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July 1, 2012
Salem News

Beaver Local honors Hall of Fame inductees

LISBON -The Beaver Local High School Alumni Association held its first annual Alumni Hall of Fall induction dinner on June 2. The 2012 inductees are William Lyder, Class of 1959, Capt. Eric Miller, Class of 1984 and Rajma McKenzie, Class of 1989.

Lyder received a bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University and a master's degree from Springfield College. His career spanned 48 years at the YMCA and was an executive director of Camp Fitch for 43 years. Lyder is a former Beaver Local Board of Education member, board of directors and president of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbiana County and board of directors and president of the Ohio section of the American Camp Fire Association.

Capt. Miller received a bachelor's degree an astronautical engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross which is awarded for outstanding aerial performance during Operation Desert Storm. He also received the National Defense Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal.

McKenzie is CEO of Rajma Inc. and director of merchandising for Gentco ATC. His number one album in Croatia broke the Top 10 releases in seven countries. He wrote, arranged and recorded string compositions on three nationally released albums and played violin with the Youngstown Symphony. He earned a bachelor's degree in music education from YSU.

Buckoski earns doctor of pharmacy degree

SALEM - Jonathan Buckoski has graduated with a doctor of pharmacy degree from Wingate University School of Pharmacy. He is currently working as a pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy in North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Buckoski is the son of David and Connie Buckoski of Salem and a graduate of the Salem High School Class of 2003.

Columbiana awards Foundation scholarships

COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Community Foundation scholarships totaling $30,095 were presented recently during Awards Day programs at Columbiana and Crestview High School. High Schools. Foundation members Mark A. Hutson presented at Columbiana and Richard Sell at Crestview.

Columbiana High

School recipients

- Columbiana Alumni and Friends Award: Dana Goehring, Sandeep Kaur, Kyle Spickler.

- Community Foundation Scholarship: Alyssa Hamilton.

- Community Foundation Education Scholarship: Alexis Gaydo, Jeffrey Schallick, Kyle Spickler.

- Community Foundation Vocational Education Scholarship: Taylor Armstrong, Skye Robinson.

- Corrine Mackall Instrumental Music Award: Brooke Lazar, Jeffrey Schallick.

- Barton-Kissell Science-Engineering Scholarship: Michael Schlueter.

- C. Dewalt Athletic Scholarship: Levi Dunlap.

- Lucille Funkhouser Mundy Music Band Award: Dana Goehring.

- Lucille Funkhouser Mundy Music Choir Award: Macayla Macklin.

- Gamma Eta Sorority Scholarship- Sandeep Kaur.

- Music Study E. Gordon Warner Memorial Scholarship-Kailee Engel.

Crestview High School recipients

- Community Foundation Education Scholarship: Alex DeSalvo, Marley Guzman, Stephanie Parker.

- Community Foundation Vocational Education Scholarship: Kendall Kollar, Robyn Goldberg.

The Columbiana Community Foundation Inc., a public non-profit charitable trust was established in 1986. A one-time gift of $100 to the Columbiana Community Foundation entitles the donor to a lifetime membership. For information concerning individual, organization, business or corporate memberships contact the foundation office at 11 S. Main St., Columbiana (330-482-3825).

Gbur earns degree from Mercy Medical Center

SALEM - Samantha Gbur has received a degree in diagnostic medical sonography on June 22 at Mercy Medical Center in Canton following a two-year program. She plans to work as a sonographer at Mercy Medical.

Gbur is the daughter of David and Janet Gbur of Salem.

Local students named to dean's list at Heidelberg

TIFFIN - Heidelberg University has released the names of 323 students named to the spring semester dean's list.

Included on the list are the following area residents:

- Alliance: Kara Barker, a senior music major.

- Leetonia: Jacob Thompson, a junior political science major.

- Salem: Ryan Sarchet, a junior education major; and Jessie Dillon, a senior psychology major.

To be named to the dean's list, students must be enrolled full time and meet academic criteria set forth by the university.

McKenzie earns dean's

list at York College

YORK, Pa. - Ashley MacKenzie of Salem, a junior English literary studies major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.

Area students graduate

from Mount Union

ALLIANCE - The following area residents graduated from the University of Mount Union on May 5.

