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Area Students Named Clarkson University Presidential Scholars

POTSDAM, NY – The following students were named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2013 semester at Clarkson University:

Louis Arena of Mexico, N.Y., a freshman majoring in aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Danielle Faivus of Oswego, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in biology.

Monica George of Oswego, N.Y., a freshman majoring in chemical engineering.

Daniel Wahl of Fulton, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering.

Christopher Netzband of Cleveland, N.Y., a senior majoring in chemistry.

Benjamin Davis of Fulton, N.Y., a senior majoring in civil engineering.

Thomas Haynes of Constantia, N.Y., a senior majoring in civil engineering.

Brian Walczak of Oswego, N.Y., a senior majoring in electrical engineering.

Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy.

One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues.

Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.