In the news
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: 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.
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.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
To receive deans 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.
Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva
To receive deans list honors at Hobart and William Smith College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
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 deans list honors at St. Bonaventure University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.
Elizabeth ORourke, elementary education/special education
Meaghan ORourke, French
Kyle Hall, English
Sarah Hanno, undeclared business
Paulina Behrens, sport studies
Regina Penepent, education
St. Lawrence University,
To receive deans list honors at St. Lawrence University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
Sara M. Cushing, senior, graduate of Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville
Natasha M. Bell, junior, graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton
Aubrey B. Fox, junior, graduate of Saranac Lake Central School
To receive deans list honors at SUNY Fredonia for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.
Amanda Mae Lavere
Ellen Catherine Scherer
Bryan M. Sibbitts
Claire Leah Woodcock
Meghann Lajune Woodruff
Nancy Jo Levensailor
Kate Louise Nicholson
Jolene Sue Stoffle
Colleen Deborah Curran
Robert Thomas Neves
Anna Marie Riley
Chad Matheau Rush
Samantha Bobette Chesnut
Tyffany M. Howlett
Vaughn Marie Butler
Mark Phillip Harrienger
Jennifer Mae Hearne
Stephen Andrew Hirst
Noah Alexander Perrine
University at Albany
To receive deans list honors at the University at Albany for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.
St. Regis Falls
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Receives degrees: Obair Ahmad Qudsi, Ogdensburg, recently received a masters degree in business administration and a juris doctorate in law from the University of Iowa, University Heights, Iowa.
The following north country residents recently were named to the presidents list at their colleges or universities:
Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, La.
To receive deans list honors at Northwestern State University of Louisiana for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.
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