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Honored: Michele Bombard, teacher at Trinity Catholic School, Massena, was named the 2014 Outstanding Catholic School Teacher for the Diocese of Ogdensburg, and honored at a June 20 luncheon. Ms. Bombard began her teaching career in 1987 and has taught at Trinity for 28 years. She teaches fifth and sixth grade ELA and social studies. In previous years, she has taught math, ELA, social studies and religion in a self-contained fifth grade classroom. Since 2012, she has served as assistant principal for the school. Ms. Bombard graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor’s degree in history/education and received a master’s degree in elementary education and is permanently certified in N-6 elementary education with a social studies extension for grades seven to nine.
Lewis and St. Lawrence counties
Retirees honored: The St. Lawrence-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services honored 23 employees who have retired or will retire this year at a retirees’ recognition dinner, held June 5 at Northwest Career and Technical Center, Ogdensburg.
Marcia Eggleston, 2 ½ years
Thomas Woodward, 6 years
Donald Woodcock, 12 years
Erwin Brabaw and Joan DeRosie, 13 years
Marla Niederer, 15 years
Barry Carson, 16 years
Mary Ann Seguin, 18 years
Brenda LePage, 19 years
Laureen Cappello and Stephanie Cilley, 22 years
Diane Carr and Susan Spotswood, 23 years
Ann Bronson, 24 years
Delores Ford and Christine Sutherland, 25 years
Rhonda Fletcher, Vicky Putnam and Joseph Sterling, 26 years
David Schwartz, 30 years
Greg Downey and Velma Gushea, 31 years
Michael Harris, 34 years
Felix Garcia, a recent graduate of Indian River Central School, Philadelphia, will attend the University of Florida, Gainesville. Interested in pursuing sports medicine, he was named Indian River’s 2014 Athlete of the Year.
Scholarships: WinnCompanies, property management and maintenance services firm for Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, recently awarded $2,000 in scholarships to two distinguished residents.
Elizabeth Cotter, a recent graduate of Indian River Central School, will attend Indiana Universty-Purdue University Indianapolis and major in sports journalism.
Scholarships: Alex V. Hammond, Madrid-Waddington Central School, Madrid, recently received a $500 2014 Emerge NNY Scholarship from the Greater Watertown Jaycees.
The following north country residents recently were named to the dean’s list at their colleges or universities:
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
To receive dean’s list honors at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Alfred State College
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy
Mark Dalton, emergency medical technician — paramedic
Melissa Kehoe, civil engineering technology
Jacob Shew, associate degree, electrical construction and controls
Krista McCabe, associate degree, architectural technology
Edward Foote, associate degree, business administration
Brandon McCabe, associate degree, refrigeration and plumbing
Katie Hamm, bachelor’s degree, hotel and resort management
Ronald Branche, associate degree, business administration
Holly Delong, bachelor’s degree, information technology management, summa cum laude
Drew Laemmermann, bachelor’s degree, consruction management — design and building, summa cum laude
Nicholas Lynch, bachelor’s degree, architectural design and building
Meghan Tyo, bachelor’s degree, human development
Thea K. Durant, master’s degree, counseling services
Joshua J. Stockwell, bachelor’s degree, childhood education, cum laude
Jessica B. Johnson, bachelor’s degree, human development, magna cum laude
Kristen N. greeson, bachelor’s degree, English
Lindsey R. O’Connell, bachelor’s degree, psychology
Kathleen Purington, master’s degree, mental health counseling
Ashley N. Sensibaugh, bachelor’s degree, business administration, cum laude
Kylie M. Herzig, bachelor’s degree, history
Christopher J. Chambers, bachelor’s degree, creative writing, cum laude
Leanne G. Higby, bachelor’s degree, zoology, summa cum laude
Zoe E. Whitney, bachelor’s degree, childhood education, cum laude
Kevin W. Bachmann, bachelor’s degree, English, magna cum laude
Sophie M. Young, bachelor’s degree, business administration, magna cum laude
Joshua H. Dietterich, bachelor’s degree, technology education
Ryan McMillian, bachelor’s degree, bsuiness administration
Mindy J. Barker, bachelor’s degree, psychology
Joshua M. Conley, bachelor’s degree, biology, cum laude
Amanda L. Prince, bachelor’s degree, adolescence education
Danielle M. Urbaniak, master’s degree, mental health counseling
Ashley M. Devine, bachelor’s degree, psychology, cum laude
Zachary M. Prashaw, bachelor’s degree, business administration
Andrew Richards, bachelor’s degree, teaching English to speakers of other languages
Jackie T. Hardin, bachelor’s degree, history, cum laude
Alan Lippincott, bachelor’s degree, finance, magna cum laude
Kelsey L. Naklick, bachelor’s degree, psychology
Leonard Abramovich, bachelor’s degree, graphic design
Elizabeth S. Shepherd, bachelor’s degree, public relations, cum laude
Amanda D. Barker, master’s degree and certificate of avanced study, psychology
Samantha M. Streiff, master’s degree, literacy education
Lisa Burton, bachelor’s degree, economics
Stephanie L. Berry, master’s degree, public accounting
Jennifer S. Keegan, bachelor’s degree, wellness management
Lena M. Netto, bachelor’s degree, business administration, summa cum laude
Jonathan R. Remley, master’s degree, technology education
Morgan F. Rook, bachelor’s degree, graphic design
Kelly Wright, bachelor’s degree, psychology
Amanda L. Shultz, bachelor’s degree, wellness management, cum laude
Scholarships: Follett Higher Education Group recently gave $1,250 in textbook scholarships as part of the All-USA Community College Academic Team program. Five scholarships of $250 each were given to JCC’s Tau Xi Chapter of PTK members Lindsey T. Paranzino, Danielle M. Scott and Julie A. VanBrocklin, all of Watertown, Christian T. Johnson, Copenhagen, and Joseph D. Murtha II, Copenhagen.
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