Conesus Woman Chosen Student Delegate at RIT




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Hillary Beecher of Conesus will represent the College of Applied Science and Technology as student delegate to Rochester Institute of Technologyís 117th commencement, May 24-25. She will deliver a graduation speech during commencement ceremonies on May 24.

Beecher, an environmental management and safety major, is the daughter of David and Valerie Beecher of East Lake Road.

Recipient of a Presidential Scholarship and an Alumni Scholarship, she was named to the Deanís List and was active in RITís Student Environmental Action League. As an environmental specialist on a co-op with Erdman Anthony & Associates Inc., a Henrietta-based engineering firm, she performed Phase I site assessments, exit audits and NEPA audits at sites in New York and Pennsylvania. She aspires to a position in environmental management working in government policymaking and lobbying.

Note: Commencement ceremonies for RITís College of Applied Science and Technology begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 24. RITís academic convocation ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. on May 24. George Tenet, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will deliver the commencement address.