Taconic Hills names Jr./Sr. High School honors students

CRARYVILLE – Taconic Hills Junior/Senior High School has released the names of the students on the High Honor Roll, Honor Roll and Merit Roll for the third quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Students on the High Honor Roll must have an average of 89.5 to 100 for the marking period. Students on the Honor Roll must have an average between 84.5 and 89.49 for the marking period, and students on the Merit Roll must have an average between 79.5 and 84.49 for the marking period. Read more…

Columbia-Greene Workforce moves ahead with summer program

GREENPORT – Columbia-Greene Workforce New York office is accepting applications now for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) for Columbia and Greene county residents.

Rebecca Preusser, assistant director of Workforce Development, explained that several positions are now available to area youths ages 14 to 20 who are enrolled in school, including outdoor projects, running from July 6 to August 14. Many are being modified to conform to COVID-19 guidelines and regulations. Read more…

Hawthorne Valley School’s seniors present projects online

HARLEMVILLE–Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School (HVS) has announced the Class of 2020 will present their senior projects online, Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m. each day.

“Each year, our seniors embark on an independent study of an area that interests them as the capstone of their time at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. It’s always impressive and inspiring to see the creativity and innovation that is reflected in these projects,” Karin Almquist, HVS school director said in a press release. Read more…

Chatham High School announces honor students

CHATHAM –The names of the honor students for the graduating Class of 2020 at Chatham High School have been announced by Principal John Thorsen, and Assistant Principal Justin Forrest.

The highest ranking students based on weighted grade point averages are: Heather Damia, valedictorian, and Julia Rose, salutatorian.

Other honor students (in alphabetical order) are: Maria Castellanos, Evelyn Crosby, Zachary Gregg, Mersadie Harvey, John Hoag, Erika Jackson, Alexandria Mickle, Caroline Paolucci, Adeline Potter, Avery Pulcher, Derek Roberts, Morgan Simmons, Ryan Thorsen, Edward Tice, Thomas Van Tassel, Ainsley Zaik

STCC names Ghent resident as vice president of Student Affairs

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Springfield Technical Community College has named a higher education administrator from New York as vice president of Student Affairs.

Darcey Kemp. Photo contributed

Darcey Kemp of Ghent began her new post on April 27. She had served as the assistant vice president for Student Development, Leadership, and Completion Initiatives at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, since 2015.

In her leadership role, Ms. Kemp will oversee the division at STCC charged with providing support that extends the classroom experience, including student governance and clubs, athletics, tutoring, advising and student health and wellness.

From admissions to graduation, Students Affairs enhances opportunities for student development, involvement and transformation at a unique institution known for degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), signature health programs and a highly diverse student body. Read more…