Focus On Queens, July 3

Fiona Lau of Woodhaven will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam during the fall 2014 semester.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY Geneseo. They include:
Forest Hills: Joseph Figliolia, Abigail Stein.
Ozone Park: Joel Pineda, Carolann Cely.
Woodhaven: Gabrielle Rosato.

Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Hofstra University. They include:
Belle Harbor: Kaitlyn Romeo.
Far Rockaway: Mickhael Adasi-Jantuah, Daniel Kawelblum, Jasmine Phillips.
Forest Hills: Brittney Davis, Andrew Torrents.
Ozone Park: Victoria Bohme, Jordan Gilels.
Rego Park: Jiayue Dai, Gabrielle Weinblatt, Jiaxin Wu.
Richmond Hill: Adrian Singh.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester at the College of Saint Rose in Albany. They include:
Breezy Point: Mary Kate Nestor.
Broad Channel: Megan Fuchs.
Rockaway Park: Kyra Meli.
Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at SUNY New Paltz. They include:
Broad Channel: Ronald Lonnborg.
Ozone Park: Sandra Arellano.
Rockaway Park: Michael Carnacchio.
Rockaway Point: Lauren Reid, Julianna Sebade.

Chelsey Lopez of Woodhaven will serve as vice president on the Greek Council at the University of Pittsburgh for the 2014-15 academic year.

The New York Army National Guard has announced the promotion of members.
Anthony Delacruzcortes of Woodhaven has been promoted to private first class.
Javier Mercado of Richmond Hill has been promoted to sergeant.
Victoria Batte of Far Rockaway has been promoted to private.
Nur Sadlee of Ozone Park has been promoted to specialist.
Annette Laffosse of Arverne has been promoted to sergeant first class.
Kyle Gbaya of Far Rockaway has been promoted to private first class.
Patryk Jaskowski of Woodhaven has been promoted to private first class.

Jeremy Litfin of Forest Hills received a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at SUNY New Paltz.

Brandon Reis of Forest Hills was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa.

Air Force Airman Anthony N. Carmona graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Carmona is the son of Maria Guadalupe of Ozone Park.
Rego Park Jewish Center will host a Singles Social and Dance from 2-6 p.m. on July 13 at the center, located at 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park. Music by DJ Andrew Forman. Cost is $10 per person and refreshments will be served. For information, call Bernice at (718) 897-6255.

Joen Oliva of Far Rockaway received part-time honors for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY Canton.

Local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Boston University. They include:
Forest Hills: Justina Chen, Karen Moy, Suzanna Petot, Erin Snyder.
Ozone Park: Tyler Diaz.
Rego Park: Rahat Bathija, Ha Rim Kim, Jian Tan, Nilay Tuncok.

Flora Pinghua Han Wu of Fortune Hut, on 101st Avenue in Ozone Park, received a Top 25 New York Lottery Retailer certificate for having more than $3 million in Lottery sales in fiscal year 2013-14.

Lea Kramberg of Nesponsit received honors for the spring 2014 semester at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.