Several local students were named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses of Jamestown Community College. The students named to the list earned at least a 3.50 average:
Grand Valley: Tiffany Haehn;
Russell: Kayla Crosby;
Sheffield: Brittany Dunn;
Warren: Chad Burns, Ashley Jones, Nicole Loomis, Patricia Mack, Autumn Mickle, Deidra Rowan, Paul Slagle, Christie Swanson; and
Youngsville: John Jones.
The following students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Edinboro University:
From Clarendon: Jason M. Borst;
From Columbus: Andrew M. Kuzma;
From Irvine: Christopher P. Bost;
From Pittsfield: Kyle W. Jones;
From Russell: Samantha J.. Andersen, Jenna L. Bimber, Emily L. Burke, Andrew K. Johnson, Edwin P. Ludwig, Devin W. Nuhfer, Benjamin P. VanOrd, Adam M. VanOrd and Chelsea M. Whitmire;
Spring Creek: Kristen M. Carter and Kayla M. Martin;
Sugar Grove: Casey L. Meleen and Sarah L. Currie;
Tidioute: Brittany L. Peters;
From Tiona: Allison R. McElhaney;
From Warren: Joseph H. Bevevino, Amy Lee Corbran, Joshua J. Corbran, Sophie E. Dorn, Phillip G. Logan, Briana R. McTavish, Kristen E. Muscaro, Carrie E. Nelson, Donna M. Nelson, John R. Papalia, Lindsey D. Phillips, Maria E. Rogus, Alicia M. Saporito, Nicole M. Senske, Cody J. Swedler, Brianne N. Trisket, Joshua M. Vincent,, Daniel S. Wegg, Cody A. Williams, Tobias J. Williams,, Brian S. Hagberg; and
From Youngville: Christina C. Valentine and Ashley Willis.
The following students received degrees at the end of the spring semester at Edinboro University:
Kyle Hellman, Clarendon, bachelor of science degree in computer science; Jenna L. Bimber, Russell, bachelor of fine arts, applied media arts; Joie Marie Hendricks, Russell, master of education, educational leadership; Edwin P. Ludwig, Russell, bachelor of fine arts, applied media arts; Dru K. Nelson, Russell, bachelor of arts, criminal justice; Colleen S. Vignere, Sugar Grove, master of education, reading; Scott N. Colvin, Warren, bachelor of science, business administration; Amy Lee Corbran, Warren, bachelor of arts, speech and hearing sciences; James F. Holding, Warren, master of social work; Katharine Adelaide Keeports, Warren, master of education, elementary education; Brandi A. Martin, Warren, master of education, middle secondary instruction; Carrie E. Nelson, Warren, bachelor of arts, English; John R. Papalia, Warren, bachelor of science in education social studies, secondary; Anna Jean Peterson, Warren, master of education, reading; Amanda M. Straight, Warren, master of education, elementary education; Cody J. Swedler, Warren, bachelor of science degree in education, elementary ed-special ed; Joshua M. Vincent, Warren, bachelor of science degree in education chemistry, secondary; Daniel S. Wegg, Warren, bachelor of arts, criminal justice; Emily A. Whitaker, Warren, master of arts, communication studies; Barbara L. McCluskey, Warren, master of education, elementary education; Brian S. Hagberg, Warren, bachelor of arts, journalism/mass communication; Heather M. Gentile, Youngsville, bachelor of science, business administration.
Dane R. Renwick recently graduated with honors from California University of Pennsylvania with a master of science degree in health science and sports studies including concentrations in athletic training and performance enhancement. He studied in Cal U's Graduate Athletic Training Education Program which is accredited by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) as an advanced, post-professional degree program in athletic training. His thesis research project earned him a third place award in his area of concentration. Renwick has accepted a position with Physiotherapy Associates in Blairsville, Pa., as a licensed, certified athletic trainer. He is the son of Doug and Judi Renwick, a 2004 honors graduate of Warren Area High School and an undergraduate of Mercyhurst College in Erie with a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine.
Jodee Sue Jordan, a 2009 graduate of Eisenhower High School, has been accepted at Great Lakes Institute of Technology. She began in the medical assistant program on July 20. Jordan also is employed at Youngsville Dairy Queen. She is the daughter of Toby and Rebecca Jordan of Lottsville.
Colbey Larson of Russell has been accepted at The Pennsylvania State University, State College, for the fall term. He is the son of Clifton and Peggy Jo Larson and is a graduate of Eisenhower High School. Larson plans to major in biology.
Sarah Dwyer of Warren has been named to the dean's list at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford for both the fall 2008 and spring 2009 semesters. She is a junior at UPB majoring in business and education.
Adam George Miller, son of George (Toby) and Patricia Miller of North Warren, plans to attend Millersville University of Pennsylvania this fall. He is a 2009 high honors graduate of Warren Area High School and served as homecoming king and vice president of the science club and participated on the JETS team. He was a member of National Honor Society and played basketball, tennis and golf. A member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, he volunteer at the YMCA and for the Walk to Cure Diabetes. For two summers he interned at United Refining and is currently employed at Conewango Valley Country Club. He plans to pursue a degree in mathematics.
Julie Michele Miller, daughter of George (Toby) and Patricia Miller of North Warren, graduated cum laude from King's College in Wilkes-Barre in May with a bachelor of science degree in medical studies. As an undergraduate, she was inducted into the Aquinas Honor Society and Alpha Epsilon Lambda. She served on residence council for three years, was a basketball cheerleader, an ambassador tour guide and founded the Relax-a-Latte Thursday Talent Night. She also served as president of the Pre-Professional Physician Assistant Club and worked as a tutor for three years in chemistry, anatomy and physiology. In the summer of 2008, she traveled to Peru with Cross-Cultural Solutions to volunteer in the mountainous region of Ayacucho where she worked in maternity and delivery. She also taught hygiene and hiked the region giving vaccinations. Miller is continuing her studies at King's College in the graduate physician's assistant program. She will graduate in August 2010.