Freshman golfer, Christopher P. Olson (above left) of the Jefferson Community College (JCC) golf team, and freshman catcher/infielder/outfielder Kaylee N. Johnson (above right), of the Jefferson softball team, were named JCC co-athletes of the week for the week ending April 25, 2021. JCC's athlete of the week program is sponsored by Under Armour and Victory Promotions.
Christopher, a 2020 graduate of Pulaski Central School, is majoring in Individual Studies at Jefferson. Olson’s accomplishments on the course this past week include being a medalist at the 2021 SUNY Adirondack Golf Invitational with a low score of 82. Chris continues to work at his game and will play a key role in how the Cannoneers will place at the Regional Qualifier. His dedication to the game and team are making everyone around him much better.
Kaylee, a 2020 graduate of Carthage High School, is majoring in Individual Studies at Jefferson. Johnson’s accomplishments at the plate this past week included having four hits, including a triple and a walk off HR that solidified their win in game one versus Herkimer County College (HCC). She scored four runs, had five RBI’s, and one stolen base in the 4-game series split with HCC.
JCC & Syracuse University Partner to Study COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Northern New York
According to recent data from the Center for Community Studies (CCS), about one quarter of North Country adults are hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Partnering with the Public Health Department in the Falk School of Sport and the Human Dynamic at Syracuse University, the CCS set out to better understand knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions regarding the pandemic and vaccine hesitancy.