rectly under Maj. General Patrick A. Murphy,
the Adjutant General of New York. In this ca-
pacity, Frank is responsible
for leading and supervising
all military administrative
staff and actions within the
office, including the review
and recommendations on all
incoming packets, awards,
policy and other initiatives
prior to submission to the adjutant general
and the chief of staff.
40" for the year 2014.
newspaper of Bloomsburg, Pa. He has been a
reporter at the paper since his graduation
from St. Bonaventure.
2007. Mincey relocated to Atlanta, Ga.,
after graduation and has been working as a
staff pharmacist for CVS since then.
ment of Social Services for Erie County.
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship pro-
gram and earned the distinction as senior
fellow with the foundation. Voss began her
career as a research associate at Hauptman-
Woodward Medical Research Institute in
Buffalo and later worked as a research spe-
cialist and technical director of a research lab
at the University of Rochester.
ship from Gannon University in December
2014. Her dissertation was a descriptive study
on the social and educational services avail-
able to refugees during resettlement. Gordon
is a high school principal in Erie, Pa., and an
adjunct professor at Gannon.
ation's 2014 contest. He earned second
place in the Continuing Coverage category
and first place in the Arts/Entertainment cat-
egory for his work at the Finger Lakes Times.
School in Lorton, Va. Noel has served as a
boys basketball coach at South County for the
previous seven seasons, compiling a record of
55-22 over five years as the freshman and
junior varsity coach. He is also in his ninth year
County Public Schools.
cialty and Hardware channels at ClosetMaid, a
division of Emerson Electric in Ocala, Fla. Clos-
etMaid is the worldwide leader in home stor-
age and organization products.
previously served as Unshackle Upstate's di-
rector of development, oversees the organi-
zation's extensive advocacy efforts, grows its
network of pro-business partners and raises
awareness about the challenges facing Up-
state New York taxpayers and employers.
as an assistant professor of religious studies
Massachusetts Athletics Department.
gory in The New York State Associated Press
Association's 2014 Writing Contest.
dent of the Year by the American Academy
of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 12 during its
annual convocation in Louisville, Ky. For
Donahue, the award capped off a year in
which she served as the first official resident
member on the AAO Board of Trustees and
in which she chaired the Postgraduate
American Academy of Osteopathy's Execu-
tive Council. Donahue is a resident in neuro-
musculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic
manipulative medicine (NMM-OMM) at the
Michigan State University College of Osteo-
pathic Medicine in East Lansing. She teaches
small groups and weekly didactic sessions,
serves as a preceptor at the college's student
OMM clinic, and lectures to more than 300
first- and second-year students studying os-
teopathic manipulative medicine.
Center Employee of the Year
Award. Gould, a special edu-
cation teacher, has worked
at Mary Cariola since 2009.
She was nominated for the
award by her peers. The
Rochester Children's Center
provides education and life
skills development for chil-
dren and young adults with complex disabili-
Association's 2014 Writing Contest's Busi-
ness/Finance category for his two-part story,
"The end of Bonaventure Square?" The
award is his third. Michel, a native of Wil-
son, N.Y., is the city editor at the Olean
Under 35 for 2015. A story in E&P described
how the editor of The Sun in Hamburg, N.Y.,
revamped the paper's social media presence
and expanded its arts coverage.
Travis Besaw & Kershner, LLP in Amherst. He
joined the firm in 2011.
Alzheimer's Association. She works with large
corporations to build mutually beneficial
cause marketing platforms.
of only 1,712 teachers in New York state to
experience' in Georgia
anniversary as a Peace Corps volunteer in
the country of Georgia, a former Soviet
Union satellite. She lives in a refugee camp
with survivors from the Russian conflict of
2008 in big ex-Soviet barracks, converted
into small apartments. She writes, "I feel
fortunate to live among the most uplift-
ing, sharing, and loving people imagina-
ble. I am teaching employability skill
building and business development to help
the residents move on to new jobs after
their homes and livelihoods were de-
stroyed. The Peace Corps has been an in-
teresting and challenging experience. It
has been a life-changing experience." She
said the new language, food, living
arrangements and culture have been
tough, but the Peace Corps is supportive
with language, safety and cultural train-
ing. She invites alums to check out her
blog (kimgeorgia2014.blogspot.com) or
contact her via email at kydixon@earth-