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Academic accolades

by jmaloni
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 08:10 am

•The following Sentinel-area student was named to the honor roll at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute for the fourth quarter of the 2011-12 school year: second honors, grade 12: Michael Szalach.

Alexander Drennan of Youngstown has earned academic honors at Purdue University for the spring 2012 semester. Students at Purdue University must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester or cumulatively out of 4.0 to earn honors.

•The following students have earned dean's list or president's list honors at SUNY Potsdam for the spring 2012 semester: Kristina Packer, a music education major from Ransomville, was named to the president's list, and Erin Klettke, an undecided student from Lewiston, was named to the dean's list.

At SUNY Potsdam, a student must achieve a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.49 to earn dean's list honors in a given semester and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to earn president's list honors.

Peter Yu of Lewiston received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory College, a private university in Atlanta, during its 167th commencement ceremony on May 14.

•Alfred State College, a state college that grants associate and baccalaureate degrees in the fields of agriculture, health, business, vocational and engineering technology as well as the arts and sciences, granted degrees to the following residents this spring:Tyler Kroening andKevin Lange of Sanborn, who received degrees in agriculture technology; and Jordan Snell and Justin Snell of Sanborn, who received degrees in mechanical engineering technology.

•The following area students were named to the dean's list at Buffalo State College: Derek Argo, a criminal justice major from Sanborn; Heather Becker, a health and wellness major from Sanborn; Emily Broderick, a biology major from Lewiston; Brittany Clause, a health and wellness major from Sanborn; Nicholas Crane, an arts and letters major from Sanborn; Brandi Danielwicz, an exceptional education and childhood education major from Sanborn; Gina Figura, a communication design major from Ransomville; Raymond Gruarin, a criminal justice major from Youngstown; Jessica Hughes, an exceptional education and childhood education major from Sanborn; Brianna James, a speech-language pathology major from Lewiston; Edward Koban, an applied sociology major from Lewiston; Hannah Maries, an early childhood and childhood education major from Youngstown; Aaron Masters, a music major from Ransomville; Michelle Milanovich, a ceramics major from Lewiston; Gabriella Pati, an individualized studies major from Lewiston; David Raham, a geology major from Youngstown; Matthew Scive, a geography major from Sanborn; Marjorie Thomas, a career and technical education major from Youngstown; Andrew Walker, a computer information systems major from Sanborn; and William Watkins, a philosophy major from Lewiston.

Anthony Caserta of Youngstown has been named to the dean's list at Fairfield University, a Jesuit university in Fairfield, Conn. To be selected for the dean's list, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0.

Chelsea Coates of Sanborn has enrolled for fall 2012 admission at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Coates, the daughter of Rita and Richard Coates of Sanborn, a 2012 graduate of Niagara Wheatfield High School, will study computational mathematics in RIT's college of Science.

Deysha Johnson, a junior at Lewiston Porter High School has been accepted by Georgetown School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. for their 2012 High School Summer Program. High school students from all over the world are selected to attend and experience an intensive array of courses in pre-med studies.

Johnson is an honor roll student, a member of student council, member of international business studies through which she traveled to China and a member of the track team at Lew-Port. She is also a member of DECA and serves as its treasurer for Lew-Port.

She is the daughter of Jennifer Ashley-Eger and Don Eger and Leroi Johnson, alumni of Georgetown University Law Center.

Tessa Lewis of Lewiston is a member of the Marist College Class of 2015, majoring in Business Administration - marketing concentration.

Marist is an independent comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 4,200 full-time undergraduate students.

•Cornell University has announced that Timothy Dyster of Lewiston graduated with an Artium Baccalarius degree in biological sciences with the Class of 2012 during commencement ceremonies in Ithaca on May 27.

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