In the news
Bridge Scores: Winners of recent weekly games sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are announced.
June 28: First place, Sen. Hugh and Sharon Farley; second place, Joan White and Helen Keohane; third place, Val Jakubowitch and Robert Winje; and fourth place, Judy Ashmore and Alice LeRoy
July 3: First place, Debra Suller and Constance Hrabchak; and second place, Judy Ashmore and Val Jakubowitch
July 5 A: Tied for first and second places, Judy Ashmore and Mart Liinve and Robert Winje and Val Jakubowitch; third place, Gloria Rothschild and Joan Peterson; and fourth place, Ada Jane NOrthrop and Constance Hrabchak
July 5 B: First place, Judy Ashmore and Mart Liinve; and second place, Sen. Hugh and Sharon Farley
July 8: First place, Gloria Rothschild and Mai Liinve; and second place, Sen. Hugh and Sharon Farley
Winners: Several members of Rhondas FooteWorks placed at the recent Talent Hunt of the Jefferson County Fair, Watertown. Winners will go on to the New York State Fairs Talent Hunt this month.
Tap and Clog:
First place Izzy Marsala, clog solo to Fastest Girls In Town
Second place Brianna Lockwood, tap solo to Rumor Has It
Third place Come Sail Away Tap Group: Erinn Conlin, Alex Davis, Madison Draper, Brianna Lockwood and Izy Marsala
First place Madison Draper and Brianna Lockwood, song and dance
First place Madison Draper, Good Morning Baltimore
Third place Grand Champion Madison Draper and Brianna Lockwood, song and dance duo to What I Did For Love
Second place Grand Champion Madison Draper, Good Morning Baltimore
Honored: Emmanuel Zheng, junior, was recently named to the high honor roll at Loomis Chaffee School, a boarding school in Windsor, Conn.
Throughout the area
Scholarships: Northern Credit Union, Watertown, recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five recent high school graduates. Two of the students received additional scholarships from the Credit Union Association of New York.
Mark Derbyshire, Watertown High School, Amherst College.
Benjamin Reynolds, Carthage Central School, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Reynolds also received a scholarship from Credit Union Association of New York.
Kirstin Roberts, Gouverneur Central School, Clarkson University, Potsdam.
Emily Schultes, Sackets Harbor Central School, University at Buffalo. Miss Schultes also received a scholarship from Credit Union Association of New York.
Paige Seydler, Lowville Academy and Central School, Marist College, Poughkeepsie.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Daemen College, Amherst
To receive deans list honors at Daemen College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.
Megan L. Hyneman, psychology
Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica
To receive vice presidents list honors at Mohawk Valley Community College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.74.
Christopher Lorence, digital animation
Andra Lisk, nursing
Macie Bertrand-Boyanski, fine arts
Luis Aguilo, mech tech-aircraft maintenance
Keith Hardy, graphic design
Justin Silver, electrical engineering technology
Danielle Brown, respiratory care
Sarah Scouten, nursing
Wells College, Aurora
To receive deans list honors at Wells College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Hayley Messenger, senior, education and French and Francophone language, literature and cluture (individualized), graduate of Thousand Islands Central School, Clayton
Angelique Villeneuve, freshman, graduate of Hermon-DeKalb Central School, DeKalb Junction
Mercedes Mayden, freshman, graduate of Lowville Academy and Central School
Brittany Bordeau, senior, psychology, graduate of General Brown Central School, Dexter
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva
Kristine M. Faulknham, bachelors degree, biology, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Dennis Faulknham, Cape Vincent
Jessica H. Kittle, bachelors degree, dance, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Kittle, Clayton
Emma Petzoldt, bachelors degree, child and family studies
Morgan Shot, bachelors degree, sociology
Megan Hartl, bachelors degree, sociology
Matthew Kaufmann, bachelors degree, art
Julia Russell, bachelors degree, childhood education (1-6)
Joshua Thomas, bachelors degree, music industry
Dillon Hall, bachelors degree, child and family services
Kara Olney, bachelors degree, mass communications
Honored: Robert M. Thompson Jr., class of 1942, was honored with SUNY Cantons 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award at an induction ceremony on July 19. Mr. Thompson graduated with a degree in agriculture and took over his familys dairy farm in Flackville. He and his wife, Esther, purchased a farm in Lisbon in 1954. He has traveled the country to develop a prize-winning herd of Holstein cattle, is active in St. Lawrence County and New York State Holstein associations, 4-H and Cornell Cooperative Extension. He served on the Lisbon School Board and was appointed to SUNY Canton College Council in 1954. Mr. Thompson is also a member of the first St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators, where he was honored for leadership.
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