Education briefs

Woodyard named SkillsUSA treasurer

PIQUA — PIQUA — William Woodyard, pre-engineering student at Upper Valley Career Center, was elected to serve as treasurer of the High School Division of SkillsUSA. Woodyard was elected by fellow student national officers at their most recent meeting in Leesburg, Va.

As a SkillsUSA national officer, Woodyard will serve as a student leader, spokesperson and ambassador for the SkillsUSA organization and will participate in national membership and industry tours during the 2016-17 school year. He will speak on behalf of SkillsUSA before students, instructors and representatives of business and industry. He will also represent the national organization at various events.

In addition to his treasurer duties, Woodyard will also serve as chair and board representative of the Joint Executive Council. In this position he will help coordinate activities and communication between the College/Postsecondary and High School Divisions of SkillsUSA.

Tobias makes dean’s list

WESTERVILLE — Otterbein University is proud to recognize the following local student who has been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester:

• Trent Davis Tobias of Piqua

Students must be full-time with a grade point average of at least 3.6 to qualify for the dean’s list.