Awards and Achievements – Local College Students

Keene State College Student Aubree Williams Earns Place on Dean's List

KEENE, NH (01/05/2017)-- Congratulations to Aubree Williams of Stillwater, who was recently named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Keene State College. Williams was among 1,400 students who were honored for academic excellence in the fall 2016 semester.

Local Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honor Society at HVCC

TROY, NY (01/04/2017)-- Nearly 50 students from Hudson Valley Community College were recently inducted into the Alpha Xi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for students at two-year colleges. These new members are from the Fall 2016 induction.

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is indicative of academic excellence. Those inducted are matriculated students who have met standards including a grade point average of 3.71 or higher. The college's Alpha Xi Sigma chapter recognizes and promotes scholarship, develops leadership, encourages service and cultivates fellowship among qualified students of the college.

Local students inducted include:

Tyler Frisbee of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program.

James Waller of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Engineering Science academic program.

Kaitlyn Gunsel of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program.

Students Named to Dean's List at Hudson Valley Community College

TROY, NY (01/03/2017)-- More than 1,200 students were named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List at Hudson Valley Community College. Local students include:

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Christian Almeida of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Engineering Science academic program;

Maria Aviles of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Radiologic Technology academic program;

Richard Beck of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Samuel Belleville of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Justin Betts of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Savannah Bronson of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Christopher Carillo of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Nicholas Cavanaugh of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Rachel Collet of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Nicholas Crodelle of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Jovan Cruz of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic academic program;

Thomas Gaunay of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Karissa Hatlee of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program;

Matthew Hatlee of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology academic program;

Danielle Hyland of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Polysomnography academic program;

Zachary Hyland of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Civil Engineering Technology academic program;

Anum Jamil of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Administrative Information Management and Technology academic program;

Aamer Khan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Nataliya Kovalchuk of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Polysomnography academic program;

Pavlo Kovalchuk of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Math & Science academic program;

Sydney Kruth of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Kyle LaMora of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Justin Mandl of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Vada Rae Maryol of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Alan Mastrianni of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Jonathan McCormick of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Automotive Technical Services - Auto Body Repair academic program;

Ryan McPartlon of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Kathryn Mion of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Nursing academic program;

Carissa Mirella of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Daniel Morgan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Andrew Myers of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Zachary Nelsen of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Katherine Nolan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Ashlee Peck of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Gregory Riley of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems academic program;

Nicholas Russo of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Alicia Sala of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Matthew Sawicki of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Sadiya Shams of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Accounting academic program;

Olivia Shipley of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Amanda Simpson of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Rachael Skliutas of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Joshua Street of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems academic program;

Nicholas Stroud of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Joseph Vega of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Anjanae Williams-Moore of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Phillip Yunginger of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Biotechnology academic program;

Usman Zulfi of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Lauren Gardner of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Caitlin Garrity of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Dental Assisting academic program;

Michael Laprade of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Meghan Merritt of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Alana Mueller of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Patrick O'Connor of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Environmental Science academic program;

Heather Cacciotti of Johnsonville, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Hannah Dyer of Johnsonville, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Conway Gillespie of Johnsonville, who is studying in the Construction Technology- Building Construction academic program;

Jessica Amoroso of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Pamela Aprilliano of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Environmental Science academic program;

Aubra-Leigh Blasi of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Michael Buswell of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Math & Science academic program;

Brody Cepiel of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Giovanni D'Ambro of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Monique Davis of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Mariah Day of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Fine Arts academic program;

Dylan Dobert of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Daniel Farrell of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Anna Gervais of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Sean Grasing of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Jordan Guerrero of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

David Kopyc of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Martika Martin of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Nursing academic program;

Katelyn Neff of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Joseph Papura of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Eric Rider of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Anthony Salustri of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Construction Technology- Building Construction academic program;

Andrew Sickels of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Mechatronics academic program;

Ally Slish of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Mason Verdile of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems academic program;

Christinea Wheeler of Mechanicville, who is studying in the Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic academic program;

Kyrsten Klein of Melrose, who is studying in the Dental Assisting academic program;

Jacob Nazarian of Melrose, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Emma Palladino of Melrose, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Joseph Pignatelli of Melrose, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Kevin Rose of Melrose, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Jonathan Seim of Melrose, who is studying in the Construction Technology- Building Construction academic program;

Suzen Bickford of Schaghticoke, who is studying in the Health Information Management and Technology academic program;

Sonia Cyrulik of Schaghticoke, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Halle Nightingale of Schaghticoke, who is studying in the Nursing academic program;

Mackenzie O'Neill of Schaghticoke, who is studying in the Digital Marketing academic program;

Alexander Brown of Stillwater, who is studying in the Exercise Science academic program;

Jeffrey DeMarco of Stillwater, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Ryan McCleave of Stillwater, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Peter Simoneau of Valley Falls, who is studying in the Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic academic program;

Madison Badgley of Waterford, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Maxwell Bourdeau of Waterford, who is studying in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology academic program;

James Cerqua of Waterford, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Amanda Forcucci of Waterford, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Rebecca Healey of Waterford, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Students Named to President's List at Hudson Valley Community College

TROY, NY (01/03/2017)-- Nearly 1,900 students were named to the Fall 2016 President's List at Hudson Valley Community College. Local students include:

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Jhafar Ali of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Engineering Technology- Electronics academic program;

Michael Almaviva of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Dylan Altobelli of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Alexis Amash of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program;

Michaela Ammann of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program;

