Achievement

Fredonia trio receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Their academic concentrations are varied — spanning science, performing arts and foreign languages — but Zachary Jones, Brittany Sanford and Kerri Williamson share a very prestigious honor at the State University of New York at Fredonia. All three are recipients of the 2018 SUNY ...

Fredonia history major receives internship at National Archives

Rebekah Denz, whose career goal is to become an archivist, has landed a dream internship with the National Archives and Records Administration, a massive repository of government agency documents, in College Park, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. The primary assignment to be ...

J.S. Lambert Hook and Ladder Company officers

Submitted Photo by Emily Barbosa The J.S. Lambert Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 of the Fredonia Fire Department recently held its 2018 Installation Banquet at Manning’s Fireside Manor. New officers installed during the banquet were Julius Leone as president, Chip Riewaldt as vice president, ...

Fredonia students sweep top three in regional MoneySKILL Mania competition

BUFFALO — It was a clean sweep for Fredonia High School in this year’s MoneySKILL® Mania financial literacy competition, sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management and M&T Bank in high schools across Western New York. Kevin Seybold bested nearly 1,000 students in the ...

Giovanina Vancheri receives Fredonia’s first-ever GEICO Achievement Award

Giovanina Vancheri, a junior majoring in Business Administration: Marketing from Rochester, New York, has become the State University of New York at Fredonia’s first recipient of the GEICO Achievement Award. Only 34 students from across the country are receiving the 2018 Achievement Award. ...

WACS names its middle school Students of the Month for March

WESTFIELD — On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and ...

WACS March Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Pictured are the Westfield Academy and Central School High School Students of the Month for March. These students are selected by high school faculty and staff based on the following: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows outstanding effort ...

Tramuta selected to receive SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Laurie Tramuta, an adjunct lecturer of Voice at the State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music since 1999 and a Fredonia alumna of the Class of 1982, is the recipient of the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. As a member of the School of Music ...

Ag Literacy Week provides learning experience for students

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is dedicated to providing opportunities for the public to interact with our local agriculture industry. In celebration of National Agriculture Week (March 20—24), area elementary students were able to ...

Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES students win state ProStart Competition

ANGOLA — Students from Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES recently took first place in the NYSRAEF ProStart Invitational Rich Products Management Competition. The event was held Saturday, March 24 at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. The Culinary Arts students from ...

Chautauqua Lake Central School announces February Students of the Month

MAYVILLE — Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for February achievements, are Ryan Wilson, Chelsie Mercado, Logan Walczak, Parker Gleason, Sophia Shearer, and Alexandra McKee. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom ...

Westfield High School Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Pictured are the Westfield Academy and Central School High School Students of the Month for February. These students are selected by high school faculty and staff based on the following: 1. Follows Westfield's Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows outstanding effort ...

Dunkirk Elementary School 5 Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Recently several students from Dunkirk Elementary School 5 were presented with Student of the Month award certificates for the month of February. Mr. David Boyda, building principal, presented the awards to the students. Special recognition was given to Luis Betancourt III ...

Educational Spotlight

Submitted Photo At Fredonia Elementary School, we are proud of the fact that many of our students run into school each day. Part of the reason for their excitement about school is that the first person they see is genuinely happy to see them, greeting every student as they approach the ...

Annual 4-H fundraiser raises $24,000 for 4-H in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE — Cornell Coop-erative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program would like to thank the community for their support of the sixth annual Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair. Over 650 members of the community gathered at the Chautauqua Suites on Feb. 25 for a ...

Jamestown Community College Alumni Association honors alumni nurses

JAMESTOWN — Julie Apperson, a psychiatric nurse practitioner for UPMC Chautauqua, received the 2018 Nurse of Distinction Award. The award honors a person who exemplifies JCC’s tradition of excellence and brings credit to the college through professional achievement. Apperson was nominated ...

Students challenged to work on saving electricity

Photos by Gib Snyder The Climate Education Initiative (CEI) is pleased to announce this year’s winners of its science contest for middle school students in Dunkirk and Fredonia. This year’s challenge, with the slogan “Save electricity—help the earth,” asked students to make a list ...

Dunkirk School 3 Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three students have been selected by their teachers as March Students of the Month. Row 1: Yanieliz Negron Padilla, Cody Collins, Amneris Marin Cosme, Javanni Montes, Miguel Santos Vega and Tessa Lack. Row 2: Emaladie Pacheco, Briana Pacheco ...