Penn Yan Academy celebratres Academic Excellence Day
PENN?YAN — On Tuesday, Nov. 18 Penn Yan Academy held the 15th annual Academic Excellence Day Ceremony.
This year, 76 students were recognized for achieving a Grade Point Average of 90 or better during the 2007-2008 school year.
There were 42 letters, 21 pins, and 13 plaques awarded. Letter recipients have earned a 90 or better G.P.A. for one year, pin recipients for two years, and plaque recipients for three years.
The morning began with a breakfast for the recipients and their families, followed by an assembly program for the entire school body.
Penn Yan Mayor Douglas G. Marchionda Jr. read a proclamation naming Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 as Academic Excellence Day in the Village of Penn Yan. Congratulatory remarks were made by Superintendent Ann Orman and by Academy Principal Keith Mathews.
The keynote speaker was Dr. Barbara Risser, President of Finger Lakes Community College. Mathews and Risser presented the recipients with their awards.
The Academic Excellence Day Program is sponsored by the Penn Yan Teachers Association, the Penn Yan Academy PTG, the Penn Yan Academy staff, and the Penn Yan Academy Student Council.
Chelsea L Travis
Si Hwa Choi