Achievement

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...A daughter, Quinn Elizabeth-Lynn, was born in Mercy Hospital June 25, 2017 to Eric and Kathleen (Smith) Murtaugh of Fredonia. Grandparents are Harold and Lois Smith of Brocton and Patrick and Vicky Murtaugh of Buffalo... ...The University at Albany congratulates Olivia Barone of ...

Infinity’s competition season a success

Infinity’s Elite cheer teams attended several competitions this season. They traveled to Pennsylvania, Ohio and several local competitions. The Mini Team received top honors and came home with 1st place trophies at several competitions as well as Level 1 Champions. The Senior Level 2 team ...

Fredonia Central School announces scholarship and award winners

Parents and students gathered in June for the Fredonia Central School annual Academic Awards Night program. Students were recognized for their outstanding achievements in citizenry, scholarship, vocational studies and service. Also in June, Fredonia High School held its annual Student Awards ...

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League of Women Voters sponsors ‘Student in Albany’

The purpose of the League of Women Voters Education Foundation program “Students in Albany” is to increase students’ awareness of their responsibility in representative government and provide the tools necessary for meeting that responsibility, The goal is to improve student understanding ...

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Dr. Charles Stoddart receives CCSBA ‘Friend of Education’ award

Longtime Western New York educator Charles Stoddart, associate professor of School Building Leadership in the College of Education at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has received the Chautauqua County School Boards Association’s 2017 Friend of Education award. “It’s truly ...

Westfield native selected for NYWEA NG Kaul Memorial Scholarship

SYRACUSE — The New York Water Environment Association, a statewide nonprofit organization of water quality management professionals, has announced that it is awarding a major $4,000 NG Kaul Memorial Scholarship to Matthew P. Baideme of West Point, New York, who is originally from Westfield. ...

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Students from the inaugural graduating class from the Academy at Maple Avenue in Cassadaga are pictured after commencement. Front row: Nathan Giordano, Kaitlyn Michael, Ericka Farnham, Breanna Smith, Alysson Caron, and Seth Munson. Back row: Tylar Grimes, Anthony Mueller, Karli Campaign, Nathaniel Briggs, Cheyanne Barrington, Alan Abbey, Armando Arce, and Collin Bailey. Not pictured: Jay Cerrie, Nathan Rhodes and Jacob Steves.

The Academy at Maple Avenue lauds first graduates

CASSADAGA — The very first graduating class at The Academy at Maple Avenue, an Alternative Education school of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, marked a milestone and celebrated their achievements on Thursday, June 22 during a Senior Recognition ceremony held at Jefferson Hall, the ...

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Above: Nate Bonafede, Jenna Fisher, Johnathan Sheldon, Trever “Jimmy” Kneer, Josh Eidens, Devin Bush and Donovan Silleman are members of the Special Education division’s Class of 2017 at the LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia. Below: Graduating senior Johnathan Sheldon of Dunkirk City Schools took home two awards and offered a heartfelt goodbye to his fellow graduates and the staff at Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES during the ceremony.

A perfect 10: E2CCB Special Education students graduate

The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES held a senior recognition ceremony June 20 for the 10 graduates of the Special Education division at the LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia. Supervisor of Special Education Melanie Ulinger welcomed the graduates, their family and friends. ...

Fredonia Rotaract Club gives boost to PolioPlus Challenge

WESTFIELD — What do college students, ugly sweaters, a gala event and international service have in common? They describe the Fredonia Rotaract Club and how its members raised $1,600 in support of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville's PolioPlus Challenge, which is a campaign to raise ...

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Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Thursday, May 25, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the trait of Leadership on a daily basis. The following students were chosen ...

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Westfield students present research posters

Submitted Photo Biotechnology Techniques Class at Westfield Central School presented five research posters at the 4th Annual Western New York genetics in Research Partnership Student Capstone on May 31 at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts. A total of 27 schools were represented. ...

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Silver Creek Elementary School Bus Ambassadors

Submitted Photo A group of students from the Silver Creek Central Elementary School have earned recognition as Bus Ambassadors because they have shown they are honest, trustworthy, respectful, and helpful to others on their buses.The students were lauded during the Board of Education meeting ...

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Forestville student is 4-H SuperYouth

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program connects youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. In an effort to recognize the great things that 4-H youth ...

Alfred State announces dean’s list

ALFRED — Dr. Kristin Poppo, provost at Alfred State, has announced the dean’s list of academically impressive students for spring 2017. To be listed, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours for the semester and earned a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. For the ...

Daeman College dean’s list

AMHERST — Daemen College Dean Dr. Michael Brogan announces the following students achieved Dean’s List status at Daemen College for the Spring 2017 semester. Stefanie Briggs of Cassadaga, Holly Peters of Cassadaga, Taylor Tilley of Dunkirk, Emily Ludwig of Fredonia, Sarah Hill of ...

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Anna Gullo is presented the Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association ‘s annual $500 John F. Kennedy Scholarship by Michael Ferguson, Democratic candidate for Chautauqua County executive.

JFK Scholarship awarded to Anna Gullo

The Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association awards an annual $500 John F. Kennedy Scholarship. The scholarship is based on President Kennedy’s declaration that one person can make a difference in the world. His statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for ...

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Sydney Swan (left) is presented the first Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association Joe Sweeny Scholarship by Christine Starks.

Sydney Swan recipient of first Joe Sweeny Scholarship

The Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association awarded its first Joe Sweeny $500 Scholarship to Sydney Swan. This $500 scholarship is in honor to Joe Sweeny’s never ending dedication to public service, education, worker’s rights, justice and equality. Sweeney was a teacher for 38 years, ...

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The April 4-H SuperYouth is Andrew Waag.

Fredonia student Andrew Waag rates a 4-H SuperYouth

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program connects youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. In an effort to recognize the great things that 4-H youth accomplish, ...

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Dunkirk School 5 Students of the Month for June

Submitted Photo Recently at Dunkirk Elementary School 5, several students were honored as Students of the Month for June. David Boyda, elementary principal, presented awards to the following students. Front row from left: Brayden French, Kierra Beckley, Zoamy Mendez-Aquino, Dennis Rubach, ...

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Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Wednesday, June 14, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the trait of self-control on a daily basis. The following students were ...