In the news
Honored: The Breakwater Gallery, Cape Vincent, recently honored four members for receiving awards over the past year.
Mary Catherman took first place at Allentown Arts Festival, Buffalo, and at the Springtime in Canandaigua Show.
Lou Currin took Best in Show at the Along the Rivers Edge Show, Thousand Islands Arts Center, Clayton.
Robert Hedden received an Artistic Merit Award with the Central New York Watercolor Society in the Annual Members Juried Show, Cooperstown; first place in oil at the Arts Association of Northern New York Annual Show, Sackets Harbor; and Honorable Mention at Arts Association on Northern of New Yorks Plein Air Festival.
Ruth Uhlig took first place for pastel at the annual Jekyll Arts Festival, Jekyll Island, Ga., and third place in pastel with the Arts Association of Northern New York.
Honored: Kavanagh Oliver, 12, Sackets Harbor, was honored with an American Legion Auxiliary National Award for helping his grandmother, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 breast/bone cancer. He received the award from Mindy Whalen, past Jefferson County American Legion Auxiliary president, on Sept. 28.
Honored: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce has announced September winners of its Gateways and Corridors Committees Revitalization Awards. Kathleen and Donald Wylie, 911 State St., and Little Italy Pizzeria, 900 State St., will display the chambers blue ribbon award signs for their wins.
Juried Art Exhibit: Several local area artists are among those selected to exhibit their work at the Frederic Remington Art Museums 2013 International Juried Art Exhibit. The works were put on display Sept. 21 and will be shown through Jan. 11 at the museums Richard E. Winter Gallery.
Judy Andrus Toporcer
Timur Isack Azaev
Paul N. Pedersen
Thomas J. Robarge
Winner: Shayna Cook, 6-year-old daughter of Jeremy and Erin Cook, Sackets Harbor, won first place in the 2013 National American Miss New York competition, held Aug. 17. Miss Cook will represent New York in the National Miss competition, to be held in Anaheim, Calif., over Thanksgiving break. Miss Cook enjoys Sunday School, Watertown Lyric Theater productions, soccer, basketball, singing and dancing. She is sponsored by Saturdays, Sundaes & More, Sackets Harbor, Baby Ellas Boutique and friends and family.
St. Lawrence County
Winners: Members of the St. Lawrence County Reintree 4-H Club excelled this summer at the hunter-jumper 4-H show, held at the New York State Fair, Syracuse.
Equitation on the Flat - Pony second place, Sabrina Osuch
Equitation on the Flat - Junior eighth place, Maddy Lawrence, and 10th place, Lydia Maskell
Equitation on the Flat - Senior eighth place, Kasey LeManquais
Hunter Under Saddle - Pony eighth place, Sabrina Osuch
Hunter Under Saddle - Junior first place, Lydia Maskell, and second place, Maddy Lawrence
Hunter Under Saddle - Senior first place, Kasey LeManquais
Working Hunter - Pony first place, Sabrina Osuch
Working Hunter - Junior first place, Lydia Maskell
Working Hunter - Senior 10th place, Kasey LeManquais
Equitation Over Fences - Pony first place, Sabrina Osuch
Equitation Over Fences - Junior fourth place, Lydia Maskell
Equitation Over Fences - Senior second place, Kasey LeManquais
Hunter Hack - Pony third place, Sabrina Osuch
Hunter Hack - Junior first place, Lydia Maskell
Hunter Hack - Senior second place, Kasey LeManquais
Activities: Clark C. Maine, Potsdam, is studying in New York City for the fall semester through St. Lawrence University, Canton. Mr. Maine, a junior, is majoring in economics. He is a graduate of The Clarkson School.
Throughout the area
Ambassadors: Several local area students attending SUNY Potsdam are serving as admissions ambassadors for the 2013-2014 academic year. In addition to their courses, each student will lead campus tours and assist prospective students and families.
Nicholas Leonard, sophomore, music business, concentration in clarinet, graduate of Gouverneur Central School
Kaitlyn Wheeler, junior, psychology, graduate of Gouverneur Central School
Emily Dickinson, junior, politics, graduate of Harrisville Central School
Philip Paige, junior, secondary social studies education, graduate of Madrid-Waddington Central School, Madrid
Joseph Boswell, sophomore, childhood education, graduate of St. Philips College, San Antonio, Texas, and served in the Army
Brady Turner, junior, speech communication and sociology, graduate of Potsdam Central School
Inducted: Chris Lorence, Carthage, was recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica. Mr. Lorence is majoring in digital animation.
Scholarships: Joel Carpenter, freshman, Adams, and Claire Woodcock, junior, Colton, recently received scholarships from SUNY Fredonia for the 2013-14 academic year.
Mr. Carpenter, son of Scott and Tanya Carpenter, Adams, received a $2,000 Student Affairs Freshman Award and a $1,000 Fredonia Academic Excellence Award. He is majoring in applied music-piano and is a recent graduate of South Jefferson Central School, Adams.
Miss Woodcock, daughter of Linda Woodcock, Colton, and the late Robert Woodcock, received a $1,230 Robert Rie Scholarship. She is majoring in English and interdisciplinary studies womens and gender studies and is a graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton.
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