Achievement

Dunkirk Middle School Students of the Month

Dunkirk Middle School recently announced their Students of the Month for November and December. Pictured from left to right, starting in the back row: Rebecca Farwell (principal), Teddy Roberts, Kisun Peters (assistant principal). In the third row: Violet Wilkins, Brooke Szymczak, Ella Purol, ...

Fredonia students receive Gilman Scholarships

Two State University of New York at Fredonia students have been awarded 2019 Gilman Scholarships to support study abroad experiences during the spring and summer semesters. Nelson Clark of Buffalo, a Middle Childhood Education Math Specialist with a minor in Music, will be participating in a ...

WACS Students Raise Money for WMH Wheelchairs

WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School (WACS) students presented two gifts totaling $1,765.16 to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation to help purchase wheelchairs needed at Westfield Memorial Hospital. A remarkable $1,055.16 was raised by pre-K through 5th grade students ...

Gowanda High School names their Students of the Month

GOWANDA — Seven students at Gowanda High School have been selected as Students of the Month for November 2018: Emily Stang for Physical Ed/Health/Business, Senior Shane Gallo for Math, Junior Andie Baco for English, Senior Anna North for Science/Technology, Senior Kialeigh Bennett for Social ...

Local 4-H youth selected for Junior Dairy Leader Program

JAMESTOWN — Congratulations to Katelyn Miller and Emily Starceski, longtime Chautauqua County 4-H dairy members on being selected to participate in the 2018-2019 NYS Junior DAIRY LEADER Program through Cornell University. Katelyn Miller, a 17-year-old member of the Cherry Creek Cornhuskers, ...

Just between us

...Madison Granata of Silver Creek has been named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Nazareth College. Granata is majoring in psychology. A student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in ...

Mike Persch named Rotary Student of the Month

Mike Persch has been selected as the Rotary Student of the Month for December, and he would like to thank the members of the Fredonia Rotary for selecting him for this honor. His last name, Persch, may be familiar, as his parents, Kevin and Marie Persch, attended high school at Fredonia and ...

SUNY Fredonia announces their December graduates

Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced the following students who are December 2018 candidates for degrees. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: Chautauqua County Brocton: Mark A. Nickerson, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice. Cassadaga: Michael J. ...

Forestville Elementary Students of the Month for December

Forestville Elementary recently named their Students of the Month for December. 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 ...

Chautauqua County American Legion Winners move on to District Contest

The Chautauqua County American Legion held its annual Oratorical Contest at the Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280 on Sunday Dec. 9. The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to help develop deeper knowledge about the Constitution of the United States among ninth through 12th ...

Dunkirk School 5 Students of the Month

Recently students at Dunkirk School 5 were honored for being chosen Students of the Month for November. Mr. David Boyda, building principal, awarded the students with certificates. The overall Student of the Month, who was honored at a Board of Education meeting, is Isabella Bruno. ...

A.J. Schmidt Elementary Student of the Month

ANGOLA — A.J. Schmidt Elementary is proud to announce its latest Student of the Month, Michael Hittle. Michael enjoys spreading kindness with his friends at school. During his recent interview, Michael stated that, “helping friends build towers during recess is a great way to show ...

Dunkirk School Three Students of the Month

The following Dunkirk School Three students have been selected by their teachers as Students of the Month for November. These students worked very hard in school and showed good Citizenship. Pictured from right to left, starting in the front row: Janessa Arroyo, Makailyn McCall, Ana ...

The Spectator earns honors in Syracuse

Fredonia High School’s student newspaper, “The Spectator,” received 28 awards at the Empire State School Press Association (ESSPA) conference at Syracuse University on Oct. 26. This recognition places the paper among the top student publications in New York State. “The Spectator” ...

Dunkirk School 7 names their December Students of the Month

Pictured, from left to right, are the Dunkirk School 7 December Students of the Month. First Row: Joniel Davila, Berenice Salazar, Derek Rodriguez-DeJesus. Second Row: Camryn Krzanowicz, Dereck Ortiz-Morales, Anna Amidon, Yolimar Serrano, Hannah Kuras, Kameron Keppel. 3rd Row: Eliel ...

Chautauqua Lake Central School announces Students of the Month

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for October achievements, are Bryanna Davis, Naomi Fisher, Hailey Roush, Sydney Hawkins, Jenna Harle, and Brittney Majewski. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom performance, ...

Four seniors honored as Westfield-Mayville Rotary December Scholars

On Dec. 12 during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield, four high school seniors were given recognition as “Scholars of the Month.” They were Olivia Kitchen, Westfield Academy and Central School; Emily Phelps, Chautauqua ...

Nine student musicians from Silver Creek named to All-County Band

SILVER CREEK — Nine students from the Silver Creek Central School District will perform with dozens of young musicians from around the region in the 5th and 6th Grade All-County Band this winter. They will gather for a day of rehearsal Feb. 9, 2019, at Chautauqua Lake Central School in ...

Gowanda Elementary Students of Month

GOWANDA — In an effort to promote a positive school community, Gowanda Elementary School highlights students who display good character traits. Congratulations to these students who “got caught” displaying exemplary core values during November 2018. Second-grader Kayella Smoke. Kayella ...

Dunkirk/Fredonia Rotary announces Student of the Month for November

Maggie Mignoli is a senior at Fredonia High School. She lives with her parents, Steve and Kelly Mignoli, and her two siblings, Steven and Isabella Mignoli. Maggie has attended Fredonia her entire academic career, beginning in preschool up through her senior year. In her time at the high ...