Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Local Residents Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (06/02/2016)-- The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Heather Brown of Clifton Park (12065) initiated at The Sage Colleges

Christopher Dunham of Valley Falls (12185) initiated at The Sage Colleges

Gregory Dunham of Valley Falls (12185) initiated at The Sage Colleges

Amanda Griffiths of Stillwater (12170) initiated at The Sage Colleges

SUNY Potsdam Names Area Students to Dean's List

POTSDAM, NY (06/02/2016)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 370 students who excelled academically in the Spring 2016 semester to the College's Dean's List.

The students included:

  • Kiersten Dice of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education
  • Rebecca Emmerick of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Art History
  • Patrick Mylod of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is History

Area SUNY Potsdam Students Named to President's List

POTSDAM, NY (06/02/2016)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 920 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Spring 2016 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students were honored for earning top marks by President Kristin G. Esterberg.

The students included:

  • Forest Ashley of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Creative Writing (Bachelor of Fine Arts program)
  • Molly Bonnier of Melrose, NY, whose major is Dance
  • Margaret Carroll of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Speech Communication
  • Sarah Erno of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exploratory/Undeclared
  • Alexandria Kosek of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • John Kosowsky of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Computer Science
  • Amy Lynch of Schaghticoke, NY, whose major is Psychology
  • Madison Mahar of Mechanicville, NY, whose major is Exercise Science
  • Emily Moniere of Halfmoon, NY, whose major is Biology
  • Amanda Walther of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Mathematics
  • Stephen Whimple of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Performance
  • Eric Zalewski of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Business Administration

SUNY Oswego names area students to President's List

OSWEGO, NY (06/06/2016)-- SUNY Oswego has named several high-performing students from the area to the President's List for spring 2016 for earning grade point averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale.

Megan C. Adelman of Monmouth Way in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in human development

Simone R. Duscha of Christine Court in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in public relations

Ryan T. Mchale of Lincoln Town Drive in Clifton Park, a sophomore majoring in public justice

Zachary Melite of Old Coach Road in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in human resource management

Kelsey L. Thomas of Caceras Court in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in marketing

Kassadee C. Paulo of Russell Drive in Stillwater, a sophomore majoring in journalism

Oswego students who achieve GPAs of 3.30 to 3.79 are named to the Deans' List.

Clifton Park Native Christina Tudor Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

ITHACA, NY (06/06/2016)-- Christina Tudor of Clifton Park, N.Y., a Writing major at Ithaca College, was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, one of the country's oldest and most selective honor societies.

SUNY Oswego recognizes area students on Deans' List

OSWEGO, NY (06/06/2016)-- Several area students at SUNY Oswego achieved Deans' List recognition for earning a grade point average of 3.3 to 3.79 in spring 2016.

Leah E. Goodcoff of Avenue of the Oaks in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in broadcasting and mass communication

Daniel B. Hoang of C Keepsake Lane in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in information science

Morgan J. Kelly of P.O. Box 1022 in Clifton Park, a junior majoring in childhood education

Theodore J. McCarthy of Friar Tuck Court in Clifton Park, a junior majoring in business administration

Jillian K. McGrath of Carriage Road in Clifton Park, a junior majoring in chemistry

Jeffrey M. Sitko of Willowbrook Terrace in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in business administration

Kirstin M. Swartz of Wilden Way in Clifton Park, a junior majoring in creative writing

John P. Trawinski of Fallentree Lane in Clifton Park, a senior majoring in applied mathematical economics

Taylor N. Macdougall of Shafer Drive in Halfmoon, a senior majoring in wellness management

Katelyn Pingelski of Johnson Road in Mechanicville, a junior majoring in information science

Alyssa M. Santagato of Broadway in Mechanicville, a senior majoring in anthropology

Angela R. Tylock of Cavalry Course in Mechanicville, a senior majoring in political science

Perry Kennedy of Franklin Court in Stillwater, a senior majoring in zoology

Oswego students earning a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 were recognized on the college's President's List.

Brandon Vianna named to Dean's List for the Spring 2016 semester

LYNDONVILLE, VT (06/06/2016)-- Brandon Vianna, of Stillwater, NY, has been named to Dean's List for the Spring 2016 semester at Lyndon State College. To qualify for Dean's List, a student must achieve a semester grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5 while enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester.

Bryant & Stratton College

Kelly Liberatore of Mechanicville, daughter of Mary and William Root Sr., in the medical assisting program, summa cum laude; and Sherri Marshall of Saratoga Springs, daughter of Mary and William Root Sr., in the medical assisting program, magna cum laude

Associate of Applied Science degrees were awarded to:

Mark Callahan of Stillwater, in the accounting program, cum laude; and Lisa Stewart-Green of Stillwater, in the medical administrative assistant program, magna cum laude.