Rochester airman graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Cyanne Perdomo, of Rochester, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

Perdomo completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through Community College of the Air Force.

Perdomo is the daughter of Gregorio and Silvia Perdomo, of Rochester. She graduated from Eastridge High School in 2016.

Dixon Schwabl promotes Penfield resident

Suzanne Komenski, of Penfield, recently was promoted to media buyer at Dixon Schwabl, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency based in Victor.

Komenski will be responsible for developing media buys for assigned and potential accounts, negotiating added-value programs and sponsorships and assisting in research projects and planning. She will conduct, compile and organize buy research and specs for clients.

She joined the Dixon Schwabl in 2013 as a billing specialist, and most recently served as media coordinator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism from St. John Fisher College, and is working toward her master’s degree in strategic marketing from Roberts Wesleyan College.

JCC promotes local residents

Meghan Smith, of Penfield; and Chris Handley, of Webster, recently received promotions at Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester.

Handley was promoted to facilities manager. He previously served as assistant director of maintenance.

Smith was promoted to supervisor of the women’s spa and sitter service. She previously served as women’s spa supervisor.

Webster Thomas recognized for German exam results

Webster Thomas High School seniors Anna Card, Paul Padgett and Kristen Sander recently achieved recognition in the National German Exam, with Card achieving gold-level standing and Padgett and Sander receiving bronze.

The exam is administered annually to more than 26,500 high school students. It provides individual diagnostic feedback, rewards students through a regional and national prize program and creates a sense of accomplishment.

By achieving gold, Card qualified to continue in the application process to earn a spot in a four-week trip to Germany. After her 20-minute interview in German, she was selected as the candidate to represent the Rochester area for the American Association of Teachers of German/Padagogischer Austauschdienst study abroad senior scholarship.