Several students from Queens have been added to the dean’s list at Colgate University for the fall semester—including Astoria’s Mostafa Mohamed (a molecular biology major), Forest Hills’ Claire Bergerson (an English major), St. Albans’ Wayne Sampson (a philosophy and religion major) and Queens Village’s Chinyere Okogeri (a neuroscience major). To make the list, students must obtain a 3.3 grade point average and complete at least three courses per semester.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently initiated a number of Queens students at Fordham University. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible to be invited into the society. Queens students who were initiated include Astoria’s Nicole Werpachowski; Long Island City’s Guanchen Xie; Ridgewood’s Manny Linares; Kew Gardens’ Olivia Ross; Forest Hills’ Siwen Xie; Flushing’s Christopher Artun, Tin Lwin and Elliott Blitenthal; Oakland Gardens’ Abraham Malkhasyan; Whitestone’s John Grima; and Queens’ Naika Accimeus and Kaweier Zhao.
Bard College at Simon’s Rock has added three Queens students—Ridgewood’s Ali Levison, Ozone Park’s Akarsh Balaji and Queens’ Mario Campbell—to its dean’s list for the fall semester. To make the list, students must complete 14 credits and earn a 3.5 grade point average.
The New York National Guard has promoted several of its members from Queens—including Astoria’s Disnella Santos (promoted to private, assigned to the 53rd Digital Liaison Detachment); Corona’s Carlos Armas (promoted to specialist, assigned to Company A, 101st Signal Battalion) and Daniel Cepedarivera (promoted to specialist, assigned to the 222nd Chemical Company); Middle Village’s Eddie Quileskacki (promoted to specialist, assigned to the 222nd Chemical Company); Woodside’s Tatyana Barberan (promoted to specialist, assigned to the 107th Military Police Company); Forest Hills’ Dwight Williams (promoted to staff sergeant, assigned to Company C, 101st Signal Battalion); Bayside’s Vincent Kong (promoted to private first class, assigned to the 187th Signal Company) and Jeongsoo Park (promoted to specialist, assigned to Company C, 101st Signal Battalion); and Flushing’s Fanjing Meng (promoted to specialist, assigned to the 37th Finance Detachment), Bo Wang (promoted to specialist, assigned to the Headquarters, 27th Finance Management Battalion) and Calvin Poon (promoted to captain, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Signal Battalion)