LISBON — Lisbon Central School is proud to announce the Class of 2014 Honors Group. Twelve students have earned a cumulative grade point average of 90 or higher and will be recognized at graduation this year. Students in this group have taken challenging high school courses, and some have earned college credit through SUNY Canton, Paul Smith’s College, and/or North Country Community College.
Laura Pierce, daughter of Paul & Susan Pierce, has earned the highest GPA at Lisbon in the Class of 2014 with a 97.80. Laura will attend the University of Virginia to pursue a degree in biology and a Division I running career. Laura earned 17 college credits during junior and senior year through Canton College distance learning and Paul Smith’s College.
Jacqueline Sovie, daughter of Michael and Jamie Sovie, is ranked second in the class with a 97.60 GPA. Jackie, an Augsbury/North Country Scholarship winner, has enrolled at St. Lawrence University for fall 2014 in a business economics major. She earned a total of 14 college credits from SUNY Canton through distance learning and Paul Smith’s.
Ryan Buckley, son of Daniel and Karen Buckley, is ranked third in the honors group with a cumulative average of 95.89. Ryan plans to pursue an information technology degree this fall at Houghton College. Ryan has earned 17 credits from Paul Smith’s and SUNY Canton through distance learning.
Jamie Skiff, daughter of Scott Skiff and Josephine Skiff, has earned a GPA of 95.36 over her four years at Lisbon. Jamie will attend Clarkson University this fall, having earned a Clarkson Leadership Scholarship.
Bethany Crowley, daughter of James and Rita Crowley, has earned a place in the honors group with a cumulative GPA of 95.27. Beth will pursue a speech pathology major at Loyola University in Maryland in the fall. Bethany has earned 11 college credits through SUNY Canton and Paul Smith’s College.
Morgan Baldock, daughter of Michael and Susan Baldock, is a member of the honors group, having earned a 94.91 GPA. Morgan has enrolled at Canton College in the nursing program for the fall 2014. She has earned college credits from North Country Community College through participation in the Health Careers program at Northwest Technical Center.
Maeve Bowdish, daughter of Raymond and Megan Bowdish, is ranked within the honors group with a cumulative GPA of 93.60. Maeve, an Augsbury/North Country Scholarship winner, will attend St. Lawrence University this fall. Maeve also earned 11 college credits through Paul Smith’s College and Canton College.
Kristen Calkins, daughter of Michael and Nicole Calkins, has earned a GPA of 93.56 during her high school career. Kristen, winner of the full-tuition Presidential Scholarship at Clinton College, will pursue a nursing degree. Kristen earned college credits through North Country Community College and Paul Smith’s College during high school.
Kristen Warner, daughter of Richard Warner & Sheri Page, has earned honors group status with a 92.46 GPA at Lisbon. Kristen is enrolled at Syracuse University for a graphic design major this fall. Kristen earned 11 college credits through Paul Smith’s College and Canton College distance learning.
Jesse Gleason, son of Dean and Sandra Gleason, is a member of the senior honors group with a cumulative GPA of 92.19. Jesse, an Eagle Scout, will attend St. Lawrence University this fall, majoring in government and political science. He has earned 11 college credits from Paul Smith’s College during his junior and senior year.
Lindsey Remington, daughter of Troy and Diana Remington, has earned a place in the honors group with a 91.04 GPA. Lindsey, winner of first place in the baking component at Paul Smith’s College Cooking for Scholarships competition, will use her award to pursue a degree in baking and pastry arts at the college.
Nicole Neadom, daughter of Russell and Brenda Neadom, has earned a cumulative GPA of 90.04 during high school. Nicole plans to pursue a degree in the health sciences, beginning with her liberal arts and sciences program at Canton College this fall. Nicole earned North Country Community College credits through the Allied Health program at Northwest Technical Center.