Over 100 North Country residents awarded scholarships, grants awards at SUNY Potsdam
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 7:10 am

POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam has awarded scholarships, grants and awards to 1,047 students for the 2013-14 academic year. The SUNY Potsdam undergraduate and graduate students were recognized for their achievements with support for their educational experience. Local scholarship recipients included:

Crystal Adams, Harrisville, whose major is biology 7-12. Adams was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Juliana Alfano, Massena, whose major is music performance. Alfano was awarded the Bernadine Howe Scholarship Fund.

Kayla Anderson, Ogdensburg, whose major is business administration. Anderson was awarded the Foundation Honors Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Ryan Arno, Potsdam, whose major is community health. Arno was awarded the PACES/IDA Scholarship and the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Brooke Arquitt, Hammond, whose major is liberal arts. Arquitt was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Nicholas Avery, South Colton, whose major is business administration. Avery was awarded the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

William Ayers, Canton, whose major is environmental studies. Ayers was awarded the Harvey-Perry Scholarship.

William Baker-Hastings, Potsdam, whose major is music performance. Baker-Hastings was awarded the Crane Youth Music Schaberg Scholarship, the North Country Newell Scholarship and the Selmer Scholarship.

Brittaney Barr, Ogdensburg, whose major is liberal arts. Barr was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Felicia Barr Ogdensburg, whose major is business administration. Barr was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Kylie Barr, Ogdensburg, whose major is special education. Barr was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Rachel Bender, Rensselear Falls, whose major is Childhood Education. Bender was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Konnor Bigwarfe, Potsdam, whose major is History. Bigwarfe was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Roseanna Boswell, Norwood, whose major is Creative Writing. Boswell was awarded the Frances Aust Silbereisen Scholarship.

Tayler Bowden, Gouverneur, whose major is Biology. Bowden was awarded the Milton & Judith Lowell Scholarship.

Juliana Brush, Massena, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Brush was awarded the Karleen Brown Jones '56 School of Education Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Jerika Burkum, Potsdam, NY, whose major is Special Education. Burkum was awarded the Alfred W. Santway Award and the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Natalie Cainaru Potsdam, whose major is Education Technology Specialist Education. Cainaru was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Camren Campeau, North Lawrence, whose major is Liberal Arts. Campeau was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Brooke Canning, Massena, whose major is Liberal Arts. Canning was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Alex Carvill, Potsdam, whose major is Biology 7-12. Carvill was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Lindy Chapman, Massena, whose major is Art Studio. Chapman was awarded the Chuck & Claudia Thomas Ayer '75 Scholarship.

Kelsey Charleson, Potsdam, whose major is Liberal Arts. Charleson was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Joshua Claflin, Potsdam, whose major is English & Communication. Claflin was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Corbin Clemons of Hammond, whose major is Liberal Arts. Clemons was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Nicole Cline, Potsdam, whose major is Anthropology. Cline was awarded the Thomas and Elizabeth Omohundro Anthropology Scholarship and the Noreen M. Canfield Scholarship.

Jessielee Cole, Massena, whose major is Literature/Writing. Cole was awarded the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Michelle Coloney, Harrisville, whose major is Childhood Education. Coloney was awarded the Michele Christy Memorial Scholarship.

Jenna Converse, Hopkinton, whose major is Psychology. Converse was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Emily Cunningham, Ogdensburg, whose major is Liberal Arts. Cunningham was awarded the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Chelsea Cutway, Edwards, whose major is Spanish. Cutway was awarded the Jerry & Catherine Welsh Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Austin Dale, Rensselaer Falls, whose major is Psychology. Dale was awarded the Foundation Honors Scholarship.

Stefanie Davis, Massena, whose major is Biology. Davis was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Leeann Dawley, Lisbon, whose major is Psychology. Dawley was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Nathan Deschaine, Potsdam, whose major is Business Administration. Deschaine was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Emily Dickinson, Harrisville, whose major is Politics. Dickinson was awarded the Dr. Poeliu Dai Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Michelina DiMatteo, Brasher Falls, whose major is Liberal Arts. DiMatteo was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Darby Eldridge, Brasher Falls, whose major is Liberal Arts. Eldridge was awarded the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Christopher Falvey, Canton, whose major is Special Education. Falvey was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Tyler Fiacco, Ogdensburg, whose major is Physics. Fiacco was awarded the Rebecca R. Pratt Arts and Sciences Scholarship.

Kaitlin Flack, Ogdensburg, whose major is Sociology. Flack was awarded the Noreen M. Canfield Scholarship.

Allison Fountain, Massena, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Fountain was awarded the Bernadine Howe Scholarship Fund.

Danielle Fountain, Norwood, whose major is Special Education. Fountain was awarded the Lorraine Mader Bryner Memorial Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Megan Frary, North Lawrence, whose major is Spanish. Frary was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Kallee Frego Massena, NY, whose major is Chemistry Major. Frego was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Julia Freiman Raymondville, whose major is Biochemistry. Freiman was awarded the Bernadine Howe Scholarship Fund.

