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Students excel at Mathcounts event

QUEENSBURY — The Capital District chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers hosted over 50 individuals from six local schools — Greenwich Central School, St. Mary’s/St. Alphonsus of Glens Falls, Maple Avenue School in Saratoga, Corinth Middle School, Augustine Classical Academy of Mechanicville and Schuylerville Junior High School — in the Tri County Mathcounts competition at the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury.

Mathcounts is a national extracurricular mathematics enrichment program for middle school students. The top three teams earned their way to the March 9 state Mathcounts competition at the RPI campus in Troy. The chapter received valuable assistance from local GE volunteers and the Adirondack chapter of the American Association of University Women.

Top teams were:

  • First Place: St. Mary’s/St. Alphonsus of Glens Falls
  • Second Place: Greenwich Central School
  • Third Place: Corinth Middle School

The top three individuals were awarded prizes supplied by our Capital District chapter and SUNY Adirondack. The top three individuals were:

  • First Place: Ashton Tokarski, Corinth Middle School
  • Second Place: Caleb Zhang, Augustine Classical Academy
  • Third Place: Teegan Wright, Greenwich Central School

Hartwick announces Dean’s List students

ONEONTA — Area students recently achieved Dean’s List status for the fall 2018 semester at Hartwick College in Oneonta. Inclusion on the college’s Dean’s List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Local students include:

  • Abigail Quinn Buck of Argyle;
  • Hunter Ryan Fifield of Queensbury;
  • Alixandra Jean Johnson of Glens Falls;
  • Jennifer Danielle Paszko of Queensbury;
  • Hannah Marie Pettis of Glens Falls;
  • Harrison Wolfgang Helinski of Kattskill Bay;
  • Dana Ruth Linendoll of Salem;
  • Madison Emily Markey of Hudson Falls; and
  • Isley Safiya Sterling of Gansevoort.

Cazenovia College names Dean’s List

CAZENOVIA — Cazenovia College recognized students for their academic achievement during the fall 2018 semester. Those named to the Dean’s List have achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average. Local students include:

  • Cassaundra Darrah of Gansevoort;
  • Kyle Durkee of South Glens Falls;
  • Madeline Godfrey of Fort Edward;
  • Lauren Kelleher of Schuylerville;
  • Alicen Simpson of Argyle; and
  • Rachael Weils of Hudson Falls.

Students achieve Cedarville honor

CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Cedarville University students were named to the Dean’s Honor List for fall 2018. In order to be named to the Dean’s Honor List, students need to maintain a 3.75 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours. Local students include:

  • Elliot Jenks of Argyle;
  • Hannah Lankford of Glens Falls;
  • Joshua Lankford of Glens Falls;
  • Gabriel Sallstrom of Lake George;
  • Michael Williamson of Pottersville; and
  • Taryn Williamson of Pottersville.

Champlain College sets its Dean’s List

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Students have been named to the Champlain College Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the fall 2018 semester. Local students include:

  • Olivia Cefalu of Queensbury, management of creative media;
  • Isaac Esty of Greenwich, undeclared — education and human studies;
  • Mackenzie George of Glens Falls, marketing;
  • Johanna Hall of Queensbury, creative media;
  • Duncan Persons of Queensbury, communication;
  • Stuart Redmon of Glens Falls, cybersecurity; and
  • Joseph Swahn of Whitehall, cybersecurity.

Manzella is on list at University of Maine

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Antonino Thomas Manzella has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

Northeastern Honors students announced

BOSTON — Northeastern University recognized students recently named to the University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester, which ended in December 2018.

In addition to achieving distinction through the Dean’s List, they are members of the University Honors Program, which offers high-caliber students the chance to further hone their studies and interests, live in special interest on-campus housing, and participate in one or two honors courses each term. Invitation into the honors program is highly competitive and students must maintain a high grade point average and strong commitment to campus leadership to remain a part.

