Alumni Faces Honored at Celebration of Success

Onondaga honored six graduates as Alumni Faces at their Celebration of Success event held on October 3rd. Each year Onondaga honors a group of distinguished alumni for their achievements and contributions to the Onondaga community. This year’s honorees included: 

  • Sandra L. Baker ’80, Director of Business Development at Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. in Baldwinsville 
  • Deraux Branch ’88, President, Branch’s Driving School, Inc
  • Kathleen N. Lagrow ’79, CEO/Owner, Learn As You Grown Child Care Centers
  • Arthur H. Rees ’78, CPA, former Vice-President/Business Services, National Grid
  • Marcia Rees Conrad ’72, President MConrad Architect, first woman to graduate from Onondaga with a degree in Architectural Technology
  • Nikolas Tamurian ’05, Sports Anchor and Reporter at the television stations of CNY Central 

In addition to honoring the inductees the event also highlighted Onondaga student scholarship recipients, generous scholarship donors, and the corporate and community partners so important to student success. Sponsors for the event were M&T Bank, Welch Allyn and National Grid.