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Mercy College of Ohio

Sarah McKibben of Cadiz was named to the honor’s list for the 2020 summer semester at Mercy College of Ohio.

To be named on the honor’s list, a student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.3 or higher and be enrolled for six to 11 credit hours.

Kent State University

Kent State University conferred degrees to spring graduates during the virtual commencement exercises on May 9. The university awarded 889 associate degrees, 3,232 bachelor’s degrees and 817 graduate degrees to students.

Of the 2,123 bachelor’s degree students graduating with academic honors, 290 earned summa cum laude distinction with a 3.9 to 4.0 grade-point average, while 1069 were magna cum laude (3.7 to 3.89) and 545 were cum laude (3.5 to 3.69).

A total of 219 associate degree students graduated with distinction. The “with distinction” honor is awarded when associate degree students achieve a GPA of 3.5 or better for all undergraduate coursework and have completed a minimum of 32 credit hours at Kent State University. Local Ohio graduates included:

Harrison County

Ally Vargo, Cadiz; Samantha Raber, Hopedale; Racquel Ritchie, Jewett; Ellen Stingel, Scio.

Jefferson County

Matthew Maille; Bloomingdale; Julianne Leput, Dillonvale; Margaret Villarreal, Irondale; Christian Hayden Mingo Junction; Hunter Johnson, Rayland; Allexis Spencer, Rayland; Jacquelyn Huebner, Richmond; Johnna Marcino, Richmond; Hunter Talkington, Richmond; Seth Biacco, Steubenville; Madison Byrley, Steubenville; Jada Garrison Steubenville; Michael Gault, Steubenville; Summer Layman, Steubenville; John Parise, Steubenville; Masan Rogers, Steubenville; Sara Cunningham, Steubenville; Ashley Deer, Steubenville; Tiffany Fante, Steubenville; Ezekiel Paulowski, Steubenville; Tara Pizzoferrato, Steubenville; Connor Bahen, Stratton; Antoinette Basinger, Toronto; Jayce Robinson, Toronto; Tanya Boilegh, Wintersville; Kayla Cronin, Wintersville; Reis Petrovich, Wintersville; Emily Todoroff, Wintersville; Kaitlin Reed, Toronto.


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