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Rarely, if ever, does an unheralded student music ensemble win a major award from a prestigious international publication, but that’s exactly what the Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble did when it received DownBeat magazine’s Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance by a College Large Jazz Ensemble - Undergraduate College division, for 2019.
Dr. Shaun C. Nelms, superintendent of East High School, once a persistently failing school that has been reborn through an innovative partnership between the Rochester City School District and the University of Rochester, will deliver the 2019 Commencement address at Fredonia on Saturday, May 18.
Celina Kryk and Stephanie Wojnowski, who compiled impressive academic credentials, displayed exceptionally strong leadership skills and were actively engaged in campus activities at Fredonia, have been chosen as recipients of the 2019 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Junior Olivia Connor, who ventured outside of the usual academic convention by pursuing degrees in Biology and Visual Arts and New Media: Drawing and Painting, has landed a unique summer internship that will combine these seemingly distant disciplines: medical illustration. This summer, Ms. Connor will gain valuable insight into this highly specialized field at Mayfield Brain and Spine Institute, a full-service patient care provider in Cincinnati.