People of Southeast Queens: June 10-16, 2016

State University of New York at Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced that approximately 1,709 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. They include:

Amy Esmeralda Rodriguez, Karyn Gisell Zea and Jonathan Fernando Batres of Jamaica; Jasmine Nicole Mattar of Laurelton; Dekendra D Dazzell of Far Rockaway; Tylyce N Lewis of Hollis; Lawrence Clement Crilley and Melika M Madhoo of Queens Village and Abigail Iyobosa Agbi; Olivia Crawford-Wright and Nia Angelique Ferguson of Saint Albans.

Dean’s List students have earned a grade point average of at least 3.30 or higher for that semester out of a possible 4.0, while carrying a full-time minimum course load of at least 12 credit hours.

U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Princess C. Simms has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Simms is the daughter of Brenda C. Mcmillon of Jamaica.

She is a 2015 graduate of August Martin High School, Jamaica.

Students named to the Dean’s List at Ohio Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the Spring 2015 Semester.

Alvin Hill of Jamaica has been named to the Dean’s List at Ohio Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the Spring 2015 Semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 “graded” semester hours.

The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Sara Bess of Hollis, initiated at Fordham University; Dwaine Harry of Jamaica, initiated at Fordham University and Bridget Harvey of Laurelton, initiated at Fordham University.

These residents are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.

Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

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