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2019 Career and Technical Education Awards

AUTOBODY REPAIR

Highest Average: Matthew Hirschfeld

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Arthur C. Ausfeld, III of Amsterdam receives the HFM BOCES Outstanding Professional Student Award.

Most Professional: Anthony Mullarkey

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Highest Average: Josephine M. Wood

Most Professional: Connor Barnes

Amsterdam Auto Parts Award (Given to the student who has displayed the most potential in automotive field.) Recipient: Vernon Handy

CAREERS IN EDUCATION

Highest Average: Kaylee S. Hotaling and April Kwaitkowski

Most Professional: Jacob P. Kataneksza

Cybersecurity & ComputerTechnology

Highest Average: Connor K. Baker

Most Professional: Destiny Wilson

Construction Technology

Highest Average: Taylor Cruger

Most Professional: Staysha Forsey

COSMETOLOGY A

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Makenna G. Grady of Fonda-Fultonville receives the HFM BOCES Outstanding Professional Student Award.

Highest Average: Cassandra Sgambato and Emma M. Wellspeak

Most Professional: Cassandra Sgambato and Emma M. Wellspeak

COSMETOLOGY B

Highest Average: Emily H. Gwozdz

Most Professional: Aleah Star Rotondi

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & SECURITY II

Highest Average: Alexandra E. Karpinski

Most Professional: Jose Merced

NYS 8 Hour Security Guard Training Certificate: Recipients: Brian Ambridge, Anthony Barone-Lopez, Keryssa Butler, Kursta Butler, Anthony Carcaci, Taylor Denmark, David DiMascio, Kolby Fifield, Shane Kennedy, Janae Leonard, Emily Medina, Jose Merced, Zion Oeser, Michelle Reese, Noah Ryle, Zachary Sanford, Alyssa Swartz, Artur Tkacz, Seth Ward, Morgan Wolff and Lukas Zilka

CULINARY ARTS

Highest Average: Cole D. Mead

Most Professional: Shania L. Crouse

DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA

Highest Average: Gabrielle J. Betts

A student and the daughter of Cubby Faville pose for a photo from the stage.

Kaleb J. Horning of Fort Plain receives the he Cubby Faville Memorial Scholarship Award.

Most Professional: Andre K. Storto

Digital Multimedia Performance Award (Given to the students who have shown positive potential and excellent motivation): Benjamin J. Blackford, Hugh G. Farber, Ariana Gonzalez, Ruth P. Tavolaro and Chloe M. VanHoesen.

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Highest Average: Bryant S. Palmer

Most Professional: Jacob A. Carey

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Highest Average (Forestry): Wiliam Cook, Jr.

Highest Professional (Forestry): Joshua Gordon, Jr.

Highest Average (Heavy Equipment): Nathaniel P. Colletti

Most Professional (Heavy Equipment): Casey J. Watson

EQUINE SCIENCE

Highest Average: Cassandra A Bever

Most Professional: Jamye R. Mount

FOUNDATIONS OF FOOD SERVICES

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Massimo D. DiCaprio of Fonda-Fultonville HFM Superintendents’ Association Award.

Highest Average: Selena N. Rohling

Most Professional: Christian M. Davis

Dedicated Student Award (Given to a student who has shown
dedication to the Culinary field.) Recipient: Christopher Best
Excellent Attendance Award (Given to a student who has shown drive and determination to attend school every day.) Recipient: Cameron Harwood

MEDICAL ASSISTING

Highest Average: Ryan F. Issa

Most Professional: Hannah Irene Ouderkirk

American Red Cross Award (Given to a student who is continuing their education in a medical field
and exhibits leadership in recruitment of blood drives. Recipient is a Medical Assisting student.): Emma Ruth Kilmer

NEW VISIONS HEALTH CAREERS

Highest Average: Taylor M. Etherton and Tori Gonputh

Most Professional Award: Makenna G. Grady and Eli A. O’Connor

SKILLED TRADES: ELECTRICAL, HVAC and PLUMBING

Highest Average: Jon Schultz

Most Professional Award: Alexander Marinez-Perez

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Nalysia K. Santiago of Gloversville receives the HFM Superintendents’ Association Award.

VETERINARY and ANIMAL SCIENCE

Highest Average: Alice E. Cooper

Most Professional Award: MaggieJean P. Waddle

Northampton Animal Hospital Award (Given to the student who has earned the highest average in Anatomy and Physiology.) Recipient: Garrett Oeser

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