A number of area residents received degrees from St. Lawrence University. They are: Chasity M. Barcomb of Plattsburgh, anthropology/Spanish, cum laude, Beekmantown Central School; Alexandra J. Bero of Akwesasne, psychology/sport study/exercise science, Salmon River Central School, Fort Covington; Amanda E. Brewer of Saranac Lake, biology/English, Saranac Lake High School; Jordan M. Bryant of Saranac Lake, African studies/government, Saranac Lake High School; Emily W. Cummin of Lake Placid, performance/communication arts/fine arts, cum laude, Fishers Island School; John T. Cummin of Lake Placid, performance/communication arts/fine arts, cum laude, Fishers Island School; John T. Curle of Plattsburgh, history/African studies, cum laude, Plattsburgh High School; Elizabeth M. Edwards of Lake Placid, English/Francophone studies/European studies, cum laude, Northwood School; Samantha L. Farrell of Mooers Forks, psychology/sociology, cum laude, Northeastern Clinton Central School; Chelsea R. Francis of Hogansburg, government/Native American studies, Salmon River Central School; Chauntel S. Gillilland of Willsboro, government, cum laude, Westport Central School; Elizabeth M. Gronlund of Lake Placid, Estudios Hispanicos/government/educational studies, Lake Placid High School; Brooke M. Hartson of Keene Valley, psychology/performance/communication arts, Keene Central School;Ashley N. Hartz of Dickinson Center, psychology/Estudios Hispanicos/Caribbean Latin American studies, cum laude, with honors in psychology, St. Regis Falls Central School;Krystyna M. Kornecki of Keeseville, geology, AuSable Valley Central School; Chelsea E. LaBare of Burke, environmental studies/psychology/government, Chateaugay Central School; Ryan C. Lee of Plattsburgh, biology/education certification, cum laude, Beekmantown Central School; Jordan R. Marks of Rouses Point, global studies/multi-language/government, cum laude, Northeastern Clinton Central School; Amanda L. Maynard of Plattsburgh, psychology/educational studies, cum laude, Plattsburgh High School; Jessica A. McCauliffe of Willsboro, biology, Willsboro Central School; Grace A. Ochieng of Chazy, global studies/government/Estudios Hispanics, cum laude, with honors in neuroscience, White Mountain School; Emily J. Palmer of Ticonderoga, biology/chemistry/African studies, Ticonderoga High School; James J. Racette of Saranac, performance/communication arts/global studies, magna cum laude, with honors in performance and communication arts, Saranac Central School; Elle M. Rathbun of Plattsburgh, neuroscience/chemistry, honors in neuroscience, Plattsburgh High School; Kylie D. Rock of Westport, biology/chemistry, magna cum laude, honors in biology, Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School; Emily D. Roy of Lake Placid, neuroscience/sport study/exercise science/African studies, cum laude, Northwood School; and Erika M. Seaver of Peru, biology, Peru Central School.
Area students named to the dean’s list at Clarkson University include: Jennifer A. Jubin of Lake Placid, Lakiesha R. Bertrand of Mooers Forks, Melissa L. Parent of Burke, Rainee L. Hurley of West Chazy, Veronica Corneau of West Chazy, Nicholas P. Van Der Munnik of Rouses Point, Steven M. Barnes of Plattsburgh, Eric W. Moody of Saranac Lake, Lucas A. Short of Plattsburgh, Andrew R. Boyea of Chateaugay, Steven K. Schmidt of Plattsburgh, Rakenhoktha Barnes of Akwesasne, Raymond L. Phillips of Hogansburg, Jonathan W. Barge of Saranac Lake, Ivan T. Chase of Chateaugay, Christopher G. Roberts of Champlain, Corey R. Tremblay of Constable, Danny L. Tremblay of Constable, Zachary J. Denton of Elizabethtown, Blake A. Mosher of Brushton, Lance J. Lee of Elizabethtown, Darran J. McGreevy of Wilmington and Samantha L. Williams of Saranac Lake.
Chris Brewster , who attends St. John’s University in New York City, majoring in English, has received the Silver Key Award at the conclusion of his junior year for excelling in his major field. The award is presented to one student from each department who has reached scholastic excellence. He is the son of Sharon Brewster and Tom Brewster, both of Plattsburgh, and is a 2009 graduate of Chazy Central Rural School.
