Galion area school news

Kylie Redman headed to Otterbein College

GALION —Kylie Redman, who graduated last week from Galion High School, will continue her education and athletic career after at Division III Otterbein College in Westerville after recently signing to be a sprinter and to throw the javelin. Kylie plans to major in exercise science. Otterbein University is in Westerville.

Kristine Pfister graduates from Colgate

HAMILTON, NEW YORK— Kristine Pfister, of Galion, graduated from Colgate University in the Class of 2017. Pfister majored in Art and Art History. A Northmor grad, Pfister received a Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude at Colgate’s 196th Commencement.

Macy Winkelfoos graduates from Wittenberg

SPRINGFIELD — Macy Winkelfoos, of Mount Gilead, recently graduated from Wittenberg University.

Graduates announced at Findlay University

FINDLAY — More than 1,100 graduates were recognized May 6 for earning degrees from the University of Findlay. They include: Kayla Edington, of Caledonia with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science; and Joshua Keller, of Galion with a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies. Keller graduated cum laude.

Locals graduate from Marion Technical College

MARION — Marion Technical College recently graduated 243 students, including:

Galion: Diane Brown; Jerrod Burgan; Hannah Carr; Alexandra Craft andKristen Lambert.

Crestline: Brian Bargo; Shawn Griffin and Abby Smith.

Bellville: Patricia Mullins.

Cardington: Lanie Allison; Joseph Berry; Angela Kilgore; Sarah Moodispaugh; Anson Sherman and Tara Tullos.

Mount Gilead: Kimberly Bash; Lindsey Blevins; Caitlyn Carey; Patricia Harman; Kyle Kanagy; Davona Levings; Shannon Lyle; Alexandra Lyon; Mackenzie McWaters; Julie Reid and Justin Westbrook.

Galionite graduates from Ohio Connections Academy

COLUMBUS — Galion Zachary Taylor is one of more than 300 students who graduated recently with the Ohio Connections Academy Class of 2017. Bellville’s Ashton Henwood also graduated.

The Ohio Connections Academy delivers personalized education for students that combines Ohio-certified teachers , a proven curriculum, as well as technology tools, and community experiences — online and in person — to create a supportive environment for children who want an individualized approach to education.

Alicia Ditty recognized at University of Findlay

FINDLAY — Alicia Ditty of Galion was recently honored by the University of Findlay during the University’s annual Student Employee Recognition Luncheon. Ditty was named Senior Student Employee of the Year. She was nominated by the Physical Plant office.

Locals on Ohio Wesleyan dean’s list

DELAWARE — Thes area students are on the spring semester dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan:

Sarah-Faith Bean of Mount Gilead; Joni Garloch of Caledonia; Lyndsay McMullen of Galion; Samuel Van Dyke of Bellville.

Ashland University dean’s list announced

ASHLAND — These students were named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List at Ashland University.

Zachary Moyer of Galion; Emily Vincent of Galion; Austin Boyd of Bellville; Christa King of Mount Gilead; Shelbi Brokaw of Bellville; Erika Stevens of Mount Gilead; Taylor Hack of Mount Gilead; Hollie Dowalter of Mount Gilead; Adam Garloch of Caledonia; Allison Tupps of Mount Gilead; Chelsea Trainer of Mount Gilead; Shaianne Herrera of Galion; Sarah Norris of Marengo; Makaila Grimes of Galion; Vanessa Skoog of Bellville; Brittney Hart of Bellville; Lauren Bood of Mount Gilead; Bradley Sargent of Bellville; Sydney Dameron of Galion; Joshua Snell of Mount Gilead and Jacob Smith of Bellville.

Locals named to Mount Union Dean’s list

ALLIANCE — Bellville’s Madeline Van Orman was named to the dean’s list at the University of Mount Union.

Marietta College dean’s list

MARIETTA — Benjamin Hayes, of Cardington, has been named to the most recent dean’s list at Marieta CollegeMarietta. A Mount Gilead High School graduate, he is petroleum engineering.