Salem Junior High names ‘Featured Students’

SALEM – The following students are “Featured Students” for January and February at the Salem Junior High School.

Olivia Bachmeier, Mary Bayda, Jason Brown, Lacy Crowe, Chase Graham, Damien Hamilton, Clara Janofa, Ezra Miles, Dairian Robinson and Taylor Sienerth for January. Hayden Bell, Chloe Cheresne, Dyllan Crowe, Sydney Fullum, Curtis Kerner, Lucas Madison, James Murray, Emily Null, Grace Shockey, Erik Valiente, and Hannah Wukotich for February. Their picture and biography was displayed at the school and later at McDonald’s.

“Good Citizens of the Month” identifies and recognizes students for being nice, pleasant, and courteous individuals. The program is not academic based program as every student is eligible for the recognition. Once a month students are nominated at random by their teachers. Recognition for the month of February went to Ethan Bailey, Chris Briggs, Mike Burkey, Brandon Corbett, Kasey Goodchild, Jacob Mills, Katelyn Nearhoof, Kacie Parrish, Grace Shockey, Jason Shultz, Taylor Sienerth, Makenzi Wilkes and Samantha Wilson.

Area students on dean’s

list at Geneva College

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The following students are on the dean’s list for the 2012-13 fall semester at Geneva College. Dean’s list status is awarded to students who earn a 3.6 grade point average or better.

4Columbiana: Caleb Glick.

4East Liverpool: Lori Deem.

4Leetonia: Jacob Mellinger.

4New Waterford: Haley Genova, Ashley Hall.

4Petersburg: Sarah Best.

4Wellsville: Jordan Bouscher.

Sebring McKinley MS/HS

announces honor roll

4All As Seventh Grade: Luke Clark, Olivia Woods.

4All As Eighth Grade: Adam Aberegg, Danielle Porter.

4All As Freshmen: Amber Barnes, Mariah Lanzer, Sydney Smith, Jordan Young.

4All As Sophomores: Briana Aberegg-Blake, Austin Aliff, Chloe Chowaniec, George Clark, Christopher Clemens, Destinee Green.

4All As Juniors: Alissa Courtney, Jonathan Ward.

4All As Seniors: Jessica Brubaker, Joseph Householder, Noelle Poole, Chasity Schuller, Andrea Tomsho.

4Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Sabryna Roy, Hailey Diana, Stephen Ketchum, Alexander Twaddle, Lisa Cathey, Weston Latham, Nicole Bono, Kayla Hubbs.

4Honor Roll Eighth Grade: Drew Kleinman Madeline Kreitzer, Kylie Shields, Jarod Hunter, Brandon Dare, Kyle Youmans.

4Honor Roll Freshmen: Joshua Zmuda, Makkinzee Wilson, Lexi Dennis, Shawnie Papic, Sabrina Wilson, Stephanie Blake, Murphy Flowers.

4Honor Roll Sophomores: Joseph Hollback, Jessica Fotheringham, Taylor Watkins, Amber McMullen, Kelsey Wagner, Madeline Aberegg, Reagan Zeppernick, Logan Richards.

4Honor Roll Juniors: Aidan D’Ostroph, Madison Handy.

4Honor Roll Seniors: Ashley Rastetter, Abigail Skelton.

4Merit Roll Seventh Grade: Austin Reeves, Abigail Whaley, Zachary Thomas, Jennarae Woods, Anthony Jordan, Conner Herbert, Ashdon Shuman, David Evanitcka, Ally Shack, Elizabeth Daniel, Brandon Gray, Collin Baia, Andrew Herbert.

4Merit Roll Eighth Grade: Abbigail Warner, Alexis Coombes, Savanna Rowe, Dalton Smith, Cheyenne Tuttle.

4Merit Roll Freshmen: Chelsea Ward, Seth Hamby, McKenna Meir, Ashley Suderman, Bailee Lanham, Shane Dawson, Alexandra Herbert, Nikita McMullen, Geneva Grindley, Alyssa Crewson, Noah Lanzer, Chelsey Martin.

4Merit Roll Sophomores: Nickolas Rine, Erin Suggett, Erica Berthiaume, Logan Barnes, Emma Holodnak, Kendra Hammond, Aleecia Braham, Jordan Walrath, Cody Dennis, Arianna Papic.

