Several Queens students—including Maspeth’s Darwin Bloise (a junior graphic design major), Ozone Park’s Laurel Hegel (a senior nursing major) and Breezy Point’s Trevor Mackay (a junior criminal justice major)—have been named to the dean’s list at York College of Pennsylvania for the fall 2017 semester. To make the list, students must be registered for at least 12 academic credits and earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Hudson Valley Community College has added a number of Queens students to its president’s list for the fall 2017 semester. Students who made the list include Astoria’s Christopher Duffy (who is studying in the non-matriculated academic program), Ridgewood’s Vincenzo Giacalone (who is studying in the computer information systems academic program), Sunnyside’s Sebastian Ksiezopolski (who is studying in the non-matriculated academic program), Fresh Meadows’ Gabriella Mignone (who is studying in the non-matriculated academic program), Flushing’s Linfeng Li (who is studying in the individual studies academic program), Kew Gardens’ Abhishek Sinha (who is studying in the business administration academic program) and Queens Village’s Joehl Ocana (who is studying in the health information management and technology academic program). To make the list, students must be registered for at least six college credits and have a 3.5 to 4.0 grade point average.
The New York National Guard has announced that a number of its members from Queens have reenlisted for service—including Woodside’s Corp. Kevin Caban (107th Military Police Company); Corona’s Spc. Jianzhi Huang (Company D, 1-69th Infantry); East Elmhurst’s Sgt. Ronald Roldan (Company B, 101st Signal Battalion); Astoria’s Sgt. Sky Taylor (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade); Richmond Hill’s Sgt. Ana Bello (Company G, Forward Support Company Field Artillery, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Woodhaven’s Corp. Jakub Jakubowski (133rd Quartermaster Support Company); Howard Beach’s Sgt. First Class Gino Pena (Company C, 101st Signal Battalion); Bayside’s Spc. Giancarlo Schimmenti (1156th Engineer Company); Flushing’s Spc. Joseph Dagostino (Company B, 101st Signal Battalion); Briarwood’s Sgt. Robert Gonzalez (Company B, 642nd Support Battalion); Rockaway Park’s Sgt. First Class Deshon Blyden (Joint Force Headquarters); and Queens’ Spc. Alain Seraphin (Company C, 101st Signal Battalion).