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Lake area college students honored

BUCKEYE LAKE –Lake area college students receive honors.

Ashland University: Madison Overman, of Hebron, is a member of the women’s club volleyball team She is majoring in business management and is a 2015 graduate of Lakewood High School.

Ashland University: Nicholas Novotny of Thornville, is a member of Ashland University’s Second Amendment Club. Novotny is majoring in political science and is a 2017 graduate of Lakewood High School. The Second Amendment Club seeks to educate its members on the history and purpose of the 2nd Amendment, as well as the proper way to handle and shoot firearms. It offers club members the opportunity to be further educated on the importance of the Constitutional amendment, while also giving them the opportunity to practice using a firearm within a safe environment. Novotny is also a member of the Pre-Law Society.

Capital University: Capital has three lists denoting academic distinction among full-time, degree-seeking students: the President’s List, Provost’s List, and Dean’s List.

The President’s List indicates the highest level of academic distinction. To be named to the President’s List, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.85. Lake area President’s List honorees for the Fall 2018 semester are: Lukas Bachus of Buckeye Lake; Emma Fain, Mackenzie Gilmour and Hunter Patterson, all of Baltimore; and Meg O’Reilly of Hebron.

Provost’s List honorees must be a full-time, degree-seeking student with a grade point average of at least 3.70. Lake area Provost’s List honorees for the Fall 2018 semester are: Autumn Grant and Samantha Krile of Baltimore; and Meghan Porter of Hebron.

Dean’s List honorees must be a full-time, degree-seeking student with a grade point average of at least 3.5. Alaina Miller of Baltimore was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester.

Clarion University: Freshman Anna Foster, of Thornville, was named a scholar-athlete by achieving a 3.2 GPA in the fall semester. Foster competes on the women’s cross county/track & field team.

Columbus State Community College: The following lake-area students graduated from Columbus State Community College during Autumn Semester Commencement Ceremonies held December 14, 2018: Dalton J. Bitler of Baltimore and Jarrod D. McMillan of Thornville.

Columbus State Community College: The following lake-area students have been named to the 2018 Autumn Semester Dean’s List at Columbus State Community College. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled for six or more credit hours.

  • Baltimore: Dustin Block; Brooke Cochran, Nursing; Katherine O’Brien, Marketing; Lainie Sell, Dental Hygiene; Davis Sodders, Associate of Science; and Kit Vanormer, Associate of Arts.
  • Glenford: Shane McLean, Skilled Trades Technology; and Deshae Williams, Associate of Science.
  • Hebron: Annie Betts, Construction Management; and Ryan Dupler, Accounting.
  • Pleasantville: Ethan McGlothlin, Heating, Vent & Air Cond
  • Thornville: Dyan Davis, Skilled Trades Technology; Joseph Dearlove, Heating, Vent & Air Cond; and Christa Pargeon, Criminal Justice.
  • Thurston: Jordan Cameron, Criminal Justice; and Hannah Mattingly, Business Office Applications.

Rochester Institute of Technology: Israelle Johnson of Baltimore was named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2018 Fall Semester. Johnson is in the laboratory science technology program. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean’s List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of “Incomplete”, “D” or “F”; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.

Shawnee State University: Allison Nicole George, of Thornville, was one of 147 students graduating at the Fall Commencement Ceremony on December 14, 2018. George received a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and was one of four Summa Cum Laude graduates.

University of Findlay: Skyler Villa, of Hebron, recently participated in the University of Findlay’s theatre production of “Disney’s Newsies.” UF students participated as cast members and/or as members of the production crew. Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, the musical portrays the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right.

Villa performed the role of Ike as a member of the Newsies.

University of Mount Union: Shelby Graham, of Thornville, is displaying original artwork at the annual Student Art Exhibit at the Sally Otto Art Gallery on the university’s campus. The exhibit runs through April 15. A variety of works are presented through different media, such as watercolor, graphic design, sketching, photography and many others.





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