Local residents awarded Deans’ Scholarships at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – SUNY Oswego has awarded $6,000 Deans’ Scholarships to a select group of students who are starting at the college this fall.

The students, with their last school in parentheses, if applicable, include:

Seth Thompson of Cato (Cato-Meridian High School)

Kaleigh Donohoe of Central Square (Paul V. Moore High School)

Patrick Krohl of Central Square (Paul V. Moore High School)

Ashley Santmyer of Central Square (Mexico Academy and Central School)

Brianna Santmyer of Central Square (Mexico Academy and Central School)

Courtney MacEwen of Fulton (John C. Birdlebough High School)

Jeremy Willcox of Fulton (G. Ray Bodley High School)

Chelsea Legates of Oswego (Oswego High School)

Dylan Morgia of Oswego (Oswego High School)

Madison Rhoades of Oswego (Oswego High School)

Joseph Ruggio of Oswego (Oswego High School)

Marisa Torres-Dashner of Oswego (Oswego High School)

Alicia Pratt of Parish (Mexico Academy and Central School)

Karly Hotaling of Phoenix (John C. Birdlebough High School)

SUNY Oswego honored more than 600 incoming students with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships $18,800 ($4,700 a year for up to four years), Deans’ Awards ($1,500 a year for up to four years) or $3,000 Merit Awards ($750 a year for up to four years).

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.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2013, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2013 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2013 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.

A 152-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.