TERRE HAUTE —
Lara A. Long, daughter of Dale and Cheryl Long, 8122 E Sunset Ave., Terre Haute, has been named to the Ohio Northern University deans’ list for the spring semester 2012-13. She is a senior majoring in pharmacy.
The deans’ list includes students who attain a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 grading system.
Ohio Northern University’s quality, student-centered education distinctively combines the liberal arts with professional programs for more than 3,600 students in its five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy and Law.
Franklin College 2012 commencement ceremony took place on May 19 in Spurlock Center Gymnasium on the Franklin College campus. A total of 213 students received an undergraduate degree. William P. Polian, former vice-chairman and president of the Indianapolis Colts, addressed the graduates as the keynote speaker and was the recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters. John E. Grimmer, member of the Franklin College Honorary Board of Trustees, and Dr. James T. Napolitan, a member of the Franklin College Board of Trustees, each received an honorary doctorate of science at the ceremony.
Graduates from West Central Indiana include:
• James Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Burns of Roachdale, received a bachelor of arts in psychology. He graduated cum laude.
• Kristin Cline, daughter of Allen and Terri Cline of Roachdale, received a bachelor of arts in elementary education. She graduated summa cum laude.
• Derek Edwards, son of Brian and Lori Roberts of West Terre Haute, received a bachelor of arts in sociology/criminology.
• Shannon Egold, daughter of Kirk and Maureen Egold of Cloverdale, received a bachelor of arts in elementary education. She graduated summa cum laude.
• Ty Endicott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Endicott of Crawfordsville, received a bachelor of arts in history.
• Benjamin Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Fisher of Greencastle, received a bachelor of arts in journalism/news editorial.
• Adam Hammond, son of Wes and Janice Hammond of Greencastle, received a bachelor of arts in physical education.
• Holly Hatch, daughter of Jordan and Susan Hatch of Crawfordsville, received a bachelor of arts in social studies secondary education.
• Austin King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher King of Rockville, received a bachelor of arts in mathematics/applied.
• Sean Rhine, son of Randy and Rita Rhine of Cloverdale, received a bachelor of arts in philosophy.
Dustin Matthew Query has been named to the Dean’s List at DePauw University for the spring semester of the academic year 2011-12.
The minimum requirement for this honor is a grade average of 3.5 for the semester.
Query is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Query, 3922 N. Miami Gardens St., in Brazil, and is a 2011 Terre Haute North graduate.
Kendra Mang of Terre Haute has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship by the Indiana Retired Teachers Association Foundation. Mang will be a senior at Indiana State University. She is the daughter of Paul and Sharon Mang. Sharon is a teacher for Greensburg Community Schools.
The Indiana Retired Teachers Association Foundation offers scholarships to assist future teachers and to encourage quality education in Indiana. The competitive scholarship program produces only eight winners, one from each of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association’s geographic areas. The 2011 winners received $3,000 to put toward their education. The scholarships are awarded during the Indiana Retired Teachers Association’s annual Representative Assembly in May.
In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Ill., announces that Terre Haute resident Amanda Carr has earned a spot on the college’s Dean’s List for Spring 2012. Trinity students must be enrolled full time and earn a minimum 3.5 grade point average.
Roche Diagnostics is recognizing 87 high school seniors from across the state who participated in two Indiana Blood Center blood drives during the academic year and showed they have community service in their blood. Their efforts helped supply life-saving blood to hospitals throughout Indiana and earned them a $575 scholarship and red honor cords to be worn during graduation ceremonies.
In this academic year, Indiana Blood Center’s high school blood drives resulted in 24,000 donation attempts from high schools across the state. By donating blood, students learn the values of volunteering, community involvement and altruism. Roche Diagnostics funds the scholarships. Student recipients are recognized below and are identified by the county where their high school is located.
The scholarship recipients from Vigo County are McLean High School’s Diamond Riley, Terre Haute North’s Justin Isom, Terre Haute South’s Robert Beckner and West Vigo’s Leslee Walters.
Local students named to the Dean’s List at Anderson University, in Anderson, are Hing Sing Chan, Aaron Joseph Hoff and Sarah Marie Russell. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0.