CANTON, NY – St. Lawrence University in Canton welcomes the following students as members of the Class of 2018.
William Benedict of Pulaski. Benedict attended Sandy Creek Central School.
Austin Clark of Mexico. Clark attended Mexico Academy and Central School.
Garrett D.T. Dunsmoor of Oswego. Dunsmoor attended Oswego High School.
Andrew L. Johanson of Fulton. Johanson attended Charles W. Baker High School.
The Class of 2018 with its 610 students is one of the most diverse in St. Lawrence’s 158-year history, with 14 percent being U.S. students of color and 52 percent being female. Thirty-eight percent of students come from New York State while another 51 percent represent 29 other U.S. states and 11 percent are international students representing 26 countries around the globe.
Each first-year student participates in St. Lawrence University’s innovative First-Year Program – one of the oldest living-learning programs in the country – helping students make successful transitions from high school to college. Students live together and are taught by faculty teams, developing the writing, speaking, and research skills needed for college. Students continue to develop these skills in a spring First-Year Seminar.
About St. Lawrence University:
Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton.
The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet.
Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.