Rachel Monaghan graduated magna cum laude Dec. 18, 2010, from California University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in gerontology. She is the daughter of Jim and Nancy Monaghan of Warren.
Erica J Smith of Warren was named to the dean's list at Jamestown Community College for the fall 2010 semester.
Ellwood Joseph Meyers III was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Penn State Behrend. A 2010 graduate of Warren Area High School, Meyers is a mechanical engineering major at Behrend. He enjoys snowboarding.
Dianna Wolfe graduated Dec. 17, 2010, with a doctorate degree from Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy. Wolfe is a 2000 graduate of Warren Area High School and a 2005 graduate of University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. She has accepted a position as pharmacist with Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. She is the daughter of Rod and Rose Wolfe of Warren.
Jennifer (Wolfe) Krause earned her doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in kinesiology/pedagogy at the University of Virginia in August 2010. She defended her dissertation, "The Impact of Physical Education Student Teaching Experiences on Technology Integration Self-Efficacy," on June 15, 2010, in the North Oval Room of Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda.
Krause is currently employed as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the Department of Health and Kinesiology. She previously taught courses at the University of Virginia while earning her Ph.D. She also taught middle school health and physical education for three years in Manassas, Va., where she was recognized as First Year Teacher of the Year.
Krause also holds a bachelor of science degree in health and physical education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a master of education degree in curriculum and instruction/instructional technology from George Mason University.
Krause is the daughter of Karen and Mark Bauer of Warren. She resides in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Aaron.
Carrie Vance form Russell was named to the dean's list for the fall term at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College. She is a second-year student in the legal assistant program.
Three local students were named to the dean's list at Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa., for the fall semester. The dean's list recognizes students who attain a grade point average of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. Listed were: Thomas Byler of Russell, a sophomore exploratory major, is a son of Thomas and Karen Byler and a graduate of Eisenhower High School. Tricia Johnston of Tionesta, a freshman sociology-criminal justice and Spanish major, is a daughter of Korryn Berlin and a graduate of West Forest High School. Jane Larson of Warren, a sophomore religion major, is a daughter of Richard and Dawn Larson and a graduate of Warren Area High School.