College, dean for continuing education, recently received the 2013 Outstanding Continuing Educator Award from the Continuing Education Association of New York. She received the award at the annual CEANY conference Nov. 7. Ms. Pippin received a bachelors degree from SUNY Oswego and a masters degree in business administration from Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio.
Honored: Together with student ambassadors, students from the JCC campus activities board and student government received the 2013 Northeast Region Program of the Year award from the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities for their work organizing Leadership Day on Oct. 24.
The following north country residents recently were named to the presidents list at their colleges or universities:
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy
To receive presidents list honors at Hudson Valley Community College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Melissa Kehoe, civil engineering technology
SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica
To receive presidents list honors at SUNY IT for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
Rosanna Giglio, nursing
Danielle Jacobs, business administration
Amy McLoughlin, community and behavioral health
Christopher Durgan, computer information systems
Abby Black, psychology
Emily Lafary, computer information systems
Washburn University, Topeka, Kan.
To receive presidents list honors at Washburn University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.
Distributes grants: St. Lawrence University, Canton, recently announced recipients of Innovation Grants.
Garden-Dining Hall Partnership Ben Swimm, Sustainability Semester homesteader-in-residence, and Sophie Owen-Jankowski, senior, Bristol, Vt., to make the student-run garden a permanent fixture at St. Lawrence University by moving the garden to the Sustainability Semester site in Canton and fund one intern for the summer of 2014.
Healthy Connections Maddie Wetterhahn, junior, Adams, Tim Corbitt, director of counseling services, and Pat Ellis, health services director, to establish a partnership between on or more student representatives and the Diana B. Torrrey 82 Health and Counseling Center and foster collaboration with other campus organizations and improve communication between the health and counseling center and the student body.
Integrity Week Alison Del Rossi, associate dean of faculty affairs and associate professor of economics, Mary Jane Smith, associate professor of history, and Lia Pizzicato, senior, Rochester, to organize a week of events around the theme of integrity.
Orienteering Course Brian Berg, science shop technician, Carol Cady, GIS/map librarian, and Jacob Malcomb, Up North project manager, to develop a permanent orienteering course on the Kip Tract portion of campus.
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