Academic Achievements

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. Merritt is a 2007 graduate of Margaretville Central School.

Barrett named to Dean’s List



Adam Barrett, son of Thomas and Anne Barrett of Andes, has been placed on the Dean’s List for the Fall semester at Adirondack Community College in Queensbury. Adam, who earned a grade point average of 3.2 or better, is enrolled in the adventure sports and leadership training program. Adam is a graduate of Andes Central School.

Brybag honored by SUNY Delhi



Delhi — Joseph Brybag of Fleischmanns, has been cited for academic achievement for the Fall 2008 semester at the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi. Brybag, an electrical construction and controls major, has qualified for the Honors List. To qualify for the Honors List, a student must have an academic average between 3.50 and 3.74.

BOCES honor students listed for second quarter



Grand Gorge — The following ONC BOCES, Northern Catskill Occupational Center students, were named to the Principal List and Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2008-2009 school year: Principal List Mararetville: Innovative Programs—Rebecca Allvarado Roxbury: Early Childhood—Samantha Hamil Adult: Cosmetology and Spa Services—Jennifer Muthig; Culinary Arts—Jose Martinez Honor Roll Andes; Culinary—Russell Koronowski; Visual Communications—Melody Grapes Margaretville: Building Trades—Lance […]

Stamford girl takes first place in opening spelling bee



Stamford — Ariana Rebecca Seton, a fourth-grader at Stamford Central School, successfully spelled the word “contrast” to win an MP3 player in the Delaware and Otsego county Arts and Cultural Spelling Bee. Eleven-year-old sixth-grader Jessica M. Alexander emerged victorious in her grade group when she spelled “designer” correctly. The Stamford Bee, which took place on Feb. 25 was one of […]

Rosa brothers advance in military



Two New Kingston brothers have recently graduated from their respective military trainings. Ryan Rosa was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps on Nov. 21, 2008 at Quantico, Va. His parents, Gary and Lori Rosa, attended his graduation from Officer Candidate School, as well as the commissioning ceremony. Ryan’s mother was granted the privilege of pinning his officer’s […]

Roxbury lists honor students



Roxbury Central School announced yesterday the students named to the honor roll, high honor roll and superintendent’s list for the second quarter. The students receiving the honors are as follows: Superintendent’s List Grade 7: Joseph McAfee; Grade 8: Kennedy Faraci, Bailey O’Donnell, Jennifer Wallace and Tyler Faulkner; Grade 9: Angela Perazone and Abigail Wallace; Grade 10: Tarah DiBenedetto and Meghan […]

Area student honored at Hartwick



Oneonta — Hartwick College first year student Nevin Perez, of Margaretville, son of Analilia and Norberto Perez, has been named to the fall term Dean’s List at Hartwick. Inclusion on Hartwick’s Dean’s List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 […]

Moore named to RPI Dean’s List



Rensselaer — David Spooner, acting dean of science of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Science, has announced that Margaretville resident Casey Moore has been named to the college’s Dean’s List for the fall semester. In making the announcement Spooner said, “On behalf of the faculty and staff of Rensselaer’s School of Science, I am extremely pleased to congratulate you on […]

Rossitz named to Dean’s List at RIT



Meghan Rossitz of Spencerport, a granddaughter of John and Jane Rossitz of Bushnellville, has been named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester. Rossitz is a senior majoring in advertising and photography. She is the daughter of Jeffrey and Melisa Rossitz, also of Spencerport.


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