Focus On Queens, Mar. 6

029003Air Force Airman Ricardo Batista 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.
He is a 2012 graduate of John Adams High School in Ozone Park.

The Business Council of the Samuel Field Y/Central Queens Y will hold its annual networking breakfast from 8:30-10 a.m. March 11 at Douglaston Manor. For reservations, contact Jennifer Colletti-Membreno at (718) 225-6750, Ext. 238, or email jcm@sfy.org.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List and Honors List for the fall 2013 semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan campus in Teaneck, N.J. They include:
Far Rockaway: Jason Brach, Honors List; Asher Ingber, Honors List.
Woodhaven: Alyssa Negron, Dean’s List; Antonio Concepcion, Honors List.

Maria Begum of Ozone Park received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Laxmi Baral of Kew Gardens received a Master of Arts degree during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Loyola University in Baltimore, Md.

CADET NOMINATION: State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) announced that she nominated Orian Del Fierro of Elmhurst for the Cadet Appointment Program at SUNY Maritime College.

CADET NOMINATION:
State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) announced that she nominated Orian Del Fierro of Elmhurst for the Cadet Appointment Program at SUNY Maritime College.

They include:
Belle Harbor: Deirdre Quinlan.
Breezy Point: Thomas Bellettiere.
Rockaway Park: Jacqueline Gillen.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Boston University. They include:
Forest Hills: Justina Chen, Karen Moy, Suzanna Petot, Erin Snyder.
Rego Park: Ha Rim Kim, Jian Tan, Nilay Tuncok.

Vanessa Connally of Far Rockaway and Shateema McKines of Arverne received degrees during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Morrisville State College. Both students were also named to the Dean’s List, along with Siobhan Smith of Far Rockaway.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Yen Liang Lin 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.
Lin is the son of Yu-Ling Chou of Flushing.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Louis Green of Oakland Gardens recently deployed to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet Area of Operations while assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush.

Bilal Abdallah of College Point was named to the Honors List for the fall 2013 semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan campus in Teaneck, N.J.

Justin Yu of Bayside Hills was a part of Absolut A Capella, SUNY New Paltz co-ed a capella group, which took first prize in the 2014 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.

Calvin Au of College Point received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in industrial design during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Rochester Institute of Technology.

STUDENT FILMMAKERS: LaGuardia Community College media studies students took second place in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Financial Awareness Video Competition. Pictured (from left) are Christian Orellana, Oswald Barrios and Jessica M’Sihid.

STUDENT FILMMAKERS:
LaGuardia Community College media studies students took second place in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Financial Awareness Video Competition. Pictured (from left) are Christian Orellana, Oswald Barrios and Jessica M’Sihid.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Loyola University in Baltimore, Md. They include:
Bayside: Chelsea Wynne.
Douglaston: Danielle Segal.
Flushing: Marilena Orfanos.
Little Neck: Stefanie Wolf.
Queens Village: Marla Clendenin.
Whitestone: Jamie Reinah.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Boston University. They include:
College Point: Renee Chen.
Douglaston: David Lin.
Flushing: Peter Baek, Shengying Jiao, Jennifer Kang, Cynthia Lock, Christina Lupoli, Judy Lu, Emily Siu, Rebecca Suzuki, Sinyee Tan.
Fresh Meadows: Allison Chen, Inez Lee, Ethan Liu, Michelle Padang, Nahomi Velasquez.
Oakland Gardens: Sinar Kim, Aggeliki Psonis, Eric Wong.

Qi Fang of Flushing received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Morrisville State College. They include:
College Point: Eddy Garcia.
Fresh Meadows: George Chern.
Queens Village: Jahmila Scott.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List and Honors List for the fall 2013 semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan campus in Teaneck, N.J. They include:
East Elmhurst: Diana Bernal, Honors List.
Jackson Heights: Marco Gomez, Dean’s List; Corey Eiferman, Honors List.

The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) recently recognized Sharod Tomlinson, Berkeley College women’s basketball head coach as a co-Coach of the Year. Coach Tomlinson led the Knights through a successful 2013-2014 regular season, culminating in the team’s first-ever HVIAC regular season championship.
Coach Tomlinson resides in Corona.

Tahsin Shamsul of Jackson Heights received a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Shane Hitzler of Middle Village was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Heather Calix of Astoria was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Loyola University in Baltimore, Md.

Elaine Iorio of Middle Village received a Master of Science in Nursing degree during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.

Rasheen Jeffries of Astoria was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Morrisville State College.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Boston University. They include:
Astoria: Barbara Muesing, Linda Yung.
Elmhurst: Bryant Hua, Jue Lin, Samantha Pinheiro, Gabriella Vasquez.
Sunnyside: Tiffany Ramos, Elliott Weinstein.