Aidan R. Becker of Sussex was awarded a merit scholarship and destination Oswego Scholarship, recognizing past academic achievement and potential for success.

Becker is majoring in meteorology.

Rachel Rome of Sussex will have a principal role in the Dean College Theatre Prodcution of Legally Blonde.

Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name, Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend, Warner. Right from the start, Elle encounters negative reactions from both the establishment and the university's students. During this musical, however, she not only discovers that her knowledge of the law can help others, but she also realizes an equally important faith in herself.