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Achievement

High schoolers named to JCC full-time dean’s list

Several area high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College full-time student dean’s list during the 2019-20 academic year. To be eligible for the full-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in at least ...

Belmondo wins Legion scholarship

Bradley Belmondo of Westfield Academy and Central School is one of two winners of the American Legion Past National Commander Michael J. Kogutek Scholarship. The scholarship is for $1,500. The scholarship committee looks for well-rounded individuals in a number of areas; scholastic excellence, ...

Brocton scholarships announced for Class of 2020

BROCTON — Scholarships for the graduation class of 2020 at Brocton Central School have been announced. They include: ¯ Jadniel Varela, valedictorian — Legion Scholarship, Fire Department Award, Emmett Elsworth Science Award for Highest Science Regents Grades, John Hopkins University ...

Area graduates receive scholarships to pursue business-related degrees

Two area graduates recently received awards from scholarship funds that support students pursuing business-related degrees and are managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Erica Rojas and Dylan Scriven received the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Board of Realtors Scholarship. The board ...

Czekanski graduates from Army War College

Lt. Col. Adam J. Czekanski, United States Army, graduated from the United States Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in Strategic Studies on Friday The son of Michael and Diane Czekanski and a native of the Town of Sheridan, Adam is a 1994 graduate of Silver ...

Westfield Academy Middle School honor roll

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Academy & Central School has released merit and honor rolls for the middle school. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following middle school students make up the ...

Career successes bring LaGrow regional honor

Christopher LaGrow, associate director of the Career Development Office at the State University at Fredonia, has received the Building Bridges Award from the Western New York Association of College Career Centers. The award, presented annually, highlights collaboration within the career ...

Just Between Us …

Rhianna Nasal, daughter of Michael and Kristina of Forestville, has been named to the spring 2020 Dean’s List at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. Nasal, a freshman, majors in Inclusive Childhood Education with a concentration in Mathematics and a minor in Spanish. To be ...

Alec Schrader selected for scholarship

The committee designated to review applications for the Erica O’Donoughue and Rev. Daniel P Walsh Scholarship has named Alec Schrader the scholarship recipient for 2020. The scholarship committee, on behalf of St. Anthony Parish in Fredonia, offered congratulations to Alec, scholarship ...

Wofford College awards Fredonia High grad scholarship

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—A Fredonia High School graduate has received Wofford College’s highest honor awarded to an entering first-year student. Alec Schrader, the son of Philip and Karen Schrader, received the college’s Richardson Family Scholarship. The scholarship covers four years of ...

Westfield Academy High School Honor Roll

WESTFIELD —The Westfield Academy and Central Schools have announced merit and honor rolls for the high school. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following high school students make up the ...

Alumni Association awards Forestville grads

Thanks to the generous donations from our Forestville Central School alumni community, the Forestville Alumni Association was able to award five substantial scholarships to the deserving Forestville graduating seniors pictured. At top, from left, Kaitlyn Alguire, Sydney Frost, Ashley Forbes, ...

Ceremony honors outgoing Fredonia scoutmaster

Fredonia Boy Scout Troop 267, sponsored by American Legion Post 59 in Fredonia, held a virtual Court of Honor and ceremony to honor Scoutmaster Thomas Annear as he passed the torch to new Scoutmaster James Stenger. Annear served as Troop 267 Scoutmaster from 2017 to 2020 and as assistant ...

Dean’s List recipients from area announced

FRANK — Sage Frank of Sinclairville was named to the fall and spring semester Dean’s Honor List at Cedarville University. The recognition required students to maintain a 3.75 GPA for the semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours. HENRY — Abigail Henry of Dewittville was named ...

Fredonia student participates in conference

Emma Munsch was one of 400 young women selected to attend the 79th American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls State session which was held virtually for the first time ever. As part of the annual program, outstanding students are chosen from their local high schools to spend a week learning about ...

Named to dean’s list

Rachael Goodrich of Forestville was named to the State University of New York at Brockport’s dean’s list for the spring of 2020. She is also a member of the women’s club volleyball team and the Brockport dance team. She is majoring in tourism management and communications.

Mayville native receives Doctor of Pharmacy degree

ERIE, Pa. — Ashley Diane Crandall of Mayville has received a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and will enter a PGY1 residency with LECOM Health Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie. In 2020, the LECOM School of Pharmacy, with campuses ...

CLCS grad earns doctor of osteopathic medicine

Dr. Jed Walsh graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree in May. Walsh was vice president of the Class of 2020 and a member of the Student Doctor of the Year selection committee. Walsh earned a bachelor of science degree in ...