Local Students Named Clarkson University Presidential Scholars

POTSDAM, NY — The following local students have been named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2014 semester at Clarkson University:

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

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

Louis R. Arena of Mexico, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in aeronautical engineering & mechanical engineering.

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

Christopher G. Ingles of Pennellville, N.Y., a senior majoring in mechanical engineering.

Kyle R. Fisk of Pennellville, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering.

Isabel Grace Bray of Lacona, N.Y., a sophomore 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, N.Y., 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.