Locals make dean’s list

URBANA — Brittney Cook of Conover and Erin Olson of Covington were recognized on the 2018 spring dean’s list at Urbana University.

To achieve the dean’s list, students must take 12 or more credit hours for a semester and attain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.60 or higher, with no grade lower than a C.

Students named to president’s list

ANGOLA, Indiana — Students from Trine University’s main campus were named to the president’s list for the spring semester. To earn president’s list honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.750-4.000.

Area students named to the president’s list include: Jacob Caldwell of Conover, a mechanical engineering major, and Dylan Runge of Piqua, a mechanical engineering major.

Jacobs plays at spring recital

FINDLAY — Dylan Jacobs of Piqua recently performed in a spring piano recital at the University of Findlay. Jacobs performed “Echoes of Scotland” by E.L. Lancaster.

MU students receive degrees

OXFORD, Ohio — Miami University awarded during fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Millett Hall. Among those students was Savannah Light of Covington.

Miami students study abroad

OXFORD, Ohio — The following area Miami University students spent the winter 2018 semester as part of a study abroad group:

• Maura Durcan of Tipp City, spent the semester in Argentina. Durcan is majoring in speech pathology and audiology.

• Faith Walker of Troy spent the semester in Bahamas. Walker is majoring in anthropology.

• Caitlyn Bell of Piqua spent the semester in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Jamaica and various other countries. Bell is majoring in finance.

• Nicholas Earhart of Piqua spent semester in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Jamaica and various other countries. Earhart is majoring in finance.

Butts earns B.A. degree

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas —Katie Butts of Piqua, graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in December with a bachelor of arts degree in computer science. Her achievement was recognized at Ouachita’s annual commencement ceremony this month.

Ouachita celebrated 336 graduates during its 131st spring commencement on Saturday, May 12, with university officials conferring bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music, bachelor of music education, bachelor of fine arts and associate of arts degrees. Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president, presided over the annual commencement exercises.