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Honored

@datebook city label underlined:Philadelphia

Honored: Janice M. Brown, Philadelphia, was named the 2013 American Association of University Women Emerging Leader in the state. Ms. Brown is a member of the Jefferson County branch of AAUW, where she serves as education opportunity fund representative and board vice president. She also represents the branch at the state and national level as New York state education opportunity fund representative. Ms. Brown holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in health care management from South University, Savannah, Ga.

Notable donations

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Notable Donation: Best Buy recently presented the Watertown Family YMCA with a $1,000 Tag Team Award. The funds are given to nonprofit organizations where store employees volunteer. Andrea Morgia has volunteered more than 300 hours to the soccer program at the Watertown Fairgrounds YMCA.

Winners

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Bridge Scores: Winners of recent weekly games sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are announced.

June 5: First place, Gloria Rothschild and Alice LeRoy, and tied for second and third places, Judy Vespa and Charles Evans and the Rev. Leo Wiley and Celia Perciaccante

June 7 “A”: First place, Hugh and Sharon Farley; second place, Mai Liinve and Susan Favreau; third place, Judy Vespa and Debra Suller; fourth place, Ruth Fish and Hope Metcalf, and fifth place, Gloria Rothschild and Ruth Goodwin

June 7 “B”: First place, Hugh and Sharon Farley; second place, Mai Liinve and Susan Favreau; third place, Judy Vespa and Debra Suller, and fourth place, Ruth Fish and Hope Metcalf

June 7 “C”: First place, Ruth Fish and Hope Metcalf

June 10: First place, Mart Liinve and Judy Vespa, and second place, Peter Schwerzmann and Mai Liinve

June 12: First place, Gloria Rothschild and Kay Woodruff, and second place, Judy Ashmore and Mart Liinve

June 13 “A”: First place, Kay Woodruff and Mart Liinve; second place, Gloria Rothschild and Helen Keohane; third place, Hope Metcalf and Ruth Fish, and fourth place, Robert Winje and Val Jakubowitch

June 13 “B”: First place, Kay Woodruff and Mart Liinve; second place, Gloria Rothschild and Helen Keohane; third place, Hope Metcalf and Ruth Fish, and fourth place, Judy Ashmore and the Rev. Leo Wiley

June 13 “C”: First place, Kay Woodruff and Mart Liinve; second place, Hope Metcalf and Ruth Fish, and third place, Judy Ashmore and the Rev. Leo Wiley

June 17: First place, Mart and Mai Liinve, and second place, Val Jakubowitch and Robert Winje

Colleges

Graduates

The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:

Cazenovia College

@datebook city label underlined:Adams Center

Allison J. O’Brien, bachelor’s degree, inclusive elementary education

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

James D. Chase, bachelor’s degree, environmental studies, specializing in environmental biology, and minor of psychology

@datebook city label underlined:DeKalb Junction

Kory M. Besaw, bachelor’s degree, management, specializing in business management, received the Management: Business Management Program Award

@datebook city label underlined:Depauville

Michael P. Busby, bachelor’s degree, management, specializing in sport management

@datebook city label underlined:Heuvelton

Britany L. Hill, bachelor’s degree, studio art, specializing in photography, and minor in art history and business, cum laude

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Matthew A. Perry, bachelor’s degree, inclusive elementary education

@datebook city label underlined:Theresa

Katherine E. Fountain, bachelor’s degree, interior design, member of Alpha Lambda Delta, national honor society for first-year students

Taylor N. Kubber, bachelor’s degree, inclusive elementary education, minor in sociology, magna cum laude, member of Alpha Lambda Delta, national honor society for first-year students, and received the Huntington Family Center Award in Childhood Education, Frederick L. Dannick Award in Sociology and Education Club Leadership Award

Elmira College

@datebook city label underlined:Alexandria Bay

Almara Hutchinson, bachelor’s degree, speech and hearing

@datebook city label underlined:Brownville

Kaitlyn Darrah, bachelor’s degree, speech and language disabilities

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Patrick Reilly, bachelor’s degree, economics and mathematics

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Macy VanArnam, bachelor’s degree, biology

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Sean Brouty, bachelor’s degree, psychology

Jacob Simmons, bachelor’s degree, economics and accounting

Honored

@datebook city label underlined:Evans Mills

Honored: Joshua Thomas, Evans Mills, received a Senior Service Award from SUNY Oneonta to honor his hours of service through the college’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community. Mr. Thomas logged 761 hours of service, working on the American Cancer Society annual Relay for Life fundraiser.

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Honored: Roberto Elizondo and Kara Olney, both of Watertown, were honored by SUNY Oneonta at the college’s annual Students of Distinction on May 8. Mr. Elizondo is a childhood education major and Ms. Olney is a mass communications major.

President’s list

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

Clarkson University, Potsdam

To receive presidential scholar honors at Clarkson University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.8 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Clayton

Matthew Turcotte, junior, innovation and entrepreneurship

Gonzaga University, Spokane, Wash.

To receive president’s list honors at Gonzaga University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Courtlyn Morse

Siena College, Loudonville

To receive president’s list honors at Siena College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.9 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

John Gilbert, physics

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