Comings and goings
Throughout the area
Re-enlists: The following north country members of the Army National Guard recently re-enlisted:
Master Sgt. Donald Spence, Joint Force Headquarters
Staff Sgt. Mark Burnham, Company B, 2-108th Infantry
Spc. Todd Baker, 1427th Transportation Company
Sgt. Wendy Reynolds, Company B, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Richardson, Company C, Recruiting and Retention
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
To receive deans list honors at Boston University for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Colton, DeKalb Junction
Heather Rae Aschenbrenner, senior, nutritional science. Miss Aschenbrenner, daughter of Julie Coller, DeKalb Junction, and Lawrence Aschenbrenner, Colton, attended commencement with her class on May 20 and will graduate, with honors, in December, with a bachelors degree. She received a GPA of 3.73 for the spring semester. She plans to begin a registered dietitian internship or continue employment at Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, where she has been employed as a research assistant since 2009, and continue education towards a masters degree in clinical psychology.
To receive deans list honors at Utica College for the spring semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.4 and 3.99.
Colton, DeKalb Junction
Holly Margaret Aschenbrenner, freshman, child life specialist. The daughter of Julie Coller, DeKalb Junction, and Lawrence Aschenbrenner, Colton, held a semester GPA of 3.43. She plans to attend St. Elizabeths School of Nursing, Utica, in the fall.
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Zachary Allen, bachelors degree, psychology. Mr. Allen, son of Warren and Eleanor Allen, Watertown, is a graduate of Beaver River Central School, Beaver Falls.
Margaret Finnerty, bachelors degree, art and design, cum laud. Ms. Finnerty, daughter of James and Kathleen Finnerty, Watertown, is a graduate of Watertown High School.
Georgia Institute of Technology,
Chad Southwick, bachelors degree, mechanical engineering
Alyssa Ward, bachelors degree, psychology
Evelyn Desantis, bachelors degree, communication and rhetoric
Tiffany Everspaugh, bachelors degree, theatre arts
Deborah Morey, bachelors degree, health sciences
Danielle Chamberlain, bachelors degree, health science
Katherine Lagrow, bachelors degree, communication and rhetoric
Bridget Teele, bachelors degree, health sciences
Megan Cullen, bachelors degree, communication science and disorders
Brittany Patenaude, bachelors degree, mathematics
Tyler Woodward, bachelors degree, history
Rochester Institute of Technology
The following north country residents received degrees after the winter quarter:
Jordon Davis, bachelors degree, civil engineering technology
Logan Mitchell, bachelors degree, game design and development
David DiVincenzo, bachelors degree, civil engineering technology
Katelyn McKinley, bachelors degree, biomedical sciences
Patrick Lambie, bachelors degree, mechanical engineering technology
St. Johns University,
Beth K. Reichhart, bachelors degree, speech pathology, summa cum laude. Miss Reichhart, daughter of James and Kathryn Reichhart, Watertown, and granddaughter of Elsie Scruggs, Massena, will attend Boston University for a masters degree in September.
Alexander Brehm, bachelors degree, cum laude
St. Michaels College,
Emily Jean Gauthier, bachelors degree, Spanish, magna cum laude. Ms. Gauthier is the daughter of Beverly and Loren Gauthier, Canton.
Nicholas James Sheehan, bachelors degree, engineering. Mr. Sheehan, son of James and Michele Sheehan, Potsdam, also received a bachelors degree in engineering management from the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
Daniel J. Gerrish, bachelors degree, theatre arts
Lauren M. Piche, bachelors degree, interdisciplinary studies enviromental sciences
Joseph Raville, bachelors degree, music education
Blossom S. Fernandes, bachelors degree, biology
Joseph A. Sienkiewicz, bachelors degree, French
Annalee R. Wood, bachelors degree, business administration marketing
Lindsey A. Davis, bachelors degree, music education
Christine R. Goings, bachelors degree, sport management
University of Vermont,
St. Regis Falls
Patricia A. Rivet, bachelors degree, radiation therapy
Joshua E. Bakelaar, masters degree, plant and soil science
Tabatha L. Leahy, bachelors degree, psychology
Morgan J. Post, bachelors degree, wildlife and fisheries biology
Elizabeth Mills, bachelors degree, biology
Beaver Falls, Camden
Honored: Emma Petzoldt, Beaver Falls, and Ashley Dean, Camden, recently received SUNY Oneontas Best and Brightest Awards at the colleges Students of Distinction Reception.
Honored: William LaPlant, Newton Falls, recently received the Leadership Award from SUNY Delhi at the colleges Student Life Leadership Award Ceremony. Mr. LaPlant is majoring in adolescence education.
Throughout the area
Honored: Several north country residents received honors at SUNY Oswegos spring Honors Convocation.
Marissa R. Bacon, junior, childhood education and womens studies, Hazel Hewitt Scholarship Fund. Ms. Bacon, daughter of Richard and Nicole Ward, Hermon, is a member of education club, a Programmy Award winner and resident mentor.
Vanessa A. Rappleyea, junior, global and international studies, Outstanding Achievement Award in Global Studies. Ms. Rappleyea, daughter of Charles and Carrie Otto, Massena, is a member of Alpha Phi Omega and a Ghospel Choir E-board member.
Mariah L. Ellingsworth, senior, adolescence education, Frank and Ruth Sayer Education Scholarship. Ms. Ellingsworth, daughter of Dane and Maria Ellingsworth, Watertown, is a member of Kappa Delta Pi.
Asa T. Stackel, senior, broadcasting and mass communication, Vernon E. Rank Outstanding Senior Award. Mr. Stackel, son of Robert and Katherine Stackel, Watertown, is a member of the soccer club, WTOP-10, WNYO-FM and intramural sports and is a reporter for Channel 7 News, Watertown.
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