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Local Students Named Clarkson University Presidential Scholars

POTSDAM, NY – The following students have been named Presidential Scholars for the fall 2015 semester at Clarkson University.

Anthony J. Beers of Central Square, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering.

Daniel I. Bellinger of Pulaski, N.Y., a senior majoring in environmental science and policy.

Izzie Grace Bray of Lacona, N.Y., a senior majoring in physics.

Austin K. Donhauser of Fulton, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in electrical engineering.

Benjamin G. Harrell of Oswego, N.Y., a freshman majoring in civil engineering.

Eric Charles Hillpot of Pennellville, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in biology.

Taylor B Montgomery of Oswego, N.Y., a freshman majoring in business studies.

Randall Francis Novak of Pulaski, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in civil engineering & environmental engineering.

Mark Anthony Taormina of Oswego, N.Y., a freshman majoring in chemistry.

Collin M. Wilder of Oswego, N.Y., a freshman majoring in business studies.

Rachel Yerden of Redfield, N.Y., a freshman majoring in chemical 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 in Potsdam and Schenectady, 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.