Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Jennifer Lachell of Waterford, NY Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi at Nazareth College

ROCHESTER, NY (03/16/2015)(readMedia)-- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Jennifer Lachell of Waterford, NY, was recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at Nazareth College. Lachell is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on nearly 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.

Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least seventy-two semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

Named to Castleton's Softball Roster

CASTLETON, VT (03/17/2015)(readMedia)-- These players were recently named to Castleton's Softball Roster for the 2015 season.

Samantha Carlo of Schaghticoke (12154)

Katherine Traver of Waterford (12188)

The Spartans recently opened their campaign in Florida, posting a 4-3 record in seven games.

Area residents named to Dean's List at Fairfield University

FAIRFIELD, CT (03/17/2015)(readMedia)-- Fairfield University has announced that the following local residents have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester:

Tyler Ostrowski of Clifton Park, NY

John Frain of Clifton Park, NY

Daniel Gatazka of Clifton Park, NY

Megan Lafleche of Clifton Park, NY

Erin Buckley of Clifton Park, NY