The following local students have received honors at their colleges:
Herkimer County Community College – Xavier Goins of Lacona and Karintha Myslivecek of Redfield were inducted into the Upsilon Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
SUNY Oneonta — David Stanton, a business economics major from Parish, was one of 24 SUNY Oneonta students inducted into the college’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Cornell College — Steven Maynard of Pulaski has been accepted to Cornell College, a private liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Maynard was also awarded the Founders Scholarship.
College of St. Rose – Amelia Jacobs of Constantia, received the Outstanding Senior in History Award and recognition for publication of an article in the College’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Outstanding Senior Awards are presented to graduating seniors who have at least a 3.50 grade-point average and who meet other criteria specified by the departments in which they study.
SUNY Oswego — David Downum of Central Square, Evelyn Schwartz of Fulton, Alex Bateman of Fulton, Makenzie Laws of Hastings, Chad Grevelding of Hastings, Jason Snider of Mexico were inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
St. Lawrence University — Sarah R. Argersinger of West Monroe, a junior, has been inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the St. Lawrence University English Department’s honorary society.
Rochester Institute of Technology – Brandon McGrath of West Monroe, a fifth-year student in chemical engineersing, and Shaemus Spencer of Fulton, a third-year student in illustration, were named 2013-2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars.
Nazareth College – Andrew Francis, of Fulton, was named to the Honor Society of Omicron Delta Epsilon. He is studying finance, economics and business administration.
Morgan Ross, of West Monroe, was initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at Nazareth
Meghan Palmer, of Phoenix, appeared in the recent production of “The Cherry Orchard” at Nazareth.
Heidelberg University – Meghan Yost of Mexico, a junior majoring in history and political science, participated in the Model UN of the Far West Conference as part of Heidelberg University’s delegation.
Paul Smith’s College — Richard DeLong, junior, of Mexico, swimming and woodsmen’s teams and Brandon Morey, junior, of West Monroe, rock climbing team, were named to the Winter National All-Academic Team.
Jessica Lord, of Phoenix and Jason Mattice of Fulton recently received scholarships to Paul Smith’s by competing in the Presidential Scholarship Competition.
Lord is receiving $1,000 while Mattice is receiving $5,000.
Binghamton University — Kara Pafumi, women’s lacrosse, biology major, from Fulton, and Nicholas Tighe, wrestling team, of Phoenix, named to the fall 2013 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
Cazenovia College — Nick Bonacorsi, of Oswego, freshman criminal justice and homeland security studies major; Michael Gill, of Oswego, sophomore studio art/photography major; Brittany Juravich, of Oswego, junior studio art/photography major; Patricia Talamo, of Oswego, freshman studio art/photography major; and Logan White, of Pulaski, junior criminal justice and homeland security studies major, all named to dean’s list for fall 2013 semester.
Ithaca College — Brenna Merry, of Fulton, a speech, language pathology and audiology major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College, was recently inducted into the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.