August 5, 2021
Peter Weil of Cooperstown was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the semester ending in May 2021. The distinction is earned by students whose grade point average is 3.88 or higher.
SUNY Delhi announced its dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester, a recognition for students who earned a 3.5 or higher grade-point average for the semester. The local students who qualified include:
Jacob Weiner of Oneonta;
Travis Bookhout of Laurens;
Lucas Breakey of Oneonta;
Carly Hill of Otego;
Sara Kieru of Oneonta;
Marissa Kupris of West Edmeston;
Sean Murray of Milford;
Colette Corkery of Oneonta;
Nelson Mondaca of Cooperstown;
Aidan Cutting of Unadilla;
Kyle Martin of West Oneonta;
Gavin Fetterman of Otego;
Mark Smith Jr. of Schenevus;
Elizabeth Brzezinski of Oneonta;
Meghan Brigham of Morris;
Tara Austin of Oneonta;
Madilyne Kupris of West Edmeston;
Kaylee Willmart of Oneonta;
Carmen Booan of Cooperstown;
Curtis Self of Morris;
Ava Baker of Cooperstown;
Kali Benedict of Unadilla;
Audrianna Butler of Oneonta;
Kayla Cimkowski of Maryland;
Lauryn Fiaschi of Otego;
Courtney Gilbert of Unadilla;
Tracy Graney of Unadilla;
Marisa Kanai of Oneonta;
Cameron Kellogg of Burlington Flats;
Amy Lee of Oneonta;
Brooke Leech of Milford;
Jessica Leveille of Schenevus;
Taylor Lopez of Oneonta;
Rachel Ouimet-Edson of Oneonta;
Liza Rathbun of Cooperstown;
Molly Watson of Cooperstown;
Abigail West of Cherry Valley;
Jacob Robinson of Oneonta;
Janelle Harter of Fly Creek;
Avalon Kubis of Cooperstown;
Logan Osterhoudt of Oneonta;
Alyssa Carey of Oneonta;
and Spencer Brink of Oneonta.
July 29, 2021
Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester. Among those students are, William Friedman of Cooperstown; Finn Hall of Oneonta. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.
Justin Brown of Edmeston is among the Canisius College students named to the spring 2021 Dean’s list or merit list. Dean’s list recognitions are awarded to those students who have attained a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the semester and have completed at least four courses of three credits or equivalent.
Cazenovia College recognizes students for their academic achievement during the Spring 2021 semester. Those named to the Dean’s List have achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average, including Meghan Marsh of West Edmeston; Eliya Pickwick of Mount Vision and Amanda Pressly of Cherry Valley.
Local students were among the 1,600 SUNY Oneonta students named to the 2021 Spring Dean’s List. Named as receiving the honors were:
Madison Bancroft of Schuyler Lake;
Alyson Bookhout of Laurens;
Riley Bowen of Hartwick;
Rabiatu Braimah of Cooperstown;
Riley Brown of Fly Creek;
Zachary Brown of Fly Creek;
Gabrielle Bush of Hartwick;
Brian Butler of Oneonta;
Olivia Card of Oneonta;
Mary Catella of Oneonta;
Lucas Chiappisi of Oneonta;
Raynella Clarke of Richfield Springs;
Nicole Connolly of Richfield Springs;
Alexandra Donaldson of Cooperstown;
Michaela Eastman of Oneonta;
Kaitlyn Ehlers of Cherry Valley;
Amethyst Gardner of Oneonta;
Sherry Georgeson of Oneonta;
Bethany Gorence of Oneonta;
Kidane Haile of Oneonta;
Logan Haney of Hartwick;
Abigail Hubbard of Oneonta;
Macy Jordan of Oneonta;
Kimberly Kamina of Oneonta;
Olivia Litzinger of Oneonta;
Ajare Malcolm of Oneonta;
Alicia McArdle of Cooperstown;
Madison Messina of Oneonta;
Montanna Miller of Davenport;
Xaviar Morrison of Milford;
Karah Morton of Cherry Valley;
Jade Osterwald of Gilbertsville;
Jessica Payne of Burlington Flats;
Bethany Peters of Oneonta;
Michelle Platt of Otego;
Willis Raym of Oneonta;
Evelynn Ritter of Oneonta;
Cailynn Rogers of Mount Vision;
Daniel Rudloff-Rico of Cooperstown;
Samantha Ruisi of Oneonta;
Nathaniel Schwed of Oneonta;
Jillian Segina of Mount Vision;
Luke Sementsov of Richfield Springs;
Olivia Smith of Oneonta;
Samantha Spina of Davenport;
Erika Spranger of Schenevus;
Kimberly Tefft of Maryland;
Erica Thomas of West Oneonta;
Elizabeth Thompson of Morris;
Reece Thorsland of Oneonta;
Jason Van Brunt of Oneonta;
Autumn Welsh-Travis of Milford;
Jeremy Wise of Gilbertsville;
Nanlyett Yulfo Matos of Oneonta; and
Dorothy Zeisler of Schenevus.
