Lots of Galion-area graduates, award-winners and more
Area students graduate from Ashland University
ASHLAND — These Galion-area students graduated May 5 during commencement ceremonies at Ashland University.
Benjamin Cramer, of New Washington, receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Cramer is majoring in Nursing. He is the son of Mark and Lynee Cramer of New Washington and a 2014 graduate of Seneca East High School. Cramer is graduated with Cum Laude honors.
Amanda Dicus, of Galion, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She is the daughter of Amie Dicus, of Galion, and a 2014 graduate of Galion High School.
Clayton Jury, of Crestline, received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Jury majored in Business Administration. He is the son of Shawn and Erica Jury of Crestline and a2013 Colonel Crawford graduate.
Zachary Moyer, of Galion, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. He majored in Information Systems. He is the son of Eugene and Julie Moyer of Galion and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors.
Hunter Music, of Crestline, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. He majored in Information Systems. He is the son of Ronald and Jill Music of Crestline and a 2014 Crestline graduate.
Amy Staats, of Galion, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She is a 2014 graduate of Shelby High School.
Garrison Stima, of Crestline, received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He majored in Creative Writing and Religion. He is the son of Steven and Tira Stima of Crestline and a 2014 graduate of Buckeye Central High School. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors.
Eny Weber of Galion, receivede a Master of Education degree. He majoredin Educational Administration.
Two from Galion graduate from Cedarville University
CEDARVILLE — Adam Rinehart, of Galion, graduated May 5 from Cedarville University with a degree in music at Cedarville University’s 122nd annual commencement.
Molly Schwall, also of Galion, graduated with a degree in political science.
Northmor grad taking part in cross-cultural experience
ADA — Kelsey Reeder of Galion, is participating in a Bluffton University cross-cultural experience in Kentucky in May. Reeder and other Bluffton students are experience Appalachian culture and will engage in work projects with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP) Program.
Reeder, daughter of Richard and Amy Reeder, is a junior majoring in dietetics and a 2015 Northmor graduate. The experience will fulfill Bluffton’s undergraduate cross-cultural requirement that must be completed before graduation. Students can either complete a cross-cultural experience or take six credit hours in one foreign language.
Galion’s Jared Dixon Participates in ‘The 39 Steps’
FINDLAY — Jared Dixon, of Galion, recently participated in the University of Findlay’s theatre production of “The 39 Steps.” The Broadway hit was inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic film and the classic spy novel. UF students participated as cast members and/or as members of the production crew. Dixon served as assistant master electrician and served as a member of the run crew.
Emily Howald recognized at Ohio Wesleyan awards program
DELAWARE — Ohio Wesleyan University’s Golden Bishop Awards are presented each spring to recognize students for outstanding achievements in leadership and community service during the current academic year. Emily Howald, of Bucyrus, was honored with the Bridge Builder Award for her work on the Ohio Wesleyan Sustainability Plan during the 2018 Golden Bishop Awards, the university’s version of the “Oscars.”
Michael McCreary honored at Marietta College
MARIETT — Marietta College’s Michael McCreary, of Bucyrus, was recently awarded the Outstanding Education Student (Intern) during the Education Department’s annual awards program this spring. McCreary is majoring in Intervention Specialist Education and is a graduate of Colonel Crawford High School.
Sunrise Cooperative Awards $50,000 in scholarships
FREMONT — Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. has announced the recipients of their annual Sunrise Cooperative college scholarships. This year Sunrise offered 40 $1,000 scholarships for common stockholder’s children and grandchildren and ten $1,000 scholarships for employee’s children and grandchildren.
Applicants competed in a scholarship essay contest, writing on the topic of agriculture. Area recipients include:
Jenna Coffman of Nevada, Ohio. Jenna will graduate from Wynford High School and plans to attend the Ohio State University to pursue Nursing. Jenna receives her eligibility from John G. Ehmann (grandfather).
Megan Daubenspeck of Bucyrus, Ohio. Megan is currently attending Marion Technical College to study Sonography. Megan’s eligibility comes from Kenny Burger (grandfather).
Hannah Finnegan of Crestline, Ohio. Hannah is attending the University of Akron to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education/Intervention Specialist. Hannah receives her eligibility from John Finnegan (father).
Taylor Niese of New Washington, Ohio. Taylor is graduating from Buckeye Central High School and plans to pursue a degree in Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. Taylor’s eligibility comes from employee Erik Sobers (stepfather).
Shelby A. Sipe of Oceola, Ohio. Shelby is currently attending the University of Toledo to pursue a Bachelor of Science. Shelby’s eligibility comes from employee Judy A. Sipe (mother).