Rebecca Barber and Steve Bussey of Ticonderoga High School received the 2012 Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience recently.
The award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in volunteer service and academic achievement.
The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at Clarkson University:
Jared L. Best, a junior majoring in environmental engineering, from Hague; and
Brendan J. Carberry, a junior majoring in engineering and management, from Hague.
Dean’s list students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.
Christine Bessett, D.O., daughter of James Bessett and Donna Bessett-Kunkel of Ticonderoga, is a member of the graduating Class of 2012 at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She is also recognized as a member of a honor society Sigma Sigma Phi.
This July essett will begin training at an ACGME accredited program, Orlando Health Pediatric Residency Program in Orlando, Fla.
Chelsea McKiernan graduated from Elmira College summa cum laude with a degree in Artium Baccalaurei in Biology. She is a Valedictorian Scholar and a Cowles Honor Scholar. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu Social Sciences Honor Society, and Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society.
McKiernan was published in the 2008-2009 edition of Elmira College’s Selected Freshman Essays. She was the Senator for Beta Beta Beta, a member of the American Chemical Society Club, Pre-Health Club, and served on the Big Events Committee.
McKiernan will continue her graduate studies in the field of dentistry/orthodontics.
McKiernan is a graduate from Moriah Central School and is the daughter of Valerie Mildon and Michael McKiernan.
Mayumi Wagstaff-Blaise Moriah has earned a bachelor of arts degree in English literature, political science from Elmira College.