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Birthdays

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Celebrates birthday: Together with friends and family, Doris Dominie recently celebrated her 100th birthday at the Maplewood Campus of United Helpers Nursing Home, Canton, where she is a resident.

Born Feb. 22, 1913, in Churubusco, she is the daughter of the late Alfred and Cora Miller Viancour. As a child, she moved with her family to a farm home on Cassidy Road, Hermon. On April 14, 1931, she married Leonard Dominie. The couple were part of the Canton farming community for more than 40 years, until their retirement in 1972. Mr. Dominie died in 1989.

Mrs. Dominie has three children, Bernard Dominie, Margaret Ames and Jean Salton; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Honored

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Honored: Cathy Carr, teacher at Banford Elementary School, Canton, was recently named an Outstanding National Agriculture educator by the New York Farm Bureau. Ms. Carr has taught for 25 years, incorporating agriculture into each of her subjects with first-, second- and third-grade students and using her school garden in lessons. She was the 2012 New York Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher of the Year.

Armed forces

Promoted

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Promoted: Robin Steele, Carthage, serving with Company B (Maintenance), 427th Brigade Support Battalion, with the Army National Guard was recently promoted to chief warrant officer.

Colleges

Dean’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the dean’s list at their colleges or universities:

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

To receive dean’s list honors at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Cape Vincent

Natalie Hall

@datebook city label underlined:Russell

Megan Bristol

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Marissa Bradley

Jessa Brenon

Emily McNulty

Elizabeth Morosini

Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva

To receive dean’s list honors at Hobart and William Smith College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Brownville

Jacob Powell, junior, economics and political science, minor of international relations. Mr. Powell, son of Peter and Ruth Powell, is studying at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, for the spring semester.

St. Bonaventure University

To receive dean’s list honors at St. Bonaventure University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Adams

Elizabeth O’Rourke, elementary education/special education

Meaghan O’Rourke, French

@datebook city label underlined:Altmar

Kyle Hall, English

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Sarah Hanno, undeclared business

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Paulina Behrens, sport studies

@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Regina Penepent, education

St. Lawrence University,

Canton

To receive dean’s list honors at St. Lawrence University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Adams

Sara M. Cushing, senior, graduate of Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Natasha M. Bell, junior, graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton

@datebook city label underlined:Saranac Lake

Aubrey B. Fox, junior, graduate of Saranac Lake Central School

SUNY Fredonia

To receive dean’s list honors at SUNY Fredonia for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Adams

Amanda Mae Lavere

Ellen Catherine Scherer

@datebook city label underlined:Canton

Bryan M. Sibbitts

@datebook city label underlined:Colton

Claire Leah Woodcock

@datebook city label underlined:Copenhagen

Meghann Lajune Woodruff

@datebook city label underlined:Glenfield

Nancy Jo Levensailor

@datebook city label underlined:Heuvelton

Kate Louise Nicholson

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Jolene Sue Stoffle

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Colleen Deborah Curran

Robert Thomas Neves

Anna Marie Riley

Chad Matheau Rush

@datebook city label underlined:Mexico

Samantha Bobette Chesnut

@datebook city label underlined:Sandy Creek

Tyffany M. Howlett

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Vaughn Marie Butler

Mark Phillip Harrienger

Jennifer Mae Hearne

Stephen Andrew Hirst

Noah Alexander Perrine

University at Albany

To receive dean’s list honors at the University at Albany for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Alexandria Bay

Katie Schultz

@datebook city label underlined:Black River

Heather Cean

@datebook city label underlined:Boonville

Ashley Andre

Jenna Pfeiffer

@datebook city label underlined:Brushton

Rebekah Pierce

@datebook city label underlined:Chaumont

Rebecca Simon

@datebook city label underlined:Dexter

John Devine

@datebook city label underlined:Evans Mills

Kevin Johnson

@datebook city label underlined:Fort Covington

Alexandria Stepnoski

@datebook city label underlined:Hermon

Courtney White

@datebook city label underlined:Massena

Daenna Conger

Marissa Truax

Ashley Ward

@datebook city label underlined:Rodman

Nicholas McCormick

@datebook city label underlined:St. Regis Falls

Amanda Rivet

@datebook city label underlined:Saranac Lake

Margaret Schneck

@datebook city label underlined:Tupper Lake

Carley Aldridge

Jonah Moeller

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Kathleen Bacsik

David Matteo

Graduates

The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:

@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Receives degrees: Obair Ahmad Qudsi, Ogdensburg, recently received a master’s degree in business administration and a juris doctorate in law from the University of Iowa, University Heights, Iowa.

President’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the president’s list at their colleges or universities:

Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, La.

To receive dean’s list honors at Northwestern State University of Louisiana for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.

@datebook city label underlined:Evans Mills

Dayra Diaz-Gonzalez

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