Wesley Cochran of Sheffield earned a grade average of 3.6 and was named to the president's honor list for the spring 2012 quarter at DuBois Business College. To be named to the list, students must earn a grade average of 3.4 or better.
Two local students, Cassandra Hettenbaugh of Warren and Ashley Enos of Sugar Grove, have been accepted to attend DuBois Business College, main campus. Both began studies in July and are enrolled in the accounting and business administration program. Hettenbaugh is a graduate of Warren Area High School and is the daughter of Amel and Lisa Ingram and Thomas Hettenbaugh. She has been active in SADD, National Technical Honor Society, Girl Scouts and trap league. Enos is a graduate of Eisenhower High School and is the daughter of Jason and Michelle Enos. She has been active in track and field, Girl Scouts, 4-H and National Technical Honor Society.
Amanda Trimpey of Pittsfield will travel with the Mansfield University bands to London, England, from August 2 to 9 to perform during the time of the Summer Olympic Games. Students are making the trip after personally paying a little more than half of the cost, with the rest being raised through fund-raising efforts. From the 140-member travel party, MU Bands will offer a marching unit, concert band, brass band, jazz combo and a Dixie-Land group. In addition to performing in a variety of venues in London and Paris, France, the band hopes to visit Cambridge U.S. Military Cemetery to play and perform a wreath-laying ceremony.
Tidioute resident Nicole Sabella, was recently awarded the American Society for Clinical Pathology National Student Honor Award for 2011-2012. The award, which was granted to just 15 students in Pennsylvania, recognizes students who demonstrate excellence in the laboratory profession and leadership and/or community service activity participation. Sabella is a student in the online Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Harcum College, a two-year independent college in the Philadelphia suburb of Bryn Mawr. Harcum offers the only online Medical Laboratory Technician program in Pennsylvania.
Lindsey McClement recently began doctoral training in neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. For more than two years, McClement has been a member of the Translational Neuroscience Program at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined the TNP in February 2010 as an Allegheny College graduate with a double major in psychology and neuroscience. At the poster session for the 2011 Society for Neuroscience meeting, McClement presented her work on a quantitative immunocytochemical study of the cannabinoid 1 receptor in adolescent monkeys chronically exposed to THC, and she will be presenting her work on the characterization of factors affecting post-mortem brain tissue volume at the 2012 Society for Neuroscience meeting. In the fall of 2012, McClement will begin the doctoral program in neuroscience with the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP). A graduate from Warren Area High School, she is the daughter of Jeff McClement Warren and Jamie Nelson McClement of Sarasota Fl.
Andrew Nuttal has been named to the dean's list for the 2012 spring semester at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio. The dean's list includes all students who carried a minimum of 12 credit hours and have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester. Nuttal, a sophomore majoring in accounting and financial management, finished the spring semester with a 3.7 grade average. This is his fourth semester attaining dean's list. A 2010 graduate of Warren Area High School, he is the son of John and Beth Nuttal, of Warren.
Two local students graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the spring 2012 quarter:
Linda Betts of Warren earned an associate in applied science degree in graphic design and a bachelor of fine arts degree in interior design from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
Paul Slagle of Warren earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Jacob Moore, son of Randy and Kristin Moore of Warren, was named to the deans list for the spring 2012 semester at Duquesne University. Moore will enter his fifth year in the Doctor of Pharmacy program this fall.
Brandon Bimber of Russell was awarded dean's list honors for academic achievement during the spring 2012 semester at St. Mary's College of Maryland (SMCM), St. Mary's City, Md. Dean's list honors are awarded to full-time students at SMCM who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or better on 12 or more graded credits.
The following area students graduated from Mercyhurst University, Erie, on May 20:
Emily Tucker of Tiona graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics.
Chad Ball of Warren graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in intelligence studies.
Glen Borton of Pittsfield graduated with an associate's degree in business administration.
Ashley Church of Russell graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology.
Jodie Dowd of Warren graduated with an associate of arts degree in early childhood education.
Zachary Hammersley of Warren graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in hospitality management.
Abigail Lillard of Warren graduated with a bachelor of science degree in athletic training.
Kayla Lord of Warren graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education/special education.
Stanley Lyle of Warren graduated with an associate's degree in criminal justice.
Emily Swanson of Warren graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.
Damion Wise of Warren graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in multi-disciplinary studies.
Tyler Blanco and Rachel Crone recently graduated from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pa., this spring. Blanco, of Bear Lake, received a bachelor of arts degree in communication. Crone, of Warren, received a bachelor of arts degree in history.