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Riley Elementary sixth-graders receive awards before moving on to middle school

The Charles E. Riley Elementary School recently conducted its sixth grade ceremonies and Linda Doty presented the Triple “C” Award to Matthew Oldenburg while teacher Cindy Farnsworth stands alongside Principals American Citizenship award winner Owen Warner.
The Charles E. Riley Elementary School recently conducted its sixth grade ceremonies and Linda Doty presented the Triple “C” Award to Matthew Oldenburg while teacher Cindy Farnsworth stands alongside Principals American Citizenship award winner Owen Warner.

The Charles E. Riley Elementary School sixth-grade honors assembly provided the opportunity to recognize those students moving on to the Oswego Middle School while at the same time congratulating them for their academic effort.

Along with the presentation of certificates were several individual awards including the “Principal’s American Citizenship Award” presented by CER Principal Dr. Linda Doty to Owen Warner

Doty also presented this year’s Triple “C” Award from the state attorney general for “character, courage and commitment” to Matthew Oldenburg.

Several sixth-graders also were recognized with the Presidential Awards for Excellence and received a certificate signed by President Barack Obama.

Those earning the excellence honors included Megan Albright, Benjamin Caster, Alexandria Delfino, Molly Fitzgibbons, Miranda Gilbert, Olivia Henderson, Kayla Hockey, Sammi Jiang, Colin Li, Rielly Rozyczko, Owen Warner and Jacob Vickery.

Students receiving the “achievement” award included Mackenzi Belson, Leandra Davis, Zachary Kingsley, Matthew Oldenburg, Estie Proano, Kalysha Rourke and Trevor Rousselle.

The sixth-grade class was recognized by Doty as well as their teachers Eric McCrobie and Cindy Farnsworth.

This year’s students advancing to the Oswego Middle School are Megan Albright, Damien Allen, Lillian Alton, James Baker III, Mackenzi Belson, Madison Belson, Matthew Bonnell, Sara Boyzuck, Lauren Briglin, Benjamin Caster,  Alexis Centrone, Julissa Davis, Leandra Davis, Christa Delaney, Alexandria Delfino, Logan Engle, Blake Fidler, Molly Fitzgibbons, Haley Gardner, Miranda Gilbert, Olivia Henderson, Jesse Hill Jr., Kayla Hockey, Sammi Jiang, Gabriel Jimenez, Natalya Jimenez, Destiny Kelley and Loretta Kelley.

Also moving on are Zachary Kingsley, Emma Kozel, Katelyn Lagoe, Mia Lamphear, James Lee, Colin Li, Benjamin Martin, Matthew Oldenburg, Deizmend Perez, Joseph Powers, Estie Proano, Kalysha Rourke, Trevor Rousselle, Rielly Rozyczko, Faith Sams, James Tesoriero IV, Grace Verny-Rasmussen, Jacob Vickery, Owen Warner, Jacob Weigand, Gavin Weiss, Anthony Wilson and Tiffany Woods.

 Meanwhile, another highlight of the honors ceremony was the dedication of the yearbook to senior custodian Steve Quesnell.

Minetto sixth-graders presented with awards

Minetto Elementary School recently conducted its sixth-grade honors program. Among the Principal’s American Citizenship Award and the New York State Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award were (front row) Charlene Brockway (Triple “C”) and Megan Delong (Principal); (second row) Nichole DelConte (Principal), Andrew Gentile (Principal) and Cierra Dunning (Triple “C”) while joining them were members of the Oswego High “Class of 2014” Molly Malone and Kyle Collins and Principal Dr. Dean Goewey.
Minetto Elementary School recently conducted its sixth-grade honors program. Among the Principal’s American Citizenship Award and the New York State Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award were (front row) Charlene Brockway (Triple “C”) and Megan Delong (Principal); (second row) Nichole DelConte (Principal), Andrew Gentile (Principal) and Cierra Dunning (Triple “C”) while joining them were members of the Oswego High “Class of 2014” Molly Malone and Kyle Collins and Principal Dr. Dean Goewey.

