Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Keene State Student Aubree Williams Earns a Spot on the College's Dean's List

KEENE, NH (05/19/2015)(readMedia)-- Congratulations to Aubree Williams of Mechanicville, who was recently named to the spring 2015 dean's list at Keene State College. Williams , majoring in Safety and Occupational Health Science, was among 1,411 students who were honored for academic excellence in the spring 2015 semester.

Nazareth College Announces 2015 Graduates

ROCHESTER, NY (05/19/2015)(readMedia)-- Nazareth College undergraduate students earned their bachelor's degrees at the 88th Annual Commencement ceremony that took place at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY, on May 10, 2015.

Jennifer Lachell of Waterford (12188) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Information Technology.

Kathryn Trainor of Clifton Park (12065) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences leading to a doctorate in Physical Therapy with a minor in Psychology.

Molly Maloney inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

SCHENECTADY, NY (05/18/2015)(readMedia)-- Molly Maloney, of Waterford, NY, was recently inducted into Union College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Maloney majors in Non-Matric.

Local athletes compete for SUNY Oneonta softball team during spring season

ONEONTA, NY (05/14/2015)(readMedia)-- 20 student athletes competed for the SUNY Oneonta softball team during the 2015 spring season.

Ashley Lefebvre of Waterford (12188)

Katie O'Gorman of Clifton Park (12065)

Loryn Atkinson Graduates from Lyndon State College

LYNDONVILLE, VT (05/18/2015)(readMedia)-- Lyndon State College held its 103rd Commencement ceremony on May 17, 2015. More than 270 graduates and their families packed the tent on the Lyndon soccer pitch. Robert Shetterly gave the commencement address; Mason Brewer '15 was the student speaker.

Lyndon State President Joe Bertolino exhorted the crowd to "exercise an ethic of care." Bonnie Hiladis '15 won the Alumni Council Award for Outstanding Senior. The processional and recessional were led by Ian McDonald '14 and the Catamount Pipe Band.

Loryn Atkinson of Clifton Park received a Bachelor of Science in Music Business & Industry & Arts in Management.

Makenzie Barry of Clifton Park Graduates From the University of New Hampshire

DURHAM, NH (05/18/2015)(readMedia)-- Makenzie Barry of Clifton Park graduated from the University of New Hampshire during the Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 16, 2015, on the Durham, NH campus. He/she earned a BA degree in Psychology

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Announces Spring 2015 Dean’s List

WORCESTER, MA (05/18/2015)(readMedia)-- The following local residents were among 1,166 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2015 semester.

Rachel Harrison of Clifton Park, N.Y., is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering.

Kimberlee Kocienski of Schaghticoke, N.Y., is a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering.

Mary Vierling of Waterford, N.Y., is a first year student majoring in aerospace engineering.

Lehigh University Confers More Than 1,900 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

BETHLEHEM, PA (05/18/2015)(readMedia)-- More than 1,900 Lehigh University students were awarded bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees during the 147th Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, PA.

Austin Meys of Clifton Park, NY (12065) received a B S In Earth & Envirnmntl Sci.

Kimberly Hughes of Clifton Park, NY (12065) received a B S In Industrial & Systm Engr.