Local Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Albion College

ALBION, MI (06/17/2019)-- Albion College is pleased to announce the following local students for academic excellence and achievements.

Jordan Forney, of Union Mills, was named to Albion College Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. The Dean's List commends students who maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA while taking a full course load. Forney is majoring in biology and is a member of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program. Forney is the child of Lloyd and Dawn Forney of Union Mills, IN.

Hannah Geiss, of Chesterton, was named to Albion College Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. The Dean's List commends students who maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA while taking a full course load. Geiss is a sophomore at Albion College and is a member of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program. Geiss is the child of Paul and Kira Geiss of Chesterton, IN and is a graduate of Chesterton Senior High School.

Adrianna Ledonne, of La Porte, graduated with a degree in music education and a minor in applied music education with concentrations in K-12 education program and secondary education program. Ledonne also received a Music Department Commendation Award. Ledonne is the child of Thomas and Emmy LeDonne of La Porte, IN and is a graduate of La Porte High School.

Evan Rieth, of Three Oaks, graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in environmental studies and English. Summa cum laude recognizes a cumulative GPA above 3.9. Phi Beta Kappa honors students in the top ten percent of their graduating class. Rieth also received the John E. Hart Award for Excellence in Literary Study, a Senior Writing Prize, and the Center for Sustainability Outstanding Senior. Rieth is the child of Richard and Deborah Rieth of Three Oaks and is a graduate of River Valley High School.

Rebecca Rizer, of Chesterton, graduated cum laude with a degree in accounting-CPA emphasis. Cum laude recognizes a cumulative GPA above 3.5. Rizer also received the Walter A. Terpenning Award in Economics and Management for Scholarship and Service. Rizer is the child of Larry and Tammy Rizer of Chesterton, IN and is a graduate of Chesterton Senior High School.

Allyson White, of New Buffalo, was one of 11 students named an Albion College Fellow after the spring 2019 semester. This distinction is earned by maintaining a 3.75 or higher GPA for three consecutive semesters. White is majoring in English and psychology with a minor in anthropology with a concentration in the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service and is a member of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program. White is the child of Gloria White of New Buffalo and is a graduate of New Buffalo Central High School.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1,500 students and is nationally recognized for its academic excellence in the liberal arts tradition, a learning-centered commitment, and a future-oriented perspective.

 

UF Announces 2018 - 2019 Graduates

FINDLAY, OH (06/05/2019)-- The University of Findlay recently held commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 4th. More than 800 graduates earned doctoral, master's, bachelor's or associate degrees for the academic year 2018 - 2019.

Local students include:

Jaclyn Heath, of La Porte, 46350 received the following: Master of Business Administration.

Kelsey Shumaker, of Union Mills, 46382 received the following: Bachelor of Science in Wellness and Exercise Promotion.

Brittany Borzych, of Westville, 46391 received the following: Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science and Chemistry.

Located in Findlay, Ohio, the University of Findlay is known not only for science, health professions, animal science and equestrian studies programs, but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside of the classroom.

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