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Hannacroix resident honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, August 13, 2001

Image of Michelle RussoMichelle Russo of Hannacroix, a Dental Hygiene student at Hudson Valley Community College, was recently honored with the Dental Hygiene Faculty Memorial Award. The award is given to an outstanding member of the graduating dental hygiene class. Russo was chosen based on her overall excellence in theory and clinical technique.

Russo graduated from the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene program in the spring.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunities Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.