College News

William T. Kenny has qualified for membership in the Phi Society, a sophomore honor society affiliated with the Ohio Eta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The invitation is extended because of William's outstanding academic record at Ohio Wesleyan University and "in anticipation of the role he will continue to play in fulfilling the liberal arts mission of Ohio Wesleyan." William is the son of Ben Kenny and Linda Williams of Norwalk. William participates in Ultimate Frisbee and Campus Crusade for Christ. He is majoring in physics.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

William T. Kenny has qualified for membership in the Phi Society, a sophomore honor society affiliated with the Ohio Eta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The invitation is extended because of William's outstanding academic record at Ohio Wesleyan University and "in anticipation of the role he will continue to play in fulfilling the liberal arts mission of Ohio Wesleyan."

William is the son of Ben Kenny and Linda Williams of Norwalk. William participates in Ultimate Frisbee and Campus Crusade for Christ. He is majoring in physics.

Cari Hahler, a native of Willard, will perform in The University of Findlay's spring performance of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" at 2 p.m. April 15, in Findlay High School's Heminger auditorium.

A 2005 graduate of Willard High School, Hahler is the daughter of Mary and Robert Hahler of Willard.

Hahler is a sophomore physical therapy major at The University of Findlay. Her activities include president of the Newman club and serving as a resident assistant.

The performance is part of the university's 125th anniversary celebration. Several professional soloists and an orchestra will perform with the group, directed by Micheal F. Anders, Ph.D., professor of music and director of choral activities, who is celebrating his 25th year at the University. The concert is free.

The University of Akron student Andrea Fenwick has been selected for the National Dean's List. This honor and recognition includes having her biography published in the 30th annual edition of "The National Dean's List 2006-2007. The National Dean's List is the largest, most prestigious publication in the country recognizing gifted students selected by their Deans. She is a senior and a student in NEOUCOM's (North East Ohio University College of Medicine) Accerlerated BS/MD program. She plans to attend NEOUCOM in the fall and specialize in Pediatrics. Andrea is the daughter of Mike and Patti Fenwick of Clarksfield, and the granddaughter of Phil and LaRue Bursley of New London and Marvin Fenwick of Wakeman.

Cory Nardecchia, a student at Norwalk High School, participated in The University of Findlay's Scholarship Competition Day on March 24.

Nardecchia is the son of Susan and Donald Nardecchia, of Norwalk. Nardecchia's activities include band, choir, orchestra, Key Club, student council, National Honor Society, Buckeye Boy's State and golf and swim teams.

Nardecchia was one of only 168 students from around the country invited to compete for merit scholarships worth up to $5,000. High-ability students were selected based on high school grade point average and ACT or SAT scores.

Brittany Rospert, a student at St. Paul High School, participated in The University of Findlay's Scholarship Competition Day on March 24.

Rospert is the daughter of Robyn and David Rospert, of Norwalk. Rospert's activities include student council, Key Club, prom committee, retreat team, National Honor Society, honor roll, volleyball, swim and softball teams.

Rospert was one of only 168 students from around the country invited to compete for merit scholarships worth up to $5,000. High-ability students were selected based on high school grade point average and ACT or SAT scores.

The following students have received Endowed Scholarships at Ashland University:

