Palmyra-Macedon student nominated to Presidential Scholars program

Olivia Keller, a senior at Palmyra-Macedon High School, is one of 20 students in the state to be nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for Arts and Academics.

Keller is the only student in the Finger Lakes area to be selected. She was nominated by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130th District.

She serves as senior class president, and her GPA exceeds 100. She plans to study biology or pre-med at University of Rochester, St. John Fisher College or University at Buffalo, with a career goal of working with Doctors Without Borders. Keller plays three sports: basketball, lacrosse and soccer.

The final Presidential Scholar selections will be announced in spring 2018. One man and one woman will win from each state. The scholars will travel to the White House in June 2018 for an award ceremony.

 

North Rose-Wolcott athlete recognized by board of supervisors

The Wayne County board of supervisors recently recognized Triniti Boykin, of North Rose-Wolcott Central School District, at Wayne County Courthouse for her achievements in tennis.

Boykin has 101 all-time tennis match wins as a member of North Rose-Wolcott’s tennis team. She was named Wayne County Singles Champion and Class C/CC Sectional Singles Champion for four consecutive years as well as Wayne County League’s MVP for three years.

She led her team to the league title during four of her five years with the school’s tennis program. Boykin was undefeated in county matches during the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons.