North country people
Gerald Della Porta of Hermon, Cody Dollinger of Rensselaer Falls and Dedan Graveline of Ogdensburg were inducted into Phi Alpha Theta at SUNY Potsdam.
The following students at SUNY Oswego were recently inducted into Phi Kappa Phi: Andrew Saunders, Watertown; Kayla Schillinger, Mannsville; and Noah Davidson, Philadelphia.
Students at SUNY Canton took second place in the 2019 Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition, held in April at Rochester Institute of Technology. Local members of the team are Chase D. Boyer, Alexandria Bay, civil and environmental engineering technology; Andrew Chapin, Norwood, civil and environmental engineering technology; Kimberly Collins, Saranac Lake, mechanical engineering technology; Daniel C. Gagnon, Rensselaer Falls, mechanical engineering technology; Jake LeVea, Fulton, civil and environmental engineering technology; Daniel Olin, Canton, civil and environmental engineering technology; and Bromlen E. Steinburg, Madrid, civil and environmental engineering technology.
John C. Hoefler, Watertown, chemistry; and Leah P. Livernois, Norwood, mathematics and chemistry, were recently inducted into Chymist, the chemistry honorary society at St. Lawrence University, Canton.
The following north country residents were named to the winter term dean’s list at Elmira College: Macy Huntley, Canton; Elizabeth Jackson-Wood, Harrisville; Paige Miller, Sackets Harbor; Bridgette Patterson, Glenfield; and Arael Scott, Russell.
The following north country residents placed in weekly bridge games, sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club:
March 29 “A”: Tied for first and second places, Mart Liinve and Debra Suller and Donald McCoy and Mai Liinve; third place, Gloria Rothschild and Sue Glomboski; and fourth place, the Rev. Leo Wiley and Patricia Macklin
March 23 “B”: First place, the Rev. Leo Wiley and Patricia Macklin; and second place, Renee Lustick and Phyllis Plante
April 1: First place, Mai Liinve and Gloria Rothschild; second place, the Rev. Leo Wiley and Helen Keohane; third place, Donald McCoy and Patricia Macklin; and tied for fourth and fifth places, Millie Mosko and Marlene Gould and Judith Christley and Carole Brown
April 5 “A”: First place, Patricia Macklin and Gloria Rothschild; second place, Charles Evans and Mai Liinve; third place, Mart Liinve and Judy Vespa; and fourth place, Helen Keohane and Carole Brown
April 5 “B”: First place, Linda Rich and Donald McCoy; and second place, Maureen Gough and Rachel Fielding
April 8 N/S: First place, Rachel Fielding and Celia Perciaccante; and second place, Sue Glomboski and Renee Lustick
April 8 E/W: First place, Mart Liinve and Helen Keohane; and second place, the Rev. Leo Wiley and Gloria Rothschild
April 12: First place, Judy Vespa and Gloria Rothschild; and second place, Donald McCoy and Maureen Gough
April 15: First place, Ann Sellers and Sue Glomboski; second place, Rachel Fielding and Maureen Gough; third place, Gloria Rothschild and Helen Keohane; and fourth place, Debra Suller and Mai Liinve
April 22 “A”: First place, Mart Liinve and Helen Keohane; second place, Patricia Macklin and Phyllis Plante; and third place, Sue Glomboski and Gloria Rothschild
April 22 “B”: First place, Patricia Macklin and Phyllis Plante; and second place, Maureen Gough and Celia Perciaccante
Dylan Bradley, Potsdam Central School, was named Potsdam Rotary Club’s BOCES Student of the Month for March. Mr. Bradley is a student in the software development and business design program at BOCES Seaway Tech.
The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce named Alex Shanko, an Ogdensburg Free Academy senior, as April BOCES Student of the Month. Mr. Shanko is a student in the BOCES health careers program.
Steven C. Cobb, Massena, took the People’s Choice award at the recent Adirondack Artists Guild Juried Art Show in Saranac Lake. He won with his acrylic painting titled “Two Cows.”
Winners of the 2019 PBS Kids Writing Contest have been announced.
First place — Emma R., “The Four Monkeys”
First place —Madison C., “The Monkey Who Wanted to Skydive”
Second place — Braelynn E., “Buttercup Saves Her Farm Friends”
Third place — Luke B., “The Pot of Gold”
First place —Lennox F., “The Magic Microwave”
Second place — Sarah E., “Sierra’s Story”
Tied for third place — Donovan E., “My Favorite Place,” and Grace B., “Patrick the Blue Leprechaun”
First place — Samantha J., “The Goaty Day”
Second place —Anthony G., “The Brazilian Green Bean World Tour”
Tied for third place —Adeline W., “Be Brave Bob,” and Gail C., “Pulling Out the Calf”