SARANAC LAKE — Hannah Archibald of Ticonderoga was honored at North Country Community College’s 32nd annual awards ceremony celebrating student excellence held on May 16 in Saranac Lake. Archibald received a Practical Nursing Award for Academic Excellence. These awards recognize the students who have consistently demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, not only based on their success in maintaining a high grade point average, but the ability to demonstrate their intellectual curiosity and actively engage in problem solving while contributing to the learning of all.
PLATTSBURGH — Dennis Sherman Towne Jr. graduated from Clinton Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice with honors on May 16.
During the commencement Towne was also named Summa Cum Laude, which is the highest recognition for academic achievement. Towne finished his final semester with a 4.0 grade point average and was again named to the President’s list. While in College Towne was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, a resident assistant at the residence halls a member of the Criminal Justice club and also a member of the South Plattsburgh Fire Department. Towne is now pursuing a career in law enforcement.
CASTLETON, Vt. — Todd B. Carr of Ticonderoga the son of Todd and Debbie Carr graduated from Castleton State College in Vermont on May 17. Carr earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice and sociology.
On May 18 Carr was commissioned to the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant combat engineer with the Vermont National Guard. Carr currently resides in New Hampshire where he is pursuing a carreer in criminal justice.
NEW PALTZ — SUNY New Paltz proudly congratulates Elise Bruce, a resident of Paradox, for being named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List. Bruce’s major is English. Dean’s List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade point average in a semester with a full-time course load.