COLLEGE NEWS


McVay graduates from West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadet Sean Adam McVay, son of Barbara and Ben McVay, and brother of Selena McVay, of Galena, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 27.

Sean graduated from Big Walnut High School in 2012. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Electrical Engineering. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Infantry branch.

The mission of the U.S. Military Academy is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.

Dean’s List at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. — The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester at Grove City College.

Olivia Ebert, a Business Management major has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction. Olivia is a 2014 graduate of Home School and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ebert (Jennifer) from Delaware.

Jonathan Burton, a Biology/Health major has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction. Jonathan is a 2015 graduate of Worthington Christian High School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Burton (Rebecca) from Ostrander.

Maddie Bauder, a Business Management major has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction. Maddie is a 2015 graduate of Tippecanoe High School and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Bauder (Wendy) from Powell.

Wei-En Lu, a Mathematics major has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction. Wei-En is a 2015 graduate of Home School and is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Chao-Wen Lu (Ching-Shiang) from Westerville.

Ben Dumm, a Biochemistry major has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction. Ben is a 2014 graduate of Saint Francis De Sales High School and is the son of Dr. Timothy Dumm from Westerville.

Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

Campbellsville University Dean’s List

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — The academic honors’ dean’s list for the Spring 2017 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s vice president for academic affairs.

Haley Savannah Wade, a junior, from Delaware.

University of Findlay graduates

FINDLAY — More than 1100 graduates were recognized for earning degrees from the University of Findlay for the academic year 2016 – 2017.

Students earning doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees were invited to walk in the University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 6.

Local students include:

Shannon Collins, of Powell, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.

Luke Fleming, of Powell, Bachelor of Science in Strength and Conditioning.

Julie Fruchey, of Westerville, Master of Occupational Therapy.

Kevon Gray, of Westerville, Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Rebecca Holderman, of Powell, Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Holderman graduated from the University with the academic designation of cum laude.

Kaitlin James, of Ashley, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.

Lane Kleilein, of Delaware, Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

Henry Kunze, of Westerville, Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Justin Lohrman, of Lewis Center, Master of Science in Environmental, Safety and Health Management.

Melanie Lowers, of Galena,Doctor of Pharmacy.

Christopher Miller, of Delaware, Doctor of Pharmacy.

Lindsey Norris, of Delaware, Bachelor of Science in Health Science.

Sarah Scott, of Delaware, Bachelor of Science in Sport and Event Management. Scott graduated from the University with the academic designation of cum laude.

Tyler Stern-Tucker, of Powell,Bachelor of Science in Sport and Event Management.

Emily Stout, of Delaware, Master of Occupational Therapy.

Marietta College graduates

More than 250 Marietta College seniors graduated and received their degrees during the 180th Commencement at Marietta College on May 7.

Westyn Bennington of Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. Bennington is a graduate of Buckeye Valley High School.

Brian Raiff of Galena earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. Raiff is a graduate of Olentangy High School.

Wittenberg University graduates

SPRINGFIELD — Nothing but blue skies welcomed a standing-room only crowd in Commencement Hollow to celebrate the Class of 2017 as Wittenberg University hosted its 167th Commencement exercises on May 13.

The following area students were among those who graduated:

Jenna Applegett of Westerville.

Alexander Chugh of Westerville.

Zachary Cohn of Sunbury.

Coleen Kletzly of Powell.

Alissa Morrisson of Lewis Center.

Franchesca Noday of Powell.

Jamison Pence of Galena.

Camila Quinones of Westerville.

Jacob Sampson of Westerville.

Rebecca Schmitthenner of Delaware.

O’Jeanique Washington of Westerville.

Mark Wright of Westerville.

Nathan Yoder of Westerville.

Lucas Clay of Sunbury.

Youngstown State University Dean’s List

Samantha Vaughan of Lewis Center, Integrated Social Studies Education major.

Michael Lee of Westerville, Criminal Justice major.

Trey Walden of Westerville, Nursing BSN major.

Ashley Walden of Westerville, Exercise Science major.

Brock Wooten of Waldo, Pre Nursing major.

Swathi Murthy of Powell, Combined Science major.

Jordan Ustaszewski of Lewis Center, Chemical Engineering major.

Sundari Vudatala of Lewis Center, Combined Science major.

Youngstown State University President’s List

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University has announced the names of its top students who were named to the President’s List for Spring Semester 2017. To qualify, students must have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

The following local YSU students were among those named to the prestigious list:

Trey Walden of Westerville, Nursing BSN major.

Ashley Walden of Westerville, Exercise Science major.

Sundari Vudatala of Lewis Center, Combined Science major.