Achievement

Dunkirk Housing Authority honors employee Angelique Cardona

The Dunkirk Housing Authority held their regular meeting on Nov. 1. At their meeting, they recognized and honored one of their employees, Angelique Cardona. She was hired in May, working part time and going to school full time on Aug. 20. While working, she is a full-time mother to a small ...

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month for October

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. ...

Fredonia National Honor Society inducts largest group

On Wednesday, October 24th, the Fredonia High School National Honor Society inducted 44 new members. This is the largest group in FHS history since it was reestablished five years ago. High School Principal Darrin Paschke served as master of ceremony, School Board President Michael Bobseine ...

Dunkirk School Three Students of the Month for October

The following Dunkirk School Three students were chosen by their teachers as Students of the Month for October. Seated: Aaliyah Carmona, Mario Bautista Chavez, Kenuel Vega DeArmas, Javier Hernandez, Yeineirilys Salome Morales, Marcus Santiago. Middle Row: Ryley Andrews, Analiz Rivera, Ramon ...

Silver Creek Elementary Bus Riders of the month

These students from Silver Creek Elementary School are the October 2018 Bus Riders of the Month winners. They were chosen by their appreciative drivers because they are dependable, trustworthy and caring on their buses. These top students follow the rules to make their bus a better place to be. ...

Fredonia Elementary Students of the Month for October

They were selected by their teachers because 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 difficult. Back row: 2nd Grader, Rosa Greene; 5th Grader, Kaleigh ...

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month for September

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. ...

Westfield High School announces September Students of the Month

The requirements are: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows outstanding effort and improvement or shows achievement and consistent high scores on tests, quizzes and projects commensurate with ability. 3. Prepared daily to participate in all classes. 4. Serves ...

Local Club takes top places in District 65, Area 14 Speech Contest

Concord Spellbinders Toastmasters Club members Ned Lindstrom and Mark Hess in the District 65, Area 14 Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest. Lindstrom and Hess have the opportunity to compete at the Division A Contest scheduled for Saturday, November 10, Moog Space & Defense Group, East ...

Gowanda High School names their students of the month for October

GOWANDA — The staff at Gowanda High School singled out seven hard-working students to be honored as Students of the Month for October. Congratulations to: Kirk Mohawk: PRIDE Student of the Month, Tyee Nagel: Health, Alex Wampler: LOTE (Language Other Than English), Lincoln ...

Gowanda shines spotlight on school board members

GOWANDA — The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 22-26, 2018, as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. The Gowanda Central School District joins all public school ...

Newell to receive Jessie Hillman Award for Excellence

State University of New York at Fredonia alumna and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Julie L. Newell of the School of Music has been selected to receive the Jessie Hillman Award for Excellence. “Her dedication to the teaching profession, including 29 years at Fredonia in the Voice ...

Karen Begier receives the Poummit Secretarial Award

Karen Begier, who has been instrumental in the growth of the division of Advancement, Engagement and Economic Development since its inception five years ago at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has received the Poummit Secretarial Award. Named in honor of Janet Marks, a former ...

Dunkirk Elks Lodge #922 holds appreciation dinner

The Dunkirk Elks Lodge #922 gathered with families and friends on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the lodge for an Appreciation Dinner. The Exalted Ruler, Myra Thomas, welcomed attendees by stating, “The officers and members would like to show our gratitude and appreciation to those who have kept ...

JCC graduates for 2018

Several students were awarded degrees or certificates from Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in August 2018. One student earned highest honors (4.0 GPA), 10 students earned high honors (3.50-3.99 GPA), and three students earned honors (3.25-3.49 ...

Jana G. Goodrich named 2018 Penn State Alumni Fellow

ERIE, PA — Erie businesswoman Jana G. Goodrich, a Fredonia native and a 1995 graduate of Penn State Behrend’s M.B.A. program, was honored as one of 14 2018 Penn State Alumni Fellows at an early October ceremony on the University Park campus. The lifelong title of Alumni Fellow is the ...