Local Students Named Clarkson University Presidential Scholars

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

Danielle Faivus of Oswego, N.Y., a junior majoring in biology & psychology.

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

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

Kyle J. Connelly of Bernhards Bay, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in computer science & mathematics.

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

Kyle R. Fisk of Pennellville, N.Y., a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering.

Isabel Grace Bray of Lacona, N.Y., a freshman majoring in physics.

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.