Baldwin-Wallace College: Chelsea Nissen, of Williston.
Bowling Green State University: Karyn Vogelpohl and Mallory Imbery, of Curtice; Minela Causevic, Patrick Martin, Bradley Rucki, Lee Shank, Shannon Bauerschmidt, Elizabeth Knipp, Ashley Carr, Erin Mitchell, Kelcie Hook, Kelle Bollman and Matthew Perry, of Oregon; Andrea Miller, Anthony White, Allison Leatherman, Christopher Kamelesky and Julie Goins, of Northwood; Steven Wilson, of Toledo;
Andrew Hemminger, of Elmore; Kyle Schimming, Erin Tice, Kristen McDougle, Steven Artz and Katelin Schlagheck, of Genoa; Eric Dusseau, Jennifer Kirby, Brianne Buhro and Elizabeth Perry, of Graytown; Ryan Ackerman, Robin Richter, Alyssa Morelock, Anthony Copley, Scott Lambright and Scott Stevenson, of Gibsonburg;
Eric Dusseau, JeBrandy Smith, of Lindsey; Tasha Crabtree and Nicole Perry, of Luckey; Allyson Rospert, Arielle Salyers, Jessica Hayes, Erika Fall, Julia Sharlow and Ashlee Auble, of Oak Harbor; Lucas Kopec, Joshua Bohn, Eric Gerwin and Aaron Walston, of Pemberville; Amanda Dent, Judity Reichert, Jennifer Laplante and Andrw Reed, of Walbridge; Stacey Freyer and Sarah Hernandez, of Woodville;
Defiance College: Trevor Ault, Oregon; Joshua Hegemier and Jacob Mulinix, of Oak Harbor.
Bowling Green State University: Peter Mapes, Madison Georgoff, Derek Dickinson, David Auler, Jared Hillman and Amanda Dolt, of Curtice; Andrea Miller, Katie Corbitt, Maribel Sandoval, Evan Widmer, Corey Dinardo, Caitlin Nichols, Ryan Scanlan, Lisa Miller, Tiffany Kehlmeier, Anthony Sartor, Lauren Duncan, Ryan Gargac, Nathan Lowe and Nicole Cousino, of Northwood;
Minela Causevic, Molly Dedo, Alexandra Grivanos, Ashley Bartok, Austin Bertok, Nicole Steinmetz, Kara Maurer, Kelcie Hook, Katherine Johnson, Kirsten McLaughlin, Joshua Debaets, Natalie Northrop, Megan Badik, Joseph Phillips, Heather Pollauf and Meghan Duran-Whitmore, of Oregon; Thomas Duris, Jamie Maginnis, Carrie Swartz, Victoria Krolik and Nicholas Mowery, of Toledo;
Amanda Wells, Bethany Evans, Kathryn Perry, Aaron Wright, Esperanza Chavez, Cassandra Bringman and Benjamin Czeczele, of Elmore; Kara Harmeyer, Steven Artz and Bryce Humbarger, of Genoa; Kelsey Ernsthausen, Alyssa Morelock, Lisa Davis, William Merkes, Lisa Holcomb, Anthony Copley, Scott Lambright, Jacob Hunter, Kathy Peiffer and Sarah Gruner, of Gibsonburg; Lindsey Hanely, Brianne Buhro, Jessica Kitchin, Jacob Grzymkowski, Rebecca Birchall, Amanda Schmidt and Katie Schmidt, of Graytown;
Jessica Stevens and Audrey Vamos, of Helena; Sara Root, of Lindsey; Ashley Fairbanks, of Luckey; Amelia Griffith, Jacob Griffith, Corey Brittenham and Lauren Densic, of Millbury; Heather Reau, Stephanie Benner, Arielle Salyers, Stefany Risner, Rebecca Chafee, Lea McRitchie, Erika Fall, Spencer Stone, Seth Reider and Richard Brimmer, of Oak Harbor;
Joshua Bohn, Mikel Hill, Mary Zellin, Rebecca Shirling, Allison Bailey, John Przybylski, Emily Meece, Andrew Starr, Kerri Gangwer, Joshua Carr, Sarah Krock, Bridget Fitzpatrick, Eric Gerwin, Danielle Gentry, Jason Cowell, Kristina Rothenbuhler, Matthew Baer, Alison Sieving, Jordon Frobose, Nathaniel Ingram and Veronica Villegas, of Pemberville; Holly Davis, Morgan Judy and Christopher Rollins, of Walbridge;
Erin Bostic, Kaylee Paul, Hayley Milne, Rachel Stewart, Paige Busdiecker and Joshua Zellers, of Woodville.
Muskingum University: Jessica A. Warns, Oak Harbor.
Kristina Watson of Oregon, was among the more than 40 area residents who recently were honored for achieving academic excellence as Owens Community College served as host to its third annual GED Graduation Ceremony. Graduates received their Ohio High School Equivalence Diploma, also known as the General Educational Development (GED) Diploma, as part of the celebration. Graduates received special diploma covers and honor students were recognized with medallions.
The GED program is offered through ABLE at Owens, which is funded by the state of Ohio through the Ohio Board of Regents and the U.S. Department of Education. Available programs include preparing for post-secondary training and education, obtaining a GED Diploma, improving employability skills and learning English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), among other academic resources.
Academic Excellence Scholarships
Several area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College’s Board of Trustees for their outstanding achievements, receiving scholarships through the Trustees’ Academic Excellence Scholarship Program.
Each recipient will receive a $2,000 two-year scholarship. The award is available for four consecutive semesters for applicants enrolled full-time and pursuing an associate’s degree, as well as maintaining a 3.0 grade point average each semester.
Scholarship awardees include:
• Kelly Schaefer of Oregon, a Clay High School graduate (registered nursing)
• Jacob Welch of Luckey, an Eastwood High School graduate (adolescence education)
• Jessica Hughes of Northwood, a Northwood High School graduate (registered nursing)
• Emily Bitter of Woodville, a Penta Career Center graduate (exercise science)
• Taylor Avers of Gibsonburg, a Woodmore High School graduate (registered nursing)
Defiance College students honored
Metro and suburban-area students were among those honored at Defiance College’s annual Honors Day Convocation.
Trevor Ault, of Oregon – Civic Engagement Honors, Senior Dean’s Scholar, Outstanding Senior in Communication Arts;
Joshua Hegemier, of Oak Harbor – McMaster Certificate Award;
Phoenix Golnic, of Oak Harbor – James Frey Memorial Scholarship in Science, awarded to an outstanding science student in honor of the late Defiance College science professor.