Spotlight on students
Published 5:28 pm, Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The following residents are members of the freshman class at Colgate University in New York state:
Following the model of study abroad in another culture, the Adirondack Semester offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves full-time in the natural world.
The program includes extended wilderness experiences, as well as courses which examine natural history, ecology, cultural history and ethics.
It is based physically and educationally in a remote camp in the Adirondacks, without cars, television or most electronic devices.
Hamilton College is a residential college offering a liberal arts curriculum.
Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding merit scholarships. The Presidential Scholarship goes to top-ranking applicants based upon their grade-point average, class rank, and SAT or ACT scores.
Kelly McCloskey of New Milford, daughter of Mark and Jacquie McClosky, graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a BS in graphic design. Kelly also studied in Paris, Venice, and Egypt. She was a 2006 graduate of New Milford High School.
Allison Traynor of New Milford, a member of Elmira College's Class of 2014, is majoring in liberal arts and has earned the school's Trustee Scholarship. Allison is the daughter of Peter and Melanie Traynor. She was among those recognized during the college fall academic convocation. Trustee scholarships are awarded based on rank in secondary school class, overall academic achievement and test scores.