Samuel Grovenburg of Kerhonkson graduated from Tulane University’s School of Medicine in New Orleans with a doctor of medicine.
Casey Westermann of Kingston graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego, with a master of science in education degree in technology education.
Jessica Hausele of Wallill, a student at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, was the recipient of a Trustees Scholarship.
The $13,000 scholarship was based on outstanding academic achievements in high school. The university’s merit scholarships are awarded to full-time students and are renewable up to four years with good academic and social standing.
Deztiny Di Meo of Rhinebeck, a student at Rochester Institute of Technology, was awarded an Innovation and Creativity Award Scholarship by the institute.
She is a student in the graphic design program at the institute’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
She is the daughter of Dawn Di Meo and George Lasher.
Four area residents attending Hudson Valley Community College in Troy — Wilbert Gutierrez Velasquez of
Kingston, James Cowan of Shokan, Alida Palazzolo of New Paltz and Jennifer VanBuren of West Camp — were the recipients of awards during the spring semester.
Velasquez received the Eugenia Staerker Individual Studies Award. It is awarded to a graduating senior enrolled in the individual studies program who has a grade point average or 3.0or higher, demonstrates leadership, campus involvement and community service.
Cowan received the Robert Hooke Award for Excellence in Cellular Biology. It is given to a student who has excelled in the study of cellular biology.
Palazzolo received the Proctor & Gamble Award for Excellence in Preventive Dentistry. it is given to a student in the dental hygiene program who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the behavioral aspects of dental hygiene patient-centered care.
VanBuren received the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award. It is awarded to a senior dental hygiene student who demonstrated dedication to the profession of dental hygiene, exhibited compassion in patient care and displayed enthusiasm during the community service portion of their studies.
Xiaoyi Zeng of Pine Bush, a student at the State University of New York at Oneonta, was one of five art scholarship recipients who exhibited artwork in SUNY Oneonta’s Project Space Gallery.
Artwork by Zeng, a junior majoring in Computer Art, was featured in “Student Recipient Exhibition, Jean Parish Memorial Scholarship 2015-2016.” A range of styles and media — including
drawing, painting, photography, prints and mixed media — was included in the exhibit, which opened Sept. 6and ran through Sept. 30.
Taylor Creagh of Pine Bush was named to the president’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., for the spring semester?
Students earn president’s list status by achieving a 4.0 grade point average.
A senior, Creagh is majoring in exercise and sport science.