Bluffton man wins award at NY college

Bluffton native David Champoux is one of three recipients of Herkimer County Community College's annual Torchbearer Award, given to those who have contributed to the college's development.

An associate dean emeritus, Champoux has worked for more than 30 years at the New York school, according to a news release.

He developed the radio and TV broadcasting program, established the school's first Federal Communications Commission-licensed radio station and played a role in designing the college's technology center, according to a news release.