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January 20, 2013
Salem News

Lallo earns degree from University of Akron

AKRON - Jackie Lallo, daughter of Tracey Lallo of Salem, recently graduated from the University of Akron with a bachelor's of arts degree in journalism.

She is a 2008 graduate of West Branch High School.

Lallo was also commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Ohio Army National Guard as an adjutant general officer.

She is assigned to the I-174EL Defense Artillery Brigade in Cincinnati.

Jenkins is Kiwanis Student of the Month

SALINEVILLE - Emily Jenkins, daughter of Mike and Rochelle Jenkins of Salineville, has been selected as the Kiwanis Student of the Month for January.

She has a 3.2 grade point average and is ranked 21st in her class.

Jenkins has been on the honor roll her entire high school career. Her academic awards have been: freshman year she earned all A's in science; sophomore year academic English award; junior year most improved in chemistry; and senior year National Honor Society.

In athletics, she currently holds the record for most points in volleyball which she received her junior year and most kills in volleyball her senior year.

She is a two-year varsity letter winner in volleyball, was the volleyball team captain and currently is a basketball team captain. Jenkins was also a recipient of the Indian Award during volleyball.

Her activities include National Honor Society, community service, church organizations, American Red Cross blood drive, student council, class officer, homecoming court, Habitat for Humanity, Future Farmers of America, Spanish Club, Pep Club and Yearbook Club.

While not busy with school activities she is employed by Sunkiss and Turtle Beach Tanning as well as Rue 21.

Upon graduation Jenkins is planning to attend Kent State University and major in business.

Eshelman presented Slovak Club scholarship

SALEM - The Salem Slovak Club recently presented Salem High School graduate Taylor Eshelman with a scholarship check for $500.

Eshelman will attend the Kent State University Salem campus.

The Slovak Club annually presents a scholarship check to a child or grandchild of a member of the club that attended either Salem, United, West Branch, Columbiana or Leetonia High schools.

Ramus earns dean's list at Gannon Univ.

ERIE, Pa. - Jason Ramus, a 2009 graduate of United Local High School, made the dean's list at Gannon University in Erie, Pa., for the fall 2012 semester.

Full-time undergraduate students with a grade point average of 3.5 or better qualify for the list.

Ramus is majoring in mechanical engineering, a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, and is the captain of the men's golf team.

Miller named to Coastal Carolina dean's list

CONWAY, S.C. - Devan D. Miller of Leetonia was among approximately 1,800 students from Coastal Carolina University who made the fall 2012 dean's list.

He is majoring in intelligence and national security studies.

To qualify for the dean's list, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.

Area students on KSU Stark dean's list

JACKSON TOWNSHIP - The following students have been named to the Kent State University Stark campus dean's list and president's list for the fall semester.

- Alliance: Arielle M. Adkins, AnaMarie Brown, Sara L. Brown, Margo A. Byrnes, Kyle Devies, Jordyn Hall, Chelsie J. Kahler, Rachelle M. Kress, Alexandra N. Lancia, Brittnee S. Olis, Darcie K. Pagnucco, Kristin A. Rodabaugh, Joshua D. Schering, Timothy J. Sermonte, Lillian B. Sholes.

- Berlin Center: Sam N. Vuletich.

- Canfield: Candace L. Mirto.

- East Liverpool: Christopher W. Green, Jimmy E. Morgan, Shannon M. Rabovsky and Wesley M. Vunjak.

- Homeworth: Taryn A. Miller.

- Lisbon: Trevor D.L. Householder (President's List).

- Malvern: Kelly J. Decker.

- Minerva: Lori L. Davis, Emily J. DePalmo, Sabrina N. Detchon, Angela N. Grindstaff, Kara M. Kowars, Jessica N. Needham, Tara R. Pilcher, Chelsie R. Shears, Rochelle R. Smith and Nicholas J. Willoughby.

- Negley: Jennifer M. Click.

- Ravenna: Samantha M. Easterling, Randi Labrier, Rachel A. Meadows.

- Salem: Emma N. Barry, Sean W. Casto, Michelle A. Long, Breanna D. McCreary, Matthew R. Miller, Harry L. Spencer.

Allegheny Wesleyan registering students

SALEM - New student orientation and registration will be held at Allegheny Wesleyan College at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21.

Classes will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

If you are interested in taking college classes, contact the Office of the Registrar at 330-337-6403 for information.

Also, Dr. Paul Kaufman will be teaching Introduction to Judaism at Allegheny Wesleyan College this semester.

This course is designed to trace the rise of Rabbinic Judaism and the history of the Jews after A.D. 70.

For information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 330-337-6403.

Seefred Trust scholarships available

STRUTHERS - Seventeen years ago, Thomas J. Seefred of Struthers created the Thomas J. Seefred Trust. It is a perpetual fund that awards scholarships up to $3,000 each to college students between 18 to 25 years of age who are suffering from juvenile diabetes.

The college student must be successfully completing a standard curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited junior college, college, or university. Current high school students are not eligible.

This scholarship is open to Ohio residents with preference given to qualified applicants from Trumbull, Mahoning, and Columbiana counties.

All scholarships will be awarded by the trust and will be based on academic promise, personal statement, recommendations, and financial need.

Applications may be printed from the trust's website at Scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 1. Scholarship recipients will be notified after July 1. For more information call Karen Leetch at 330-533-9900.

Panhellenic Scholarship offered

YOUNGSTOWN - Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic is offering a $1500 scholarship for the 2013-14 school year to an undergraduate who is an active member of a National Panhellenic Conference Sorority.

The applicant must be a full-time sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior woman who resides in Mahoning, Trumbull, or Columbiana county in the state of Ohio.

The award will be based on scholarship, financial need, leadership, and sorority participation. The award will be paid directly to the university's financial affairs office. The deadline for applying is April 1.

Applications may be secured online at

or by calling Lynn Sorber at 330-270-0226 or emailing at (put Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic in the subject line).



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