Winners: Two pairs recently took home top honors in Sandy Creek Central Schools Top Chef competition. The event tests the knowledge of baking, cooking methods, menu planning, preparation, sanitation and safety for students in the schools food and nutrition class. Appetizer, main dish or dessert dishes must be prepared with less than 10 ingredients, contain no unfamiliar ingredients or alcohol, be prepared with classroom kitchen equipment and be a new, untested creation. The judges, made up of school faculty and former class participants, evaluate overall presentation, taste and creativity. Top Chefs were Karintha Myslivecek and Alexis Donohoe, who prepared an Apple Dapple cake, and Jay Ivison and Kortney Steele, who prepared red velvet brownies.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Buffalo State College
To receive deans list honors at Buffalo State College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
To receive deans list honors at Cazenovia College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Megan A. Rexford, freshman, human services, graduate of South Jefferson Central School, Adams
Kara A. Locey, freshman, criminal justice and homeland security studies, graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton
Amanda N. Shane, junior, human services, specializing in social services for children and youth, graduate of Wallkill Valley Regional High School, Hamburg, N.J.
Jenna M. Kraeger, junior, management, specializing in business management, graduate of South Lewis Central School, Turin
Alayna J. Davison, junior, psychology, graduate of Gouverneur Central School
Elijah C. Anderson, junior, international studies, graduate of Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville
Brittany L. Hill, senior, studio art, photography, graduate of Lisbon Central School
Matthew R. Komondor, sophomore, management, specializing in business management, graduate of Lowville Academy and Central School
Kallie M. Barnes, sophomore, management, specializing in accounting, graduate of Massena Central School
Leigha J. Burkhalter, sophomore, inclusive elementary education, graduate of Massena Central School
Tangie M. Muncil, freshman, human services, specializing in counseling and mental health, graduate of Clifton-Fine Central School, Star Lake
Benjamin Wood, junior, criminal justice and homeland security studies, graduate of Parishville-Hopkinton Central School, Parishville
Leah M. Kleist, sophomore, studio art, graduate of Saranac Lake Central School
Taylor N. Kubber, senior, inclusive elementary education, graduate of Indian River Central School, Philadelphia
Meghan R. Larkin, junior, interior design, graduate of Tupper Lake Central School
To receive deans list honors at DYouville College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.
Nicole Rishe, senior
Michaela Coventry, freshman
Georgetown (Ky.) College
To receive deans list honors at Georgetown College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
Aldo Martin Torres Jara
To receive deans list honors at Keuka College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Rachel Parker, junior, occupational therapy, daughter of Cathy and Gary Parker, Chaumont
Krystina M. DeVito, senior, occupational therapy, daughter of Karen and David DeVito, Russell
To receive deans list honors at SUNY Brockport for the fall semester, student must receive a grade point average between 3.4 and 3.69. To receive deans list with honors, students must receive a GPA between 3.7 and 3.99.
Lyndsey Galasso, with honors
Eric Vargulick, with honors
Harry Campbell, with honors
Jordan Bush, with honors
Coty Cowles, with honors
Jamison Porter, with honors
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Aubrie Dunn, bachelors degree, integrated marketing communications, daughter of David and Noreen Dunn, Hammond
Danielle Long, bachelors degree, television-radio, daughter of Timothy and Lisa Long, Massena
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