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Pair of future teachers receive Rossetti Scholarship Awards

Education VERONA — A pair of high school seniors Braelyn Saunders of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill and Megan Lamb of Stockbridge Valley are the 2018 winners of $2,500 Andrew D. Rossetti Scholarship Awards, officials with Madison-Oneida (MO) BOCES have announced. The scholarships are annually awarded to area students in the Madison-Oneida BOCES region who plan to pursue careers in teaching.... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Westmoreland Student of the Year

Education The 2018 Student of the Year for Westmoreland High School was Megan Nolan. An article printed Saturday listed then senior Tyler Smith as student of the year — Smith was one of the speakers during the commencement ceremony. 4:00pm 06/18/18

Local students among engineering society honorees

Education The Mohawk Valley Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has selected four area high school students from the Mohawk Valley and St. Lawrence region to receive the IEEE Charles Strom Engineering Scholarship awards of $400. The awards are presented to students who excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and will pursue a college... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Earns doctorate

Advancement Amber L. Morczek, daughter of David A. Morczek, Verona, received her doctorate in criminal justice and criminology from Washington State University, Pullman, Wash. Dr. Morczek has accepted a faculty position at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo. as a tenure-track assistant professor. On May 19, she also received the Buffalo State College Young Alumnus Achievement Award for her... 4:00pm 06/16/18

VVS agriculture program recognized as state’s best

Education CROGHAN – The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Agriculture Program has been selected as New York State’s Outstanding Middle/Secondary School Agricultural Education Program by the New York Association of Agricultural Educators (NYAAE), the association has announced. The program will formally be recognized this week in front of more than 130 agriculture educators from across... 4:00pm 06/16/18