- Alliance: Takahiro Anzai, bachelor's of arts degree in communication, graduate of Keimei Gakuen; Sarah Burtnett, bachelor's of arts degree in early childhood education, cum laude honors, graduate of Marlington High School; Steven Cabassa, bachelor's of arts degree in art, magna cum laude honors, graduate of Alliance High School; Joshua Cintron, bachelor's of arts degree in history, graduate of Alliance High School; Cassandra Davis, bachelor's of arts degree in accounting and business administration, cum laude honors, graduate of Marlington High School; Cristian Duran, bachelor's of science degree in biochemistry, cum laude honors, graduate of Southwest Miami Senior High School; Nicole Funk, bachelor's of arts degree in applied criminal justice, cum laude honors, graduate of Alliance High School; Cory Hoover, bachelor's of arts degree in sport business, graduate of Marlington High School; Bryan Johnson, bachelor's of science degree in financial mathematics, graduate of Marlington High School; Chaz-Elliot Jordan, bachelor's of arts degree in accounting and human resource management, graduate of Buckeye Senior High School; Samantha Lashley, bachelor's of arts degree in communication, graduate of Marlington High School; Jessica Lins, bachelor's of arts degree in early childhood education, cum laude honors, graduate of Marlington High School; Shawn O'Neill, bachelor's of arts degree in applied criminal justice, graduate of Alliance High School; John Piechuta, bachelor's of science degree in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, graduate of Marlington High School; Mary Snode, bachelor's of science degree in mathematics, magna cum laude honors, graduate of Marlington High School; Judy Thoma, bachelor's of arts degree in American studies, cum laude honors, graduate of St. Francis Convent in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

- Columbiana: Laura Kibby, bachelor's of science degree in chemistry, magna cum laude honors, graduate of Crestview High School; Bethany Mayer, bachelor's of science degree in biology, graduate of Heartland Christian School.

- East Palestine: Rebecca Hill, bachelor's of arts degree in middle childhood education, summa cum laude honors, graduate of East Palestine High School.

- East Liverpool: Leann May, bachelor's of arts degree in media computing, magna cum laude honors, graduate of East Liverpool High School; Levi Payne, bachelor's of arts degree in political science, graduate of East Liverpool High School; Erik Reed, bachelor's of arts degree in business administration and English: writing, graduate of East Liverpool High School.

- Kensington: Michelle Bryan, bachelor's of arts degree in middle childhood education, cum laude honors, graduate of Carrollton High School.

- Lisbon: Zachary Seidner, bachelor's of arts degree in sport business, cum laude honors, graduate of David Anderson High School; Jessica Smallwood, bachelor's of arts degree in early childhood education, graduate of United High School.

- Minerva: Kourtney Betler, bachelor's of science degree in mathematics, summa cum laude honors, graduate of Minerva High School; Lindsay Boyce, bachelor's of arts degree in early childhood education. graduate of Minerva High School; Megan Brigham, bachelor's of music education degree in music education, graduate of Minerva High School; Torrance Carle, bachelor's of arts degree in sport business, graduate of Minerva High School; Brooke Preston, bachelor's of arts degree in applied criminal justice, cum laude honors, graduate of Minerva High School.

- New Waterford: Thomas McBride, bachelor's of arts degree in business administration, graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School.

- Rogers: Stacey Mills, bachelor's of arts degree in marketing, graduate of Beaver Local High School.

- Salem: Lisa Brown, bachelor's of arts degree in psychology, graduate of Salem High School; Heather Hergenroder, bachelor's of arts degree in communication, cum laude honors, graduate of Salem High School; Paige Kenreigh, bachelor's of arts degree in sport business, graduate of Salem High School; Steven McNeely, bachelor's of arts degree in history, magna cum laude honors, graduate of West Branch High School; Joel Melnick, bachelor's of arts degree in international business and economics, cum laude honors, graduate of South Range High School.

-Salineville: Tyler Baker, bachelor's of arts degree in sport business, graduate of Southern Local High School.

-Sebring: Megan Allcorn, bachelor's of science degree in environmental science, graduate of McKinley High School.

United JH students earn

Pres. Education Award

HANOVERTON - Sixteen United Junior High School students were recognized as recipients of the President's Education Award. The eighth-grade students recognized include Rebecca Althouse, Megan Amos, Rachel Amos, Josie Andrews, Kyle Coldsnow, Cole Courtney, J.R. Himes, Danae Menough, Shelby Mix, Amber Paparodis, Bryce Reiter, Kaitlyn Richey, Tucker Widlicka, Grace Wood, Zachary Young, and Zebediah Zehentbauer.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, these students were recognized as having achieved high academic goals.

In addition, they were honored as having an outstanding work ethic and dedication

to learning. To be eligible for the award, students must earn a grade point average a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and scored in the advanced category on the Ohio Achievement Assessment.

 
 

 

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