Wanda Anderson of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Surgical Technology academic program;

Wajahat Awan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Mechanical Engineering Technology academic program;

Katrina Barnard of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Katherine Brockway of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Dustin Bruhns of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Michael Bryant of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program;

Sara Clark of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Health and Wellness academic program;

Dana Collado of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program;

Thomas Czurlanis of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Nicholas DeMarco of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Kevin Desorbo of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Biotechnology academic program;

Alicia Diodonet of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Dental Hygiene academic program;

Kyle Dollard of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Architectural Technology academic program;

Sean Doran of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Vincent Esposito of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Environmental Science academic program;

Gabriella Falco of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Brittani Fay of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program;

Brianna Feldmaier of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Tyler Frisbee of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program;

Jeremy Garguilo of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Accounting academic program;

Sarah Grzymala of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Accounting academic program;

Kaitlyn Gunsel of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Early Childhood academic program;

Kristian Gutenmann of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Engineering Science academic program;

Breanna Harrington of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Stephen Hatalla of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Carrington Hessell of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Rebecca Jordan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Fine Arts academic program;

Kyli Kennedy of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Memorial Hospital Nursing academic program;

Paul Kennedy of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Kole Kibler of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Maximilian Kiesel of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Samaritan Hospital Nursing academic program;

Jonathan King of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Diana Kluball of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Biotechnology academic program;

Kevin Knox of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Willow Kogelschatz of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Julie Kunkle of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Echocardiography academic program;

Michelle Lambert of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Surgical Technology academic program;

Ashley Lin of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Elena Lipnitskaia of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Polysomnography academic program;

Jameson Louis of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

David Lueck of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Nursing academic program;

Linus Maddock of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Respiratory Care academic program;

Matthew Martin of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Angelina Mazza of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Dental Assisting academic program;

Jamie Medick of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Marketing academic program;

Amanda Moore of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Forensic Science Studies academic program;

Max Morand of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Katherine Murphy of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program;

Devanshi Patel of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Katherine Peters of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Brendan Pickel of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology academic program;

Allen Post of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic academic program;

Eric Prescott of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems: System & Network Administration academic program;

Artemio Punsalang of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems: Web Design & WWW Programming academic program;

Nicole Purello of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Nida Qureshi of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Digital Media academic program;

Shannon Ragone of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Ryan Rao of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Brittany Reale of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Zachary Robles-Huff of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Antoinette Rose of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Josh Rosenblum of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Civil Engineering Technology academic program;

Joseph Rotondaro of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program;

Jonathan Schmidt of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program;

Mackenzie Schweikert of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

Angel Seamans of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Health Information Management and Technology academic program;

Paul Severence of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Sally Shannak of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Respiratory Care academic program;

Sarswoti Shrestha of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Computer Information Systems academic program;

Abigail Skarbowski of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Kelsey Sousa of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Richard Stephan of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Chrysalis Thibodeau of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Accounting academic program;

Jordan Turner of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Accounting academic program;

Jason Tusch of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Elizabeth Van Natten of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Caitlin Waldron of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Humanities and Social Sciences academic program;

James Waller of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Engineering Science academic program;

Ryan Whimple of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Business- Business Administration academic program;

Nicholas Willard of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Liberal Arts and Sciences- Math & Science academic program;

Robert Wilson of Clifton Park, who is studying in the Non-matriculated academic program;

Kabeer Amin of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Biological Sciences academic program;

Derrell Barefield of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology academic program;

John Irwin Burt of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Health Information Management and Technology academic program;

Scott Carpenter of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Nickolas DeLuca of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Criminal Justice academic program;

Griffin Fisher of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Paul Gavett of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Biotechnology academic program;

Rebecca Hayner of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Shannon Horan of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

Sierra Kingsley of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Individual Studies academic program;

Ian Lachhander of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Business Administration academic program;

Kayla Larson of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Dental Hygiene academic program;

Kimberly Levine of Halfmoon, who is studying in the Human Services academic program;

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Area SUNY Potsdam Students Named to President's List

POTSDAM, NY (12/30/2016)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 869 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Fall 2016 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students were honored for earning top marks by President Kristin G. Esterberg.

The students included:

  • Brooke Ackerknecht of Stillwater, NY, whose major is Sociology
  • Forest Ashley of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Creative Writing
  • Margaret Carroll of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Speech Communication
  • Torie Keeton of Waterford, NY, whose major is Community Health
  • Alexandria Kosek of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • John Kosowsky of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Computer Science
  • Madison Mahar of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exercise Science
  • Eric McNair of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Chemistry

To achieve the honor of being on the President's List, each student must have satisfactorily completed 12 numerically-graded semester hours, with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

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SUNY Potsdam Names Area Students to Dean's List

POTSDAM, NY (12/30/2016)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 377 students who excelled academically in the Fall 2016 semester to the College's Dean's List.

The students included:

  • Heather Conti of Stillwater, NY, whose major is Archaeological Studies
  • Heather Conti of Stillwater, NY, whose major is Archaeological Studies
  • Sarah Erno of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exploratory/Undeclared
  • Sarah Erno of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exploratory/Undeclared
  • Kyle Farnell of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exploratory/Undeclared
  • Kyle Farnell of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exploratory/Undeclared
  • Amna Siddiqui of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Politics
  • Amna Siddiqui of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Politics

To achieve the honor of being on the Dean's List, each student must have satisfactorily completed 12 numerically-graded semester hours, with a grade point average of between 3.25 and 3.49 in the given semester.