Several members of the Army National Guard from Queens were recently given their assignments—including Flushing’s Pvt. Hio Lao (who will join Headquarters, 27th Finance Battalion) and Pfc. Ying Lin (who will join the 719th Transportation Company), Woodside’s Pfc. Georgi Kalancha (who will join Company B, 101st Signal Battalion), Sunnyside’s Spc. Babatunde Fadahunsi (who will join Company B, 101st Signal Battalion), Corona’s Pvt. Carlos Armas (who will join Company A, 101st Signal Battalion) and Pvt. Brandon Taveras (who will join the 187th Signal Company) and St. Albans’ Pvt. Dimitre Richards (who will join Company A, 101st Signal Battalion) and Pvt. Kishawn Small (who will join Battery B, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery).
Bayside’s Christopher Wren, Flushing’s Sarah Park, and Queens Village’s Chinyere Okogeri have received the dean’s award at Colgate University for the spring 2017 semester. To receive the award, students must obtain a 3.3 grade point average, while completing at least three courses.
Colgate University has given several Queens students its dean’s award with distinction for the spring 2017 semester. To receive the award, students must obtain a 3.6 grade point average and complete at least three courses. Students who received the award include Flushing’s Carlen Zhu and Kimberly Chan, Astoria’s Zakaria Chakrani and Nader Mohamed, Corona’s Angie Diaz, Middle Village’s Kasey Halsey, Forest Hills’ Xiaohan Li, and Beechhurst’s Karra Puccia.
Several Queens students have earned their degrees from the University of Scranton, including Bayside’s Andrew Candela (master of science with a major in occupational therapy) and Stefani Rodriguez (master of business administration with a major in healthcare management operations and information management), Briarwood’s Farzona Turakulova (master of accountancy with a major in accountancy) and Far Rockaway’s Yechezkel Moskowitz (master of science with a major in educational administration).
Flushing’s Jennifer Dimaggio-Campos was named to the Champlain College’s trustee’s list for the spring 2017 semester. To make the list, students must obtain a 4.0 grade point average for two or more consecutive semesters.