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March 1, 2009
Salem News

Shoaff named to dean's

list at Emory College

ATLANTA, Ga.-John-Alex Shoaff of Salem, son of John E. Shoaff and Tami A. Shoaff, was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2008 fall semester.

Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.850 grade point average or higher to be named to the dean's list.

Stewart earns dean's

list at Cleveland State

SALEM-Shannon A. Stewart, a 2005 graduate of Salem High School, is on the dean's list at Cleveland State University. She is a junior majoring in anthropology and history.

Conservation Clubs

offering scholarships

SALEM-The Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs has announced that applications are now available for its annual scholarships.

Graduating high school seniors and students currently attending a qualified school, and those who meet the following criteria, are eligible for the scholarships: intend to pursue a major field of study in agriculture, biology, wildlife conservation, environmental science, or a closely related field of study; and are a resident of Columbiana County.

Three individual $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for the applications is April 27.

Applications are now available in all county high school guidance counselor offices or by calling Tom Butch at 330-337-8444.

Jakmides is member of

Ashland organization

ASHLAND-Jeffrey Jakmides of 1485 Briarwood Road, Alliance, is a member of Peers Promoting Organized Wellness at Ashland University.

He is the son of Jeffrey and Jane Jakmides and is majoring in exercise science.

Peers Promoting Organized Wellness is a student run organization that focuses on promoting a healthier lifestyle to the students of Ashland University.

PPOW holds a variety of wellness programs and activities throughout the year.

Salem JH announces

'Featured Students'

SALEM-Sean Kirkland, Salem Junior High School principal, recognized the following eighth-grade students as January "Featured Students."

Samantha Bailes, Brooks Bezon, Darrian Cannon, Terry Carson, Willis Fontenot, Alex Green, Bradley Larson, Eric Madison, Paul Matak, Jansen Meals, Melissa Muniz, Tyler Poynter, MacKenzie Rast, Austin Sudol, Aaron Vorkapich and Tyler Zitkovic.

Their picture and biography was displayed at the school and at McDonald's.

Also announced were the January "Good Citizens" for the month: Sheldon Brownfield, Cyrena Cooper, Jacynthia Harter, Kaylee Izenour, Faith McGuire, Allison Oshnock, Nichole Phillips, Brittany Skiba, Zach Taylor, Alex Weikart and Zach Wukotich.

Cotter names to dean's

list at John Carroll Univ.

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS-Chad R. Cotter was named to the dean's list for the fall 2008 semester at John Carroll University. He is the son of Daniel and Abi Cotter of Salem.

Ellis earns dean's list

at Kent State University

KENT-Katherine Ellis has been named to the fall 2008 dean's list of the College of Nursing at Kent State University in Kent.

She is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Ellis of Salem.

Wilhelm achieves dean's

list at College of Wooster

WOOSTER- Heidi M. Wilhelm of Salem has been named to the dean's list at the College of Wooster for the first semester of the 2008-09 academic year.

Berger earns dean's list

at Marietta College

MARIETTA-Officials at Marietta College recently announced the dean's high honors list for the fall 2008 semester.

On the list is Aaron M. Berger, class of 2009, son of Lori and Frank Berger of Salem. Berger graduated from Salem High School and is majoring in advertising and public relations at Marietta.

Heestand awarded merit

scholarship at Findlay

FINDLAY-The University of Findlay has awarded merit scholarships and endowed scholarships for the 2008-09 academic year.

Receiving the University of Findlay Award was Trisha Heestand of Salem, a middle childhood education major.

Local students earn

degrees from Akron Univ.

AKRON- The following area residents graduated from the University of Akron during the 2008 fall semester.

4 Alliance: Stephanie Kuntzman, bachelor's of science in business administration international business; Sarfaraz Mohammad, bachelor's of science management.

4 East Palestine: Jaclyn Gishbaugher, master's of arts in education; Tiffany Ward, master's of business administration.

4 Leetonia: Jessica Deville, bachelor's of science in education.

4 Minerva: Kyle Smith, bachelor's of science in automated manufacturing engineering technology.

4 Salem: Jessica Kisner, associate's of applied business in hospitality management; Philip Smith, associate's of applied science in criminal justice technology; Keith Viola, associate's of applied business hospitality management.

