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Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Gabriel Lindo and Sydney Ace

December 7, 2017


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     Many people in the community may remember one of our 2015 graduates, Mafe Soria, a foreign exchange student from Bolivia.  Mafe was an exchange student hosted by Randa and Jeff Harrington. Mafe recently won some awards for a short film she produced. The film can be seen here.  While attending Belfast, Mafe was involved in our production of Sherlo...

Melinda Holmes (Bentley)

Melinda Holmes (Bentley)

Gabriel Lindo

November 16, 2017


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Melinda Holmes (Bentley) graduated from Belfast Central School in 2006.  She then attended GCC and Empire State College, earning an Associates in applied science for Physical Therapist Assistant and a Bachelors in Human Services with a concentration in Mental Health. After college, she worked as a ...

Miranda Harms

Miranda Harms

Samantha Burgio

November 16, 2017


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Miranda Harms graduated from BCS in 2001. She attended college at MCC, where she received an Associate’s degree in Humanities and Social Science. She is currently attending SUNY Empire State to finish her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.  Currently residing in West Henrietta, NY,...

Casey Deming

Casey Deming

Samantha Burgio

November 16, 2017


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Casey Deming graduated from BCS in the class of 2009. After high school, he attended Jamestown Community College. He currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona, with a job in retail operations at DriveTime as a Senior Operations Support Coordinator. As for memorable moments in high school, Casey recalls g...

Paris (France) Weiland

Paris (France) Weiland

Samantha Burgio

October 19, 2017


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Paris Weiland graduated from Belfast Central School in the class of 1980. She attended Alfred State College with a major in Accounting. Currently, she is employed as a Utility Billing Supervisor in the Borough of Grove City.  She is married to Merle Weiland and lives in Grove City, PA.  She has th...

Aran Heaney

Aran Heaney

Samantha Burgio

September 21, 2017


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Aran Heaney graduated in 1987 and resides in Belfast, NY. He graduated from two colleges: SUNY Geneseo with a BA in American History in 1991, and St. Bonaventure with an MS Ed in Advanced Teacher Education in 1997.  He majored in History, Secondary Education, and had a Political Science Minor. Mr. ...

Patricia Chamberlain Moody

Patricia Chamberlain Moody

Eryn Broshar

June 8, 2017


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Patricia Chamberlain Moody is a Belfast graduate in the class of 1968. She is a resident of Keystone Heights, Florida. After receiving her Bachelor’s in Psychology with a minor in music from Roberts Wesleyan, she attended graduate school at St. Bonaventure, earning an MS in Guidance and Counseling. ...

Maxine Warner (Gorney)

Maxine Warner (Gorney)

Eryn Broshar

May 25, 2017


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Maxine Warner (Gorney) graduated in 1995 from Belfast Central School and now lives in Berlin, New Hampshire. She completed her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Master’s in Advanced Instruction at St. Bonaventure University and is currently working on her dissertation for a PhD in P...

Heather Grasso (Foster)

Heather Grasso (Foster)

Samantha Burgio

May 25, 2017


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Heather Grasso (Foster) graduated with the class of 1994 and lives in Lima, New York. She attended Alfred State and Empire State College for her BS in Human Services and then St. Bonaventure University, earning an MSED in School Counseling. Her current job is High School Counselor at Geneva City School...

Tricia Taber Ellsworth

Tricia Taber Ellsworth

Erin Cole

May 4, 2017


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Tricia Taber Ellsworth graduated from Belfast Central School in 1991. She then went to Alfred State College where she majored in Executive Secretarial Science. After graduating from Alfred, she attended Nazareth College of Rochester as an undergraduate majoring in Business and Distributive Education. Whi...

Anne Histed

Anne Histed

Samantha Burgio

April 21, 2017


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Anne Histed graduated with the class of 2001 and is a resident of Belfast. She attended SUNY Brockport for her undergrad, where her majors were Childhood Education and Mathematics,  Roberts Wesleyan for her first Masters in Special Education, and St. Bonaventure for her second Masters in Educational...

Cassie Guagliano

Cassie Guagliano

Samantha Burgio

April 19, 2017


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Cassie Guagliano graduated from the class of 2003 and is currently a resident of Tonawanda, NY. She attended SUNY Geneseo and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology, and Stony Brook University for a Masters in Social Work. Cassie has worked at Horizon Health Services since 2009. She...

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