Achievement

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month for May and June

Three students were selected as a Student of the Month for the month of May: Jeminy Houser was chosen as the sixth grade Student of the Month. Jeminy's favorite classes are math, social studies, technology, and art. She also enjoys drawing and has an interest in learning about dinosaurs and ...

Fredonia High School announces top students

Fredonia High School announced the Class of 2018 Valedictorian as Seth Schrader and the Salutatorian Hannah Gullo. Seth Schrader is the son of Philip and Karen Schrader, and he has two younger brothers (Alec and Gabe Schrader). Last year, Seth took five AP courses — physics, U.S. ...

Mother and son graduate from JBC

On Saturday, June 2 Jamestown Business College held their 132nd Commencement Ceremony. This years’ ceremony is particularly exciting as it marks the first group of graduates to complete their degree at JBC’s Extension Site in Dunkirk. Fifteen students from the Dunkirk Extension Site ...

JCC honors 62 students through College Connections program

Jamestown Community College recently honored 62 area high school students from throughout southwestern New York as the 2017-2018 students of the year in the College Connections program. In selecting the students of the year, schools were asked to consider College Connections participants who ...

Just between us

...Vanessa Lyn Gillette of Tustin, California recently earned a master’s degree in kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. An alumna of Fredonia High School, she also possesses a bachelor of science degree in athletic training and a bachelor of science degree in exercise ...

Chautauqua Lake Central Students of the Month for May

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for May achievements, are Thomas Gurga, Hannah Roush, Madison Kramer, Lucy Adams, Abigail Parker, and Alexandra Reyda. The student recognition program honors students in grades seven through twelve whose classroom performance, ...

Pine Valley selects top students

Mr. Scott Payne, Superintendent of Pine Valley Central School District, and Mr. John Sheffield, Principal of Pine Valley Junior/Senior High School, announce that this year’s Valedictorian is Megan Stefanik and the Salutatorian is Karson Smuda. Megan is the daughter of Ryan and Lynn ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary gives Lawson Paul Harris Fellow Award

Westfield resident Felicia S. Lawson was recently named as the recipient of a Paul Harris Fellow Award by the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville for being an individual who demonstrates Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self” through volunteerism. Named after Rotary founder Paul Harris, ...

A stellar season for the Infinity Dance Academy finally comes to an end

Infinity’s 2018 competitive season began at the Imagine Dance Challenge held at the UB Center for the Arts. Their group piece, “River,” featuring Rhianna Nasal, Kristina Jewell, Bella Manning, and Allie Pchelka earned five stars and took first place overall out of 16 entries. Their group ...

Just Between Us

Andrew Murtaugh recently graduated magna cum laude from RIT. He earned his degree in mechanical engineering and technology. He is the son of Lori and Tim Murtaugh of Spencerport and the grandson of Anita Murtaugh of Fredonia and Gail Riforgiat of Portland... ...Skylar Salim of Fredonia is a ...

Chautauqua Lake High announces top grads

Secondary school principal Josh Liddell has announced the top students in the Chautauqua Lake Central School Class of 2018, Joshua Janicki and Anna Sena. Both graduates were members of the championship Envirothon team that placed first in Chautauqua County and competed at the state level, ...

Three seniors honored as Scholars of the Month

Receiving special recognition as “Scholars of the Month” from the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville at its June 5 meeting at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield were seniors Dylan Wagner of Sherman Central School; Lindsey Stahlman of Brocton Central School; and Gavin Kahle ...

New York National Guard announces promotions

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Jessica Mays from Fredonia, and assigned to the Company A, ...

Mathematical science students honored at awards banquet

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the State University of New York at Fredonia recently held its annual awards banquet. Several local students were recognized, including: Lindsey Aldrich of Dunkirk received the Dr. James McKenna Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Award, ...