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Metro-area students earn academic honors
Several local students have earned academic honors at their chosen colleges and universities. They include:

Ohio University: Monika Appelhans, of Curtice; Audra Smith, of Oregon.

Ohio State University: James Gallaher, Larry Koren, Shannon Smith and Brenda Urias, of Toledo; Shannon Brewer, Josh Boos, Chelsea Gilbert, Meredith Gilbert, Katherine Glesser, Alan Scheanwald and Thomas Scheanwald, of Curtice; Kevin Nash, of Northwood;

Alexander Aossey, Corey Balogh, Alexander Cherry, Bradley Coy, Khaled Elwardany, Sarah Gale, Elizabeth Johnson, Andrew Knopp, Brian Laster, Rachel Martinez, Blake Powell, Taylor Schmaltz, Zachary Stewart, Robert Sutphin and Jamie Takacs, of Oregon;

Terra Community College: Jacob Land, of Northwood.

Honor society Inducts members
Several metro-area students at Owens Community College were recently recognized for their academic excellence and leadership within the community, earning membership into the Gamma Zeta Chapter of the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society.

Selection for acceptance into the honor society is based upon students achieving a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average for two consecutive full-time semesters or three-four part-time semesters. In addition, individuals must have taken at least one developmental education course at Owens.

Inductees included Joseph Mackey and Ashley Partin of Curtice; Jennifer McLaughlin of Oregon; Lisa Ball, Joshua Barnett, Ali Cheaib, Kamika Davis, David Dunn, Aubrey Forche, Crystal Hubbard, Jayne Johnoff, Cheryl Johnson, David Keller, Hilary Largent, Marife Manimtim, Maria Martinez, Alisha McCreary, Brandy Ousley, Casandria Parker-Johnson, Thomas Pitzen, Tammie Preston, Timothy Speegle, Rachel Stevenson, Amanda Sullivan, Robin Taylor, Shelly Taylor, Christine Vasquez, of Toledo.

Ohio State University: Larry Koren, of Toledo; Amy Zielinski, of Oregon; Elizabeth Erick, Kyle Landis and Alkan Sezginis, of Northwood.

Phi Theta Kappa honorees
The Alpha Omega Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society student inductees for the 2009 fall semester at Owens Community College included Lorenzo Carrion-Bistolf and Janette Gargac, of Northwood; Renee Kromenacker and Mark Webner of Oregon; Alys Vollmar of Curtice.

The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic excellence among two-year college students, provide opportunities for leadership training and an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas and ideals. In addition, the society promotes four standard hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

Selection is based upon achieving a minimum 3.5 grade point average and exemplifying academic excellence, as determined by faculty.

Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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