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Wynantskill Resident Daniel DiFiore Honored At Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8063

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, July 17, 2002

\"ImageDaniel DiFiore of Wynantskill, a 2002 graduate of the Engineering Studies program at Hudson Valley Community College, was honored recently by the college.

DiFiore was presented the ASME Scholarship at the college. He was a Dean's List student and a "First Team All-Region" soccer player at Hudson Valley.

DiFiore will transfer to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a junior in the fall, where he will study mechanical engineering.

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 each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.