Just between us

…..Several local residents graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the spring 2013 quarter. They are David Abele of Westfield who earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering technology from RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology, Avis Lyons of Forestville who earned a bachelor of science degree in international business from RIT’s Saunders College of Business and Ryan Marcey of Silver Creek who earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design from RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences…..Grace Josette Czechowski, a resident of Fredonia, graduated from the University of Rochester at the 163rd commencement with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Czechowski is the daughter of Susan Westling and John Czechowski, and a graduate of Fredonia High School…..

…..David R. Carlson of Cassadaga, graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School, has been accepted by The College at Brockport, SUNY, for the fall 2013 semester, where he will be a roster member of Brockport’s 2013 Golden Eagles football team. He will major in criminal justice. Carlson received several scholarships, including First Team All-League Section VI Defensive/Football Scholarships, the St. Anthony Erica O’Donoughue and Rev. Daniel P. Walsh Scholarship, Lake Erie Regional Health System of N.Y. Scholarship, and the Brockport Dean’s Scholar in Residence Award. He is a member of the National Honor Society, was recognized for Excellence in Vocal Music at CVCS, is a lifeguard at Cassadaga Beach and works at Shurfine grocery store. He is the son of Steve and Mary Jo Carlson-Bauer…..

…..Jessica Zielinski, a sophomore at the University of New Haven from Madison, Conn., has been awarded an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship. She is one of only 40 students from around the United States who will participate in the program. An honors student majoring in sustainability studies at UNH, Zielinski is the daughter of David and Sherri Zielinski of Dunkirk. After graduation, Zielinski hopes to work in urban planning…..