Focus On Queens, June 19

HONORS: Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer honored students of Bryant High School’s Annual Senior Awards Dinner at Astoria World Manor. The event honors the academic achievements and excellence of seniors of the Councilman’s alma mater, Bryant High School. In this photo, Van Bramer is joined by Bryant High School’s 2014 Valedictorian, Taranjit Singh, and Principal Namita Dwarka.

HONORS:
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer honored students of Bryant High School’s Annual Senior Awards Dinner at Astoria World Manor. The event honors the academic achievements and excellence of seniors of the Councilman’s alma mater, Bryant High School. In this photo, Van Bramer is joined by Bryant High School’s 2014 Valedictorian, Taranjit Singh, and Principal Namita Dwarka.

Queens Library locations will be serving free summer meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger every Monday through Friday, from June 27 to Aug. 29. Meals will be provided by the City Dept. of Education. Local sites serving meals include:
Arverne, 312 Beach 54th St., Arverne.
Far Rockaway, 1637 Central Ave., Far Rockaway.
Ozone Park, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park.
Richmond Hill, 103-34 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill.
Rockaway Park, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Park.
Woodhaven, 85-41 Forest Pkwy., Woodhaven.
Locations and schedules are subject to change. For information, visit www.queenslibrary.org.

The Angelo Graci Republican Club will host a luncheon to celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary at noon June 21 at the Parish Center of Christ Lutheran Church, on the corner of 101st Avenue and 86th Street in Ozone Park. A $35 donation is suggested. For information, call Dolores Williams at (718) 835-7175.

Local students were named to the President’s List at Farmingdale State College. They include:
Far Rockaway: Kwadwo Opoku-Duro.
Forest Hills: Jazmin Henriquez, Lobsang Sherpa.
Kew Gardens: Francisco Tejada.
Rego Park: Shawn Breen.

Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. They include:
Far Rockaway: Andrew Thomas, Bachelor of Science degree in finance.
Rockaway Point: Thomas Woods, Bachelor of Science in finance.
Local residents were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY New Paltz. They include:
Belle Harbor: Cathryn Brown, Megan LaCognata.
Breezy Point: Chris Newman.
Broad Channel: Alexa Jackowski, Peter Willsen.
Far Rockaway: Dakota Durant, Francy Hernandez.
Forest Hills: Kristen Loyer, Molly Massiello, Sharon Morato, Sharanne Ng, Brett Wisner.
Kew Gardens: Kasper Garlicki, Alexandria Griffiths, Dean Jones.
Ozone Park: Sandra Arellano, Sabrina Bode, Rosalba Corrao, Aseah Khan.
Rego Park: Kevin Lovo.
Rockaway Park: Michael Carnacchio, Katelyn Gill, Michael McCann, Nicole Tesoriero.
Woodhaven: Alexa Criollo, Marfry Hernandez, Paola Vargas.

Nathalie Antunes of Rego Park received a Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga.

Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Clarkson University in Potsdam. They include:
Forest Hills: Jason Leung, Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.
Woodhaven: Rebecca Burgos, Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in cognitive neuroscience.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at SUNY

GREATNESS OF SHABBAT: Renowned speaker Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein discussed “The Greatness of the Shabbat” during a CHAZAQ lecture held at the Beth Gavriel Community Center in Forest Hills on June 1.

GREATNESS OF SHABBAT:
Renowned speaker Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein discussed “The Greatness of the Shabbat” during a CHAZAQ lecture held at the Beth Gavriel Community Center in Forest Hills on June 1.

Potsdam. They include:
Arverne: Felicia Thompson.
Ozone Park: Tiffani Jackson.
Rego Park: Alyssa Pannizzo.

Maria Begum, daughter of Mohammed A. Khayer and Salena Khatun of Ozone Park, has been inducted into Rochester Institute of Technology’s Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Hofstra University in Hempstead. They include:
Arverne: Malvin Pincay.
Forest Hills: Aleksey Babadzhanov, Valeria Camargo, Lauren Krampen.
Ozone Park: Dana Gibbs, Tiffany Gunnes.
Rego Park: Amanda Paljevic, Gabrielle Weinblatt, Jielin Zhang.
Richmond Hill: Harmandeep Dhillon, Nandita Misir, Manpreet Saini, Adrian Singh.

Dorian Weekes of Rego Park, a member of the Pomfret School class of 2015, performed with the Pomfret Dance Company in “Finding Ourselves,” a group performance to which each student contributed his or her own section.

THEY'VE GOT TALENT: More than 60 students at PS64Q in Ozone Park were chosen to participate in a talent show on June 12. Students danced, sang, told jokes and performed magic for the more than 300 parents in attendance.

THEY’VE GOT TALENT:
More than 60 students at PS64Q in Ozone Park were chosen to participate in a talent show on June 12. Students danced, sang, told jokes and performed magic for the more than 300 parents in attendance.

Angelina Isakbaev of Forest Hills received a Master of Education degree in communication disorders during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Ga.

Charles Russell of Ozone Park was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.

Mehran Ali and Jacob Gordon, both of Forest Hills, were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Morrisville State College. They include:
Arverne: Vanessa Overo.
Far Rockaway: Vanessa Connally, Siobhan Smith.

Noelle Charles of Rosedale and Desiree McPherson of Queens Village were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at the University of New Haven in Conencticut.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Morrisville State College. They include:
Cambria Heights: Andrew McClain.
Jamaica: Kaylin Johnson.
St. Albans: Robert Brown.
South Ozone Park: Bibi McKenzie.
Springfield Gardens: Dowhite Dennis.