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Achievement

Alfred announces area graduates

ALFRED — Approximately 840 two- and four-year degree candidates received diplomas from Alfred State College in May. Associate and baccalaureate degrees were awarded in fields of agriculture, health, business, vocational, and engineering technology, as well as the arts and sciences. Area ...

JCC lists part-time dean’s list students for fall

Several high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College part-time student dean’s list during the 2019-20 academic year. To be eligible for the part-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in 6-11 degree ...

Benjamin Prescott Chapter NSDAR holds summer picnic

Members of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Pioneer Cemetery in Fredonia, New York on Saturday, Aug. 15. While enjoying each other’s company, the members also recognized the 99th. birthday of Janice Weitz, associate ...

Miller, Burr win scholarships

The Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association recently announced recipients of the JFK and Joe Sweeny scholarships. Both scholarships are awarded annually to a graduating Fredonia High School senior. The criteria for the awards include a minimum 3.0 grade point average, a record of community ...

Fredonia announces graduation honors

Graduation Awards were announced recently by the Fredonia Central Schools for the Class of 2020. They include: Thomas M. Heary Memorial Scholarship— Joseph Gullo III F.C.S. Educational Assistance Fund Awards— Marissa Burr, Kelly Gullo & Emily Smith Fredonia Teachers’ ...

Dunkirk National Guard soldier receives new rank, responsibilities

LATHAM — Major General Ray Shields, 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. Anthony Lintz from Dunkirk, and assigned to the B ...

Feser receives doctorate from University of Chicago

Dr. Ali Feser, daughter of Al and Melony Feser of Dunkirk, graduated from the University of Chicago with a doctorate of anthropology in June 2020. Her dissertation, “Reproducing Photochemical Life in the Imaging Capital of the World,” is an ethnography of American visual culture, ...

JCC announces dean’s list for spring semester

Students named to the full-time student dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits. Named to the list were: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Mohamed Ladmia Allegany: Mandi Douthit, ...

Fredonia Central School announces scholarship, award winners

The Fredonia Central School District held a virtual presentation of the annual Academic Awards Night program, the Student Awards program, and the Sports Awards program which were released on the High School website on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. A brief description of each ceremony and the winners ...

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 ...