Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Area students earn Presidential Scholarships at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (08/19/2016)-- SUNY Oswego has awarded Presidential Scholarships to a select group of students who have reserved places at the college for fall 2016.

The scholarships are $18,800 over four years -- $4,700 a year -- for students residing on campus. Off-campus Presidential Scholarships are $2,350 a year. For outstanding non-New York state students, the award can be up to $60,000 over fours years, in combination with a Destination Oswego Scholarship.

The following students from the area earned Presidential Scholarships:

Colton A. Page of Clare Court in Clifton Park, a freshman majoring in marketing

Shawn M. Rousseau of Waite Road in Clifton Park, a sophomore majoring in finance

Area students earn Deans' Awards at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (08/19/2016)-- SUNY Oswego has made Deans' Awards to a select group of students from the area who have reserved places at the college starting in fall 2016.

The scholarships are $6,000 over four years. For non-New York state students, the total award can increase to as much as $42,000 in combination with a Destination Oswego scholarship.

Olivia R. Castaneda of Gloucester Street in Clifton Park, majoring in zoology, last attended Shenendehowa High School

Noah J. Lisi of Pebble Beach Drive in Clifton Park, majoring in business administration, last attended Shenendehowa High School

Audrey K. Meany of Greensboro Boulevard in Clifton Park, majoring in wellness management, last attended Shenendehowa High School

Sabrina R. Ventrano of Trevor Court in Clifton Park, majoring in marketing, last attended Shenendehowa High School

Justin Akin of Madigan Road in Schaghticoke, majoring in finance, last attended Hoosic Valley High School

Timothy Doss of Stillwater receives merit award at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (08/19/2016)-- Timothy W. Doss of Stillwater has received a Transfer Achievement Scholarship as a new transfer student at SUNY Oswego.

Doss reserved a place for fall 2016 at Oswego, majoring in graphic design. He last studied at Adirondack Community College and was scheduled to begin classes Aug. 29 at Oswego.

Kyle McFarland of Halfmoon receives Merit Scholarship at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (08/19/2016)-- SUNY Oswego has awarded a Merit Scholarship to Kyle McFarland of Halfmoon. The award recognizes past academic achievement and potential for success.

McFarland reserved a place in the incoming class for fall 2016, majoring in computer science. He last studied at Shenendehowa High School, and was scheduled to begin classes Aug. 29 at Oswego.