JCC students Nolan Farr, Amy Hulin, and Tyler Silagyi are among 274 SUNY students honored recently with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service.
“Students honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence truly embody the power of SUNY,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. “As proven leaders and role models, scholar athletes, creative artists, and civic volunteers, each student is recognized not just for academic achievement, but also for the profound impact they have on college campuses and local communities across New York state.”
Farr, of Jamestown, graduated from JCC in 2013 with an Associate in Science degree in environmental science and will graduate this May with a second degree, an A.S.-Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math/Science degree. Farr is a student ambassador and member of Phi Theta Kappa and has worked as a student assistant in JCC’s business office. A participant in JCC’s honors program, Farr served as captain of the JCC men’s soccer team which received the All-Conference First Team Award for Soccer.
Ms. Hulin, of Bolivar, will graduate in May 2014 with an A.S.-Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math/Science degree. She plans to transfer to Daemen College to major in physical therapy. Ms. Hulin is a student ambassador and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She served as captain of the JCC women’s soccer team and was ranked as one of the top 15 goalies in Region 3 of the National Junior College Athletic Association. Ms. Hulin was also named to the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Second Team.
Silagyi, of Cherry Creek, will graduate in May with an A.S.-Business Administration and plans to enroll in SUNY Fredonia’s business administration degree program. Silagyi served as a student representative on JCC’s presidential transition team. Silagyi is a JCC residence hall assistant, student ambassador, and member of Phi Theta Kappa.