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CCC Students Receive Academic Awards

Thursday, May 06, 2010


For Immediate Release: May 6, 2010

Plattsburgh, NY… Clinton Community College students were recognized for their scholastic achievement at the Academic Awards Convocation held on April 24, 2009 in the theater of the Stafford Center for Art, Science and Technology. Dr. Cheryl Reagan, vice president for Academic Affairs, welcomed students, family and friends to the ceremony. Faculty and staff presented the awards to the students.

Dr. Cheryl Reagan said, “The Academic Awards Ceremony is a chance to celebrate the accomplishments of Clinton’s outstanding students.  The students that received awards were selected by faculty and staff because they achieved a high level of academic excellence. These students are dedicated to inquiry and critical thinking in and out of the classroom. They are true leaders.” 

AWARD                                                                                                     RECIPIENT

Outstanding First Year Nursing Student Award - Penny Fossman, Peru

Outstanding Senior Year Nursing Award - Heidi Torrance, Keene

Outstanding Student in Health, Physical Education or Recreation - Jessica Preston-Johnson, Plattsburgh

James T. McCarthy Criminal Justice Memorial Award - Erin Griggs, Redford

Mildred P. Kelly Criminal Justice Award - Christine Minardi, Plattsburgh

Looseleaf Law Publications Certificate of Recognition - Elizabeth Flanagan, Canton

Academic Scholarship Awards:

Accounting - Sarah Titherington, Morrisonville

Business - Jared Monette, Plattsburgh

Criminal Justice - Dylan Poissant, Champlain

English - Brooke Waite, Colton

Human Services - Amanda LaVigne, Mooers

Humanities - Emily Bigelow, Plattsburgh

Industrial Technology - Christopher James, Champlain

Mathematics - Andrea McDaniel, Saranac

Nursing - Megan Papineau, Keene

Science - Korey Tremblay, Champlain

Social & Behaviorial Sciences - Emily Bigelow, Plattsburgh

Outstanding Achievement in Industrial Technology - Kimberly Longtin, Plattsburgh

Outstanding Achievement in Physical Science - James Kennedy III, Cadyville

Outstanding Achievement in Biological Science - Jamiee Lavarnway, Morrisonville

Outstanding Achievement in Math & Science - Kimberly Dragoon, Altona

Outstanding Achievement in Math - Jason Luciano, Westport

NYSMATYC Math League Award - Fall ’09 - Norman McCray, Willsboro

                                                        - Spring ’10 - Jeffrey Robinson, Chateaugay

Business Faculty Outstanding Business Student - Clayton Menser, Sr., Crown Point

Accounting Award - Nichole Calkins, Plattsburgh

Telling, Besaw & Cota Excellence in Accounting - Jesse West, Plattsburgh

WCFE Excellence in Business Communications - Sheila Lord, Saranac

Outstanding Achievement in Computer Science - Jonathan Ballantine, Keeseville

Outstanding Achievement in Wind Energy & Turbine Technology - Christopher Cribb, Plattsburgh

Outstanding Performance in Art -Tristyn MoserPlattsburgh

Outstanding Performance in English - Kaitlyn Breton, Peru

Outstanding Performance in Humanities - Sarah Tipler, Morrisonville

Outstanding Achievement in a Second Language - Daisy Chavez, New York City

Outstanding Service Award in Social Science - Brandon Minogue, Wilmington

Outstanding Performance in History - Gary Peacock, Morrisonville

Outstanding Performance in Human Services - Larry Pickreign II, Port Kent

All USA-Academic Team - Jacob Ballard, Alburg, VT and Kristin Relation, Altona

Leadership Awards

Outstanding Dedication & Participation Award - Richard Lee, Port Kent

Student Leadership Award - Robert Gordon, Plattsburgh

Vice-President for Academic Affairs Awards: 4.0 Awards - Vivian Kiroy, Saranac and Rose Recor, Cadyville

Scholar Athlete Award - Ryan Armstrong, Champlain