Area students earn dean’s list at Heidelberg University

TIFFIN – Heidelberg University has recognized 346 students who have been named to the fall semester dean’s list. According to Provost Dr. David Weininger, students must be enrolled full time and meet academic criteria set forth by the university to qualify for the dean’s list. Area residents include:

– Lisbon: Bailey Seevers.

– Leetonia: Jacob Thompson.

– Minerva: Ethan Rodgers.

– Salem: Ryan Sarchet.


Weaver named to dean’s list at Wilmington College

WILMINGTON -Melinda M. Weaver of Salineville was named to the Wilmington College dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester.

Weaver, a senior with a 4.0 grade point average, is studying agriculture.


Consumers National Bank offering Unkefer Scholarship

MINERVA – Consumers National Bank announced Tuesday that its 2014 Homer Unkefer Agriculture Scholarship application is now available for students pursuing secondary education in an agricultural related profession. The scholarship is named in recognition of the late Homer Unkefer, a founder and director emeritus of Consumers National Bank and a life-long advocate for agriculture in Ohio.

The purpose of the Homer Unkefer Agriculture Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education which will prepare them for a career in agriculture. Applicants must be a high school senior attending a school in or residing in Carroll, Columbiana or Stark counties. Five awards in the amount of $1,000 each are based on the applicant’s experience in agriculture, and must meet all of the educational eligibility requirements. Applications for 2014 must be received by Consumers National Bank by April 30. Scholarship applications can be obtained at any of Consumers’ 12 locations and from guidance counselors at local high schools.


Area students on Ohio Wesleyan Univ. dean’s list

DELAWARE – Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its 2013 fall semester dean’s list.

To qualify for OWU dean’s list recognition, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes.

Area students include:

– Alliance: Kaley Hoffman and Ryan Kaplan.

– Minerva: Jessica Stanik.

– Salem: Cierra Cresanto.


Local students earn dean’s list at Eastern Gateway CC

STEUBENVILLE – More than 370 full-time students at Eastern Gateway Community College were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. These students attend full time and earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester.

Area students by hometown include:

– Canfield: Nehaya Adel Ali, Christopher Scott Beitzel, Joshua M. Farran, Daniel Figueroa, Megan Mary MacLochlan, Trang Thi Thu Ong, John George Poullas, Victoria Jane Revak, Anushka Shrestha.

– Columbiana: Linda Marie Carbon, Jonathan Michael Kerchofer.

– East Liverpool: Cierra Justine Elizabeth Anderson, Anna Nicole Arcuragi, Kaleena Marie Crane, Sarah Elizabeth Guildoo, Jessica Lynn Hazlett, Taylar Elizabeth-Don Jordan, Dylan James Lovett, Mayah Bre McCuen, Joshua James Miller, Andrew Michael Modany, Gregory Allan Munoz, Jamie Lynn Starkey.

– East Palestine: Katherine Edith Wagner.

– Kensington: Pamela L. Martin.

– Leetonia: Bradley James McHugh, Ian Thomas Sevenich.

– Lisbon: Kevin Ferro, Magie Brooke Schafer.

– New Waterford: Luke Everett Nixon.

– Salineville: Mikaela Rose Bentley, Caroline Jean Hill.


Morelli achieves dean’s list at Ohio Northern Univ.

ADA – Hanna Morelli, daughter of Anthony and Naomi Morelli of Homeworth, has been named to the Ohio Northern University deans’ list for the fall semester 2013. She is a first year pharmacy major.

The deans’ list includes students who attain a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 grading system.


Gandee earns dean’s list at Mansfield University

MANSFIELD, Pa. – Halie Gandee of Sebring has been named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at Mansfield University.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.


Local students earn degrees from OSU

COLUMBUS – The following area residents recently graduated from The Ohio State University. The students and their degree include:

– Canfield: Michael Raymond Baker, bachelor’s of science in hospitality management; Jordan Jeffrey Endsley, bachelor’s of science in industrial and systems engineering; Samuel Raymond Garea, bachelor’s of science in business administration, cum laude; Nicholas David Klacik, bachelor’s of science in business administration; Imandeep Singh Randhawa, bachelor’s of science in electrical and computer engineering.

– Columbiana: Deric Michael Graft, master’s of occupational therapy; Jarret Daniel Greene, bachelor’s of arts.

– East Palestine: Erica Renee Wilson, bachelor’s of science in agriculture.

– Hanoverton: Keaton Kevin May, bachelor’s of science in business administration.

– Leetonia: Josh Michael Selway, bachelor’s of arts.

– Lisbon: Benjamin Thomas Haren, bachelor’s of arts.

– Salem: Samantha Rae Glasser, bachelor’s of arts; Renee Lynn Fusco, bachelor’s of arts with/honor arts and sciences cum laude; Cale John Lippiatt, bachelor’s of science in business administration.


Area students excel at Ohio State

COLUMBUS – The following area residents have been named to a 4.0 GPA roll or honor roll for the autumn semester 2013 at The Ohio State University.

4.0 GPA

– Alliance: Kate Nadine Cline.

– Berlin Center: Rebekah Ann Marie Zets.

– Canfield: Scott David Hull, Stephen Patrick Magyar, Garrett Lee Trebilcock.

– Columbiana: Alyssa Nicole Mellott.

– East Palestine: Samuel Remo Herron.

