Area students in the news

SUNY Technology

ALFRED — Alex Gardner of Broadalbin, has been awarded a $30,000 Presidential Scholarship to attend the State University of New York College of Technology at Alfred, Allegany County, according to a news release.

Gardner is slated to graduate this year from Broadalbin-Perth Central School and has been accepted into the mechanical engineering technology bachelor’s program.

The Presidential Scholarship (free room — standard room, double occupancy) is awarded to students who must possess a 91 (3.5 on 4.0 scale) or better cumulative high school average through their junior year; at least a 1270 combined reading/writing and math Scholastic Aptitude Text or 26 composite American College Texting score is required. Recipients must maintain a required grade point average to continue to receive free room in subsequent semesters.


JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College recently inducted the following 29 students into FM’s Alpha Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

Monique Beam, Jacob Billa, Michael Braunwart, Emma Callahan-Brittain, Echo Carey, Lola DiCaterino, Gabriella Fernandez, Michelle Ferraino, Katherine Frank, Joline Hall, Jody Harris, William Hoenzsch, Sarah Kempter-Swain, Kendall Kennedy, Trisha Krajewski, Rebecca-Lynn Krolikowski, Hyunbin Lee, Paola Mateo, Jordan Montgomery, My Nguyen, Madisyn Orsell, Susan Parisi, Madison Perez, Kaitlyn Romanowicz, Gillian Rosmarino, Michael Shufelt, Sherry Taylor, Yume Tazawa, and Tryne Van Avery.

Each of these students has earned at least a 3.5 GPA after taking a minimum of 12 college credits. Phi Theta Kappa is the only international honor society for two-year colleges.

“I congratulate each of you on your academic success. I ask that you take advantage of this membership and not only excel in your studies, but also in your communities. As our future leaders, we need you to get involved with local organizations,” said FMCC President Dr. Dustin Swanger.

Boston University

BOSTON, Mass. — Tyese N. Fraser, a resident of Johnstown, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the fall semester. Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the dean’s list, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as a full course load as a full time student.

St. Leo University

ST. LEO, Fla. — Alexander Bond of Broadalbin, has been named to the dean’s list at St. Leo University for the fall semester of 2017. Bond, a sophomore, is working toward a degree in business administration-marketing.

Undergraduate students who have earned at least 12 credits with a term grade point average of 3.65 or higher are recognized on the dean’s list.

St. Lawrence


CANTON — The following students have been selected for inclusion on the dean’s list for academic achievement during the fall 2017 semester at St. Lawrence University.

Julie A. Capito of Amsterdam is a member of the class of 2021. Capito attended Broadalbin-Perth High School.

Jenna C. Christensen of St. Johnsville, who is a member of the class of 2019, is majoring in mathematics and economics. Christensen attended Dolgeville Central School.

Tia N. Thompson of Speculator, is a member of the class of 2021. Thompson attended Johnstown High School.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester.


ROCHESTER — The following students at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Monroe County, made the dean’s list for the fall semester:

Ashley Adair is in the biotechnology and molecular bioscience program; Kyle Mulvey is in the computing exploration program; Giovanni Aleman is in the game design and development program, all of Amsterdam.

Ian Naple of Broadalbin, is in the computer science program.

Ian Nagle is in the business administration-finance program; John Reardon is in the mechanical engineering program, both of Dolgeville.

Jon Calbet is in the mechanical engineering program; Austin Countryman is in the applied statistics and actuarial science program, both of Fort Plain.

Kelsey Barkley is in the mechanical engineering technology program; and Ryan MacFarland is in the mechanical engineering program, both are of Gloversville.

Cheyenne Wilder of Indian Lake, is in the biomedical sciences program.

Nicholas Salatel of Johnstown, is in the industrial engineering program.

The degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for dean’s list if their term grade point average is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of “Incomplete”, “D” or “F”; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.

Bryant & Stratton

ALBANY — The following area residents have been named to the dean’s list at Bryant & Stratton College for the fall 2017 semester.

James Carodine is the son of Melissa Jordan and stepson of Brian Jordan of Gloversville and son of James E. Carodine of Norfolk, Va. He is in the criminal justice program

Jessica Flood is the daughter of Jacqueline Flood of Gloversville. She is in the business program.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled in a full-time program and attain a quality point average of 3.3 or higher.