BALTIMORE, Md. - Rebecca Miller, of Marietta, was named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2013 semester at Johns Hopkins University. To be selected for this honor, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in a program of at least 14 credits with at least 12 graded credits.
Miller is the daughter of John and Sharon Miller and attended Marietta High School in Marietta.
Miller, who is majoring in biomedical engineering, will graduate in May 2017.
NEW CONCORD - James Martin, of Lowell, will appear in Muskingum University's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical Company, opening Thursday, April 10, at 8 p.m. on the campus in New Concord.
Martin will appear in the role of David.
Play dates for the production are Thursday through Saturday, April 10 to 12, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. Tickets, $5 each, are available at the box office prior to the performances or by calling (740) 826-8376.
NEW CONCORD - Brianna Gauding of Woodsfield and Rebecca Keeley of Marietta have been inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society at Muskingum University in New Concord.
Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition and honor for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and to encourage development of general campus citizenship. Since its founding, Omicron Delta Kappa has initiated more than 300,000 members.
NEW CONCORD - Julie Fobes, of Marietta, has been inducted into the Lambda Sigma honor society at Muskingum University in New Concord.
The Lambda Sigma Society is a national honor society for second year men and women. It is dedicated to the purpose of fostering leadership, scholarship, fellowship and the spirit of service among college students, and to promoting the interests of the college or university in every possible way.
NEW CONCORD - Local students have earned Distinguished Scholar Awards at Muskingum University in New Concord:
Laken Camino, of Newport, earned the First Year Award.
Cindy Fisher, of Caldwell, earned the Undecided.
Julie Fobes, of Marietta, earned the First Year Award.
Lindsay Mullen, of Marietta, earned the Fourth Year Award.
Katherine Roush, of Vincent, earned the Third Year Award.
Kage Rush, of Woodsfield, earned the First Year Award.
Distinguished Scholar Awards at Muskingum recognize students whose academic performance is outstanding. These awards are limited to students ranking in the highest five percent of their class. First Year Award recipients receive a certificate and a bronze key; Second Year Award recipients receive a certificate and a silver key; Third Year Award recipients receive a certificate and a gold key; and Fourth Year Award recipients receive a certificate and the placement of the their name on a bronze plaque in Montgomery Hall on the campus.
NEW CONCORD - The following students from the area have earned Special Academic Awards at Muskingum University's Scholarship Recognition Day, held April 4 on the campus in New Concord:
Lindsay Mullen, of Marietta, earned the Miller Family Award in Education.
Katherine Roush, of Vincent, earned the Miriam S. Allison Award in Education.
Devan Vaughn, of Beverly, earned the William Trumpeter Award in Psychology.
Scholarship Recognition Day honors Muskingum's best performing students in academics, research, special projects and service.
FINDLAY - The University of Findlay announces local students have been accepted for the 2014-2015 academic year:
Alison Morey, of Marietta, majoring in animal science/pre-veterinary medicine option
Jacob McCutcheon, of Waterford, majoring in pharmacy
Rachel Konkler, of Caldwell, majoring in health science/pre-occupational therapy emphasis
Clasey Walters, of Marietta, majoring in health science/pre-occupational therapy emphasis
ASHLAND - The Ashland University Academic Honors Convocation was held April 13 in the Ashland University Chapel. The Academic Honors Convocation Awards Ceremony is held to celebrate academic achievement, promote community and recognize outstanding sophomores, juniors and seniors by Departments.
Marissa Uhrig and Gabrielle Nau, both of Marietta, are academic honors recipients at the university. Uhrig is majoring in computer art and is 2010 graduate of Marietta High School. Nau is majoring in intervention specialist.
The criteria for the awards by Department are scholarly achievement, completion of at least 30 credit hours over two semesters at Ashland University, and a GPA of 3.25 or above.
Marietta College's Rachel Smith, of McConnelsville, is one of 11 students who is displaying artwork in the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition until May 11.
The exhibition opened April 11 with a reception in the Atrium Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The students exhibit work that was completed between September 2013 to March 2014. The work ranges from traditional oil paintings and drawings to branding and interactive design. The projects are representative of the talent of the seniors and what they learned during their four years at Marietta College. Smith is majoring in studio art.