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  • • Kristy M. Allen of Macedon was named to the President’s List at SUNY Potsdam for achieving a GPA of 4.0 for the Spring 2014 semester. Kristy, a 2012 graduate of the Ruben A. Cirrillo High School in Gananda is double majoring on Geology and Archaeology while pursuing minors in History and Acting. In May, Kristy was honored by being named a Department Scholar for Archaeology which is awarded to the Archaeology student with the highest GPA. Additionally, she received the Eric Hutchinson “Budding Geologist” award for demonstrating academic success and showing great future potential in Geology. Presently, Kristy is participating in the University of Northern Michigan Archaeology Camp with onsite field work and research on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan.
    • Zachary J. Allen of Macedon was named to the President’s List at SUNY Oswego for the Spring 2014 semester. To qualify for the President’s List students are required to achieve a GPA of 3.80 or greater. Zachary, a 2013 graduate of the Ruben A. Cirrillo High School in Gananda is majoring on Geology/Environmental Science while also pursuing a minor in Sustainability.
    • Michelle East of Palmyra graduated at the spring commencement from the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome. East earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health information management
    • The Rochester Institute of Technology accepted liberal arts students Amanda Packard and Tom Jacobs into the university’s honor program. Packard, a resident of Macedon, is a third-year student in the museum studies program. Jacobs, son of Caryn Jacobs and Thomas Jacobs of Ontario, is a first-year student in the political science program.
    • Rhea Hays of Lyons was named to the Champlain College Spring 2014 dean’s list. Hayes is majoring in broadcast and streaming media at the Burlington, Vt. college. The achievement is for students who attain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
    • The State University of New York Office of Opportunity Program recognized 35 Finger Lakes Community College students with an academic achievement award. The award is for students who were enrolled in the Educational Opportunity Program during the fall 2013 semester and who had a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award recipients from Wayne County are listed below by town: Lyons: Lisa Feagle; Newark: Gregory Logins, Terry Rinck, Carrie Robinson, Brent Ziegler.
    • Raymond Boss of Macedon presented a project at the SUNY Oneonta Student Research and Creative Activity Day on March 26. Boss worked with Toke Knudsen, from the department of mathematics, on “Benoit B. Mandelbrot and Fractal Geomentry.” Boss was the primary presenter for the project as well as for a second project, “The Effects of Diagram Use in Probability Instruction and Problem Solving.” Student Research and Creative Activity Day promotes undergraduate scholarship and creative activity. Nearly 200 students participated in the student exhibition.
    • Samantha Glena of Walworth graduated from Coastal Carolina University at the spring commencement ceremony. Glena earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics.
    Page 2 of 3 - • Nazareth College announces graduate students who earned degrees at the 87th annual commencement ceremony on May 11. The following students earned master's or doctoral degrees: Anthony Delork, Lyons; Timothy Rutan, Macedon; Whitney Frey, Ontario; Meena Lall, Macedon; Emily Schuth, Macedon; Emily Syracuse, Macedon.
    • Nicole E. Erickson of Marion graduated from University of Mary Washington on May 10. Erickson graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.
    • Jeremy Unterborn of Palmyra was named to the dean's list for the winter 2014 term at Washington and Lee University. A member of the class of 2017, Unterborn earned at least a 3.4 grade point average for the semester.
    • Two local students received awards from Clarkson Univeristy at the University Recognition Day ceremony during the spring semester. Hannah Marchitell of Clyde received the Communication and Media Senior Award and Kendra L. Stewart of North Rose earned the Pi Mu Epsilon Award for Sophomores for Mathematics. Marchitell is a senior majoring in communication, history and social documentation. The award is presented to an outstanding student in the communication and media department. Stewart is a junior majoring in mathematics and the Pi Mu Epsilon award is given to a sophomore mathematics or computer science major who has made a noteworthy contribution while at Clarkson.
    • Brooke A. Keller of Newark was named to the president's list at Coastal Carolina University for the fall spring semester. Keller is a junior majoring in management. To be named to the president's list, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and be enrolled full time.
    • Nazareth College undergraduate students earned their bachelor’s degrees at the school’s commencement ceremony on May 11 at the Blue Cross Arena, Rochester. Sarah Bernhard of Sodus, Bachelor of Arts in English literature; Amy Blough of Ontario, Bachelor of Arts in communication and rhetoric; Joshua Briner of Ontario, Bachelor of Arts in history; Brandi Caton of Palmyra, Bachelor of Arts in history; Matthew Derrenbacher of Sodus, Bachelor of Arts in religious studies; Thomas Diller of Macedon, Bachelor of Arts in sociology; Timothy Doyle of Macedon, Bachelor of Arts in psychology; Kyle Fitch of Savannah, Bachelor of Arts in psychology; Casey Jech of Macedon, Bachelor of Arts in psychology; Crystal Privitera of Lyons, Bachelor of Arts in Italian; Christopher Shumski of Williamson, Bachelor of Arts in history; Dyan VerSchage of Ontario, Bachelor of Arts in mathematics; Kayla Virts of Wolcott, Bachelor of Arts in psychology; Elizabeth Zapetis of Newark, Bachelor of Arts in English literature; William Martinelli of Newark, Bachelor of Music in music performance; Maura Chappell of Lyons, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Robyn Crumb of Savannah, Bachelor of Science in communication science and disorders; Kristen DeMarree of Williamson, Bachelor of Science in health sciences; Kylie Devanney of Macedon, Bachelor of Science in social work; Maureen Lebrecht of Walworth, Bachelor of Science in studio art; Taylar Main of Palmyra, Bachelor of Science in studio art; Tara McShanley of Newark, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Justine Smith of Macedon, Bachelor of Science in social work; Beverly Stewart of Macedon, Bachelor of Science in social work; Haley Wagner of Lyons, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Shannon Whelan of Sodus, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Sarah Zwierlein of Williamson, Bachelor of Science in nursing.
    Page 3 of 3 - • Sarah Langue of Ontario received the President’s Award for Excellence in the School of Health Professions and Public Health at Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pa. Langue, the daughter of Nancy Evanowsky and Geoffrey Langue, graduated from the school with a dual major in athletic training and sports medicine on Sunday, May 18. The President's Award for Excellence is given to one student in each of Mercyhurst University's six schools who is considered to be the top scholar.

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