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Warrensburg Student Brandon Watkins Honored by Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, May 23, 2008

Brandon Watkins

Brandon Watkins of Warrensburg, NY, a 2008 graduate of Hudson Valley Community College’s Electrical Construction and Maintenance program, was honored by the college with a departmental award.

Watkins received the Electrical Construction and Maintenance Club Award for Academic Excellence, which is given to an outstanding graduate of the Electrical Construction and Maintenance program. Watkins, a President\'s List member, plans to enter the working world and later return to Hudson Valley to study Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. He also hopes to become a volunteer firefighter.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate’s degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and also sponsors 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.