Skiba graduates with honors from Wooster
WOOSTER- Brooke Skiba, a graduate of Salem High School, received a bachelor of arts degree from The College of Wooster during commencement exercises on May 12.
While at Wooster Skiba was elected to Sigma Tau Delta English honor society. She also served as editor of The Wooster Voice student newspaper and president of Wooster's Future Educators Association. In addition she was an editorial assistant for Wooster's alumni magazine and a member of Kappa Epsilon Zeta social club.
An English major with a minor in education who graduated magna cum laude, Skiba is a resident of Salem.
Salem residents graduate from WRA
HUDSON - Two Salem residents were among the 2014 graduating class of Western Reserve Academy.
Emma Presley, a four-year student, participated in the Caterham Exchange Program with the Caterham School in England. She was a varsity athlete in volleyball, basketball and track and field, captaining the volleyball and basketball teams.
She was also active in the theater, with roles in several school productions. She was an active member in several clubs, including Young Republicans, Bluegrass Music, Live Music, Improv and the Gay-Straight Alliance.
She is the daughter of Charles and Kathy Presley of Salem.
Bruce "Brett" Johnson, a four-year student, was a four-year member of the soccer and lacrosse teams, making many valuable contributions to each team.
He also explored his interest in politics by serving as a member of the Young Republicans Club.
He is the son of Bruce and Karen Johnson of Salem.
Costa earn dean's list at Denison University
GRANVILLE - Nicholas Costa of Salem was one of 362 students named to Denison University's 2014 spring semester dean's list by Provost Kim Coplin.
Students who achieve dean's list status have maintained a grade point average of 3.7 or better (out of 4.0) for the semester. Costa is a mem
SR students raise Relay for Life donations
BEAVER TOWNSHIP - Each year, the staff and students at South Range High School hold a Relay for Life project sponsored by the National Honor Society.
This year, the school earned second place at the Boardman Relay for the most money earned by collecting over $12,770.
This is the second year that they have reached the Jade level of collecting.
The school had 125 students participate in the relay, seven of which have participated for all four years of their high school career.
The South Range team also had 11 participants, teachers, family members and friends who walked the special survivor's lap during the relay.
"I am very proud of this accomplishment," said Lisa Toy, National Honor Society adviser.
Area students graduate from?Ohio Christian
CIRCLEVILLE - The following area students have been named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University for the spring 2014 semester.
4Alliance: Emily Grossman.
4Salem: Roanna Thawley.
To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.