Zoe Agios Takes Over As CEO of HANAC
The Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee named Zoe C. Agios its new CEO this week, following the retirement of John Kaiteris, who served as the organization’s leader for 24 years. In a statement, HANAC said Agios was picked to head up the organization because of her broad and deep executive leadership and business experience at such prestigious firms as Prudential and MasterCard, as well as her successful career leading many diverse business lines and complex, large scale projects.
National Guard Members Reenlist
A number of Army National Guard members from Queens have reenlisted for service—including Woodhaven’s Sgt. Brian Toribiogarcia (continuing service with the 107th Military Police Company); Jamaica’s Spc. Junior Torres (continuing service with the 133rd Quartermaster Support Company), Spc. Prospere Antoine (continuing service with Company H, Forward Support Company Infantry, 427th Brigade Support Battalion), Spc. Diego Gomez (continuing service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-258th Field Artillery) and Spc. Thaddeus Wohl (continuing service with the 133rd Quartermaster Support Company); Elmhurst’s Sgt. Chunhei Tsang (continuing service with the 145th Maintenance Company); Rosedale’s Staff Sgt. Marcel Francis (continuing service with the 727th Military Detachment Law and Order); Jackson Heights’ Sgt. Ivan Rodriguez (continuing service with Battery B, 1-258th Field Artillery); South Richmond Hill’s Ogando Mota (continuing service with Company B, 1-69th Infantry); Corona’s Spc. Jianzhi Huang (continuing service with Company D, 1-69th Infantry); Springfield Gardens’ Sgt. Essence McQueen (continuing service with Company F, Forward Support Company Field Artillery, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Ridgewood’s Oscar Lopezcohetero (continuing service with Company H, Forward Support Company Infantry, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Kew Gardens’ Spc. David Scott (continuing service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-258th Field Artillery); Astoria’s Sgt. Quentin Davis (continuing service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry); Flushing’s Staff Sgt. Gaspar Terri (continuing service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101 Cavalry); and Sunnyside’s Staff Sgt. Timothy Janis (continuing service with the Headquarters, 106th Regiment).
National Guard Soldiers To Take Part In Warrior Competition
Two New York Army National Guard soldiers will represent the northeast at the National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition on July 23 at Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania.
Spc. Ilya Titov, an infantryman from Rockaway Park, and Sgt. Quentin Davis, a signal support systems specialist from Astoria, are members of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment. They will compete against 12 other soldiers during the competition. Titov will compete against junior enlisted soldiers in the ranks of private to specialist, while Davis will compete against other sergeants.
Drew University Dean’s List
Several Queens students—including East Elmhurst’s Brittany Greve, a philosophy major; Howard Beach’s Lauren Monopoli, an environmental studies and sustainability major; and Jamaica’s Lynette Crews, whose major is undecided—to its dean’s list for the spring semester. To make the list, students must obtain a 3.6 grade point average.
Loyola University Dean’s List
Loyola University Maryland has named a number of Queens students to its dean’s list for the spring semester. To make the list, students must obtain a 3.5 grade point average and complete at least 15 credits. Students who made the list include Belle Harbor’s Jessica Potter and Ann Reinhardt; Breezy Point’s Christian Conlon and Brian GaNun; Douglaston’s Erin Pellegrino; Flushing’s Katherine McKay; Maspeth’s Eoin Tunney; Middle Village’s Ryan Heenan; Ridgewood’s Tara Villaruel; Rockaway Park’s Mary Ellen Woods, James Amodeo and Joseph Savastano; and Queens’ Caroline Adrien.
SUNY Oneonta Dean’s List
A number of Queens students made the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oneonta. To qualify for the list, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average while carrying a course load of 12 hours. Students who made the list include Bayside’s Keera Borman, Alexis Roman, Nicole Scherer, Brea Mignon, Victoria Jensen and Daniela Gazal; Hollis’ Cassandra Alexandre; Hollis Hills’ Melissa Charney and Kara Siegel; Fresh Meadows’ Cameron Augienello, Jamie Lauer and Karen Chen; Middle Village’s Michal Bugaj and Kathryn Kilichowski; Jamaica’s Vanessa Cruz and Nicolette Wilson; Laurelton’s Shantel Davidson and Shanice Thomas; Howard Beach’s Gina Digiovanni; St. Albans’ Jasmin Espinal; Rockaway Point’s Amanda Gresser; Elmhurst’s Giselle Ibanez; Glendale’s Joanna Jankowski; Rockaway Park’s Emma McCarthy; Bellerose’s Melanie McCord; Whitestone’s Casey McShea; Flushing’s Sophia Monsalve, Kiet Tran, Liana Walter and Samantha Palermo; Far Rockaway’s Arlene Paez; Jackson Heights’ Javier Pintado; Ridgewood’s Jonelle Reyes; Richmond Hill’s Natalie Reyes; Glen Oaks’ Mark Ricky; Woodside’s Laura Williams and College Point’s Yicong Wang.