ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Nazareth College student Scott Hayford was recently awarded a Graduating Senior Award from Financial Executives International-Rochester chapter for outstanding academic achievement and business leadership.

The chapter selects one student from each of the eight Rochester schools based on accomplishments in accounting and finance.

Hayford is the son of Buddy and Cindy Hayford of Wilmington, Vt., and a 2010 graduate of Twin Valley High School.