Shaeffer earns scholarship

to Agnes Scott College

BELOIT-Laura Shaeffer of Beloit was awarded the Letitia Pate Evans Scholarship to attend Agnes Scott College. Schaeffer is the daughter of Kenneth Schaeffer and Kristine Shoemaker, both of Beloit. She graduated from West Branch High School.

Salineville-SL Alumni

sponsoring trip to NYC

SALINEVILLE-The Salineville-Southern Alumni Community Scholarship Foundation is sponsoring a New York City "Red-Eye" trip.

The bus will depart from Southern Local High School at 11:59 p.m. May 8 and return at approximately 6 a.m. May 10. Cost is $90 per person. The money is due by March 1.

For additional information contact Trudy Beadnell at 330-679-2224.

Faudree, Powers join

Kappa Delta Pi

ASHLAND-Kayla Faudree of 439 S. 15th St., Sebring, and Katie Powers of 51363 State Route 14, East Palestine, are new initiates of Kappa Delta Pi at Ashland University.

Faudree, daughter of Stephen and Teresa Faudree, is majoring in middle grades education.

Powers is the daughter of David and Denise Powers. She is majoring in early childhood education.

The group's purpose is to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to education and to promote development of worthy educational ideals.

The group strives to enhance continued professional growth.

MCCTC students head

to state competition

CANFIELD-Seventeen Mahoning County Career and Technical Center students are headed to Columbus for the Business Professionals of America State Competition. The students' scores at the regional level placed them high enough to move onto state competition. Of the 17 students, 14 came in first place in their individual categories.

The Information Technology students competed in various categories at the regional competition from computer animation to video production. The regional awards were handed out during a banquet on Feb. 5 at The Georgetown banquet facility.

The MCCTC students will head to Columbus for the state competition on March 12 and 13. Students advancing to the state competition are:

4 Austintown Fitch: Jenn Mayfield.

4 Boardman: Robert Murrell.

4 Campbell: Ryan Frey, Frank Perez.

4 Canfield: Nat Banchong.

4 Jackson Milton: Andrew Cain, Adam Porter, Dylan Purdy, Hilliary Shambach.

4 Poland: Katie Kosela.

4 Sebring: Shane Fonner, Justin Robson.

4 West Branch: Tabatha Crigger, Andrew Jackson.

4 Western Reserve: Tyler Hawkins, Chris Johnston.

4 Youngstown Chaney:Amanda Simkins.

For more information contact Jacqueline Kuffel, career development supervisor, at 330-729-4120.

Local students named to

dean's list at B-Wallace

BEREA-The following area students have been named to the dean's list for fall semester at Baldwin-Wallace College. The students include:

4 Berlin Center: Kristiana Brown.

4 Canfield: Natalie Fox, Cassandra Turic.

4 Columbiana: Caitlin Kimble.

4 Leetonia: Anna Wagenhouser.

4 North Lima: Sarah Maxwell.

4 Salem: Kyle Rockwell, Alisha Shivers.

Area students named to

Waynesburg dean's list

WAYNESBURG, Pa.-Three area residents were named to the dean's list at Waynesburg University for the fall term 2008. The students include Kristy M. Gidley and Naquelle Elise Sisco of Salem, and Rachell M. Storm of New Waterford.

Gidley is a sophomore, studying for a bachelor's of science degree in math/secondary education. She graduated from West Branch High School.

Sisco, a West Branch High School graduate, is a sophomore pursuing a bachelor's of science degree in biology (pre-dental/medical/veterinary.

Storm is a sophomore studying for a bachelor's of arts degree in communication (public relations). She graduated from Crestview High School.

Frank is member of

sorority at Ashland

ALLIANCE-Caitlin Frank of 11078 Edison St. NE, Alliance, is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Ashland University.

She is the daughter of Dennis and Teresa Frank and is majoring in intervention specialist early childhood education.

The purpose of Alpha Delta Pi is to promote high levels of scholarship, service and sisterhood while living up to the ideals of the founders and developing strong personal character.



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