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June 16, 2014

Penn State Shenango honors top students

SHARON — These local students were among those honored at Penn State Shenango in Sharon for academic achievements and services:

• Receiving the President’s Freshman Award for earning a 4.0 grade-point average in the first semester were: Candace Beckman and Alessia Scoccia, Hermitage; Nicole Cain, Sharpsville; Jamie Stair, Greenville; and Tyrell Yoder, Hadley.

• Junior Linda Byler, Greenville, received the Evan Pugh Scholar Award as the top student in both the junior and senior class.

• Jennifer Huff, Hermitage, received the President’s Sparks Award for earning a 4.0 grade-point average in at least 36 credits completed by the end of the fall semester.

• Alysha Gilmore, Greenville, received the Robert Weber Mathematics Award for being the most promising campus mathematics student.

• Bachelor’s degree students receiving Academic Achievement Awards for the best cumulative grade-point averages during the academic year were:

Kelly Burns, agriculture, Jamestown.

Kathy Kettering, administration, justice; Ashley Mauser, BCHSS-Behrend College-Pre Major; Nicholas Taylor, human development and family studies; and Maggie Cirillo, letters, arts and sciences, all Sharon.

Connor Lucas, Behrend education, Hermitage.

Linda Byler, business administration at Shenango, and Shelby Griswold, CCBUS-pre major in business, both Greenville.

Mellissa Filer, business administration at Shenango, Mercer.

Monica Sims, human development and family studies, Farrell.

Heather Fulton, nursing, Volant.

David Cusick, science, Sharpsville.

• Associate’s degree students receiving Academic Achievement Awards were: Brandon Hunt, business administration, Mercer; Amber Thompson, human development and family studies, Hermitage; and Abigail Burns, letters, arts and sciences, Masury.

• Recognized for GPAs of 3.7 or higher were: Jennifer Huff, Aaron Banas, Kate Serna and Nolan Misko, all Hermitage; Zachary Weikal, Transfer; Patricia Palmer, Mercer; Michael Krumpak, Greenville; Barbara Higgins and Meagan Hardy, both Masury; and Juanita Mennor and Jeffrey Myers, both Sharpsville

•  Sara Fusco, Hermitage, received a re-entry scholarship from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The scholarships are awarded to students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree who are between age 25 and 50.

• Receiving Honors Program certificates were Amy Hooks, Greenville, College Honors, and Jessica Beighley, Mercer, Campus Honors.

• Khyana Johnson, Sharon, and Peggy Murphy, Hermitage, received the Ann Wansack Award for being actively involved, through leadership or participation, in the betterment of the campus.

• The Most Outstanding Club Member award was presented to Kelvin Jordan, Sharpsville.

• The Most Outstanding Club Advisor award was presented to Roxanne Atterholt, West Middlesex. She advises the Human Development and Family Studies Club, which received the Most Outstanding Club award.

• The Most Outstanding Staff Member award was presented to officer Joe Izzo, Hermitage.

The Student Government Association also was recognized with Amy Hooks, Greenville, as president the fall semester, and Kelvin Jordan, Sharpsville, who was president in the spring.


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