Baker senior receives award

Leah Estock (pictured), a senior at Baker High School, has been awarded honorary recognition for outstanding achievement in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences from the Central New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science Educators. She received the award at the association's annual dinner on May 12. Estock plans to study pastry arts at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Other schools and scholar news

Grads announced

Alicia Marie Kratochwill of Baldwinsville graduated Sunday May 17 from Manhattan College.

Susan Michelle Sobota of Baldwinsville recently graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a bachelor's degree in computer graphics. She studied in RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences and graduated with high honors. She is the daughter of Henry Sobota and the late Theresa Sobota of Baldwinsville and a 2005 graduate of Baker High School.

Dean's list announced

Mary Geiss of Baldwinsville was named to the 2009 spring semester dean's list at Alfred University. A senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, she is a biology major.

Geiss, a graduate of Baker High School, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Geiss of Baldwinsville.

B'ville native receives award

William Westerman of Baldwinsville and sophomore civil engineering major at Clarkson University was awarded the Dr. George L. Jones Jr. Memorial Scholarship Award. The honor is presented in memory of Dr. George L. Jones Jr., associate professor of chemistry from 1952 to 1978. The award is given to the outstanding student in physical chemistry and is sponsored by Sigma Delta fraternity, in memory of the knowledge, friendship and concern Dr. Jones extended to them.

Caz students headed to England

Baldwinsville residents Joanne Barnes and Jenna Barnes are two of 24 Cazenovia College students selected to study at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) in Kent, England during the fall semester of 2009.

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