Minetto Elementary School sixth-graders were in the spotlight at the annual honors program conducted before a cafeteria-packed with parents, friends, family and staff members.

Principal Dean Goewey presented certificates to each sixth-grader and also recognized several other students with special awards.

The “Principal’s American Citizenship Award” was presented Nicole DelConte, Andrew Gentile and Megan Delong while the New York State Attorney General Triple “C” Award  for “character, courage and commitment” was given Charlene Brockway and Cierra Dunning.

Former Minetto alumni Molly Malone and Kyle Collins, who were members of the Oswego High School “Class of 2014,” addressed the students and provided them with some information that will benefit them in their academic journey through middle school and high school.

Receiving the “President Award for Educational Excellence” as they excelled academically and have exceeded proficiency on the New York State Test in English Language Arts and Math were Phillip Kelly and Adam Lofthouse.

The “President Award for Academic Achievement” was also presented for outstanding educational growth, improvement, commitment and intellectual development.

The honored students included Hannah Blackburn, Charlene Brockway, Carson Colucci, Cole Cullinan, Kaitlyn Czerow, Emily Dann, Grace Deland, Nicole DelConte, Megan Delong, Cierra Dunning, Andrew Gentile, Clare Hook, Noah Lyboult, Morgan Mace, Seth Perrin, Wolfgang Pierce and Cody Vincent.

Students also received awards for band, orchestra, vocal music, art, physical education, science, social studies, reading, writing and mathematics.

Joining Goewey for the presentation of certificates to the students were teachers Tracy Anderson, Shirley Hadley and Tanya Wadsworth.

Minetto sixth-graders moving on to the Oswego Middle School in September include, from Anderson’s class,  Tyler Bieganowski, Charlene Brockway, Lucas Capstraw, Cole Cullinan, Emily Dann, Andrew Gentile, Skyler Green, Clare Hook, Rilye Johnson, Brittany Kaye, Phillip Kelly, Adam Lofthouse, Morgan Mace, Ashley Mays, Seth Perrin, Elizabeth Wallace, Kylie Wallace and Chase Wegzyn.

From  Wadsworth’s class Julian Allen, Garrett Besaw, Hannah Blackburn, Mason Cass, Joshua Collett, Carson Colucci, Kaitlyn Czerow, Grace Deland, Nicole DelConte, Cierra Dunning, Michael Gushlaw, Mark Jones, Jayden Lee, Riley Mahoney, Courtney Perras, Jerry Sliwa, Alexandria Stowell, Cody Vincent and Mariah Woodward.

The remaining sixth-graders, in Hadley’s class,  moving on to Oswego Middle School were Hailey Babcock, Dustin Burden, Megan Delong, Dalton Gibson, David Greene, Mary Hamilton, Nichole Lambo, Joshua Lane, Noah Lyboult, Patricia Milner, Logen Nelson, Wolfgang Pierce, Andie Rose, Emily Shurtliff, Hunter Thompson, Kathleen Thompson and Alexander Thorpe.

Academic success at Oswego Middle School

Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro has announced the final honor rolls for the 2013-2014 school year.

Seventh and Eighth Grade High Honor:  

Jason Abbott, Cameron Adams Jr., Jea Adams, Alyssa Adner, Samuel Allen, Madeline Armet, Nickolas Back, Andrew Baker, Jade Ballard, Adeline Benjamin, Liam Benjamin, Tia Bevacqua, Emily Bradshaw, Jenna Bradshaw, Michaela Bradshaw, Samual Broadwell, Janie Brooks, Nicholas Brown, Grace Bruns, Nolan Busch, Brianna Bush, Crissa Cabanlig, Monica Cahill, Nolan Callahan, Alec Caroccio, Joan Carroll, Sarah Casaletta, Joel Caster, Alyssa Cheeley, Claudia Chetney, Allison Choate, Melissa Chun and Gillian Clark.

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