Ranger School commencement is Saturday

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry will hold commencement for Associate of Applied Science graduates from its Ranger School in Wanakena at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Clifton-Fine Central School in Star Lake.

Degrees will be awarded to 15 students in the forest technology program, 18 in the environmental and natural resources conservation program and 14 in the land surveying technology program.

“Congratulations to our ESF Ranger School graduates on this incredible milestone,” said ESF President Joanie Mahoney. “Best wishes as you lead the way to a greener, healthier world.”

This year’s scholars will be honored during the ceremony:

¯ Brendan Wingard of Unadilla, Forest Technology

¯ Aiden Siford of Niagara Falls, Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

¯ Lily Domes of Bouckville, Land Surveying Technology

Maple Leaf awardees, President’s and Dean’s List recipients, and inductees into the Forest Technology Honors Society will also be honored.

Guest speakers will be ESF President Joanne Mahoney; Sustainable Resources Management Chair Dr. Christopher Nowak; Executive Officer for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Katherine McCarthy; and Ranger School Alumni Association President Tom Martin.

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable and resilient future through design, policy and management of the environment and natural resources. The Ranger School in Wanakena offers students a unique educational experience in a natural setting.


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