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Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

June 19, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division held a year-end graduation and celebration Monday, June 18 awarding six students their Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials.

Six graduates stand in a row.

Justin Isaac, Rachel Lander, Caleb Trigg, Kristerfer Passino, Dustin O’Dell and Nate Hodge.

“The students that we honor here today have exhibited perseverance as they have taken on a variety of challenges and then prepared to take on new ones. They have exemplified the ability to move forward and adapt to new situations and circumstances,” HFM Director of Special Education Michael Jacob said. “They will now continue to overcome new challenges as they enter the next phase of their lives.”

Students earning their credentials were:

Justin Isaac – Canajoharie Central School District

Kristerfer Passino – Fort Plain Central School District

Nate Hodge – Gloversville Enlarged School District

Rachel Lander – Gloversville Enlarged School District

Caleb Trigg – Mayfield Central School District

Dustin O’Dell – Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District

Also during Monday’s event students were honored with academic achievement and attendance awards.

Students earning awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement were Joseph Molnar, Nicholas Smith, Dustin O’Dell, Matthew Zea, Cheyanna Cook and Rachel Lander.

Students earning awards for attendance were Michael Aquino, Ethan Darling, Dustin O’Dell, Jodie Barwette, Harlan Hayes, Ryan Hammond and Justin Isaac.

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