Education Roundup


Area students excel at Washington University

LIMA — Two local residents have excelled at Washington University in St. Louis.

Theo Paik is enrolled in the university’s school of engineering and applied science. He has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

John Wieser recently graduated from the university’s college of arts and sciences and was also named to the dean’s list.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units.

University of Findlay students completing summer internships

FINDLAY — Nearly 90 students from the University of Findlay are completing summer internships.

Local students include: Danielle Basinger, of Columbus Grove. She is a marketing intern for the University of Findlay. Basinger is a junior working on a degree in marketing.

Leroy Besong, of Ada. He is an environmental, health and safety intern for Kautex, a Textron Company in Lavonia, Georgia. Besong is a graduate student working on a master of science degree in environmental, safety and health management.

Delaney Haas, of Lima. Haas is a special events intern for Cleveland Browns in Berea. Haas is a senior working on a degree in accounting and sport and event management.

Aspen Rose, of Kenton. Rose is an events intern for Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, in Findlay. Rose is a senior working on a degree in sport and event management.

Matias Tramep-Kindt, of Ottawa. Matias is an accounting/pension intern for Nissin Brake Ohio, of Findlay. Trampe-Kindt is a junior working on a degree in accounting.

Lidia Turner, of Harrod. Turner is a wellness center coordinator assistant, personal trainer assistant, wellness coach assistant and professional golf instructor assistant for Wapakoneta Family YMCA in Wapakoneta. Turner is a junior working on a doctor of physical therapy degree and a health science degree.

Kenidi Ulm, of Delphos. Ulm is a fitness center intern for 50 North in Findlay. She is a junior working on a degree in health science.

Jacob Wauters, of Pandora. Wauters is a marketing intern for Hancock County Veteran’s Service in Findlay. He is a junior working on a degree in marketing and sport and event management.

Garrett Westerbeck, of New Bremen. Westerbeck is a business intern for Hancock County Veteran’s Service in Findlay. He is a junior working on a degree in business management.

Grand Valley State University dean’s list

LIMA — Several area residents were included on the dean’s list for the winter 2016 semester at Grand Valley State University. The list includes students who have maintained a 3.5 GPA and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits.

Sarah L. Rosebrock, of Defiance; Braden R. Distel and Braden T. Miller, both of Findlay; and Ashlynn N. Vieira, of Lima.

Local resident graduates from Tulane University

LIMA — Tod Grusenmeyer, of Lima, graduated from the school of science and engineering with a Doctor of Philosophy degree on May 14.

Sutton-Thomas graduates from Lynchburg College

ELIDA — Hayley Sutton-Thomas graduated from Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 7. She received her doctor of physical therapy degree.

Sutton-Thomas is the daughter of Douglas and Donna Sutton, of Elida.

Cameron Hanover receives scholarship

LIMA — Cameron J. Hanover, of Lima, received the National Merit Harvey Mudd College scholarship.

He is a graduate of Shawnee High School and plans to enter the field of Aerospace Engineering.

University of Findlay recognized by U.S. Dept. of Defense

FINDLAY — The University of Findlay was recognized for providing outstanding support to local military members and their families.

The Ohio Chairmen’s Seven Seals Award was presented by the Employer Support of the guard and Reserve, a U.S. Department of Defense office, in recognition of significant individual or organizational achievement, initiative or support that promotes and supports the mission.

The University of Findlay was touted as providing a full-time financial aid counselor, who helps to ensure that each veteran, guardsman and reservist attending the university receives maximum benefit; was designated a “Top School” in Military Advanced Education’s 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges and Universities; performs an official evaluation of the Joint Services Transcripts for veterans and service members at no cost to the veteran, guardsman and reservist; has a military services task force, formed in 2015 that works to ensure that military personnel who wish to attend or are attending the university are receiving optimal educational service and financial aid counseling.

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