Chelsea McKiernan, a dean's list student, has been named an honors scholar at Elmira College.
A graduate of Moriah Central School, she is pursuing a career in dentistry and will do a summer internship with Dr. Dean Cook in Ticonderoga.
McKiernan is the daughter of Valerie Mildon and Mike McKiernan.
Rachel Ward, daughter of Deborah and Gary Ward of Ticonderoga, has been named to the dean's list at Hamilton College for the 2009 spring semester.
Ward, a rising sophomore, is a graduate of Ticonderoga High School.
Michael J. Michela, a 2004 Ticonderoga High School graduate, has graduated from SUNY- Cortland with a bachelor of science degree in physical education in December 2008. He is the son of Joe and Deb Michela of Clifton Park and Hague.
While attending Cortland, Michela was a member of the junior varsity Red Dragon football team.
Since graduation he has obtained his teacher certification. He has coached the modified football team for the Watervliet Cannoneers. He is currently substitute teaching in many of the school systems in the upstate area and applying for permanent teaching and coaching positions.
The following students were among the 494 students who received a degree at St. Lawrence University's Commencement ceremony, held May 17 on campus in Canton:
Cassaundra M. Anslow, of Schroon Lake, graduated from Schroon Lake Central School in Schroon Lake, and received a degree (cum laude) in English and minored in educational teaching.
Andrew J. Sammis, of Ticonderoga, graduated from Ticonderoga High School in Ticonderoga, and received a degree (cum laude) in government and economics.
Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center has announced Thomas Wheelock, Jr. from Port Henry, who will be entering the bachelor's in nursing program at SUNY-Plattsburgh in fall 2009, has received the 2009 Health Career Scholarships.
HM AHEC, located in Queensbury, serves a ten county region by building partnerships to strengthen the healthcare workforce.