4Merit Roll Juniors: Devin Cusick, Joshua Faudree, Caitlin Stump, Kayla Moore, Brittney Gibson, Nicolle Wilson, Julia Cunningham.

4Merit Roll Seniors, Courtney Maretich, Brittany Delmont, Allen Hanes, Zackary Jackson, Chad Sage, Joshua Hurford, Levi Woods, Elaina Jurica.

Kindergarten screening

planned at Sebring

SEBRING – Kindergarten screening for all children who will be 5 by Sept. 30 and reside within the Sebring School District will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 8 and 8 a.m. to noon April 9 at B. L. Miller School, 506 W. Virginia Ave. Ohio Revised Code 3313.673 specifies that all first time kindergarten students must be screened.

Non-residents planning to apply for open enrollment, which will be available at screening, must schedule an appointment.

To be eligible for open enrollment the child must be 5 years of age by the date set by their district of residence. They will also need to register with their home school.

Parents are required to bring their child’s birth certificate, immunization records, Social Security card and custody papers, if applicable. Copies will be made and originals returned to parents. Speech, hearing, and eyes will be checked at this time. Appointments are necessary for this screening by calling Mary Harlan at 330-938-2025 Ext. 3501 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Skiba earn dean’s list at College of Wooster

WOOSTER – Brooke Skiba of Salem, a graduate of Salem High School, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at The College of Wooster.

Skiba, a junior English major, achieved a grade point average of 3.65 or above.

DiRocco earns Ph.D.

from Univ. of Toledo

TOLEDO – Samuel DiRocco II earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Toledo after successfully defended his doctoral dissertation titled “In the Shadow of Steel: Leetonia, Ohio and Independent Iron Manufacturers in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys, 1845-1920.”

A graduate of Leetonia High School, DiRocco graduated magna cum laude from Ashland University with a bachelor’s of arts degree in history and earned his master’s of arts in history from Youngstown State University under the direction of Holocaust scholar Dr. Saul S. Friedman. Dr. DiRocco currently teaches history at Notre Dame College, Ashland University, the University of Toledo, and Lourdes University.

Buckeye Dairy Boosters

offering scholarships

LISBON – The Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters is accepting applications for two scholarships this year.

The amount of the awarded scholarship is $1,000, which is to be applied towards tuition, books, housing, etc.

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 March 30.

Scholarship applications maybe obtained from a Columbiana County High School guidance counselor, FFA advisor, or contact: Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters, Rylee Hardy, P.O. Box 274, Damascus, Ohio 44619; 330-271-1837. A public announcement will be made after notification of the winner in April at the annual spring banquet.

Fed. of Conservation

accepting applications

The Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs is announcing that applications are now available for its annual scholarships. The applications are available in all county high school guidance counselor’s offices, or by contacting Tom Butch and requesting a copy of the application.

Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply: graduating high school seniors or current college students in good standing; who intend to major, or are currently majoring in, agriculture, biology, environmental science, wildlife conservation, or a closely related field of study; and are a resident of Columbiana County.

Three scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded. For further information contact Butch at 330-337-8444.

Columbiana soph hopes

to be exchange student

WASHINGTON, D.C. -This spring, outstanding high school students from across the United States will take part in a unique career development program in the nation’s capital.

Madesyn DeVivo, 16, is currently a semi-finalist with the National Security Language Initiative awaiting a decision to travel to Morocco, Africa, to be an exchange student and study Arabic intensively under a scholarship of up to $30,000 from the U.S. Department of Education.

DeVivo resides in Columbiana with her parents, Richard and Arleen DeVivo.

She is a sophomore at Columbiana High School, a cheerleader and band member (flute), and National Junior Honor Society member.

A member of Girl Scouts for 11 years, she is also a junior leader of Columbiana Daisy Scout troop, earned the Girl Scout Silver Award for a community service project she designed on behalf of Whispering Pines Retirement Community.

She is also a Prudential Spirit of Community Award regional winner by Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio, volunteer-in-training on the Cadette Summit Leadership team, a role that was created for her by Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio, and a program assistant to Girl Scout Core Camps throughout Northeast Ohio. A 4-H member for two years, she attended 4-H Camp Whitewood and was the cake decorating winner for Mahoning County and went on to judging at the Ohio State Fair.

McAllister graduates

from Rochester Institute

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Emily Mc Allister of East Rochester graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with an associate’s in applied science degree in arts and imaging studies from RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf in the fall 2012 quarter.