Nicole Magill of Spring Creek earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Hannibal-LaGrange College, Hannibal, Mo., on May 9.
Robert Morris University (RMU) student Michael Greenlund, a junior marketing and sport management major from Warren Area High School, was named to the RMU Dean's List for the Spring 2009 semester. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Greenlund.
Danielle Watson was named to the spring dean's list at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pa. In order to qualify for the dean's list, a full time undergraduate student must earn a semester average of 3.7 or above out of a possible 4.0.
Sten O. Schuler of Warren earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Mich.
Janelle Still, daughter of Jeff and Jeanette Still of North Warren, has been accepted to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania for the fall semester. A 2009 graduate of Warren Area High School, she served as secretary of both the Art club and DECA, was a member of the National Art Honor Society, was a Golden Dragon recipient, and was a member of the prom committee her junior year. Outside of school, she was a dancer at Linda Dies Dance Unlimited for 12 years. She would like to join the dance team at IUP and plans to pursue a major in fashion merchandising and minoring in marketing.
Thomas Byler, son of Thomas and Karen Byler, Russell, has been accepted at Westminster College, New Wilmington, for the fall 2009 semester. He was one of 12 students selected in March to participate in the school's All College Honors program starting in his freshman year. Byler was also awarded the college's Vance Distinguished Scholars scholarship along with an alumni scholarship. A student at Eisenhower Middle High School and LEC, Byler has been active in Youth Volunteer Corps, math league, envirothon, JETS, high school academic bowl, Junior and Senior National Honor Society, Spanish club, theater arts, marching band, concert band, jazz band and orchestra. He plans to major in the field of science and minor in Spanish.
Several local students earned degrees and certificates from Jamestown Community College in May:
Students graduating with highest honors included: A.S.-Individual Studies - Ronald Keeney of Warren; and A.A.S.-Nursing - Jennifer McCullough of Warren.
High honors, representing a grade point average of 3.50 to 3.99, were earned by: A.S.-Engineering Science - Paul Slagle of Warren; A.A.S.-Nursing - Lois Owen and Lindsay Schumann of Warren and Joshua Savko of Russell; and A.A.S.-Occupational Therapy Assistant - Nicole Loomis of Warren.
Students who earned honors, representing a grade point average of 3.25 to 3.49, included: A.A.-Individual Studies - Nate Mahaffey of Russell (who also earned a Certificate-Digital Audio Production); A.S.-Human Services - Allison Boyer of Russell; and A.A.S.-Medical Office Technology - Kate McClellan of Warren.
Other graduates include: A.A.-Individual Studies - Alex Foley of Warren; A.A.-Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Science - Rebecca Rokey of Warren; A.S.-Individual Studies - Jessica Dorrion of Youngsville, Justin Johnson of Sugar Grove, Dean Kuzminski of Russell; A.A.S.-Information Technology - Lori Campbell of Warren; A.A.S.-Nursing - Amy Black and Jessica Standley of Warren, Edmund Chaffee of Russell, Jennifer Larson of Sugar Grove, Kimberly Wyman of Youngsville.
Juniata College, Huntingdon, has named a local student to the dean's list for the 2009 spring semester. The dean's list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0.
Daniel Michael Albaugh of Russell is the son of Daniel and F. Darlene Albaugh and has graduated with a degree in natural and social sciences. Albaugh is a 2005 graduate of Eisenhower High School.
The following students have been named to the spring dean's list at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University:
Nicholas A. Anderson, Warren, a bachelor of science student in welding and fabrication engineering technology;
Kristi R. California, Warren, a bachelor of science student in physician assistant;
Jacqueline H. Carr, Warren, an associate of applied science student in architectural technology; and
Marvin J. Darr, Warren, an associate of applied science student in welding technology;
The following students graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology in May:
Marvin J. Darr, Warren, earned an associate of applied science degree in welding technology.
James A. Leichtenberger, Sheffield, earned an associate of applied science degree in heavy construction equipment technology, operator emphasis.
Justin Matthew Miscik, Spring Creek, earned an associate of applied science degree in welding technology.
Jeb Michael Siffin, Clarendon, earned an associate of applied science degree in heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis.
Andrew G. Nagurney graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, on Saturday, May 16, with a bachelor of arts degree in English. He has been accepted into the Duquesne Law School for the fall. He is the son of Greg and Mary Nagurney of North Warren.
Cory S. Jensen of Bear Lake has been accepted at Edinboro University for the fall term. He is the son of Derek and Penny Jensen and Rose and Jim Baranak and is a graduate of Eisenhower High School. Jensen attends Sugar Grove Covenant Church, is a member of the small engine 4-H club and played basketball in grades nine through 11. He went on a mission trip to Juarez, Mexico, in 2008 and also volunteered at Warren General Hospital. Jensen is employed at Dairy Queen and at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church Summer Day Care. He plans to major in elementary education.
Jessica Fankhouser of Warren has been accepted at Edinboro University for the fall term. She is the daughter of William C. Fankhouser and Mary K. Fankhouser. She plans to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree in applied media arts and graphic design, and she plans to participate in marching band.
Holly S. Bennett, a sophomore in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, has been named to the spring 2009 dean's list at Duquesne University. She is the daughter of Susan Jerman of Warren and the late Bill Jerman. The dean's list recognizes full-time students who have maintained a grade average of 3.5 or better.