Education news in brief

Fort Plain graduate receives scholarship

CANAJOHARIE — Eliza Cechnicki of Fort Plain, the daughter of Patrick and Jennifer Cechnicki, was awarded the 2018 scholarship presented by the Upper Montgomery Retired Teachers’ Association to a graduating senior entering the field of education. Cechnicki, who recently graduated from Fort Plain Central School, will be entering the State University of New York at Oneonta, Otsego County, in the fall to major in childhood education for grades one through six.

50 Plus Club scholarship awarded

JOHNSTOWN — Abigail Levin, a Johnstown High School graduate, was this year’s winner of the Johnstown 50 Plus Club Scholarship. The $250 award is given to a graduating student of Johnstown High School who is the relative of a current or former member of the Johnstown 50 Plus Club and intends to further their education at a college, university or vocational-trade school.

Levin will be attending Marist College in the fall where she will pursue a field in medicine as either a teacher or practitioner.

For information on applying for the scholarship in the next school year, contact the guidance counselor at Johnstown High School.

Caroga Lake local gets education degree

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Hannah Nicole Keener of Caroga Lake, recently graduated with a degree in education from the graduate school at James Madison University during the commencement exercises.

Students named to Clemson University

CLEMSON, S,C. — The following students were named to Clemson University for the spring 2018 semester as follows:

Daniel T. Jarabek of Johnstown, to the president’s list, is majoring in architecture. To be named to the president’s list, a student must achieve a 4.0 (all as) grade-point average.

Elizabeth Ryan Hubbard of Fort Plain, to the dean’s list, is majoring in packaging science. To be named to the dean’s list, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.

Ithaca students named to Dean’s List

ITHACA — The students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Ithaca College, Tompkins County, are as follows: Connor Rebis of Broadalbin; Garrett Snyder of Amsterdam; Julia Stockwell of Fort Plain.

Locals receive RIT bachelor’s degrees ROCHESTER — The following students all received a bachelor’s degree recently at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s 133rd annual commencement celebration.

Ashley Adair of Amsterdam — in biotechnology and molecular bioscience.

Zechariah Brown of Gloversville — in civil engineering technology.

Matt Conti of Broadalbin — in chemical engineering.

Tim Plumadore of Gloversville — in business administration-management.

Union College students graduate

SCHENECTADY — The following students recently graduated from Union College during it’s 224th commencement exercises.

Randi Broadwell of Sprakers, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in biology.

Jenna Salisbury of Johnstown, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in English.

Jordan Elizabeth Thompson of Amsterdam, graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Spanish and Hispanic studies.

Matthew Van Nostrand of Mayfield, graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Asian studies.

Maria Van Nostrand, of Mayfield, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in geology.

Lisa Walendziak of Broadalbin, graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in economics.

SUNY Plattsburgh gives Dean’s List

PLATTSBURGH — The State University of New York at Plattsburgh named the students who were named to the college’s dean’s list for spring 2018 as follows: Crystal Jones and Gabriella Leone of Amsterdam; Mallory Houghton of Broadalbin; Gracie Adams of Canajoharie; Michaela Brandow of Dolgeville; Lindsey Conlin and Ashlee Jones of Fonda; Amber Schwab of Galway; Taras Yakymiv of Gloversville; Evelina Bien-Aime and Hope Cerasuolo of Johnstown; Brian Elkady and Tyler Warner of Mayfield; and Mackenzie Rogers of Piseco.

Amsterdam student named to Dean’s List

POUGHKEEPSIE — Jessica Gardinier of Amsterdam, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Marist College, Dutchess County. Gardinier, a member of the class of 2021, is majoring in accounting.

Dean announces student to Dean’s List

AMHERST — Dean Dr. Michael Brogan announces Janai Richards of Gloversville, achieved dean’s list status at Daemen College, Erie County, for the spring 2018 semester.

A matriculated undergraduate student who attains a grade point average of 3.30 or better in any one semester is eligible for dean’s list status.

High honors granted to Gloversville grad

TROY — Evan Walrath, a 2016 graduate of Gloversville High School, was named to the dean’s high honors list for the fourth straight marking period at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Walrath is majoring in bio medical engineering.

Amsterdam native earns Dean’s List

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Michael Dority of Amsterdam, has earned a spot on the Goodwin College dean’s list for the spring 2018.

Dean’s list inclusion requires a student to earn a minimum 3.5 GPA.

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