Saugerties students of note

student sqThe following students from Saugerties made the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT): Spencer Herzog, fifth-year student in the industrial engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering; Chase Ward, third-year student in the mechanical engineering technology program in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology; and Victoria Scholl, a fourth-year student in the motion picture science program in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

The following students from Saugerties achieved placement on the Honors List at SUNY College of Technology at Delhi: Tessa Hartwell (veterinary science technology), Brandi Poenicke (nursing) and Abbey Osborn (environmental studies) who graduated in December.

Kathryn Agar of Saugerties was one of 42 SUNY Potsdam student-athletes to earn a spot on the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) all-academic team for the fall semester. Agar is a freshman member of the SUNY Potsdam women’s volleyball team. Players named to the all-academic team have a minimum of a 3.3 GPA for the fall 2014 semester.


The following local students have been named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester: Elizabeth Hicks (psychology) and Chloe Mayone (business administration).

At SUNY Ulster, local students named to the President’s List for fall 2014 are (full-time students) Carl Anderson, Mary Bell, Wingate Crawford, Frederick Frankenberg, Raven Johnson, Sara Lenahan, Brody Maloney, Sean McCabe, Caitlin Morales, Angelica Schubert, Katelyn Stern, Robert Sutton, Devin Tobin, Matthew Whitaker and Joseph Wuench. Part-time students named to the President’s List are Jennifer Doggett and Robin Succar.

The full-time Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at SUNY Ulster includes Alexandar Borcherdt, Zachary Ertrachter, Koryntha Grant, Patricia Hoffman, Alexandra Hurlburt, Charles Jansen, Dylan Joslin-Peter, Courtney Kreidler, Savanna Laperriere, Alex Lemus, Steven Lopez, Rheana Lund, Tracy Meiswinkel, Taylor Neals, Joseph Salvatore, Anya Schmiedel, Travis Shultis, Anthony Spadaro, Victoria VanEtten and Kali Webber. Part-time students are Paige Bishop, Francesca Fabiano, Rosa Lattanzio, James McDonough and Gabrielle Palen.

The Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Region has announced the regional winners of the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Presented by the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers through its regional partnership with the nonprofit Writopia Lab, the awards are the country’s longest-running recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. This program year, 300,000 works of art and writing were submitted to more than 100 regional programs across the country. The Hudson-to-Housatonic Writing Region, serving teens from nine counties (Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Dutchess in New York and Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven in Connecticut) has awarded 351 students from throughout the region, including Gold Key recipients Jazmin Kay and Dante DeCecio Kanter of Woodstock Day School.