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Honored

@datebook city label underlined:DeKalb Junction

Honored: Sisters Brianne Tulley, left, and Courtney Foote, of the Orebed Sugar Shack, were named Maple Person(s) of the Year by the St. Lawrence County Maple Producers at their annual banquet Feb. 2. Mrs. Tulley and Mrs. Foote, third generation maple producers, are the daughters of Jeff and Lori Jenness, DeKalb, and Bryan Donnelly, Schenectady, and grandchildren of Laura McAdam, Gouverneur, and the late E. Paul McAdam.

Mrs. Tulley was 2002, 2003 and 2004 St. Lawrence County Maple Queen and 2002 New York State Maple Queen Alternate. She is the webmaster and recording secretary for the St. Lawrence County Maple Producers Association and served as afternoon shift manager at the 2012 St. Lawrence County Fair.

Mrs. Foote was 2004 St. Lawrence County Queen Alternate and New York State Maple Queen Alternate, and 2006 St. Lawrence County Maple Queen and New York State Maple Queen, during which she was responsible for a $150,000 appropriation to the New York State Maple Producers Association. She served as the association delegate to the state association and as a trustee for the North American Maple Museum. Mrs. Foote serves on the New York State Maple Producers Committee for Maple Royalty.

The sisters have worked as cochairs for the Maple Queen and Princess Program.

Winners

@datebook city label underlined:LaFargeville

Winner: Joelle Leek, 12, was named Miss Thousand Islands’ Outstanding Teen on Feb. 2 in Watertown. Miss Leek, student at LaFargeville Central School, received a crown, sash and photo session after a ceremony held at Art’s Jug. She previously served for two years as a Miss Thousand Islands Star Princess and will compete in the Miss New York State Outstanding Teen Pageant, held in July in State Island.

Colleges

Dean’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the dean’s list at their colleges or universities:

Castleton (Vt.) State College

To receive dean’s list honors at Castleton State College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Adams Center

Alex Denny, health science

@datebook city label underlined:Saranac Lake

Carolyn Mader

Elmira College

To receive dean’s list honors at Elmira College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Alexandria Bay

Almara Hutchinson, senior, speech and hearing

@datebook city label underlined:Brownville

Kaitlyn Darrah, senior, speech and language disabilities

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Brittany Camp, sophomore, business administration

Kaylynn Hallahan, sophomore, nursing

@datebook city label underlined:Chateaugay

Lynn Leach, junior, biology

@datebook city label underlined:Clayton

Miranda Bechaz, sophomore, Spanish and childhood education

@datebook city label underlined:Colton

Patrick Reilly, senior, economics and mathematics

@datebook city label underlined:Copenhagen

Sara Hovendon, sophomore, biology-chemistry

@datebook city label underlined:Greig

Terri Bauer, sophomore, history and childhood education

@datebook city label underlined:LaFargeville

Lindsay Labiendo, junior, adolescence education: English

@datebook city label underlined:Morristown

Macy VanArnam, senior, biology

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Jonica Tebo, junior, psychology

@datebook city label underlined:Pulaski

Emily Warchol, junior, international studies

@datebook city label underlined:Sackets Harbor

McKenzie Townsend, senior, childhood education and social studies

@datebook city label underlined:Saranac Lake

Nicole Whitelaw, sophomore, biology-chemistry

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Sean Brouty, senior, psychology

Jacob Simmons, senior, accounting and economics

Taylor Wood, junior, childhood education

Morrisville State College

To receive dean’s list honors at Morrisville State College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.99.

@datebook city label underlined:Adams

Logan Corey

Jory Tanner

@datebook city label underlined:Adams Center

Meghan Moriarty

@datebook city label underlined:Boonville

Megan Bourgeois

@datebook city label underlined:Castorland

Jacob Zehr

@datebook city label underlined:Copenhagen

Ryan Willits

@datebook city label underlined:Croghan

Page Bacon

Max Chartrand

Evan Stevens

@datebook city label underlined:Glenfield

Mazie Stanford

@datebook city label underlined:Henderson

Bonnie Grandjean

@datebook city label underlined:Lacona

David Rice

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Kaitlyn Howell

@datebook city label underlined:Madrid

Jessica Reed

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Jasmine Oakes

@datebook city label underlined:Pulaski

Paige Barber

Lauren Gregory

Kalena Sutton

@datebook city label underlined:Redwood

Zachary Calhoun

@datebook city label underlined:Tupper Lake

Patrick Poirier

@datebook city label underlined:Turin

Lyndsay Snyder

@datebook city label underlined:West Leyden

Ryan Rauscher

St. John Fisher College,

Rochester

To receive dean’s list honors at St. John Fisher College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Mark St. Croix, junior, psychology, minor in biology, son of Jeffrey and Rosemarie St. Croix, Watertown

Syracuse University

To receive dean’s list honors at Syracuse University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Norwood

Thomas Fiacco, graduate of Norwood-Norfolk Central School, Norwood

President’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the president’s list at their colleges or universities:

SUNY Brockport

To receive president’s list honors at SUNY Brockport for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Connor Besaw

@datebook city label underlined:Turin

Kathryn Oaks

SUNY Cortland

To receive president’s list honors at SUNY Cortland for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Dexter

Nicholas Ball, exercise science, graduate of General Brown Central School, Dexter

Armed forces

Course completions

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Completes training: First Lt. Christopher Pisani, Army aviator, graduated from flight school at Fort Rutger (Ala.) on Feb. 7. At graduation, he was honored for graduating with honors distinction.

Mr. Pisani, son of Victor and Donna Pisani, Ogdensburg, is a 2007 graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy and a 2011 graduate of Niagara University. He is stationed at Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, N.C.

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