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Averill Park Resident Katherine Phelps Honored at Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Katherine Phelps
Katherine Phelps of Averill Park, a 2006 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene program, was recently honored by the college.

Phelps received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award and Senior Dental Hygiene Professionalism Award during the program’s Professional Achievement Ceremony. Phelps was a President’s List or Dean’s List student for all four of her semesters at the college.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.