Area students join sorority at Malone
CANTON- Three area residents were initiated into the Rho Tau chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at Malone University for the 2012 fall semester.
The students include Candace Cheuvront of Alliance, a none licensure in education major; Kanesia Sisco of Salem, a none licensure in education major; and Lydia Althouse of Winona, a sophomore intervention specialist major.
Erb chosen for National 4-H Congress
BEAVER TOWNSHIP - Emily Erb was selected to attend the National 4-H Congress which was held from Nov. 23-27, in Atlanta, Ga. Delegates to this national event were selected earlier in the year based on their documented 4-H and community achievements.
Erb has been a 4-H member for seven years and is in the Kreative Kids 4H Club. She won the Health and Safety Speaking contest at the Ohio State Fair and was the first 4-H member in Mahoning County to win this event. She is also the first 4-H member to win a trip to the National 4-H Congress. Erb is a junior at South Range High School.
The purpose of the National 4-H Congress is to reward each delegates' achievements; provide new and educational and cultural experiences; provide a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among youth and adults; and encourage leaders of business, government, education, and public affairs to share in the development of youth. This year the theme of the congress is "Become a Catalyst of Change."
More than 1,000 youth were expected to attend the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta. Only 28 youth in Ohio were selected to attend out of more than 500 interested applicants.
Dillon is member of Kappa Psi Omega
TIFFIN - Jessie Dillon of Salem, a senior majoring in psychology, is a member of Kappa Psi Omega, one of five sororities at Heidelberg University.
Kappa Psi Omega, founded in 1968, is the largest sorority on the Heidelberg campus. Its members are represented in nearly every aspect of campus life, including academic honoraries, campus organizations, musical ensembles, theater and athletics.
The sorority annually provides service to the campus and community, including such projects as donating to women's shelters, participating in a walk/fund-raiser for diabetes, sending letters to military personnel stationed overseas, donating to the Make a Wish Foundation, actively participating in Relay for Life and volunteering at the local humane society.
Elks offering Americanism essay contest
SALEM - The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is sponsoring a 2012-13 Americanism essay contest.
This year's topic is "What Does the National Anthem Mean to Me?" Division I is for fifth and sixth grades and Division II is for seventh and eighth grades. The paperwork for this essay is available at the Salem Public Library and the local Lodge, Salem #305.
The deadline for submitting at the local level is Jan. 10, 2013 and may be mailed to Salem Elks #305, Att: Kim Chapman, 824 E. State St., Salem, Ohio 44460. The top three essays in each division will go onto the district level. Then those top three essays in each division advance to the state level. The essay is to be no more than 250 words, typed or legibly printed in ink. The cover sheet must be attached to the essay for submission.
Local students at Akron Make a Difference
AKRON - The following local students were among more than 650 University of Akron students and staff who volunteered in the Akron community for Make a Difference Day on Oct. 27.
- Alliance: Bethany Baranyk, Kimberly Caruso, Nicholas Caruso, Haley Donohoe
- Danielle Fording, Megan Kennedy, Lindsea Moore.
- Columbiana: Brandon Brooks.
- East Liverpool: Courtney Dawson, Brandon Vetter.
- Homeworth: Jessica Wallace.
- Leetonia: Eric Reese, Danielle Welton.
- Petersburg: Stephanie Chapman.
- Salem: Jonathon Morris, Megan Smith, Karli Utt.
- Salineville: Mary Brown.
- Sebring: Dakota Wagner.
- Wellsville: Zachary Koopman.
Lydic performs at Findlay's indoor concert
FINDLAY - Amanda Lydic, a senior animal science/pre-veterinary medicine major, recently performed in the University of Findlay's Marching Oiler Brass indoor concert.
Selections from the band's pregame show, "80's Dance Show," "Superhero Show" and "2012 Senior Show" were performed.
Lydic, a 2010 graduate of Salem High School, is the daughter of Chris and Ed Lydic, 889 Sunset Blvd., Salem.
At UF, Lydic participates in marching band and concert band.
Boyd sworn into Ohio State Bar Assoc.
LEETONIA - Donald T. Boyd, a 2005 graduate of Leetonia High School who recently passed the Ohio State Bar Examination, was sworn into the Ohio State Bar Association on Nov. 5.
Boyd received his juris doctorate degree in May 2012 from Capital University Law School. He currently lives in Columbus, and is the son of Scott and Deborah Boyd of Leetonia.
Kupfer is member of Orientation Team
ASHLAND -Danyelle Kupfer of Minerva is a member of the Orientation Team at Ashland University. Kupfer is majoring in digital media production.
She is the daughter of Dallas and Diane Kupfer of Minerva and a 2011 graduate of Minerva High School.
Haines member of Philalethean Society
TIFFIN - Sarah Haines of Minerva is a member of the Philalethean Society, one of five sororities at Heidelberg University. She is a senior majoring in music and business administration.
Founded in 1913, the Philalethean Society is based upon strong tradition and holds the true meaning of sisterhood. The group is involved in a number of service projects on campus and in the Tiffin community, including the Headstart Christmas party and volunteering at Kiwanis Manor, working for Habitat for Humanity, raking leaves and serving with the Mercy Hospital Transitional Unit.