'Best and Brightest' Recognized
Business First Magazine in Buffalo has named is 2008 All-Western New York Academic Team made up of the best and brightest high school seniors in the eight-county region. Kathleen Lewicki of Olean was named to the second team. Special mentions were given to Rachel Jermann of Olean, Kelly Rickert of Cattaraugus-Little Valley, Melissa Ruth of Randolph and Benjamin Swanson of Gowanda. Schools in the region were asked to nominate their smartest and most accomplished students for consideration by a nine-member panel. 335 students were nominated.