College briefs

UF announces dean’s list

FINDLAY — The dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at the University of Findlay has been announced. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Local students include:

Tipp City: Kirsten Bell, Madison Gioiello, Cameron Johnson, Michael Taylor.

New Carlisle: Jake Eier, Jensen Kleis, Alexia Lewis, Kimberly Studebaker, Cameron Wardley.

Pleasant Hill: Treyton Lavy, Trelissa Lavy, Jessica Weeks.

Piqua: Emily Mikolajewski.

Ludlow Falls: Madison Mollette.

Troy: Sarah Pyers, Anneleise Ritzi, Lindsey Roeth, Katherine Swank.

Laura: Marina Snipes.

West Milton: Emily Teague.

Conover: Samantha Trame.

Bradford: Mackenzie Weldy.

Students graduate from Otterbein

WESTERVILLE — Nearly 500 students graduated from Otterbein University at the end of the 2017 spring semester. Students from Troy include: Hunter A. Murphy, Cum Laude; Madison L. Burchfield; Sarah C. Helke, Magna Cum Laude; Meredith L. Wesco, Cum Laude.

Foster awarded $5,000 fellowship

BATON ROUGE, La. — Fiona Foster of Troy, Ohio, has been awarded a Fellowship worth $5,000 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Foster is one of 57 recipients nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship.

Foster received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from University of Kentucky. As a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, she will pursue a master’s degree in teaching secondary mathematics at University of the Cumberlands.

Kent State announces dean’s list

KENT — A total of 9250 Kent State University full-time students were named to the dean’s list for superior academic achievement during the 2016 Spring semester.

To be named to the dean’s list, full-time students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.40 or greater and must have completed 12 or more letter-graded credit hours. Local students include:

Taylor Steck, Ludlow Falls

Victoria F. Whitten,Piqua

Chandler M. Miller, Pleasant Hill

Jason M. Miller, Tipp City

Hannah F. Stickel, Troy

Brittany F. Blier, Troy

Kyra F. Rogers, West Milton.