Saint Rose student honors

These local students were among 104 honored for outstanding academic achievement at the Honors Convocation held recently on the Saint Rose campus:

Manar Alohaly of Guilderland received the Graduate Honors in Computer Information Systems Award. Alohaly is a graduate student at Saint Rose;

— Mckenzie Bourque of Slingerlands received the Donna L. Reittinger Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Psychological Research. Bourque is a senior at Saint Rose. The recipient of the Donna L. Reittinger Award must be a senior graduating in December or May of the academic year in which he or she completes a capstone project successfully. Eligible students must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average in psychology and an overall grade-point average of 3.0 or higher;

— Mark Gorczyca of Schenectady received the Graduate Honors MS in Accounting Award. Gorczyca is a graduate student at Saint Rose;

Brianna Grant of Altamont received the Outstanding Senior in Criminal Justice Award and recognition for publication of an article in the College’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Grant is a senior at Saint Rose. Outstanding Senior Awards are presented to graduating seniors who have at least a 3.5 grade-point average;

— Michael Hitt of Altamont received the Sister Theresa Wysolmerski Award for Excellence in Biology and the General Chemistry Award. Hitt is a freshman at Saint Rose. The award is presented to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in biology, biology: adolescence education, who has completed at least 32 credits in science. Recipient must have minimum 3.5 grade-point average in the sciences and must demonstrate academic excellence, breadth of interest and general social concern. The General Chemistry Award is presented to the best student in general chemistry;

— Kevin Noonan of Schenectady received the Outstanding Senior in English: Adolescence Education Award. Noonan is a senior at Saint Rose. Outstanding Senior Awards are presented to graduating seniors who have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and who meet other criteria specified by the departments in which they study.

Courtney Ritter of Schenectady received the Graduate Honors in Childhood Education Award. Ritter is a graduate student at Saint Rose. Graduate Honors Awards are based on criteria specified by the department in which the graduate student studies;

Jean Stella of Slingerlands received the Sally Fox Memorial Award in Microbiology. Stella is a senior at Saint Rose. The award in Microbiology is presented to the best student in biology, microbiology or medical technology. It is based on grade-point average and motivation for and interest in microbiology;

Rob Stoddard of Schenectady received recognition for publication of an article in the college’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Stoddard is a senior at Saint Rose.

More Student Kudos

These local students have recently distinguished themselves:

— Stephanie Mason of Altamont is slated to graduate in 2017 from Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School and intends to enroll in the veterinary technology program at Alfred State.

Maia Regan and Joanna Chen

This year, four of the 107 competitors at the Capital Region Spelling Bee at Proctor’s Theatre will be from Guilderland’s Farnsworth Middle School.

These local athletes have recently distinguished themselves at their college or university:

Students Named to the Marist College Dean's List for the Fall 2016 Semester

These local students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester:

— Andrew Burns of Slingerlands, a member of the Class of 2019 who is majoring in computer science;

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