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Kent State academic lists for Spring 2019

Kent State University names area students to the Dean’s and Presidents list for the recently completed 2019 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s list, full-time students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.40 or greater and must have completed 12 or more letter-graded credit hours. To qualify for the President’s list, full-time students must have an average in the semester of 4.00 and must have completed 15 or more letter-graded credit hours by the end of the semester.

President’s list – Katherine Bennett of Marietta, Tess Poulson of Marietta, Parker Eddy of Wingett Run.

Dean’s list – Logan Madison of Lower Salem, Wendy Pineda-Gonzalez of Lower Salem, Kaci Barth of Marietta, Justin Best of Marietta, Lindsey Colvin of Marietta, Myrka Salas of Marietta, Sarah Willey of Marietta, Hannah Dugan of Vincent, Samuel Goodman of Vincent, Elliot Ullman of Vincent, Drew Ullman of Vincent, Jonathan Craig of Waterford, Catherine Paugh of Whipple.

Local student named to OSU Dean’s list

Rachel Joanna Gammon has been named to the Dean’s List at Ohio State University for the spring 20l9 semester. Rachel is a graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School and will complete her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from OSU in December. Plans include furthering her education, specializing in the field of women’s healthcare.

Rachel is the daughter of Terrie Gammon of Marietta, and the late Joshua Taylor Gammon. She is the granddaughter of Peggy Swisher of Marietta, Joseph and Tamara Pemberton of Arizona, and the late Jack and Barbara Gammon of Marietta.

Kent State University graduates

Kent State University recently conferred degrees to Spring graduates during commencement exercises on May 11 in Dix Stadium on the Kent Campus. The university awarded 836 associate degrees, 3,196 bachelor’s degrees and 795 graduate degrees to students.

Local students are graduates:

¯ Hannah Dugan of Vincent; Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science.

¯ Samuel Goodman of Vincent; Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Business Administration.

¯ Logan Madison of Lower Salem; Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science.

¯ Catherine Paugh of Whipple; Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts.

¯ Sarah Willey of Marietta; Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Local student among spring 2019 graduates of Fort Hays State University

HAYS, Kan. – Local and area students from Ohio are among the 2,273 who completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., in the spring 2019 semester.

Vickie Lynn Johnson, of Marietta, obtained a Master of Science in Nursing (nursing administration).


Scholarship awarded

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year was presented to Margaret Gottfried, a senior at Marietta High School. The scholarship was presented at the Marietta High School awards ceremony by Kay Caltrider.

Margaret Gottfried is the daughter of James and Diane Gottfried and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter U of Marietta.

Gottfried has been accepted and will attend The Ohio State University where she plans to study biomedical engineering this fall.

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future successes. The program is open to young women who are citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States or Canada and who are graduating high school seniors at the time of application. A student must be recommended by a P.E.O. chapter.

Marietta Sweet Corn Festival awards


The Marietta Sweet Corn Festival Committee awarded three $1,000 scholarships due to outstanding corn sales at the 2019 Sweet Corn Festival. Scholarship recipients are Bailey Gentile, Hunter Welch and Kristen Winstanley.

Bailey Gentile, a Warren High School graduate, will attend Colorado State University and major in Zoology and Pre-Veterinarian Science. Gentile was active in track, volleyball and cross-country. Gentile showed leadership in 4-H, FFA, National Honor Society, Student Council, AFS, iBelieve and her church youth group.

Hunter Welch, a Marietta High School graduate, will attend Baldwin Wallace University and major in Biology. Welch was active in soccer, basketball and softball. Welch showed leadership as a four-year officer in FFA and 4-H. Welch also volunteered with the Salem Township VFD as an EMT and worked for the Ohio Department of Agriculture in the Gypsy Moth Tracking Program.

Kristen Winstanley, a Frontier High School graduate, will attend The Ohio State University Agricultural Institute and major in Agricultural Education. Winstanley was active in National Honor Society, Phi Delta Kappa and Key Club. Winstanley showed leadership as an officer in FFA, 4-H, Cougars on a Mission and was a member of the Washington County Junior Fair Board.

Kathleen Lankford Anderson 100th

Come celebrate Kate’s 100th birthday with friends and family on Aug. 17 from 3-5 p.m. at the Warren Fire Department on State Route 550. No gifts please, just cards.