College briefs

Blevins inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

DAYTON — Lyndi McGonagle Blevins, a 2011 graduate of Piqua High School, was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, at a ceremony on April 3, at Wright State University. Becoming a member of Sigma Theta Tau is by invitation only and requires at GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Blevins is in her senior year and will graduate in December. She will be a member of the Zeta Chapter at WSU. She is the daughter of Carrie McGonagle, granddaughter of Mike and Dixie McGonagle and sister of Gracie.

Smith member of ministry

ASHLAND — Alexander Smith of Piqua is a member of the Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at Ashland University.

Smith is majoring in business management.

He is the son of Richard and Tracy Smith of Piqua. Smith is a 2011 graduate of Lehman High School.

Heidelberg honors student-athletes

TIFFIN — A total of 143 Heidelberg University student-athletes were honored earlier this semester not for their play on the field but for their achievements in the classroom. Among the students receiving a Landess Scholar-Athlete Award were the following local/area residents:

David Brauer of Pleasant Hill, a junior Communication & Theatre Arts major (men’s cross country).

Tyler Hunter of Tipp City, a sophomore Health Sciences major (football).

Jarett Wasson of Tipp City, a sophomore Psychology and Criminal Justice major (football).

Marisa Mowery of Troy, a junior Psychology major (women’s soccer).

Roetter volunteers in Boston

BEREA — Matthew Roetter of Troy is one of 51 caring Baldwin Wallace University students who gave up 2016 spring break week to make a difference through BW’s Alternative Break service program. The program facilitated five diverse trips with student volunteers traveling to Atlanta; Boston; Kansas City, Mo.; New Orleans; Toledo, Ohio; Detroit and Chicago.

The trips were led by a BW student with a University faculty or staff adviser providing support.

Jamison recieves scholarship

TIFFIN — Brock Jamison, a senior at Newton High School, is the recipient of a major scholarship to attend Heidelberg University.

Jamison, the son of Randall and Pam Jamison of Pleasant Hill, has received the Fellows Award of $15,500 a year for four years. The award was announced following Heidelberg’s annual scholarship competition earlier this academic year.