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Area students earn Merit Scholarships at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – SUNY Oswego has awarded $3,000 Merit Scholarships to a select group of students who are starting at the college in fall 2014. The award recognizes past academic achievement and potential for success.

Andrew H. Golembiewski of Hilton Street in Central Square (majoring in marketing).

Jonathan T. Hall of Graves Road in Central Square (majoring in accounting).

Jolie N. Kallfelz of Sauter Road in Central Square (majoring in business administration).

Cody J. Murphy of Paradise Road in Central Square (majoring in accounting).

Alexandra J. Mannise of Red School House Road in Fulton (majoring in psychology).

Seth W. Rogers Miller of East Broadway in Fulton (majoring in undeclared undergraduate).

Molly M. Horth of Harwood Drive in Lacona (majoring in theatre).

Tyler W. Bouldin of State Route 34 in Martville (majoring in electrical and computer engineering).

Rachel A. Jensen of John Street in Mexico (majoring in undeclared undergraduate).

Samantha E. McAuslan of State Route 104 in Mexico (majoring in creative writing).

Alex M. Borland of State Route 104 in Oswego (majoring in broadcasting and mass communication).

Cody R. Cheeley of Lakeshore Road in Oswego (majoring in electrical and computer engineering).

Alexandra N. Desacia of Sabin Road in Oswego (majoring in business administration).

Morgan A. Hillman of Syracuse Avenue in Oswego (majoring in wellness management).

Alexander H. Kemper of Pond Path in Oswego (majoring in broadcasting and mass communication).

Jesse Taylor of County Route 29 in Oswego (majoring in electrical and computer engineering).

Taylor E. Walpole of East Sixth Street in Oswego (majoring in biology).

Nicholas Carusone of County Route 22 in Parish (majoring in undeclared undergraduate).

Kaitlyn Clapp of Pendergast Road in Phoenix (majoring in biology).

Jillian M. Gouchie of State Route 264 in Phoenix (majoring in biology).

Amber Roberts of Van Alstyne Drive in Pulaski (majoring in finance).

Brian D. Benson of Victory Street in Sterling (majoring in undeclared undergraduate).

Samantha O’Leary of Stark Road in Williamstown (majoring in undeclared undergraduate).

SUNY Oswego honored more than 675 incoming freshmen with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships ($4,700 a year for up to four years), $6,000 Deans’ Awards ($1,500 a year for up to four years), $3,000 Merit Awards ($750 a year for up to four years) and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships of $5,000 to $8,000 a year.

The awards are part of about $4 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

SUNY Oswego honored more than 675 incoming freshmen with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered $18,800 Presidential Scholarships ($4,700 a year for up to four years), $6,000 Deans’ Scholarships ($1,500 a year for up to four years), Merit Scholarships ($750 a year for up to four years) and and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships of $5,000 to $8,000 a year.

The awards are part of about $4 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

About SUNY Oswego

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2014, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2014 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2014 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.

A 153-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

Visit oswego.edu for more information.