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…..Area students have been named to the spring term Dean’s List at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. Students receiving this honor include sophomore Lauren Johengen of Silver Creek, biology major and daughter of Eric and Monica Johengen; and freshman Jenna Frederickson of Gowanda, business administration major and daughter of Rosemary Frederickson and William Frederickson. Inclusion on Hartwick’s Dean List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale…..

…..Chautauqua Lake Central School graduate Justin S. Smith, son of Nancy and Mark Smith of Mayville, has been named to the Dean’s List at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. for the 2013 spring semester. Smith is majoring in computer science and mathematics. Students earning Dean’s List status must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or better while carrying a course load of four or more graded credits…..

…..A son, Joseph Robert, was born June 9 at 2:59 p.m. at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. Joseph is the first born to Jared and Amy (Kuras) Meyer of Dunkirk. Grandparents are Joseph and Betty Meyer of Dunkirk and Robert and Christine Kuras, also of Dunkirk. Great-grandparents are Florence Burek of South Dayton and the late Doris Pattie…..

…..Rebekah Skinner, a Hope College senior from Brocton, received the Christian Worldview Essay Award at the Hope honors convocation. The award is given to the two juniors or seniors who write the best essays addressing current world issues or situations, or historical events with contemporary relevance, from a Christian perspective. Offered in honor of Hungarian Reformed Church Pastor Laszlo Tokes, this award is made possible by Hope alumni. It is facilitated by The Crossroads Project…..

…..The College at Brockport, State University of New York, recently honored students who excelled academically by naming them to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. These students include James Karlstrom of Silver Creek, named to the Dean’s List with Honors; Vanessa Gillette of Fredonia, named to the Dean’s List with Honors; David Bleck of Fredonia, named to the Dean’s List; Michael Ippolito of Fredonia, named to the Dean’s List; and Julie Arnold of Fredonia, named to the Dean’s List. Students who earn a GPA of 3.70-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List with Honors, while students who achieve a 3.40-3.69 are named to the Dean’s List…..

…..A daughter, Aria Rose, was born on June 11 at Brooks Memorial Hospital to LCPL Noe Flores of the United States Marine Corps and his wife Tammy Flores. LCPL Flores is currently deployed overseas and was able to witness the birth via Skype…..