UF announces graduates

FINDLAY, Ohio — More than 1100 graduates were recognized for earning degrees from the University of Findlay for the academic year 2016-2017.

Students earning doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees were invited to walk in the University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 6.

Local students include:

Sarah Blackmore, of Troy, received the following: Master of Occupational Therapy.

Branden Eikenberry, of Union, received the following: Doctor of Pharmacy.

Madison Gioiello, of Tipp City, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Biology. Gioiello graduated from the University with the academic designation of magna cum laude.

Connor Harmer, of Tipp City, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.

Cody Hogston, of Piqua, received the following: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Kendell Limburg, of Union, received the following: Master of Occupational Therapy.

Brittany Lofton, of Troy, received the following: Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Emily Mikolajewski, of Piqua, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood. Mikolajewski graduated from the University with the academic designation of summa cum laude.

Sarah Pyers, of Troy, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Health Science.

Marina Snipes, of Laura, received the following: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Cassandra Zerkle, of Tipp City, 45371, received the following: Master of Occupational Therapy.

Wittenberg congratulates graduates

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Nothing but blue skies welcomed a standing-room only crowd in Commencement Hollow to celebrate the Class of 2017 as Wittenberg University hosted its 167th Commencement exercises on May 13.

The following area students were among those who graduated:

Jordan Combs of Union

James Cox of Tipp City

Korinne Digel of Troy

Jonathan Ellerbrock of Tipp City

Rhyanna Hallauer of Tipp City

Madison Linn of Piqua

Jess Masem of New Carlisle

Jonathan Osman of Troy

Evelyn Ritzi of Troy

Casey Rose of New Carlisle

Robert Saul of Union

Emily Schaeffer of Fletcher

Jason Siler of West Milton

Taylor Walker of Troy