June 10, 2021
Margie Knight of Cooperstown graduated from Colorado College with a degree in mathematics. Knight is a member of the Class of 2021, which was celebrated at an outdoor ceremony on Sunday, May 23, in downtown Colorado Springs.
Samantha Jasso of Richfield Springs was named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Washburn University. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 graded credit hours and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.
Several local students were among the nearly 1,600 students named to the Spring 2021 President’s List at Hudson Valley Community College. Local students who have been recognized include: Mary Price of Oneonta, who is studying in the dental assisting academic program. Brandon Sacco of Otego, who is studying in the electrical construction and maintenance academic program.
Shelbi Emerson of Oneonta was named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Hudson Valley Community College. Emerson is studying in the individual studies program.
Delaney Kate Holohan of Cooperstown, a junior majoring in engineering and management, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester at Clarkson University. Dean’s List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.
Several local students have been named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2021 semester at Clarkson University: Mikaila Marie Flavell of Otego, a sophomore majoring in software engineering, Toby T. Harmon of Hartwick, a senior majoring in environmental science and policy, and Michael O’Connor of Morris, a junior majoring in electrical engineering, were all named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2021 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.
Wilkes University awarded nearly 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 74th spring commencement ceremonies from May 28 to 30, including Carolee Pierce of Unadilla, who received a degree in business administration and sports management.
Graham Wooden of Oneonta, who is studying biology, has been named to the Spring 2021 President’s List at Mansfield University. To be named to the President’s List, a student must attend the university full-time and attain at least a 4.0 GPA for the semester.
Graduating seniors from any Clark Scholarship-eligible high schools are encouraged to apply for the Cooperstown Art Association’s annual Art Scholarship, for students looking to study art at the college level.
CAA will providing up to $1,400 in awards through this scholarship.
The schools eligible are: Cherry Valley-Springfield, Cooperstown, Edmeston, Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton, Laurens, Milford, Milford BOCES, Morris, Mt. Markham, Owen D. Young, Richfield Springs, Schenevus and Worcester.
Home-schooled students living within those school districts are also eligible for the scholarship.
Applications will be submitted online this year. Students can access the form on the CAA’s website, www.cooperstownart.com.
There is no application fee.
Each student will be asked to provide a portfolio of five pieces that best represent their work and artistic abilities. Images can be uploaded directly in the form. Students will also be asked to upload a document that includes the titles and mediums for each piece entered.
All submissions must be submitted prior to the deadline at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12.
All portfolios will be juried by a local artist /art professional, to be determined by the CAA.
Funding for this scholarship is provided in part through CAA’s annual Adorn-a-Door Fundraiser and through donations from CAA members and patrons.
Melinda Tyler of Cooperstown was inducted to Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society at Cazenovia College in Cazenovia.
Membership requires maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or above, leadership excellence, participation in service projects, and an annual membership fee. Tyler was one of the inaugural members of the induction class.
Heidi Edmonds of Cooperstown was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society.
Edmonds was initiated at United States Air Force Academy.
Elmira College recently announced its Dean’s List for academic achievement for winter 2021.
The list recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and who earned a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Local students recognized include: Hailey Erway of Cherry Valley; Willow Tompkins of Worcester; and Mason Weir of Oneonta.
Thomas Leahy of Otego was one of six students from SUNY Oneonta’s School of Economics and Business who were inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the college’s honorary society in economics for the 2020-21 academic year.
Amethyst Gardner of Oneonta was one of 13 students inducted into SUNY Oneonta’s Edward K. Griesmer chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary.
Amber Genova of Cooperstown was one of 18 area students named to the SUNY Oneonta Dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester.
Also on the list were:
• Kara Aufmuth of Fly Creek
• Amanda Davenport of Fly Creek
• Connor Davidson of Hartwick
• Hannah Dulovich of Schuyler Lake
• Gabriella Furlan of Hartwick
• Julia Marcantonio of Cooperstown
• Michael Mayton of Richfield Springs
• Nathaniel Miller of Cooperstown
• Rebecca Morosko of Cooperstown
• Ashlyn Narins of Cooperstown
• Dorothy Oakley of Cherry Valley
• September Schaffer of Roseboom
• Emily Stephenson of Cooperstown
• Autumn Welsh-Travis of Milford
• Jessica Payne of Burlington Flats
• Jonathan Beckwith of W. Burlington