JCC Honors 56 Students Of Year

Jamestown Community College recently honored 56 area high school students from throughout southwestern New York as the 2018-19 students of the year in the College Connections program.

In selecting the students of the year, schools were asked to consider College Connections participants who had embraced the challenges of completing college level work while in high school and demonstrated resourcefulness, integrity, and dedication.

College Connections, JCC’s concurrent enrollment program with regional high schools, is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships.

Recipients included:

¯ Allegany-Limestone Central School — junior Emmy Li and senior Sadie VanGuilder;

¯ Bolivar-Richburg Central School — junior Kaylee McDowell and senior Baylee Thomas;

¯ Brocton Central School — junior Jadniel Varela and senior Ronald Brown;

¯ Cassadaga Valley Central School — junior Nicholas Wittmeyer and senior Amanda VanHouten;

¯ Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School — junior Abigail Minnekine and senior Joshua Ninan;

¯ Chautauqua Lake Central School — junior Naomi Fisher and senior Hannah Roush;

¯ Clymer Central School — junior Emily Mills and senior Lucas Beckerink;

¯ Dunkirk High School — junior Julia DeLand and senior Victoria Dipini;

¯ Ellicottville BOCES Center — senior MacKenzie Ryan;

¯ Ellicottville Central School — junior Megan Hartsell and senior Abby Sonnenberg;

¯ Falconer Central School — junior Matthew Moore and senior Emily Johnson;

¯ Forestville Central School — junior Jake Smith and senior Madison Miller;

¯ Fredonia Central School — junior Nathan Hall and senior Ryan Schulenberg;

¯ Frewsburg Central School — junior Zachary Heberlein and senior Danielle Gray;

¯ Gowanda Central School — junior Alyscia Le-Tran and senior Taylor Dakin;

¯ Hinsdale Central School — senior Jordan Sands;

¯ Jamestown High School — junior Mason Tomczak and senior Wyatt Taber;

¯ LoGuidice BOCES Center — senior Abigayle DiRusso;

¯ Maple Grove High School — junior Peter Auer and senior Kristin Kelemen;

¯ Olean High School — junior Mackenzie Windus and senior Mikailyn Gronemeier;

¯ Panama Central School — junior Summer Dracup and senior Abigail Lisciandro;

¯ P-TECH Academy — junior Hope Smith and senior Ryan Kaus;

¯ Randolph Central School — junior Brynn Pagett and senior Joan Adams;

¯ Scio Central School — junior Cameron Kelsey and senior Sara Knapp;

¯ Sherman Central School — junior Alexis Mook and senior Faith Redlecki;

¯ Silver Creek Central School — junior Samantha Lau and senior Jenna Miller;

¯ Southwestern High School — junior Matthew Barton and senior Lily Constantino;

¯ West Valley Central School — junior Caitlyn Cizdziel and senior Brandon Blackmon;

¯ Westfield Academy and Central School — junior Bradley Belmondo and senior Grace Bodenmiller; and

¯ Wellsville Central School — senior Kaylee Kemp.

In celebration of the award, JCC created a digital yearbook highlighting the students, their achievements, and future plans. To see biographies of the students, visit sunyjcc.edu/ccsoty.