GED/Academic Skills Brush-Up class orientation planned
LISBON - GED/Academic Skills Brush-Up class orientation for new students begins on Sept. 9.
Classes are offered in three locations, Salem, Lisbon, and East Liverpool. This session, instructors will focus on math and science skills. Distance education is also available. Call Angela at 330-424-9561, ext. 190, for more information or to enroll.
Area students awarded Mount Union scholarships
ALLIANCE - The following area students have received a scholarship at the University of Mount Union:
Amanda Reiter of Salem recently enrolled and received the Dean's Scholarship. Amanda's intended major is early childhood education at Mount Union.
Olivia Baxter of Alliance recently enrolled and received the Hartshorn Award. Olivia's intended major is undecided at Mount Union.
Kaeleigh Louk of Winona recently enrolled and received the Mount Union Dean's Scholarship, Buckeye Girls State Award, Pearce Memorial Scholarship, Salem Elks, Guilford Lake Ruritan, United Student Council and United Community Scholarship Foundation Scholarship. Kaeleigh's intended major is nursing at Mount Union.
Savannah Morris of Lisbon recently enrolled and received the Heritage Award. Savannah's intended major is theatre at Mount Union.
Emma Wilson of Salem recently enrolled and received the Trustee Scholarship, Buckeye Girls State Scholarship, Legacy. Emma's intended major is National Security and Foreign Intelligence Analysis at Mount Union.
Madisen Hunter of Wellsville recently enrolled and received the Founders Scholarship, Medical Mutual Scholarship and Martha McKinley Scholarship. Madisen's intended major is chemistry at Mount Union.
Gaston Marian of Alliance recently enrolled and received the Trustee Scholarship and Investment Alliance Scholarship. Gaston's intended major is computer science at Mount Union.
Thomas Mason of Alliance recently enrolled and received the Presidential Scholarship. Thomas's intended major is mechanical engineering at Mount Union.
Alec Partin of Alliance recently enrolled and received the Hartshorn Award. Alec's intended major is undecided at Mount Union.
Marcus Kinnard of Alliance recently enrolled and received the Trustee Scholarship and Music Scholarship. Marcus' intended major is mechanical engineering at Mount Union.
Joe Carle of Minerva recently enrolled and received the Founder's Scholarship. Joe's intended major is business finance at Mount Union.
Nathan Garofalo of Leetonia recently enrolled and received the Dean's Scholarship. Nathan's intended major is biology at Mount Union.
Gansel, Smith earn degrees from Capital University
BEXLEY - Capital University conferred degrees on nearly 730 graduates during the 2013-14 year, culminating with the university's 164th commencement ceremony in May 2014.
Local graduates include:
Alliance: Carly Gansel, bachelor's of arts.
Minerva: Craig Smith, bachelor's of social work.
Kosko earns dean's list at Malone University
CANTON - Joshua Kosko of Hanoverton qualified for the dean's list at Malone University for the Malone Management Program through the adult studies accelerated degree completion program, leading to a bachelor's of arts degree in management.
Weingarts named to all A dean's list at Ball State
MUNCIE, Ind. - Carson Weingart, a senior at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and Valerie Weingart, a sophomore at Ball State University, have both been named to the all A dean's list for spring semester of 2014.
Carson is a double major in piano performance and business. Carson is a 2010 graduate of West Branch High School.
Valerie is a double major in vocal performance and English. She is a 2013 graduate of West Branch High School.
Both Carson and Valerie serve as officers in the Honors College Council at Ball State University. Their parents are Scott and Shelley Weingart of Salem.
Weber awarded Pretchen Nursing Scholarship
EAST PALESTINE - Courtney Weber of East Palestine High School was awarded the June Patchen Nursing Scholarship on May 16, presented by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 290 of Columbiana.
Weber completed all of the criteria for the scholarship including a 50- word essay on the Nurses of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. She plans to start her nursing education this fall.
Local students named to dean's list at Univ. of Akron
AKRON - The following local students were named to the dean's list at the University of Akron:
Alliance: Amanda Martin, Joshua Stillwell, Taylor Kress.
Salem: Christina Gentile, Addie Hall, Luke Eusebio.