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The wasteful fraud of sorting for youth meritocracy

By Seth Godin “Sorry, you didn’t make the team. We did the cuts today.” “We did play auditions all day yesterday, and so many people turned out, there just wasn’t a role for you. We picked people who were more talented.” “You’re on the bench until your skills improve. We Continue reading →

Matthew Kemp congressional award

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 →

Byron-Bergen student Robert Schrenker completed a community project in the Bergen Swamp to achieve Eagle recognition – the highest rank in scouting.

Byron-Bergen High School Student Achieves Rank of Eagle Scout

After many years of hard work and dedication, Byron-Bergen student Robert Schrenker has earned the highest rank in Boy Scouts – “Eagle.” To attain Eagle rank, a scout needs to perform a major community service project, seeing it through from start to conclusion. Robert, a member of Bergen Scout Troop Continue reading →

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb with  Carly Shick

Kolb presents leadership award

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) stands with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) student Carly Shick at the Constellation Brands Scholarship Dinner on Tuesday, September 17 on the FLCC campus in Canandaigua. At the scholarship dinner, Carly was presented with the 2014 Brian M. Kolb Leadership Award.  Continue reading →