Area students receive Awards at St. Lawrence University

CANTON – The following students received awards during St. Lawrence University’s Moving-Up Day ceremony, which was held on April 26:

-Kayla J. Hebert of Keene Valley was presented with the Class of 1934 Scholarship: History, which is awarded based primarily on academic achievement and attitude toward learning with evidence of interest in becoming a broadly well-educated person as well as excelling in the major academic discipline. One award is given in each of the following academic disciplines: English, history, economics and chemistry. Hebert is majoring in psychology and history. A member of the Class of 2015 at St. Lawrence, Hebert graduated from Keene Central School.

-Amber L. Lawyer of Tupper Lake was presented with the Bernard J. Lammers Award, which was established to celebrate the career of Professor Lammers after 39 years in the government department. The award is given to an upperclass government major who has demonstrated, either through course work or a research project, outstanding academic achievement in the study of government and who has the potential to contribute substantially in a future role within public administration, public policy, legal systems or academia. Lawyer is majoring in government and economics. A member of the Class of 2014 at St. Lawrence, Lawyer graduated from Tupper Lake Middle High School.

-Colleen C. Nerney of Long Lake was presented with the Joan M. Fuzak Drama Award, which is given annually to a senior student in performance and communication arts who demonstrates creativity and promise as an actress or actor and who has made a significant contribution to the University community. Nerney is majoring in performance and communications arts. A member of the Class of 2014 at St. Lawrence, Nerney graduated from Long Lake Central School.