– Negley: Patricia Linn Taggart.

– Salem: Katie Ann Huston, Amy Jo Scullion, Garrett Wade Strawn.

Honor Roll

– Alliance: Alexandria Ann Cope.

– Beloit: Patricia Michelle Estock, Brent Michael Stoffer.

– Canfield: Michelle Mary Gettemy, Alexis Hull Harris, Mary Catherine Hendricks, George Forest Hoeferlin, Kyle Thomas Jones, Connor Michael Abraham, William Charles Loomis, Christian Marc Anzuini, Patrick John Lydon, Megan Nicole Bane, Carrissa Francisco Barron, Brooke Ashley Mangiarelli, Nicholas John Bodnark, Alyssa Noel McCormick, James Patrick Braga, Jaclyn Rose Miller, Christopher Robert Burke, Maximilian Anthony Siegle, Michael Anthony DeRose, Megan Joyce Snyder, Ellen Alexa Downie, Alexander James Tareshawty, Marie Kelly Downie, Marlena Marie Thomas, Troy Matthew Ferris, Samuel Raymond Garea, Gavin Connor Trebilcock.

– Columbiana: Payton Reed Elwonger, Lindsey Marie Roncone, Meredith Lynne Tirpak, Andrea Marie Detwiler.

– East Liverpool: Alexa Rae Lynch, Levi Justis Palmer, Mary Elizabeth Snead.

– East Palestine: Caitlin Rose Hughes, Christopher James Sokolick,

– East Rochester: Alexa Leigh Carson.

– Homeworth: Jeffrey Jacob Frank, Karli Jean Kitzmiller.

– Leetonia: Andrew Francis Ryan, Josh Michael Selway.

– Negley: Catherine Phyllis Taggart.

– New Waterford: Lauren Ashley Angel.

– North Lima: Roni Jean Bair.

– Rogers: Casey Rae Ward Rogers.

– Salem: Haley Nicole Drake, Renee Lynn Fusco, Carly Nicole Fusco, Taylor Nicole Gamble, Erica Lynn Harmon, Eric Alden Madison, James Thomas Schwingle, Lindsay Diane Winn, Alex Charles Whinnery.

– Sebring: Angelina Nicole Trevino.

– Wellsville: Nicholas Joseph DaLonzo, Halle Morgan DuMoulin.


Local students perform in Mount Union’s Christmas Festival

Students have been chosen to represent the Youngstown Area International People to People Student Ambassador Programs as delegates in the 2014 European Heritage High School Delegation. They are shown in the above photos.

During their 20-day program, students will be visiting England, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. While on this adventure, these delegates will ride on an alpine roller coaster, trace heroic footsteps along the beaches of Normandy, and make friends with a German family during a home stay. They will meet with a member of British Parliament and go behind the scenes to explore European cathedrals and mysterious castles. They will ride the London Eye while in England and climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. During the next six months, these students will be learning and preparing themselves to experience these magnificent countries in ways that will inspire the imagination, feed their curiosity, and give them a new perspective on this amazing part of the world.

Those wishing to support any of these students may contact Harold Wilson, the delegation leader from Austintown at 330-799-4871. Students participating in this program are currently working to obtain funds and donations via various fundraisers and activities.

High school students participating are Simon Weiss, South Range; Taylor Phillips, Austintown; Joseph Gaffney, Jackson-Milton; Andrew Pasco, Salem; Kelly Tennant, LaBrae; Sarah Stevens, Badger; Solomon Weiss, South Range; second row, from left, Zachary Quear (West Branch; Ryan Scott, Champion; Brandon James, Salem; Talayzia James, Liberty; Julia Plunkett, Badger and Emma Minamyer, Salem.

Middle school students participating: Jaclyn Elias, middle school leader; Laurel

Brothers, Negley; Michael Hartman, Canfield; Jennie Gresley, Lakeview; Sarah Cole,

Lakeview), Hannarose Lowther, Austintown Middle School; and Seema Patel, Grove City, Pa.


Graduates with honors

Leah Garwood, a 2010 graduate of Crestview Local, graduated summa cum laude on Dec. 14 from Kent State University in Kent with a degree in fashion merchandising and a minor in business. She is employed in the executive training program of Von Maur Department Stores headquartered in Davenport, Iowa. Von Maur is an upscale specialty department store chain. With 29 stores in 13 states, it is one of the few remaining family-owned and operated department stores in the U.S. She will begin her employment in Dayton before heading to the corporate office in the buyer training program. She is the daughter of John and Linda Garwood of Leetonia.


Local students perform in Mount Union’s Christmas Festival

ALLIANCE – The following area students performed in the University of Mount Union’s Christmas Festival in December at University Circle United Methodist Church in Cleveland and in the Myers Sanctuary of Dewald Chapel on Mount Union’s campus.

-Alliance: Mark Amabeli, a junior mechanical engineering major; Sarah Croley, junior, communication and Japanese major; Alysea Dunham, freshman music education (voice) major; Abbie Fox, freshman, undecided; Cassie McIntosh, junior, national security/foreign intelligence analysis.

-Kensington: Jacob Ward, junior art and education major.

-Minerva: Kristen Morton, senior music performance (voice) major; Allison Bates, sophomore music education (flute) major.

-Maximo: Paige Morris, sophomore music performance (piano) major.

-Salem: Cody Raga, sophomore religious studies major.