Mara Lee Albright of Norwalk, received the Mary Louise Morr Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of George and Rebecca Albright and is majoring in foods and nutrition. Amber Babcock of Willard received the Harriet Babcock and Robert Miller Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Roger and Cynthia Babcock. Bradley Buckingham of Norwalk, received the A. Douglas Freehafer, U.J. and N. Shively, and the Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation Endowed Scholarships. He is majoring in finance. Nikki Burson of Norwalk received the Milton Puterbaugh, Tremco and Frank Good Endowed Scholarships. She is the daughter of Bradley Burson and Michelle Ryan. Christopher Buurma of Willard, received the Harold and Elizabeth Martin, Emerson and Helen Waltz, Robert D. and Marjorie Ingmand, and the Alan G. Poorman Endowed Scholarships. He is majoring in physics. Cassandra Cloud of Norwalk received the Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Richard and Jackie Cloud and is majoring in middle grades education. Eric Coey of Greenwich received the Robert and Marjorie Ingmand, and Dr. Charles D. Messerly Endowed Scholarships. He is majoring in physical education. Amanda Daron of Plymouth received the Harold Daup Endowed Scholarship. She is an early childhood education major. Stephanie Dearth of Wakeman, received the Richard and Susan Van Auken Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Steven and Carla Dearth and is majoring in early childhood education. Timothy Eustace of Collins received the Maurice Newkirk, Emmert Lentz, and the Harold and Elizabeth Martin Endowed Scholarships. He is the son of Richard and Susan Eustace and is majoring in biology. Mariagrace Flint of Greenwich, received the Avery Hand and Elton Whitted Endowed Scholarships. She is the daughter of Gary and Cynthia Flint. Clint Hackney of Greenwich, received the Vigil L. and LaDonna Cox Foundation and the Class of 1969 Endowed Scholarships. He is the son of Thomas and Amy Hackney. Trisha Hale of Plymouth, received the Raymond and Grace Hatch Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Rodney and Sandra Hale. Whitney Hall of Norwalk, received the Virginia Jenkins Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Terry and Vickie Hall and is majoring in theater. Marcia Hartz of Norwalk, received the Pittsburgh-AU 1000 Club Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Robert Hartz and Marcia Stem. Michelle Oney of Willard, received the Vigil L. and LaDonna Cox Foundation Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Mark and Sandra Oney and is majoring in criminal justice. Jordan Ray of Plymouth, was awarded the Thomas H. and Helen Smilie Dexter and the Arthur Stunz Endowed Scholarships. He is the son of Jeffrey and Theresa Ray and is majoring in English. Gabriel Sanders of Willard, received the Fred Schmuck and Fred M. Martinelli Endowed Scholarships. He is the son of Paul and Pamela Sanders and is majoring in exercise sciences. Melissa Siman of North Fairfield, received the Edwin Boardman, Lt. Col. Murray J. and Eva Beeghly, Robert and Gwendolyn Kline, and the Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation Endowed Scholarships. She is the daughter of Dana and Sheilha Siman and is majoring in political science. Laureen Thompson of Greenwich, received the Robert and Gwendolyn Kline Endowed Scholarship. She is the daughter of Gayle MacRon and Douglas Thompson and is majoring in political science. Wendy Williams of Willard, received the Carol J. Chrisman Endowed Scholarship. She is majoring in nursing.

Ashley M. Miller, daughter of Scott and Teresa Miller of Monroeville, has been named to the merit list at Kenyon College for the first semester of the 2006-2007 academic year.

To be eligible for merit list recognition, a student must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.45 on the college's four-point grading scale.

A graduate of Monroeville High School, Miller is a senior majoring in religious studies at Kenyon, a private liberal-arts college in central Ohio.

Former resident Mechelle Leigh-Anne Chaffee Larson will graduate with an associate's degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind. on April 28. She is married to Brian Larson and they have two children Gabrielle and Grace.

Mariagrace Flint of Greenwich, is a member of the Right to Life at Ashland University. She is the daughter of Gary and Cynthia Flint. Kendra Kromer of Norwalk, is also a member. She is the daughter of Gregg and Nita Kromer and is majoring in political science. Carolina Wegner of New London is also a member. She is the daughter of Kimberly Anderson and is majoring in physical education.

The academic dean of the MedCentral College of Nursing in Mansfield, announced that Renee Hartley of New London, met the requirements for the winter quarter 2007 dean's list. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher to be on the dean's list.

Samantha Boyd, a student at Western Reserve High School, participated in The University of Findlay's Scholarship Competition Day on March 24.

Boyd is the daughter of James and Ann Boyd, of Wakeman. Boyd's activities include choir, drama, National Honor Society, Spanish club, cross country, basketball and track.

Boyd was one of only 168 students from around the country invited to compete for merit scholarships worth up to $5,000. High-ability students were selected based on high school grade point average and ACT or SAT scores.

The students were welcomed by Dr. DeBow Freed, president, who congratulated them on their academic achievement to date. Students then completed a written essay and were interviewed by University representatives. The event concluded with lunch and tours of campus. Scholarship winners will be announced in the near future.