College briefs

Walker named to DePauw dean’s list

GREENCASTLE, Ind. — DePauw University congratulates Abigail Walker from Troy, Ohio, on being named to the fall 2018 dean’s list. The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Tipton makes dean’s list

North Manchester, Ind. — A total of 430 students at Manchester University are on the fall 2018 dean’s list, including Benjamin Tipton, a music major from Tipp City.

The students achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher while enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes this fall at the school in northeast Indiana.

Findlay announces dean’s list

FINDLAY, Ohio — The dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Findlay has been announced. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Bradford: Mackenzie Weldy

Pleasant Hill: Trelissa Lavy, Treyton Lavy, Jessica Weeks

Piqua: Alexandra Chew, Emma Monnin, Alyssa Westgerdes

Tipp City: Kirsten Bell, Hannah Cope, Cade Rogers, Dalton Shevlin

Troy: Ally Decker

West Milton: Amy Evaniuk, Emily Teague

Peterson named to dean’s list

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — Ashley Peterson, a freshman from Piqua was named to Geneva College’s dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.

To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit hours or more.

Local students receive degrees

OXFORD, Ohio — Miami University awarded degrees to students during fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec.14, 2018, at Millett Hall.

Laura: Rebecca Crow

Tipp City: Jacob Brumfield

Troy: Adam Witmer, Rachel Murray, Brandon Stradling, Katelyn Snee, Luke Miller, Eric Dean

Piqua: Benjamin Randale

Peura named scholar athlete

CLARION, Pa. — Clarion University Golden Eagle student-athletes matched an incredible academic feat for the second year in a row as 51 percent of them achieved Clarion scholar-athlete status, marking the second straight year that more than half the student-athlete population hit the mark. In all, 174 student athletes earned the distinction.

Jack Peura, a junior business management major and wrestler from Tipp City, was among those honored as student-athletes.

To become a Clarion scholar-athlete, student-athletes must have achieved one of the following: earn a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher; attain a 3.2 GPA or higher in two consecutive semesters, in the previous year’s spring semester and this year’s fall semester; or, as a freshman or first-year transfer student, achieve a 3.2 GPA in the fall semester.