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@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Winners: The Massena Artists Association announced the award winners for their 29th annual Juried Art Exhibit at Massena Public Library.

@datebook city label underlined:Best in show

“Hidden,” a colored pencil drawing by Abby Treers, junior at Massena Central School, daughter of Ann and Philip Treers, Massena

@datebook city label underlined:First place awards:

Jon Chodat, photo, “At a Mountain Pond”

Cecilia Dewey, acrylic painting, “Alaskan Native”

Ron Morrow, sculpture, “Forest Flower”

Theresa Parkinson, pyrography with oil, “Chickadee on Sunflower”

Caron Roulston, oil painting, “Chickadee”

Linda Sauther, ink drawing, “Pig with Scarf”

Heidi Schmidt, photo, “Landing for Lunch”

Michiko Taylor, watercolor, “Pomegranate”

@datebook city label underlined:Second place awards:

Jeanne Danforth, acrylic painting, “Fly Away”

Eileen LaBarge, oil painting, “Three Birches”

Kevin Matott, linoleum, block print, “The Soldier”

Ron Morrow, sculpture, “Finger Bowl”

Tom Papazoglakis, original pen and ink print, “Old Papazoglakis Home, Thibodaux, LA”

Bodo Schmidt, photo, “Sunrise in Bar Harbor”

Christine Zavgren, watercolor, “Tree Peonies from my Garden”

@datebook city label underlined:Third place awards:

Georgette Bacon, watercolor, “Brook Trout”

Cecilia Dewey, acrylic painting, “Trees”

Cheeta Lazore-Dietlein, sculpture, “Kate”

Steven R. Parkinson, photo, “River Solitude”

Theresa Parkinson, pyrography, “Baby Porcupine”

Anne Ray, pastel, “Morning Drive”

Arnie Roberts, oil painting, “Ranger”

Patricia Badlam Van Patten, watercolor, “Lost Island”

@datebook city label underlined:Honorable mention awards:

Georgette Bacon, watercolor, “Reflections”

Libby Cameron, pen and ink drawing, “Stag”

Lorna Eldred, pen and ink drawing, “Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing”

George Fairbanks, photo, “Steam Power”

Chris Jay, acrylic painting, “Reading Dreams”

Joyce Machunis, oil painting, “Basket of Apples”

Anne Ray, pastel, “Midnight Prowler”

@datebook city label underlined:Young Artist first place award:

Kate Ewnglert, 15, ink drawing, “Untitled”

@datebook city label underlined:Young Artist honorable mentions:

Emily Cafarella, 15, colored pencil drawing, “Levi,” and marker drawing, “Pandora”

Andrwe Cook, 12, for sculptures, “The Antidisestablishmentarianism Wizard King I” and “The Antidisestablishmentarianism Wizard King II”

Armed forces

Basic training

@datebook city label underlined:Throughout the area

Complete basic training: Five north country residents have completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio Texas:

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordon T. Jackson, son of Laurie and Thomas Jackson, Copenhagen. He is a 2008 graduate of Copenhagen Central School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Utica College.

Air Force Airman Jamia L. Garcia, daughter of Wally Garcia, Fort Drum, and granddaughter of Laura Garcia, Jacksonville, Fla.

Air Force Airman Devinn J. Conger, son of Angie and Fred Conger, Massena. He is a 2010 graduate of Massena Central School and earned an associate degree in 2012 from North Country Community College, Saranac Lake.

Airman 1st Class Alyxandra I. Scalone, daughter of Leslie MacMartin and stepdaughter of Amy Jennings, both of Ogdensburg. She is a 2013 graduate of Heuvelton Central School.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ford C. Wright, a 2006 graduate of Faith Fellowship Christian School, Watertown. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Multnomah University, Portland, Ore.


Dean’s list

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

Daemen College, Amherst

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

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Taylor C. Miller, special education, with a concentration in science, daughter of Lori Miller, Carthage, and Mark Miller, Harrisville

Goshen (Ind.) College

To receive dean’s list honors at Goshen College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Paul Zehr, junior, music: theater

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy

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

@datebook city label underlined:Black River

Thomas Murphy, chemical engineering

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Aimee Beaudette, environmental science

Andrew Tupper, interdisciplinary science

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Benjamin Reynolds, computer and systems engineering

@datebook city label underlined:Gouverneur

Kaitlyn McGregor, biology

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Mark Miller, mechanical engineering

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Matthew Chambers, architecture

@datebook city label underlined:Sackets Harbor

Collin Fingar, gemas and simulation arts and sciences

@datebook city label underlined:Theresa

Timothy Breen, mathematics

@datebook city label underlined:Woodville

Robert Spicer, mechanical engineering

SUNY Oneonta

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

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Heather R. Miller, art therapy with psychology and dance, daughter ocf Lori Miller, Carthage, and Mark Miller, Harrisville


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

Marymount University, Arlington, Va.

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Caitlyn Hafer, bachelor’s degree, accelerated bachelor of science nursing program, magna cum laude. She completed her licensing exam and will begin work as a nurse on the staff of Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Miss Hafer is the daughter of Matthew and Mary Kay Hafer, Potsdam, and granddaughter of Gen Hafer and Elizabeth Fogarty, both of Potsdam. She graduated from Potsdam Central School and received a bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany.

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