JCC Students Receive Transfer Scholarships from Clarkson University

Jefferson Community College (JCC) students Zachary J. Buskey, Kevin J. Hemstreet-Grimmer, Dillon J. Weston, Madison R. Lyndaker and Elliot C. Martin each received a transfer scholarship from Clarkson University. Scholarships total $69,000.

Buskey, of Natural Bridge, received a Clarkson University Leadership Award for $15,000. He graduated from Jefferson in May with an associate in science degree in Business Administration. A member of JCC’s Tau Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Buskey earned President’s and Dean’s List honors while a student at Jefferson. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Business Student Award presented by the JCC Math, Science, Technology, Health and Business Division at the 2014 Annual Student Awards Ceremony. In the fall, Buskey plans to transfer from Jefferson to Clarkson University to study finance and economics.

Hemstreet-Grimmer, of Castorland, also received a Clarkson University Leadership Award for $15,000.  He graduated from Jefferson in May with an associate in science degree in Computer Science. He earned President’s List honors two semesters and is among the first group of students at Jefferson to be inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), a nationally known collegiate organization that focuses on goal fulfillment, community involvement and leadership. Hemstreet-Grimmer is also a member of the JCC Smart Light team that won both the Jefferson Community College Business Concept Competition and the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) Regional Semi Finals and went on to represent Jefferson in the state-wide NYBPC. In the fall, Hemstreet-Grimmer plans to transfer from Jefferson to Clarkson University to study computer science.

Weston, of Dexter, also received a Clarkson University Leadership Award for $15,000. An engineering science major at JCC, Weston earned President’s and Dean’s List honors four semesters. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and is the recipient of the Outstanding Engineering Student Award presented by the JCC Math, Science, Technology, Health and Business Division at the 2014 Annual Student Awards Ceremony. In the fall, Weston plans to transfer from Jefferson to Clarkson University to study mechanical and electrical engineering.

Lyndaker, of Glenfield, received a Clarkson University Achievement Award for $12,000. She graduated from Jefferson in May with an associate in science degree in Liberal Arts Mathematics and Science. Lyndaker, a member of JCC’s Tau Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, earned President’s and Dean’s List honors. She is among the first group of students at Jefferson to be inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success. Additionally, Lyndaker is a peer tutor for biology students. In the fall, Lyndaker plans to transfer from Jefferson to Clarkson University to study environmental health science.

Martin, of Turin, also received a Clarkson University Achievement Award for $12,000. He graduated from Jefferson in May with an associate in science degree in Engineering Science. Martin is a member of JCC’s Tau Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and earned President’s and Dean’s List honors. Martin served as vice president of the JCC student society of engineers club. In the fall, Martin plans to transfer from Jefferson to Clarkson University to study civil engineering.

Students named to the President’s List earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.6 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a GPA of 3.2 up to 3.59.

Clarkson Transfer Scholarships 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(l-r) Elliot C. Martin, Kevin J. Hemstreet-Grimmer and Madison R. Lyndaker