Sundra on dean's list at RIT

James Sundra, of Northfield, a second-year student in RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, was named to the dean's list for fall 2012 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Plenderleith receives culinary school awards

Devin Plenderleith, of Somers Point, was named valedictorian and winner of the Nathan Schwartz Award, presented to the top student of each graduating class, and received a gold medal in culinary arts, when the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College recently awarded culinary medals and certificates to more than 40 new chefs and baking and pastry professionals prepared with the latest culinary knowledge.

Thirty-two graduates honed their skills in the Academy's Culinary Arts program, and 15 completed the Baking and Pastry program. Two short-term specialization certificates in Hot Food and Food Service Management were awarded. The ceremony honored graduates with gold, silver or bronze medals or certificates based on their grade point averages and criteria established by the American Culinary Federation. Specialization graduates received certificates of completion.

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