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Kaczmarek named to Phi Beta Kappa

SCHENECTADY — Kristie Kaczmarek of Amsterdam, Union College class of 2019, was named to the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Juniors and seniors of academic distinction who are candidates for the bachelor of arts or general bachelor of science degree are eligible for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Election is based on scholarship and character, with particular attention given to intellectual maturity and breadth. Union’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Alpha of New York, was established in 1817 and is the fifth oldest in the country. Election to membership is one of the highest distinctions given for academic achievement.

Area students named to spring dean’s list

ALBANY — Twenty-two area students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the College of St. Rose for a 3.5 grade-point average.

They are Katherine Eisenried, Luciano Smullen, Sammi Liao, Dominic Meola, Hannah Magliocca and Sophie Pentecost, all of Amsterdam; Ethan Lalli, Sedrik Nellis, Jenna Putnam, Paige Mackey and Ashley Savage, all of Gloversville; Alexander Hitrick of Broadalbin; Trevor Bowerman and Gregory Meyers, both of Canajoharie; Gabriella Giaimo of Fort Johnson; Sarah Green and Hannah Putman, both of Johnstown; Julie Hampton and Katelyn Harrington, both of Mayfield; Erin Telfer of Fort Plain; Courtney Carelli of Fonda; and Katelyn Ashe of Dolgeville.

Jarabek named to president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C. — Daniel T. Jarabek of Johnstown, an architecture major, has been named to the spring semester president’s list at Clemson University with a grade-point average of 4.0.

Javarone receives bachelor’s degree

NORTHFIELD, Vt.–Timothy Joseph Javarone of Gloversville received a bachelor of science degree cum laude in computer science from Norwich University in May.

Students named to Geneseo dean’s list

GENESEO — Six area students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the State University at Geneseo for achieving at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

They are Hunter Louscher of Amsterdam; Lauren Ellis and Jasmine Vrooman, both of Gloversville; Jack Truckenmiller of Johnstown; Kirsten Lomnitzer of Indian Lake; and Abby Mosher of Saint Johnsville.

Northville graduation ceremony on June 28

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School class of 2019 graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on June 28.

Weather permitting, the ceremony will be held at the school’s main entrance on Third Street, with seating available on the front lawn. If it rains, the ceremony will be moved to the auditorium, and seating may be limited.

Krohn receives 2019 Potter Prize

ELMIRA — Alexandra Krohn of Hagaman received the 2019 Dr. Louise Frances Potter Prize as a superior graduate in biology at Elmira College’s commencement.

Towse earns magna cum laude honors

HAMILTON — Christina Towse of Canajoharie, a graduate of Canajoharie High School, received a bachelor of arts degree magna cum laude, with a major in French and minor in educational studies, at Colgate University.

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