SARANAC LAKE — Hannah Archibald of Ticonderoga was honored at North Country Community College’s 32nd annual awards ceremony celebrating student excellence held on May 16 in Saranac Lake. Archibald received a Practical Nursing Award for Academic Excellence. These awards recognize the students who have consistently demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, not only based on their success in maintaining a high grade point average, but the ability to demonstrate their intellectual curiosity and actively engage in problem solving while contributing to the learning of all.
PLATTSBURGH — Dennis Sherman Towne Jr. graduated from Clinton Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice with honors on May 16.
During the commencement Towne was also named Summa Cum Laude, which is the highest recognition for academic achievement. Towne finished his final semester with a 4.0 grade point average and was again named to the President’s list. While in College Towne was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, a resident assistant at the residence halls a member of the Criminal Justice club and also a member of the South Plattsburgh Fire Department. Towne is now pursuing a career in law enforcement.
CASTLETON, Vt. — Todd B. Carr of Ticonderoga the son of Todd and Debbie Carr graduated from Castleton State College in Vermont on May 17. Carr earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice and sociology.
On May 18 Carr was commissioned to the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant combat engineer with the Vermont National Guard. Carr currently resides in New Hampshire where he is pursuing a carreer in criminal justice.
NEW PALTZ — SUNY New Paltz proudly congratulates Elise Bruce, a resident of Paradox, for being named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List. Bruce’s major is English. Dean’s List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade point average in a semester with a full-time course load.
ALBANY — Joseph W. Gonyeau, son of Karlene and Larry Gonyeau of Ticonderoga, was named to the Siena College President’s List for the Spring Semester of 2014, with a grade point average of 4.0. This fall, Joseph will be studying abroad in London, England as well as doing an internship for the JWG Group based in London.
NEEDHAM, Mass. — Ben Chapman of Ticonderoga received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Olin College of Engineering at its ninth commencement on May 18.
COLCHESTER, Vt. — William K. Lowe, son of Arthur and Linda Lowe of North Hudson, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Saint Michael’s College. Lowe is a Junior Biology major at the liberal arts and sciences, residential Catholic college. Students who complete a minimum of 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of at least 3.4 at the end of a semester are recognized for their scholarship by inclusion on the Dean’s List.
ROCHESTER — Caitlin Williams of Moriah, who is in the biomedical photographic communications program in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013-2014 semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean’s List if their quarterly GPA 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.
SCHENECTADY — Elizabeth Smith of Putnam Station graduated from Union College on Sunday, June 15. Smith, a Environmental Science major, graduated with 500 students on the College’s Hull Plaza as part of its 220th Commencement. Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree.
CASTLETON, Vt. — Emma Ofner and Erika Wolf of Crown Point were named to the Castleton College Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year. To qualify for this academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5.
CANTON — Michael Badger of Moriah made Presidents List during the spring 2014 semester. Badger is a SUNY Canton Homeland Security major who graduated from Moriah Central School in 2012. To receive President’s List honors, full-time students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.