To achieve the Dean’s List distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean. Local students include:

  • Brenna Singer of Gansevoort, bioengineering; and
  • Katelyn Ripley of Queensbury, chemical engineering.

Northeastern sets its fall 2018 Dean’s List

BOSTON — Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following students were recently named to the university’s Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester.

To achieve the Dean’s List distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean. Local students include:

  • Nicole Marco of Gansevoort, chemical engineering;
  • Wilson Herrmann of Glens Falls, civil engineering;
  • Rebecca Sung of Queensbury, mechanical engineering; and
  • Julia Mannix of Queensbury, human services/communication studies.

Lapham is graduate of Lehigh University

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Katherine Lapham of Salem graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree with a major in comparative and international education from Lehigh University in fall 2018.

Keenan on list at Champlain College

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Hannah Keenan of Queensbury has been named to the Champlain College President’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Students on the President’s List have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or higher during the semester. Keenan is majoring in psychology.

Students achieve Dean’s List at Delhi

DELHI — Students have been cited for academic achievement for the fall 2018 semester by achieving the Dean’s List at SUNY Delhi. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have an academic average of 3.50 or higher within the semester. Local students include:

  • Sadie Zollinger of Glens Falls, marketing;
  • Michael Hoffman of Hadley, electrical construction and instrumentation;
  • Gregory Crawford of Queensbury, mechatronics design;
  • Emily Leavey of Granville, veterinary science technology;
  • Amanda Lewis of Queensbury, veterinary science technology;
  • James Ralston of Middle Grove, welding technology;
  • Casey Lapann of Queensbury, liberal arts and sciences: general studies;
  • Maureen Mackey of Granville, hotel and restaurant management;
  • Jeffrey Norton of Greenwich, criminal justice;
  • Kamryn Dyer of Gansevoort, nursing;
  • Cynthia Crowe of Gansevoort, nursing;
  • Adrieana Gebo of South Glens Falls, nursing;
  • Heather LaCross of Granville, nursing;
  • Cassandra Seymour of Katskill Bay, nursing; and
  • Nicholas Sarto of Cambridge, construction management: design and building.

Williams graduates from Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ginger Williams of South Glens Falls was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama fall commencement Dec. 15.

Pereau makes list at SUNY Cortland

CORTLAND — Veronica Pereau of Queensbury has made the Dean’s List and President’s List for the fall 2018 semester at SUNY Cortland. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be full time and have earned at least an A- in all courses. Pereau is a therapeutic recreation major.

Squires earns a perfect 4.0 GPA

UTICA — Cara L. Squires of Warrensburg has been named to the Dean’s High Honor List for the fall 2018 semester at Utica College. The Dean’s High Honor List recognizes students for their perfect 4.0 academic performance during the fall 2018 semester.

Oswego announces fall President’s List

OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego has named high-performing students from the area to the President’s List for fall 2018 for earning grade point averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale. Local students include:

  • Daniel Tennyson of Chestertown, finance;
  • Rachel M. Eschner of Gansevoort, wellness management;
  • Hannah M. Hertik of Greenfield Center, human development;
  • Mackenzie K. Marci of Greenwich, biology;
  • Bryce Colvin of Hudson Falls, psychology;
  • Echo Cutter of Hudson Falls, human development; and
  • Justin M. Troelstra of Queensbury, biochemistry.

Local students on Clemson Dean’s List

CLEMSON, S.C. — Local students have been named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List at Clemson University. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale. Local students include:

  • Seth Derek Cline of Bolton Landing, biological sciences; and
  • Tricia Jordan of Greenwich, food science and human nutrition.

Students on list at Springfield College

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Springfield College students were named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2018 term. Criteria for selection to the Dean’s List require that the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester. Local students include:

  • Lindsey Ziegler of Queensbury, applied exercise science;
  • Eileen Hurley of Queensbury, applied exercise science;
  • Skyler Bateman of Gansevoort, health science and pre-physical therapy; and
  • Rachael Holser of Queensbury, psychology.

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