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Fairport student earns Congressional Award Gold Medal

Fairport High School’s Matthew Kemp, an 11th-grader, has earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal, and will be recognized with the presentation of the Gold Medal in Washington, DC during the 2014 Gold Medal Ceremony, June 19. The Gold Medal is the highest honor of the United States Congress for young Continue reading →

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A Ten Year Success Reaching Across New York

Ten years ago, Ontario County 4-H staff member Amy Morrisey wanted an opportunity for youth who loved horses to learn about careers that support the equine industry. That idea developed into a 4-H Equine Careers Camp held yearly at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills outside of Canandaigua. Over 100 teens from Continue reading →

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Pictured here, Horizons resident Virginia Thorn dances with Canandaigua Academy Key Club member  Ian Brown.

Dancing Through the Generations

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Members of the Canandaigua Academy Continue reading →

Fairport Masterminds

Fairport Masterminds place 4th in regional competition

Fairport High School’s Masterminds team, an academic competition that uses a format in which players ring in to answer and try to earn their team bonus questions, finished in fourth place at the Rochester Regional Tournament recently. The team had six wins and two losses overall in the tournament, according Continue reading →