Roberts Wesleyan program celebrates 100th graduate

Suzanne Komenski, a media planner/buyer at Dixon Schwabl in Victor, recently became the 100th person to graduate from the Master of Science in strategic marketing program at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester.

The program integrates a strategic perspective, theoretical foundation, ethical consideration, global focus and current trends within the field of marketing. It accelerates professionals to apply new skills and insights on the job, making an immediate impact on their organizations and careers.

The Master of Science in strategic marketing can be earned in 16 months at Dixon Schwabl in Victor or Butler/Till in Henrietta.


Engineers join Bristol Instruments in Victor

Bristol Instruments Inc. in Victor recently hired Sean Adams as a manufacturing engineer and James Massaro as a senior software engineer.

Adams worked as an engineering technical manager and mechanical design engineer during his 14-year career at Hover-Davis. He held product and mechanical design positions for EXFO Burleigh Products Division and Ben-Mer Manufacturing. Adams holds an associate degree in mechanical technology from Monroe Community College, and completed his journeyman’s apprenticeship with experience as a tool and die maker.

Massaro recently worked as a software engineer at Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics. He held software development positions at Alstom Transport, Thomas Electronics Inc. and Exelis. Massaro holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology with a concentration in image and video processing.


Victor soldier recognized for 2017 hurricane response

Spc. Thomas Biviano, of Victor, received the Humanitarian Service Award for his service in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017.

Biviano serves with the Headquarters and Service Company, 204th Engineer Battalion of the New York Army National Guard.

The National Guard Bureau provided guidance for awarding the Humanitarian Service Medal to soldiers who provided meritorious participation in operations of a humanitarian nature.


Law enforcement recognizes local students

Law enforcement recently recognized students through the Do the Right Thing Ontario County program, which recognizes and rewards local youth for their exemplary behavior, accomplishments and good deeds that go above and beyond expectations.

The goal is to reinforce socially desirable behavior among young people, foster a positive relationship between law enforcement and youths, demonstrate that “good kids” are newsworthy and inspire other youths in the community. Each student received a plaque, letter of commendation, T-shirt and $50 gift card.

This year’s winners are Ryan Mohammed, of Canandaigua Middle School; Chandler Church and Solstice TenEyck-Johnson, of Geneva Middle School; Brandi Meeder, of Marcus Whitman High School; Samantha Lynn Geisel and Coby Reals, of Midlakes High School; and Ethan Shean, of Victor.

Students who live or attend school in Ontario County are eligible for the award. Nominations are accepted by anyone, especially school resource officers.