Academic achievements

Fleischmanns native earns doctorate degree

Fleischmanns native Abigail Davis has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Minnesota. Dr. Davis’ area of specialization is early American literature and culture; her minor field is Literacy and Rhetorical Studies.


Roxbury students earn honors in final marking period

Roxbury Central School has announced its Honor Roll for the Fourth Quarter of the 2008-2009 school year.


Roxbury Seniors Earn Graduation Prizes

Roxbury Central School graduation awards at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 27 were as follows:


McMurray earns MCLA honors

Jennifer McMurray of Margaretville has earned a spot on the Dean’s List at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) in North Adams for the spring semester.


Fiedler graduates with associate's in criminal justice

William Gustave Fiedler III graduated on May 16 from North Country Community College in Saranac Lake. Billy received an associate’s degree in criminal justice with a GPA of 3.6.


Carpenter named to honor society

Phi Sigma Theta is proud to announce that Chris Carpenter, son of Mary Colfer and Roy Carpenter of Margaretville, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at the University of South Florida.


Graduate valedictorian gives speech at Madison Square Garden

Andes resident Eloise Harris Damone gave a moving speech on June 11 to Touro College’s graduating class at Madison Square Garden.


Top scholars named at local schools

By Julia Green
The top honors graduates have been named at local high schools.


Local students earn Alfred honors

Alfred — Three local students have been named to the Dean’s List at Alfred State College for the spring 2009 semester.


MCS grad completes training

Robert (Bob) Merritt, a former resident of New Kingston and Margaretville, has graduated from the U.S. Navy Great Lakes Recruit Training Center and is currently attending school for Master at Arms (security and law enforcement) training school in San Antonio, Texas.


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