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Worcester Resident David W. Ferris Honored At Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, June 27, 2002

\"ImageDavid W. Ferris of Worcester, a 2002 graduate from Hudson Valley Community College's Manufacturing Technical Systems program, recently was honored by the college.

Ferris received the Ridgetop Machine & Tool Award, which is given to the graduating Manufacturing Technical Systems student with the third-best grade point average.

Ferris earned his degree by attending evening classes for four years. A President's List student, he maintained a 3.9 grade point average.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.