Awards and Achievements/ Local College Students

Local Student in Peer Tutor at Hamilton College

Clinton, N.Y. – Emily E. Moore, daughter of Eva and John Moore of Valley Falls, and a senior at Hamilton College, is serving as a peer tutor in the Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center (QSR) at Hamilton this year. The mission of the QSR Center is to support students in the development of their academic skills, and to foster collaborative learning and intellectual growth.

Local Students Honored as Hudson Valley Community College Foundation Awards Scholarships for Incoming, Current Students

TROY, NY (11/17/2014)(readMedia)-- Nearly 100 Hudson Valley Community College students received honors and scholarships at the annual Hudson Valley Community College Foundation Scholarship Reception on Friday, Nov. 14.

Each year, the college Foundation recognizes students who were awarded scholarships this past year as well as the donors who make these scholarships possible. The reception took place in the McDonough Sports Complex.

Several local residents were among the honorees:

Kevin Pallozzi of Schaghticoke, who received the Dave '64 and Jill Fry Technology Scholarship

Eric Samaniego of Clifton Park, who received the Jane S. Mangold Scholarship

Sabrina Fitzgerald of Schaghticoke, who received the Pioneer Bank Scholarship in Memory of John M. Scarchill

Raymond Schoonmaker of Schaghticoke, who received the Troy Police Sgt. Michael Blair Scholarship

Mechanicville Resident to have Principal Role in Theatre Production of The Crucible

FRANKLIN, MA (11/10/2014)(readMedia)-- The renowned Dean College Theatre Department is proud to announce that Anna McKenzie of Mechanicville will have a principal role in the production of Urinetown beginning November 19-23, 2014 at Dean College in Franklin, MA.

The Ithaca College Oracle Honor Society Inducts 180 New Members

ITHACA, NY (11/11/2014)(readMedia)-- The Ithaca College Oracle Honor Society welcomed new members at its induction ceremony held on Nov. 3, 2014.

Zachary Waldek of Clifton Park (12065)

Joseph Buttimer of Clifton Park (12065)

Christina Tudor of Clifton Park (12065)

Kathryn Trainor of Clifton Park, NY, Earns Empire 8 Conference Co-Champion Title with Nazareth College

ROCHESTER, NY (11/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Kathryn Trainor of Clifton Park, NY, earned the Empire 8 Conference co-champion title with Nazareth College's women's soccer team. Nazareth and Ithaca met for the 10th time in the finals of the Empire 8 Conference Tournament for women's soccer with an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament on the line. For the sixth time in that stretch, there were two winners. The Golden Flyers and the Bombers played to a 0-0 tie and were declared Empire 8 co-champions. Nazareth then gained the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament by virtue of a 4-3 advantage in the post-game penalty kick session.