Grads

These local students have recently earned diplomas:

— Amanda Sherman, M.D. of Guilderland graduated cum laude from the University at Buffalo - Jacobs School of Medicine;

— Alex Minnick of Voorheesville is a magna cum laude graduate of St. John Fisher College in Rochester with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and a minor in ethics;

— Nitheesha Chennadi of Guilderland graduated with a master of science degree in information-technology management from Campbellsville University in Kentucky

— Anna Lin of Slingerlands graduated with a master of science degree in special education from the State University of New York at Potsdam;

— Morganne McClement of Voorheesville graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor of music degree in music education from the State University of New York at Potsdam;

 — Alexander Elijah Linder of Albany graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from Ottawa University at its Kansas Residential Campus;

— Kaitlyn Becker of Schenectady, a Guilderland High School graduate, was awarded a master of business administration degree with honors from Iona College after earning her bachelor’s degree;

— Daniel Cavanagh of Delmar received a bachelor of arts degree from Curry College in Massachusetts;

— Owen Talmage of Delmar received a bachelor of science degree with distinction in mechanical engineering with mathematics minor from Clarkson University;

— Bradley Bettinger of Delmar received a bachelor of science degree with great distinction in engineering and management, with an economics minor and a project management minor from Clarkson University;

— Andrew Plunkett of Voorheesville received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Clarkson University;

— Joshua Prawdzik of Schenectady received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University;

— Jack Grabek of Schenectady graduated from Bucknell University;

— Stefan Von Stetina of Albany graduated from Endicott College in Massachusetts with a master of business administration degree;

— Lilah Chase of Slingerlands graduated from the University of New Hampshire  with a bachelor of science degree in nutrition: dietetics;

— Isaac Stouffer of Delmar graduated from Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science;

— Gabriella Buehler of Delmar graduated from Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks with a bachelor’s degree in baking arts and service management;

— Matthew Schiller of Slingerlands graduated cum laude from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Schiller played for the men’s soccer team and was senior class treasurer. He was the recipient of the Male Senior Scholar-Athlete Award for his significant contributions to the scholastic and varsity programs of the college;

— Daniel R. Abrams of Delmar, a member of the Class of 2019 at St. Lawrence University, majored in economics. Abrams attended Bethlehem Central High School. Abrams graduated with a bachelor of arts cum laude degree in economics;

— Michael P. Bohl of Delmar, a member of the Class of 2019 at St. Lawrence University, majored in economics and business in the liberal arts. Bohl attended Albany Academies. Bohl graduated with a bachelor of arts degree;

— Erin G. Hogan of Delmar, a member of the Class of 2019 at St. Lawrence University, majored in government and psychology. Hogan attended Emma Willard School. Hogan graduated with a bachelor of arts cum laude degree;

— Veronika E. Mazur earned a master of science degree in occupational therapy from The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania;

— Danase Serafini graduated from Assumption College in Massachusetts;

— Zachary Adam Kronick of Schenectady earned master’s degree in kinesiology from McDaniel College in Maryland;

— Aaron Collins of Westerlo earned a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College, where he majored in psychology;

— Kathryn Hacker of Schenectady earned a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College, where she  majored in literature;

— Jonathan Ancowitz of Slingerlands graduated with a bachelor of science degree in zoology from the University of Vermont;

— Harry Clinton of Delmar graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont;

— Brian Devane, of Slingerlands graduated with a bachelor of science degree in community entrepreneurship from the University of Vermont;

— Madelaine McElrath from Albany graduated from the College of William & Mary in Virginia with a bachelor of science degree;

— Laura Bauer of Schenectady was awarded a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering with high distinction at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute  in Massachusetts;

— Austen Crawford of Delmar was awarded a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute  in Massachusetts;

— Samantha Lindberg of Altamont was awarded a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry with high distinction at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute  in Massachusetts;

— Jennifer Vandervort of Voorheesville was awarded a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering with high distinction at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute  in Massachusetts;

— Mallory Elizabeth Schultz of Glenmont was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Connecticut College at Connecticut College where she majored in behavioral neuroscience;

— Donald Vivian of Slingerlands received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in Maine. Vivian, who majored in government, attended Christian Brothers Academy and is the son of Tim Vivian and Kristin Garbinski of Slingerlands;

— Colleen Burke of Voorheesville graduated cum laude from Cazenovia College with a bachelor of science degree in inclusive elementary education;

— Audrey McKee of Delmar graduated from Cazenovia College with a bachelor of science degree in human services;

— David Richardson, of Albany graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Richardson is a graduate of Trinity-Pawling School;

— Nicole Brower, of East Berne, a graduate of Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville, graduated from Colgate University where she majored in applied mathematics, with a minor in educational studies;

— Kaitlin Close of Schenectady graduated from Union College with a bachelor of arts degree majoring in English; 

— Andrew Edlund of Slingerlands graduated from Union College with a bachelor of arts degree majoring in economics; 

— Keegan Guinn of Delmar graduated from Union College with a bachelor of mechanical engineering degree cum laude majoring in mechanical engineering;

— Mariah J. Gonyea of Westerlo graduated from the State University of New York at Canton with an associate degree in applied science in veterinary science technology. Gonyea is a 2013 graduate of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School;

— Brandon Gregory Peda of Schenectady graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor of arts degree in communication and information sciences;

— Mckenzie Anne Smith of Schenectady graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor of arts degree in communication and information sciences;

— Joshua Alec Thompson of Slingerlands graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor of science degree in commerce and business administration;

— Amy Smith of Delmar graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in arts management from the College of Charleston in South Carolina;

— Katie Feller of Delmar graduated with an associate degree in veterinary science with a concentration in animal care from Becker College in Massachusetts; and

— Erik Patak of Voorheesville graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering. He graduated magna cum laude. He is the child of Cary Patak and Mike Patak, and a graduate of Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville.

More Student Kudos

  • These local students have recently distinguished themselves:

    — Emma DeFrancesco of Slingerlands, majoring in Spanish and psychology, has earned a national award for contributions to College of the Holy Cross' Chapter of National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi;

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