Student News: May 28, 2020

Cooperstown Central School senior Ellie Pink was chosen to be the fifth recipient of the Julia Alexandra Levandowski-Klix Memorial Award. She joins previous recipients Elizabeth Olmstead, Maria Noto, Mary Iversen and Nicole Lionetti.

Levandowski-Klix, a 2011 CCS graduate, was 21 when she was killed in a 2015 car accident in the town of Otsego. 

The scholarship award in her memory was established in 2016 by her father, Kevin D. Klix.

According to a media release, the recipient must be a selected senior who applies and has maintained a grade-point average of 85 percent or higher and plans to attend a four-year college, university or conservatory to pursue a course of study in the field of music, theater or journalism. The recipient must also exhibit financial need, motivation, moral character, citizenship and have participated in school and/or community activities.

Pink plans to study film and journalism at Boston University.


Briana Ranes of Worcester has earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, an online, nonprofit university.


Philip Wasson of Fly Creek, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Northeastern University In Boston.


Jessica Klem of Richfield Springs and Sarah Michaels of Cooperstown were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Nazareth College in Rochester.


Joseph Sell of Hartwick was named to the spring semester president’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina.

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