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Schenevus Resident Terry Knapp Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, July 9, 2004

Terry Knapp of Schenevus, a 2004 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Mortuary Science program, recently was honored by the college.

Knapp received the Mortuary Science Award for Outstanding Achievement in Embalming. The award is given to an outstanding student in the college's Mortuary Science program.

He is currently working at the Lewis, Hurley and Pietrobono Funeral Home in Oneonta.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College 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 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. The college has nearly 60,000 alumni.