Students participate in
Malone learning trips
CANTON - Malone University students participated in a variety of service learning trips over spring break, and immediately following spring semester. Area students include:
- Leetonia: Elizabeth Raynes, a junior social work major, participated in the trip to Guatemala, led by Anthony Schnyders and Kathryn Gritter from May 13-27.
- Salem: Karesia Sisco, a senior intervention specialist education major, participated in the trip to Zimbabwe, led by Moses Rumano and Nancy Varian from May 9-21.
- Winona: Lydia Althouse, a senior intervention specialist education major, participated in the trip to Ecuador, led by Sarah Hamsher from March 1-8.
Local students on dean's
list at Rochester Tech
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Two local residents made the dean's list for the spring 2013-14 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology.
- Kensington: Kayla Green is in the computing security program in RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.
- Hanoverton: Jenna Greene is in the biotechnology and molecular bioscience program in RIT's College of Science.
Wirth earns Outstanding
Student Award at Akron
AKRON - John Wirth of Alliance has received the Summit College Robert C. Weyrick Outstanding Student Award-associate degree at the University of Akron.
In order to be recognized, he fulfilled the requirements necessary for academic achievement in engineering and science technology. Wirth was then recommended by a faculty member and voted on by the entire faculty within engineering and science technology.
These honors are given out towards the end of the spring semester each year; however, the fall semester courses may be the determining factor in many cases for the Outstanding Student Awards. The Outstanding Student Awards are presented by the chair of each department, and the scholarship awards are presented by Assistant Dean Stephen Motika.
Local residents achieve
Univ. of Findlay dean's list
FINDLAY - The following local students were named to the spring 2014 dean's list at the University of Findlay. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Alliance: Daniel McMullen, McKinsey Rohr.
- Minerva: Marissa Bryan, Christin Stevenson.
- Sebring: Elaina Jurica.
Area students receive
degrees from Walsh
NORTH CANTON - Walsh University honored its 2014 spring graduates on May 4 at a special ceremony in the Gaetano M. Cecchini Family Health and Wellness Complex. The following residents were among the 369 graduates who received their respective bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees.
- Alliance: Cassandra Foster, Anna Gabelt, Michael Hunt, Julianne Schrock, Chad Dickerhoof.
- Beloit: Matthew Tafe.
- Columbiana: Marie Voitus.
- Minerva: Zachary Fritz.
- Salem: Danielle Frantz, Danielle Kruegel, Gabrielle Crowl.
Area students named to
dean's list at Capital Univ.
BEXLEY - Capital University has announced its dean's list, president's list and provost's list honorees for the spring 2014 semester.
Named to the dean's list are Craig Smith of Minerva.
The dean's list recognizes academic distinction achieved among full-time, degree-seeking students. To be named to the list, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the spring 2014 semester.
Named to the president's list are Kristen Cowart of East Liverpool and Angela Grate of Columbiana. To be named to the list, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.85.
Named to the provost's list are Kayla Hood of Alliance and Tricia Kehl of Minerva. The provost's list recognizes a high level of academic distinction achieved among full-time, degree-seeking students. To be named to the list, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.70 during the spring 2014 semester.
Entriken, Kirk on dean's
list for National College
YOUNGSTOWN - National College has released the dean's list for the first spring term. The following area students earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0, and thus achieved the honor and privilege of being placed on the dean's list:
- Leetonia: Bobbi Jo Entrikin.
- Salem: Sarah Kirk.
Myers earns scholarship
at University of Akron
AKRON - Alyssa Myers of Lisbon received the Fine and Applied Arts Scholarship from the University of Akron.
She plans to pursue a bachelor's degree in art-graphic design at the University of Akron.
Sell achieves dean's list
at College of Wooster
WOOSTER - Rachel Sell of Hanoverton, a graduate of United Local High School, has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the College of Wooster. Sell, a junior biology major, achieved a grade point average of 3.65 or above.
Damascus Ruritan Club
DAMASCUS The Damascus Ruritan Club has announced its scholarship recipients for 2014.
The $600 Build Your Dollar Ruritan National Scholarship was awarded to Katelyn Mountain, daughter of Dale and Kim Mountain of Salem. She plans to attend The Ohio State University in Columbus.
A $500 Ryan Johnson Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Amanda Linhart, daughter of Michael and Trisha Linhart of Salem. She plans to attend OSU.
The $500 Damascus Ruritan Scholarship was awarded to Victoria (Tori) Skolosh, daughter of Joe and Carrie Skolosh of Salem. She plans to attend Johnson University in Knoxville, Tenn.
A $500 Damascus Ruritan Future Farmers of America Scholarship was awarded to Ben Grammer, son of Bill and Debbie Grammer of Sebring. He plans to attend West Virginia University at Morgantown, W.Va.
Perry graduates with
Wright St. med degree
BOARDMAN - Michael Francis Perry, son of Brian and Michele Perry of Boardman, graduated from Boonhshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.
Dr. Perry, who will be doing a residency in the field of pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, was named the Outstanding Student in Pediatrics at the graduation ceremony on May 23. Dr. Perry is the grandson of Helen Gallo and Rebecca Perry, both of Leetonia, and the late Michael Gallo and Francis Perry.
Seguin named to dean's
list at Youngstown State
SALEM - Andrea Seguin of Salem has been named to the dean's list at Youngstown State University for the spring 2014 semester. Seguin is majoring in early childhood education.
To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must carry a semester grade point average of 3.4 or better and take a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit.
Crestview teacher picked
for summer study
COLUMBIANA - Jackie Mercer, a teacher from Crestview High School, has been selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 20 summer study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that each summer supports Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops so that teachers can study with experts in humanities disciplines.
Mercer will participate in a workshop entitled The Most Southern Place on Earth; the Music, Culture, and History in the Mississippi Delta. The program will be held on the campus of Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., and directed by Dr. Luther Brown, Associate Dean for Rural and Regional Studies. Mercer was selected as a participant out of over 300 applicants.
Workshop participants will travel throughout the Delta, visiting places where important events transpired and listening to lectures presented by historians and other experts.
For more information visit blueshighway.org or call 662-846-4311.
from Hocking College
SALEM - George Emerson Smith, son of Mark and Grace Smith of Salem, graduated May 10 from Hocking College in Nelsonville.
He earned an associate's of applied science degree in ecotourism and adventure travel.
As a student, he completed a six-week course of study at the Forfar Field Station, Andros Island, Bahamas, where he earned certification in PADI open water and advanced open water scuba diving. Other certifications earned include Wilderness First Responder, Vertical Rope Rescue and White-Water Rescue. He is currently employed by Hocking County Adventures Company in Logan.
South Range sixth-grader
wins poster competition
BEAVER TOWNSHIP - Students at South Range Middle Schools participated in the Ohio Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest conducted by the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
This year, sixth -grader Olivia Rhodehamel was selected as a regional winner by the committee for her poster.
Rhodehamel is invited to attend an awards ceremony at the Ohio State Fair on Aug. 2.
Her poster will be submitted for the state competition which will also be announced at the awards ceremony.
Rhodehamel and her family will receive free tickets to attend the state fair.