Justin Friedman Potsdam, whose major is Biology 7-12. Friedman was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Megan Furgison, Ogdensburg, whose major is Liberal Arts. Furgison was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Meghan Gabri, Madrid, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Gabri was awarded the Shelly Electric Scholarship and the Jessie J. McNall Scholarship.

Karen Graves, Potsdam, whose major is Biology. Graves was awarded the Joseph G. Nestich Scholarship.

Victoria Hall Norfolk, whose major is Biology. Hall was awarded the SUNY Empire Scholarship.

Joseph Hargrave Norwood, whose major is Information & Communication Technology. Hargrave was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Holly Hart Harrisville, whose major is Biology. Hart was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Jessica Helfter, Potsdam, whose major is Community Health. Helfter was awarded the Foundation Honors Scholarship.

Alisa Hitchman, Star Lake, whose major is Business Administration. Hitchman was awarded the Foundation Honors Scholarship.

Thomas Hobbs, Potsdam, whose major is Criminal Justice Studies. Hobbs was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Allison Holliday, Massena, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Holliday was awarded the Carbary Scholarship Fund and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

John Jadlos, Potsdam, whose major is Physics. Jadlos was awarded the Edwin B. Clark Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Bryan Jaquith, Madrid, whose major is Liberal Arts. Jaquith was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Allison Johnson, Waddington, whose major is Biology. Johnson was awarded the PACES Scholarship and the PACES/IDA Scholarship.

Lindsay Johnson, Star Lake, whose major is Biochemistry. Johnson was awarded the Komar Family Scholarship, the Darlene Kerr-Niagara Mohawk Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Meredith Johnson, South Colton, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Johnson was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Kelly Jordan, Massena, whose major is Art Studio. Jordan was awarded the T. Urling and Mabel B. Walker Family Fund for Native American Students Scholarship.

Kayla Kesner, Brasher Falls, whose major is Music Education. Kesner was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Nick King, Parishville, whose major is Mathematics. King was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Sierra Knight Lisbon, whose major is Biology. Knight was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Elizabeth LaBarge, Massena, whose major is Mathematics. LaBarge was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Joseph Labelle Massena, whose major is Business Administration. Labelle was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

McKenna LaGarry Massena, whose major is Liberal Arts. LaGarry was awarded the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

David Lalonde Ogdensburg, whose major is Geology. Lalonde was awarded the Kilmer Research Grant.

Jenna Landon Potsdam, whose major is Literacy Master of Science in Education. Landon was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Stephanie LaShomb, Heuvelton, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. LaShomb was awarded the Kenneth H. Campbell Scholarship.

Donald Leisure Potsdam, whose major is Geology. Leisure was awarded the Student Success Student Award.

Nicholas Leonard Gouverneur, whose major is Music Business. Leonard was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Theresa Lester Rensselaer Falls, whose major is History. Lester was awarded the Marcia K. Murphy & Gary J. Northrup Scholarship.

Brandon Linhard, Potsdam whose major is Musical Studies. Linhard was awarded the Rebecca Pratt Scholarship.

Britney Livingston, Lisbon, whose major is Mathematics. Livingston was awarded the Darlene Kerr-Niagara Mohawk Scholarship.

Mark Lyon, Potsdam, whose major is Philosophy Major. Lyon was awarded the Noreen M. Canfield Scholarship.

Leah Malbeuf, Harrisville, whose major is Special Education. Malbeuf was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Margaret Maroney, Potsdam, whose major is Art Studio. Maroney was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Cheyenne Martin, Ogdensburg, whose major is Psychology. Martin was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Angela Matthews, Hammond, whose major is Literature/Writing. Matthews was awarded the Teacher Education/Annual Fund Scholarship.

David Matthews, Hammond, whose major is Biology Bachelor of Science. Matthews was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Samantha Matthews, Hammond, whose major is Chemistry Major. Matthews was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Katja McCall Potsdam, whose major is Biology. McCall was awarded the Mt. Emmons Scholarship.

Thomas McCormick of Star Lake, whose major is Business Administration. McCormick was awarded the Tony Peterson Memorial Scholarship.

Scott McKeever, Ogdensburg, whose major is Business Administration. McKeever was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Amber McLaughlin Massena, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. McLaughlin was awarded the Cecelia Alton Rock Fund Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Catherine McNall, Potsdam, whose major is Music Education. McNall was awarded the Jessie J. McNall Scholarship.

Ryan McNeil, Canton, whose major is Music Composition. McNeil was awarded the Ellen F. Smith Memorial Scholarship.

Kaitlynn Morse, Gouverneur, whose major is Business Administration. Morse was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Ashley Moulton, Massena, whose major is Special Education. Moulton was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

William Murphy, Potsdam, whose major is History. Murphy was awarded the Robert & Katherine Briggs Scholarship and the Renzi Brothers Scholarship.