Area residents who graduated from Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., include Carol Treacy of Peru, master’s degree in health-care management; Derrick Arquiett of Champlain, associate’s degree in software development; and Matthew Fregoe of Chazy, bachelor’s degree in web development and design.
Samuel Balzac , a junior at Keene Central School, has been awarded a full scholarship to the 2012 Telluride Association Summer Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Admission to the program is highly selective; only 64 participants were chosen from 1,354 applications.
The following area students have received degrees from Alfred University: Joshua Douglass, son of James and Robin Douglass of Jay, Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies; Alec Currier, son of William and Lynn Currier of Peru, Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, and Chad Desrocher, son of Todd and Chris Desrocher, Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies.
Megan Reymore of Saranac Lake has been named the recipient of the Dann Colvin Memorial Scholrship, presented to a deserving student in the landscape architecture program at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse. She is a senior in the five-year landscape architecture program.
Paige Moore of Peru has received a Dean’s Award Scholarship from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The daughter of Michael and Theresa Brienza-Moore, she graduated from Peru High School and is active in athletics and National Honor Society and plans to major in social work.
Benjamin A. Alberry , son of Meg and Gerry Alberry of Morrisonville, has been named to the dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C., for the spring semester with a GPA of 3.5.
Mary Champagne, a resident of Plattsburgh, received a bachelor’s degree in English from Providence College, Rhode Island.
Astrid Kempainen , a member of the Class of 2015 at Connecticut College, New London, Conn., has been named to the dean’s High Honors List.
Megan O’Connor of Plattsburgh received the Charles B. Hurd Prize, given to a student of physical chemistry, at Union College, Schenectady.
Clarkson College, Potsdam, has named the following local residents as Presidential Scholars: Jessica L. Beach, Constable, biology; Derek J. Dustin, Fort Covington, biology; Evan M. Tomkiewicz, Morrisonville, biology; Sara A. Artus, St. Regis Falls, biology/psychology; Dylan J.W. Dawson, Lake Clear, business studies; Louis Racette, Saranac, computer engineering; Brian M. Ashline, Burke, global supply-chain management; Shannon M. Hanson, Elizabethtown, global supply-chain management; Jessica D. Burl, Burke, mathematics; Annie M. Murphy, Plattsburgh, mathematics; Marissa C. Cook, Chateaugay, pre-physical therapy/psychology; and Shauni M. Trombly, West Chazy, pre-physical therapy/psychology.
GP Federal Credit Union has awarded $500 scholarships to Mallory Favreau of Plattsburgh and Myles Tallada of West Chazy. Favreau is the daughter of William and Connie Favreau and a graduate of Seton Catholic High School. Tallada graduated from Beekmantown Central School and is the son of Judy and Duane Tallada of West Chazy.
Hudson Valley Community College in Troy has named the following local residents to the President’s List: Eric Linkowski of Champlain, liberal arts/humanities and social science; Jaimie Martin of Peru, echocardiography; Nicholas Gilbo of Port Henry, liberal arts/humanities and social science; and Rebecca White of Westport, health information management and technology.
Area students named to the President’s List at SUNY Oswego include Elena Sanchez-Freeman of Champlain, language and international trade; Ryan Farmer of Lake Clear, broadcasting and mass communication; Alysson Bubbins of Plattsburgh, anthropology; and Allison Scollin of Saranac Lake, wellness management.
Amanda Trimm of Burke received the Great Dane Award at the University of Albany’s President’s Undergraduate Leadership Award ceremony. Recipients must have shown extraordinary leadership, service, academic achievement and involvement in the university community.
Plattsburgh resident Joanne Zucker graduated from Dominican College in Orangeburg during commencement ceremonies in May.
Molly Atkinson , a recent graduate of St. Regis Falls Central School and a student in the health-occupations program at North Franklin Educational Center, is the first recipient of the Brooke E. Lyon Remembrance Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500. Atkinson, daughter of Dave and Lisa Atkinson who will attend SUNY Canton to pursue studies in nursing, graduated from NFEC with certifications as a nurse’s aide, American Heart Association health-care provider/CPR, AHA first aid, Alzheimer’s, EKG technician and phlebotomy technician, rehab/habilitation aide/pediatric assistant and 13 college credits.