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Morrisville State College Students Receive KeyBank Awards

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Three Morrisville State College students recently received KeyBank Awards from the Morrisville College Foundation (MCF).

The $1,000 awards, from the Morrisville KeyBank branch, were awarded through MCF to students based on academic achievement, extracurricular activity, citizenship and volunteer or work experience.

KeyBank Award recipients are:
Christina Butler, an equine science and management major from Cicero, N.Y.
Eric Cocca, an automotive technology, bachelor degree major from Fayetteville, N.Y.
Crystal Robinson, an individual studies major from Morris, N.Y.

Butler, a graduate of Canton High School, was named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and is a member of the hunt seat equestrian team at Morrisville State College. She volunteers in her community at the Sunshine Horse Rescue and the Standardbred Retirement Foundation in Syracuse and also plays the viola in the Syracuse Civic Orchestra, the Orchestra of Northern New York and in churches throughout the Syracuse area. Her career goal is to become a veterinarian.

Cocca, a graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School, has volunteered in his community working in the soup kitchen and teaching religious education classes. His future plans are to open his own auto shop.

Robinson, a graduate of Morris Central School, works in the administrative office at the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College. She has also assisted with orientation and is a peer educator at the Norwich Campus and was a peer tutor at Morris Central School. Additionally, she was named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Morrisville State College offers 13 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in business, computer and office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing and a new standalone degree in early childhood to Chenango County area residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.