Megan Murray, Heuvelton, whose major is Social Studies 7-12 5-6. Murray was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Paige Murray, Norwood, whose major is Business Administration. Murray was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Lee Page, Parishville, whose major is Computer Science. Page was awarded the National Science Foundation Scholarship.

Philip Paige, Madrid, whose major is History. Paige was awarded the Robert & Katherine Briggs Scholarship and the Allen Danks Memorial Scholarship.

Valerie Paige, Potsdam, whose major is Music Performance. Paige was awarded the SUNY Empire Scholarship.

Amanda Peacock, Norwood, whose major is Art Studio. Peacock was awarded the D. Allen Edrington Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Ashlyn Piercey, Ogdensburg, whose major is Art Studio. Piercey was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Laura Popielski, Potsdam, whose major is Community Health. Popielski was awarded the Ellen Hughey Reynolds '76 Endowed Internship.

Nicole Potter, Ogdensburg, whose major is Biology. Potter was awarded the Quentin Reutershan Memorial Scholarship.

John Proetta, Potsdam, whose major is Chemistry 7-12. Proetta was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Hunter Quant, Norwood, whose major is Computer Science. Quant was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Triston Riley, North Lawrence, whose major is Biology. Riley was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Kelsey Rimmer, Potsdam, whose major is Curriculum & Instruction. Rimmer was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Hannah Roberts, Canton, whose major is Music Performance. Roberts was awarded the Crane Youth Music Schaberg Scholarship and the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Emilie Ross, Heuvelton, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Ross was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

David Salcido, Oswegatchie, whose major is Art Studio. Salcido was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Jessica Sargent, Ogdensburg, whose major is Speech Communication. Sargent was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Thomas Sawyer, Raymondville, whose major is Special Education. Sawyer was awarded the Evans-Cummings '83 Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Christopher Schembry, Ogdensburg, whose major is Mathematics. Schembry was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Brittany Schermerhorn, Gouverneur, whose major is Art Studio. Schermerhorn was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Elizabeth Schneller, Depeyster, whose major is Art Studio. Schneller was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Elizabeth Scott, Norwood, whose major is Art History. Scott was awarded the William & Helen Gambling Award.

John Shirley Massena, whose major is Music Education. Shirley was awarded the William H. Flynn Teacher Preparation Scholarship and the Watkins Fund Scholarship.

Salean Simmons, Ogdensburg, whose major is Literacy. Simmons was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Taylor Skelly, Ogdensburg, whose major is Psychology. Skelly was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Jaclyn Skeweris, Potsdam, whose major is Music Performance (Master of Music). Skeweris was awarded the Helen Snell Cheel Scholarship.

Elizabeth Smith, Potsdam, whose major is Liberal Arts. Smith was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Tori Thomas Canton, whose major is Social Studies 5-12. Thomas was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Abbey Thompson, Winthrop, whose major is Community Health. Thompson was awarded the Santaferra/Community Health Internship Scholarship.

Alexis Tischler, Potsdam, whose major is Psychology. Tischler was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Marissa Truax, Massena, whose major is Biology. Truax was awarded the SeaComm Scholarship.

Emily Uppstrom, Waddington, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education. Uppstrom was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Mollie Vallance, Massena, whose major is Business Administration. Vallance was awarded the Quentin Reutershan Memorial Scholarship.

Lara Varden, Potsdam, whose major is Biology. Varden was awarded the Elizabeth Jackson-Renner '57 Scholarship.

Emberstar Wakefield, Potsdam, whose major is Biology. Wakefield was awarded the St. Lawrence Gas Scholarship.

Jonathan Weitz, Massena, whose major is Mathematics. Weitz was awarded the SUNY Potsdam FIRST Scholarship.

Cecily Westall, Hannawa Falls, whose major is Art Studio. Westall was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship.

Erica Whinnery, Canton, whose major is Spanish. Whinnery was awarded the Betty Jane Paro Golding Scholarship.

Rachael White, Ogdensburg, whose major is Business Administration. White was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Freshman Scholarship.

Emily Wilkins, Massena, whose major is Special Education. Wilkins was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Christina Wilson, Massena, whose major is Biology 7-12. Wilson was awarded the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Kaleigh Zappia, Massena, whose major is Liberal Arts. Zappia was awarded the North Country Newell Scholarship.

Jennifer Zehr, Potsdam, whose major is Chemistry 7-12. Zehr was awarded the Alfred W. Santway Award and the SUNY Potsdam Graduate Scholarship.

Last year, SUNY Potsdam awarded $2,341,095 in scholarships to 990 students, including $676,400 from donor-funded scholarships through the Potsdam College Foundation. For more information about how donors impact the SUNY Potsdam student experience, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/giving.

SUNY Potsdam offers financial aid to more than 80 percent of students, in the form of federal and state aid, as well as scholarships. For more information, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/financialaid.