Local students graduate from Akron
AKRON - The following area students graduated from the University of Akron. The fall 2013 graduates and their degrees include:
Alliance: Brittany Jarvis, bachelor's of arts in child development; Brooke Jarvis, bachelor's of science in organizational supervision; Danielle Casteel, bachelor's of science in education in early childhood education; Theresa Davis, doctor of philosophy in history; Asha Lanham, bachelor's of science in education in middle level education-language arts/social studies.
Columbiana: Haden Solmen, bachelor's of science in biology.
East Liverpool: Alan Bowdler, bachelor's of business administration in international business-foreign language; Katie Rotellini, bachelor's of science in education in early childhood education.
Lisbon: Benjamin Seidner, bachelor's of business administration in supply chain/operations management.
Salem: Samuel Flinn, bachelor's of arts in mass media-communication; Scott Thomas, doctor of philosophy in integrated bioscience.
Interviews for SHS Buckeye candidates set
SALEM - American Legion Post #56 is announcing that interviews for Buckeye Boys and Girls State at Salem High School begins at 3 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28 in the Salem High School library.
The interviews are open to any junior in the high school. The Buckeye Boys State is 8 June 8-15 at Bowling Green State University. Buckeye Girls State is June 15-21 at the University of Mount Union. Alliance. Information regarding the programs is available in the principal's office at the high school.
Area students earn recognition at Capital
BEXLEY - Capital University has announced its president's list and dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
Columbiana: Angela Grate.
Alliance: Kayla Hood, Ellen Safkow.
East Liverpool: Kristen Cowart.
East Palestine: Jordan Meyers.
Goodenow achieves 4.0 GPA
LONGVIEW, Texas - Stephen Goodenow of Salem was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the fall 2013 President's List at LeTourneau University. Goodenow achieved a 4.0 grade point average to receive this honor.
McKim studies abroad in London
NEW WILMINGTON, PA. - Twenty Westminster College students from the fall semester concepts of statistics course toured Highgate Cemetery in London during their study abroad experience.
Among the students was Jeffrey McKim of New Waterford, a junior business administration major. He is the son of Randall and Karen McKim and a graduate of East Palestine High School. The students collected data about the people buried by taking pictures of the gravestones. The students learned how difficult it is to collect accurate data and what it means to carefully and correctly take a sample to be able to use the data. Statistically, they determined that there is an equal percentage of men and women buried in the cemetery, with each sex living approximately the same amount of time, on average 50 years.
Schaffer named to Edinboro dean's list
EDINBORO, Pa. Zachary Schaffer of Salem was namd to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at Edinboro University.
SR kindergarten registration is March 3-7
CANFIELD - Kindergarten registration for students in the South Range Local School District will be taken March 3-7.
Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2014, may register over the phone and make an appointment for screening by calling the elementary school office at 330-549-5578 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during the designated week. Students to be registered must be residents of the South Range School district.
Dairy Boosters accepting applications
LISBON - The Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship.
This year we will be offering one or two scholarships, depending on the number of applications received. The amount of the awarded scholarship is $500, which is to be applied toward tuition, books and housing.
The applicant must be a member of a Columbiana County family whose primary occupation is directly involved in the dairy industry including but not limited to dairy cattle milk production, dairy cattle heifer raising, and dairy equipment/supplies/supplement sales (providing dairy is the primary focus of sales). Students must prove their current enrollment, or submit a letter of admission, to a two or four-year institution of higher learning or graduate school. Those applying are not required to limit their educational choice to an agricultural related field. Students must be considered a full-time student. Applicants must maintain at least a B or 3.0 grade point average. Previous scholarship winners may not reapply. The student must return a completed application, two letters of recommendations, and an official high school or college transcript, postmarked by Saturday, March 15.
Scholarship applications may be obtained from a Columbiana County high school guidance counselor, FFA advisorsor by contacing: Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters, c/o Pam Herron, 3836 Woodsdale Road, Salem, Ohio 44460. Phone: 330-222-1637. A committee nominated by the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters will perform judging.
A public announcement will be made after notification of the winner during the month of April at the Annual Spring Banquet.