Honor Society Banquet
Shown from left, front row, are Emily Boozel of Clymer Central School and winner of the Chautauqua Transportation Services Award; Emma Wade of Clymer Central School and winner of the Cummins Inc. Award; Makenzie Sletten of Southwestern Central School and winner of the Robert J. Klein Memorial award, sponsored by SmartEdge; Delaney Brooks of Chautauqua Lake Central School and winner of the Honor Society Award. Back row, from left, are Pete James of Chautauqua Transportation Services; Jordan Elliss of Cummins, Inc.; Mr. Greg Edwards, keynote speaker; Scott Derby of SmartEdge; and Dave Rindo of Leonard Bus Sales.

Four awards of $1,000 each were presented by sponsoring local businesses. An Honor Society award presented by the Award Committee and chosen from all the award applicants was given to Delaney Brooks of Chautauqua Lake Central School. The Cummins Inc. Award was designated for a student planning to pursue a degree in a STEM field and demonstrating a commitment to improving their community and was presented to Emma Wade of Clymer Central School. Chautauqua Transportation Services presented an award to a high school senior who is a member in good standing of their school’s Honor Society which was given to Emily Boozel of Clymer Central School. The Robert J. Klein Memorial Award, sponsored by SmartEdge, was given to a student planning to pursue a degree in the sciences with a focus on engineering or sustainable energy solutions, who demonstrates leadership and is active in their school and community; and was presented to Makenzie Sletten of Southwestern Central School.

Scholarship application essays were submitted earlier and evaluated by a committee of teachers from three different schools across the county.

Read the full article from The Jamestown Post Journal titled "Honor Societies Banquet Recognizes Local Students".