Pomainville to attend conference
HUDSON FALLS — This summer, Ashleigh Pomainville from Hudson Falls will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, Jr. National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C.
The Jr. National Young Leaders Conference is one of the Envision family of programs that enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom.
Ashleigh was nominated to attend the Jr. National Young Leaders Conference by her eighth-grade teacher at Hudson Falls Middle School. In addition to participating in Student Council, Ashleigh is very passionate about volleyball and plays for school as well as travel teams. At just 7 years old, Ashleigh became the youngest black belt in upstate New York. Now at 13 years old, she is a third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
O’Keefe named to Simmons Dean’s List
BOSTON, Mass. — Briana O’Keefe of Gansevoort was named to the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at Simmons University in Boston. To qualify for Dean’s List status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.
Collier makes Dean’s List at university
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mackenzie Collier of South Glens Falls has been named to the Dean’s List at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. for the fall 2019 semester. To qualify for Dean’s List, students must complete at least 15 credit hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in all courses during that semester. Collier, the child of Michael and Donna Collier, received a 3.88 grade point average. Collier is a biology/pre-med major.
Students graduate SUNY Dehli
DELHI — More than 250 students graduated from SUNY Delhi in December 2018. Degrees were awarded for certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Local graduates include:
- Jeffrey Norton of Greenwich, bachelor’s in criminal justice;
- Cynthia Crowe of Gansevoort, BSN in nursing;
- Cassandra Seymour of Katskill Bay, BSN in nursing; and
- Ryan Jeskie of Cambridge, bachelor’s in golf and sports turf management.
Thibeau gets perfect 4.0 GPA
MORRISVILLE — Emilee Thibeau of Salem was named to the President’s List for the fall 2018 semester at SUNY Morrisville. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a perfect 4.0 average for the semester and complete 12 credit hours. Thibeau is majoring in business administration—AAS.
Students named to Morrisville list
MORRISVILLE — SUNY Morrisville recently announced the students who were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve an average of 3.0 to 3.99 for the semester and complete 12 credit hours. Local students include:
- Brooke Spiezio of Cambridge, animal science—equine science and management;
- Danielle Aubrey of Granville, animal science—equine science and management;
- Brittney Kunen of Granville, business administration – BBA; and
- James Morrison of Shushan, automotive technology.
McQuain selected for psychology honorary society
CANTON — Cheyenne K. McQuain of Glens Falls has been selected for membership into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Psi Chi, the international psychology honorary society. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.3, a psychology average of at least 3.4 and be in the top 35 percent of their class. McQuain is a member of the class of 2020 and is majoring in psychology and anthropology.