Area residents named to dean's list at Ashland University
ASHLAND - Five local residents were named to the dean's list for the 2012 fall semester at Ashland University.
- Alliance: Brian Baum, Diedre Kent.
- Minerva: Jennifer Hall.
- Salem: Jakeb Gonci, Mariah Halleck.
Literacy fun event planned March 12 at Crestview
COLUMBIANA - Crestview Elementary Title 1 and HOSTS students and family members will experience a fun filled evening at the second literacy fun event at 6:30 p.m. March 12.
Special guests, Associate Professor of Music and Choral Director Brenda Luggie, a Crestview graduate; and Adjunct Professor Amanda Peavyhouse will be performing.
Professor Luggie directs two choral ensembles at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn., as well as teaching voice, vocal survey and solo performance lab.
In addition to the special performance by Luggie and Peavyhouse, there will be games, a craft for everyone, special treats, a learning packet for home, and prizes.
The book featured will be Pet of the Met, by Don Freeman. Pet of the Met is a story about a family of mice, a cat, a prince, a magic flute, a serpent, a bird catcher, and beautiful music. In preparation for the evening Crestview Elementary Title 1 and HOSTS students will be learning about Mozart, The Magic Flute, and Pet of the Met.
Haueter earns master's degree from Clarion Univ.
CLARION, Pa. - Kayla Haueter of Hanoverton received a master's of science degree in library science during commencement ceremonies Dec. 15 at Clarion University.
GED testing will be held Feb. 19-20 at Choffin Center
YOUNGSTOWN - Official GED testing, sponsored by Choffin Career and Technical Adult Education Department, will be held at 8:45 a.m. Feb. 19 and 20 at Choffin Career and Technical Center.
All participants must be pre-registered and bring a photo ID. To pre-register for the test or to enroll in free classes call 330-744-8715.
Local residents earn degrees from Walsh University
NORTH CANTON - Walsh University honored its 2012 summer and fall graduates during graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16 at the Cecchini Center. The following local residents were among the more than 180 graduates from Walsh University who were honored:
- Alliance: April Bergert, bachelor's of arts degree; Mary Jackson, master's of arts degree; Steven Manos, bachelor's of arts degree; Sarah Morrison, bachelor's of science degree.
- Lisbon: Lisa Baker, master's of arts in education degree.
- Minerva: James Gliatta II, bachelor's of science degree; Barbara Hillyer, master's degree in business administration; Christina Hurst, bachelor's of science in nursing degree; Jill Sutton, bachelor's of science in education degree.
- Salem: Gretchen Brobeck, master's of arts in education degree; Caitlyn King, bachelor's of arts degree; Ross Muhleman, master's degree in business administration.
- Sebring: Rhonda Learn, bachelor's of arts degree.
West Branch Band members excel during competition
BELOIT - Members of the West Branch High School Band performed at the Ohio Music Education Association's Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event on Jan. 27 at Western Reserve High School. Students from area schools throughout Ashtabula, Mahoning and Trumbull counties participated in this annual activity.
Earning Superior Ratings were soloists Keilah Mason, Hanna Morelli, Justin Salancy, Zach Haberland, David Evert, Heather Ashworth, Elizabeth Jarvis, Brianna Rzucidlo, Danny Schlueter, Valerie Weingart, Tori Skolosh, Shaynna Jarvis, Megan Winters, Sarah Pigza, Lindsey Fugett, Lauren Stitle, Sadie Fuson and Kaitlyn Phillips along with members of Flute Trios #1 and #3, Clarinet Quartet #1, the Woodwind Quintet, the Saxophone Quartet, the Brass Choir, and the Percussion Ensemble.
Receiving Excellent Ratings were Brittany Ring, Taylor Vence, Ben Shoemaker, Flute Trio #2, Clarinet Quartet #2, and the Trumpet Quartet.
Local students named to dean's list at Muskingum?Univ.
NEW CONCORD - Eight area students have been named to Muskingum University's dean's list for the all 2012 semester:
-Alliance: Lyle Cowgill, Carly Flint.
-East Liverpool: Kristina Deem.
-Lisbon: Chelsea Roberts.
-Minerva: Hilary Borton, Jered Hochadel.
-New Waterford: Heidi Landis.
-Wellsville: Sara Shallcross.
Randolph chosen as Ohio rep at National Youth Delegate
FAIRFAX, Va. - Dillon Randolph of Columbiana, a student at Columbiana High School, has been selected to represent Ohio as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
Randolph has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Randolph was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
George Mason University along with partners, National Geographic and the National Zoo are excited to welcome the nation's youth scholars to Washington, D.C. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment offers aspiring environmentalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week-long program is held at George Mason University's state-of-the-art campus. The Summit will encourage and inspire young leaders who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry. The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 23-28.
Area students earn dean's list at University of Mount Union
ALLIANCE - The following students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester at the University of Mount Union.
- Alliance: Julie Amabeli, Matthew Amabeli, Rachel Amabeli, Benjamin Brink, Russell Castellucci, Julia Collins, Julie Cowley, Breanne Davis, Stephany Delawder, Ronnie Edwards, Julie Jakmides, Raymond Leek, Tanner Mathews, Sarah Milburn, Zachary Nelson, Kristyn Poltis, Bethany Porter, Ashley Sams, Katelyn Sees, Kaley Sloane, Dekota Toot, India Williams, Aaron Wolfe.
- Beloit: Madeline McClellan.
- Columbiana: Alexander Bable, Aaron Bussard, Ashley Mayer.
- East Liverpool: Brian Beverly, Nathan Lorah, Katey May, Presley Mays, Alexis Thrasher.
- East Rochester: Ciara Marshall, Emily McIntosh.
- Homeworth: Cali Granger.
- Kensington: Jacob Ward.
- Leetonia: Jocelyne Riehl, Jessica Russell.
- Lisbon: Nathan Grimm, Cameron Rudibaugh.
Minerva: Zachary Bowman, Katelin Keister, Ryan Kohler, Jamie Laubacher, Kristen Morton, Rainbow Motz, Ryan Smith, Corey Spahr, Elizabeth Wheeler.
- New Waterford: Kinsey Douglass, Amanda Robb.
- Salem: Victoria Altomare, Casey Fennis, Austen Hutton, Andrew Morrow, Cody Raga, Tylor Rockwell, Mark Schreffler, Brett Stoll, Natalie White.
- Salineville: Rachel Phillips.
- Sebring: Felicity Devies, Ashley Woodburn, Jorri Zmuda.
- Wellsville: Alyson Saracco.
Local students named to dean's list at Walsh University
NORTH CANTON - The following local residents were among over 700 students from Walsh University who were named to the fall 2012 dean's list.
- Alliance: Matthew Baylor, Rebecca Benner, April Bergert, Anna Billet, William Ellesin, Sarah Morrison, Malori Schillig.
- Beloit: Matthew Tafe.
- Calcutta: Lauren Kithas.
- Columbiana: Amanda Crowl, Jack Dawson, Kylee Dawson, Geri Dawson, Courtney Knox, Katelin Smith, Marie Voitus.
- Hanoverton: Justin Albright.
- Leetonia: Derrick Riehl.
- Lisbon: Lauren Ketterman.
- Minerva: Zachary Fritz, Kassidy Hardgrove, Broc Sutek, Jill Sutton.
- New Springfield: Katherine Herberger.
- New Waterford: Christina McElroy.
- Salem: Tyler Cosma, Daniel Good, Aimee Jones, Caitlyn King, Danielle Kruegel, Kira Ramsey.
- Sebring: Kati Beane, Cora McDonald.