Achievement

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John B. Banach presenting his grandfather, John J. Banach, with the Mentor pin for his “constant help and support.”

Dunkirk resident earns Eagle Scout honors

John Bernard Banach, 16, son of David and Rosemary Banach of Dunkirk, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 267, which is sponsored by the Fredonia American Legion Post 59. This rank is attained by only 4 percent of Boy Scouts nationwide. Banach earned 29 merit badges ...

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School 7 January Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Student of the Month certificates were awarded to the following School Seven students for January: First row: Chelsea Wise, Jayden Fisher-Truax, Parker Bohn, Hannah Kuras, Jessica Maines and Jaxson Cooper. Middle row: Xavier Gens, Jayden Morales, Jackson Green, Keenan Cruz, ...

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Silver Creek December Knights of the Month

Submitted Photo Every month at Silver Creek Middle School, students are singled out to be named Knights of the Month. The district’s mascot is a Black Knight, and the students and staff promote Black Knight Pride. The students are selected based on the following criteria: strong work ethic, ...

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Westfield Middle School announces January Students of the Month

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 peers 2. ...

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School 5 December Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Recently at Dunkirk Elementary School 5 several students were awarded Student of the Month for December by Mr. David Boyda, principal. Special recognition was given to Ylianiss Medina for being overall Student of the Month at School 5. She was presented with her award at a ...

JCC announces fall Dean’s List

JAMESTOWN — Full-time students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earning at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits included: Angola: Stephen Evanock Ashville: Morgan ...

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E2CCB School of Practical Nursing Program at Cassadaga Job Corps graduates are pictured. Front row from left: Ray’Quan Brooks, Kimberly Ryczko and Domario Scott. Back row: Karina Peralta Cadena, Joselin Sanchez Guarneros, Alinadaya Legrand, Shateka Knight, Kiana Davis, Roshawne Brown, Erica Coston, Christina Karabut and instructor Brooke Hnatyszyn.

E2CCB School of Practical Nursing program graduates 11

CASSADAGA — A group of 11 students recently celebrated the completion of their 12-month Licensed Practical Nursing program on Jan. 18. Local residents and students from across the country trained through the Erie 2-Chautauaqua-Cattaraugus BOCES School of Practical Nursing at Cassadaga Job ...

Pictured are Resource Center staff members recognized for 30 years of service. From left in front row: Melissa Rasmussen, Sheila Hyde, Kim Greco, Sandra Davis and Wendy Stimson. Back row from left: Joan Scalise, Gary Lawson and Kathryn Pope.

The Resource Center recognizes longtime employees

LAKEWOOD — The Resource Center honored 144 employees and board members when the agency held its 33rd annual Employee Service Recognition Luncheon. The event, held at the Lakewood Road and Gun Club, paid tribute to people who, during 2017, completed milestone years of service with The ...

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Spelling bee winner crowned

Submitted Photo On Jan. 4, 21 Fredonia Middle School students took the stage in front of peers, teachers and family members to compete in the school-wide spelling bee. These spellers, who were the best spellers in each grade (5-8), went through 20 rounds of words, including all of the study ...

JCC announces part-timers Dean’s List

JAMESTOWN — Stud-ents who were named to the fall 2017 part-time student dean’s list at Jamestown Community College earning at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work, included: Brocton: Shirley Rara Cassadaga: Alicia ...

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Dr. Robert L. Heichberger receives Lifetime Achievement Award

SUNY Professor Robert L. Heichberger, A professor of education at the State University of New York at Fredonia from 1964 until 1995, received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to his profession and the ...

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Dunkirk School 3 January Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three Students have been selected by their teachers as January Students of the Month. Each student received a special certificate and a special lanyard to wear. Front row: Taniyah Buchanan, Amaiyah Buchanan, Cristopher Oquendo Vazquez, Saskia ...

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Forestville Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Forestville Elementary School Students of the Month for January were selected by their teachers. They are positive role models for their peers in the classroom, follow school rules, are polite and friendly, and are hard workers that never give up — even when the work is ...

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Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Wednesday, Jan. 31, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the character trait of honesty/integrity on a daily basis. Pictured in the first row ...

Gowanda High School honor, merit rolls

The following students have been commended for academic achievement at the Gowanda High School for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year: HIGH HONOR ROLL 95 and higher Grade 9: Jessup Donohue, Kayla Forthman, Ashton Francis, Zoey Kota, Beth Stang, Hayley Stang, Shon Thompson, ...

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Educational Spotlight

Submitted Photo Mention Mr. Robert Brown to anybody at Fredonia Central School District, and the response is an immediate smile and heart-felt warm reply, 'He's such a great teacher, advocate, coach, and person!' Whether you're a teacher, parent, or a student athlete, Brown has touched, and ...

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Dunkirk Middle School December Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following students were selected as December Students of the Month at Dunkirk Middle School: First row: Angelina Piede, Keitsharys Nevarez-Lopez. Second row: Gabriella Wicks, Tyler Karin, Devin Farrington. Third row: Molly DiCara, Emily Pacheco, Theodore Roberts. Fourth ...

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School Three students ‘give back’

Submitted Photo Students in Mrs. Pam Pleszewski’s reading classes at Dunkirk School Three wanted to show the character trait “Caring” during the holiday season. The students decided to make holiday cards to send to a former Dunkirk School Three student, SSgt. Nate Novelli, who is ...

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Empire Girls State bound

Submitted Photo Congratulations to this year’s Empire Girls State 2018 delegate, Victoria Schultz (left). This year’s alternate is Caitlin Samargian (right). The Gowanda Central School District has been selected to participate in the 2018 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Empire ...

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Westfield names Middle School Students of the Month

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 ...