Achievement

Dr. April Masters

Just between us

...April Masters of Irving, daughter of Pauline and Gary Masters, earned a doctorate of philosophy in biomedical science with a concentration in immunology from the University of Connecticut Health Center on Dec. 8. Her thesis research explored how aging affects the immune response to ...

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WACS music students earn several state honors

Submitted Photo Eight Westfield music students were selected for the 2017 NYSSMA Area All State Ensembles. All of the students were selected on the merits of their scores at last spring’s Solo Festival. The Area All State Ensembles are chosen from the best young musicians in Erie, ...

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WACS sophomore chosen for All State Band

Submitted Photo Sophomore trumpet player Brad Belmondo has been chosen for the 2017 New York State Band Directors Association High School All State Band. More than 450 of the highest caliber band students from all over New York state applied for a position in this band, and 129 students were ...

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WACS students selected for music conference

Submitted Photo Two Westfield High School students were selected for the all New York Music Conference sponsored by the New York School Music Association in Rochester this December. Thousands of music students from across the state compete for selection for all-state music ensembles each ...

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WACS Middle School names its 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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Getting involved and showing appreciation

Submitted Photo Students in teacher Kristen Foley and teacher Jason Mirek’s government class at Silver Creek High School participated in a service project recently to encourage character strengths such as leadership, kindness, and teamwork. The class participated in the Adopt-A-Family ...

Club Associates honor late Mayor Frey

The Northern Chautauqua County Club Associates recently held their regular monthly meeting and elections at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge 89 in Dunkirk. Ray Lewandowski of the Moose Club welcomed the group. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a moment of silence for ...

NCCF announces availability of the Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary Scholarship

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation announces the availability of the Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 2015 by the former Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary. Students from Northern Chautauqua County who are entering or furthering their ...

Fredonia residents earn academic honors at Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy Academy recently held its First Quarter Honors Assembly. Included in the awards presented that day were the induction of the school's McAuley Scholars and the recognition of its AP Scholars. In a tradition that dates back to 2002, Mount Mercy Academy inducted 40 students as 2018 ...

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Dunkirk School 5 Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Dunkirk Elementary School 5 recently honored its Students of the Month for October. Certificates were awarded to the students by the building’s principal, David Boyda. Special recognition was given to Cortana Salgado, who was also recognized at a recent Board of Education ...

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Dunkirk School 3 Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as Students of the Month for November. These children displayed good citizenship during the past month in their school and classrooms. Front row from left: Antonio Texidor, Zacheriah Smith, Javier ...

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Rotary Club honors its Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Club recently honored its Students of the Month. From Fredonia High School, the student was senior Lydia Bird. From Dunkirk High School, the student selected was Felix Garcia. Both students are at the top of their class academically and participate ...

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4-H Club Officer training was held Nov. 1 at the Ag Center. Participants in the front row from left are: Tristan Karcz, Lincoln Smith, Jesse Morse, Tessa Warner and Kaylee Hodge. Second row: Nancy Johnson, Isabella Reuther, Adam Lesch, Alex Southworth and Shyla Nace. Third row: Anna Talbot, Emily Brown Jaidyn Newhouse, Genevieve Smith, Emily DeGoler, Luisa Smith, Jillian DelCamp, Kinsey Witherow, Rachel Comstock, Maggie King and Heather Lesch. Fourth row: Gabrielle Koszewski, Madison DeGolier, Kenny Marion, Jared Dorman, Aubin Barber, Tesika Kilmer, Rachael Harper, Braden Lesch and Elizabeth Comstock.

4-H Teen Ambassadors hold annual club officer training

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program held a training for club officers. The new 4-H year began Oct. 1. With the new year comes a new slate of officers in 21 clubs across the county. 4-H club officers have a very important role in ...

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Fredonia Enactus members Noel Allesi (left) and Emily Schepisi (right) worked with local Girl Scouts during a recent gathering.

Fredonia Enactus combines two teams to create Future HER

Fredonia Enactus has combined two of its teams to create Future HER, a team with goals of empowering young females to become successful, confident leaders through skill building and career exploration. The decision to combine the teams was made in early September, due to the original teams ...

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Dr. Reiff receives lifetime achievement award

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus Daniel D. Reiff, a professor of art history at the State University of New York at Fredonia from 1970 until 2004, received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who, in recognition of his outstanding contributions ...

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Dunkirk Exempts make donation

Submitted Photo Once again the officers and members of the Dunkirk Exempts are giving back to the community as they have donated $1,000 to help the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Christmas Basket Project. This project serves over 160 families in this area. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton has been doing this ...

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Brocton Elementary School Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Wednesday, Nov. 29, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Thirteen students were chosen as Students of the Month, representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the character trait of citizenship on a daily basis. Front row from left: ...

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Forestville Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The Students of the Month for November from Forestville Elementary School as selected by their classroom 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 ...

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 Pictured (left to right):Lake Shore High School students Elizabeth Sreniawski, Kaylee Guzman, Rebecca Myers, Chloe Budziszewski and Julie Ann Ketcher have been accepted into the Junior High Area All-State Honors Music Ensembles.

Lake Shore High School students honored for musical talent

ANGOLA — Five students in the Lake Shore High School Music Department have been accepted into the Junior High Area All-State Honors Music Ensembles. Freshmen Chloe Budziszewski (Soprano I - chorus), Kaylee Guzman (Alto I - chorus), Julie Ann Ketcher (violin - orchestra), Rebecca Myers ...