Three local students named Presidential Scholars this spring at Clarkson U. in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- The following local students have been named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2019 semester at Clarkson University:
John Igoe, of Oakfield, majoring in Aeronautical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering.
Samantha Salim, of Corfu, majoring in Chemistry.
Ben Slenker, of Alexander, majoring in Chemical Engineering.
Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.
Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues.
Through more than 95 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, science, and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations, and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.