Orange County Trust Company Partners with Orange-Ulster BOCES to Host 32 Career and Technical Education Outstanding Students

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (June 3, 2015) —  In their continued effort to showcase Excellence in Orange, Orange County Trust Company in partnership with Orange-Ulster BOCES hosted 32 Career and Technical Education Outstanding Students as their honored guests at the first Annual Recognition Dinner on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the Villa Venezia in Middletown, NY.

These remarkable young students have been selected by their teachers, and staff, not only for their achievements in academics but also for their outstanding character.

The students honored this year are: Eric Myruski, Stephanie Malik, Adison Marciano, Sean Degnan, Vincent Gambetti, Emily Wilson, Margaret Patrikis, Alexis Bastion, Kaevon Golston, Brian Phillip, Daria Rosa, Collin Ulmer, Triston Willcox, Jordan LeMoullec, Zachary Whitby, Wyatt Clegg, Juan Hernandez, Nigel Rivers, Daniel Lee, Bradley Korn, Shaun Richner, Ryan Adler, Richard Wierzbicki McMickle, Dorothy Baldwin, Eric Sowa, Emma Connaughton, Vanessa Fuentes, Mariah Hernandez, Michael Ilejay, Sarah Parmerter, Cheryl Frey and  Amber Rivera.

“The development of skills and hands on experience is what empowers students to apply what they are learning to real life opportunities”, said Michael Gilfeather, CEO and President of Orange County Trust Company. “Career and Technical Education focuses on a variety of career paths for all students, and Orange County Trust believes that recognizing the success of these students and introducing them to our business community will provide a foundation for future success.”

“The leadership of BOCES is very excited that Orange County Trust and other business partners within the community have taken this step to recognize their top students”, said William J. Hecht, District Superintendent of Orange-Ulster BOCES. “While awards often are given for academic, athletic and accomplishment in the arts, this is our chance to show how much the community also appreciates the best technical students.”