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Milestones

@datebook city label underlined:Calcium

Published: Karalina Medeiros, 8, daughter of Marc and Denise Medeiros, will have a drawing published in the March edition of Highlights magazine’s “My Sci” section. Karalina, a second-grade student at Calcium Primary School, enjoys music, dancing, painting and playing with dolls. She wants to become an artist when she grows up.

Winners

@datebook city label underlined:Old Forge

Winner: Paul Wyand, Penfield, won the “Northern Wilderness Quilt” at the View (Arts Center) annual Quilt Raffle. The quilt was stitched and donated by the Pointed Pine Quilters of Old Forge. Mr. Wyand is a financial adviser in Rochester who owns property in the Old Forge area with his family.

High schools

Honored

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Honored: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce recently named Donovan Smith as the Ogdensburg Free Academy student of the month for January. Mr. Smith is a senior at OFA.

Colleges

Dean’s list

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

Castleton (Vt.) College

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

@datebook city label underlined:Adams Center

Alex Denny

Gannon University, Erie, Pa.

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

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Samantha M. Favret, first-year student, occupational therapy. Miss Favret is the daughter of Phillip and Pamela Favret, Watertown.

Herkimer County Community College

To receive dean’s list at Herkimer College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.8.

@datebook city label underlined:Beaver Falls

Sean Patrick Messier, radio-television broadcasting

@datebook city label underlined:Croghan

Elias J. Zehr, computer network technician

@datebook city label underlined:Glenfield

Victoria Karen Campanian

@datebook city label underlined:Theresa

Amy Jo Reitz, paralegal

@datebook city label underlined:Turin

Emily Nichole Houck, liberal arts and sciences: general studies

Paul Smith’s College

To receive dean’s list honors at Paul Smith’s College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher. To receive Adirondack Scholar distinction, students must receive a grade point average of 3.8 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

David Haenel, recreation, adventure travel and ecotourism

@datebook city label underlined:Castorland

Victoria Gregory, baking and pastry arts, Adirondack Scholar

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Casey Gagne, fisheries and wildlife sciences

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Hunter Favreau, environmental science

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Richard Bromley, culinary arts, Adirondack Scholar

Joshua Fraley, natural resources management and policy

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Bridget Parks, fisheries and wildlife sciences

Ann Ramsay, environmental studies

@datebook city label underlined:Rensselaer Falls

Danielle Moyer, environmental studies

@datebook city label underlined:St. Regis Falls

Kristopher Wilson, hotel, resort and tourism management

@datebook city label underlined:Theresa

Jennifer Breen, environmental science

@datebook city label underlined:Waddington

Alexandra Gausby, baking and pastry arts

Annick Hurd, baking and pastry arts

St. John Fisher College, Rochester

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

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Taylor Hughes, senior, nursing, 3.80 GPA, daughter of Bob and Mary Hughes, Watertown.

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs

To receive term honors at Skidmore College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.65 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Potdsam

Noah Throop, senior, son of Gary and Catherine Throop, Potsdam

Springfield (Mass.) College

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

@datebook city label underlined:Cranberry Lake

Evan Popham, sport management

SUNY Cortland

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

@datebook city label underlined:Dexter

Jaymeson Smith, daughter of Scott and Melanie Smith, Dexter, sport management, 2011 graudate of General Brown Central School, Dexter, and 2013 graduate of Jefferson Community College

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Mariah Soluri, daughter of Amy O’Brien and Steve Soluri, Watertown, communication sciences and disorders, 2009 graduate of Watertown High School

University at Albany

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

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Katherine Sweeney

@datebook city label underlined:Chaumont

Rebecca Simon

@datebook city label underlined:Copenhagen

Rachel Bush-Muncy

Kayla Bogdanowicz

@datebook city label underlined:Dexter

Jacilyn Devine

John Devine

@datebook city label underlined:Ellisburg

Timothy Rogers

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Michael Snow

@datebook city label underlined:Norwood

Matthew Lapoint

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Sean Patrick McNally

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Francis Whitesell

@datebook city label underlined:Sackets Harbor

Artem Tkachenko

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Kathleen Bacsik

Nichole Eamer

University of Dubuque (Iowa)

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

@datebook city label underlined:Fort Drum

Stephen Adjei

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.

To receive dean’s list honors at the University of Vermont for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Alexandria Bay

Riley Thomson, political science

@datebook city label underlined:Potsam

Michael Fritz, computer science

Penn State University, University Park, Pa.

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

@datebook city label underlined:Black River

Ryan Heard

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Jessi E. Hammond

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Alexandra F. Lallier

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Holly R. Hanley

Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute

To receive dean’s list honors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute for the fall semester, students are picked from the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects, versus grade point average.

@datebook city label underlined:Waddington

Austin Scott

Graduates

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

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Receives master’s: Leah Burkinshaw, Carthage, received a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati (Ohio).

Honored

@datebook city label underlined:Throughout the area

Inducted: Several north country residents were recently inducted into Lambda Beta, the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society chapter at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica.

@datebook city label underlined:Glenfield

Kristin Ingersoll, radiologic technology

@datebook city label underlined:LaFargeville

Macie Lynn Bertrand-Boyanski, fine arts

@datebook city label underlined:Port Leyden

Kevin Scheve, heating and air/HVAC

@datebook city label underlined:Turin

Elizabeth Egnew, international studies



President’s list

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

Georgia Southern University, Staesboro, Ga.

To receive president’s list honors at Georgia Southern University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Ryan Howard, international studies

Herkimer County Community College

To receive president’s list honors at Herkimer County Community College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.8 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Dexter

Kyle Roger-Andrew Brownell, digital filmmaking

@datebook city label underlined:Constableville

Shelby Ann Loomis, photographic technology

@datebook city label underlined:Lyons Falls

Morgan Rose Ward, paralegal

@datebook city label underlined:Port Leyden

Caroline A. Yauger, business: business administration

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