Achievement

Dunkirk student represents at public speaking contest

Mrs. Donna Pucciarelli, instructor of the DHS/JCC College Connections Public Speaking class, announced that Issiah Velez represented Dunkirk High School at the 6th Annual JCC Public Speaking Contest. The contest was held at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus on April 25. A ...

RIT to offer $28,000 to Silver Creek junior

SILVER CREEK – Garrett Castle, a junior at Silver Creek High School, is the recipient of the 2018 Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Medal Award. This accolade honors Garrett’s accomplishments as a student. Should he enroll at RIT, Garrett will be awarded a $28,000 scholarship. ...

Irving man inducted into Humanism Honor Society

Christian R. Matthews, a third-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine, was inducted into the Robert R. Russell, MD ’46, Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Matthews, of Irving, attended SUNY Buffalo for his undergraduate degrees and currently plans to pursue a ...

Fredonia native receives MD

SCRANTON — Dimitra Landis of Fredonia received a doctor of medicine (MD) degree at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (GCSOM) commencement ceremony May 6. Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., Geisinger Commonwealth’s president and dean, welcomed guests and graduates. In his remarks, Dr. ...

Falconer junior chosen as rep to attend 2018 Empire Girls State

The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary Unit 1280 is proud to announce it will be sending Gracelyn Camarata as its representative for the 2018 Empire Girls State. Gracelyn is a junior at Falconer High School, and is president of her class. She has been on the honor roll since her freshman year, and is ...

Silver Creek students inducted into Honor Society

The following Silver Creek High School students have been inducted into the 2018 New York State Business and Marketing Honor Society: Nikolas Dawley, Savanna Dawley, Haley Kennedy, Alexis Murawski, Cassandra Pillard. The primary purpose of the Business and Marketing Honor Society of New York ...

Dunkirk School 3 Students of the Month

The following Dunkirk School Three Students were selected by their teachers as Students of the Month for April. They showed good character by showing "cooperation" with others in and out of their classrooms. Row 1: Cody Davis, Ramon Rojas Robles, Yariandeliz Rios Ramos, Aaliyah Carmona, ...

Lake Shore Freshman Academy Names April Stunning Students

ANGOLA—The Freshman Academy is proud to announce its Stunning Students for the month of March. These students were selected by their Academy teachers for displaying the six "Cs" of the Academy: compassion, character, consistency, cooperation, critical thinking, and capability. School ...

Fredonia State’s Andryshak receives Tau Sigma scholarship

State University of New York at Fredonia senior Valerie Andryshak, a graduating transfer student, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from Tau Sigma Honor Society, the national honor society for transfer students, in celebration of her academic and civic contributions. It is the largest ...

Westfield National Guard soldier receives new rank, responsibilities

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Richard Johnston from Westfield and assigned to the ...

Fredonia Rotary Students of the Month

Hannah Gullo was selected as the Fredonia Rotary Student of the Month for February. She lives at 248 Water St. in Fredonia, with her parents, Luke and Courtney Gullo, and her siblings Kelly, Fred, and Luca Gullo. From Kindergarten up through eighth grade, Hannah attended Northern Chautauqua ...

Fredonia Rotary Students of the Month

Emily Gronquist was selected at the Fredonia High School Rotary Student of the Month for March. Emily was born in Ithaca, New York and lived there until her family moved to Fredonia in the summer of 2000. She lives with her parents, younger sister, and also has an older brother who has moved ...

Fredonia Rotary Students of the Month

Ciara Carlson-Healy was selected as the Fredonia High School Rotary Student for April. She is a senior at Fredonia High School. She has been a member of Student Council the past four years and currently serves as the Council Secretary. She is also the President of Fredonia’s Interact Club, ...

Silver Creek Knights of the Month

Junior Dylan Snow, senior McKayla Polowy, freshman Kassidy Herspold and sophomore I-Am Torres were lauded for their curiosity and eagerness to explore new things with openness when they were named Knights of the Month at Silver Creek High School in March 2018. The students were presented with ...

School Seven Students of the Month

Student of the Month certificates were awarded to the following School Seven students for March: First Row (Bottom): Alondra Borrero, Dereck Ortiz-Morales,, Matthew Dolce, Jaden Brown, Andrew McMichael, Melissa Morian Middle Row: Dryden Biddlecom, Zaira Cooper, Kelsey Lancaster, Aubrey ...

Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

On Wednesday, April 25, 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 Fairness on a daily basis. The following students were chosen as Students of ...

Silver Creek High School Business Student of 2018

Alexis Murawski received the honor of “Outstanding Business Student of the Year, 2018.” Alexis was awarded this based on her overall academic accomplishments, especially within the Business Department. Alexis is currently enrolled in Business Law and is working toward earning college ...

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 ...