Keely Birsic of North Ridgeville received a Bachelor of Science degree from Westminster College at commencement May 11.

Adam Zhai of Avon Lake was named to the Connecticut College dean’s list for the spring semester.

Kristen Schenkelberg of Avon Lake received a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Kettering College at commencement April 22.

Amy Zhai of Avon Lake was named to the Hamilton College dean’s list for the spring semester.

Alyssa Sauter of Avon received a Master of Science degree from Lincoln Memorial University at commencement May 12.

The following students received degrees from Ohio University at spring commencement exercises. AVON: Julie Burzanko, Adriana Davies, Cory Dedek, Jay Emery, Madison Ferguson, Katherine Fife, Lindsay Griffin, Jake Kosman, Cami Lee, Elliot Runge, Bryan Stringer and Morgan Traine; AVON LAKE: Samuel Chafin, Brandon Doyle, Nicholas Fowkes, Alexa Knudsen, Payton Nelson, Bridget Patten, Samantha Romes, Colin Stephenson, Nicholas Trzeciak and Benjamin Zawtocki; BAY VILLAGE: Madeline Eaton, Seth Foerstner, Craig Fortunato, Jacob Fowler, Ben Gepperth, Alistair Giffels, Kevin Godenswager, Emily Hahn, Bayley Hahn, Noah Hitchcock, Norah Hoke, Jane Ketterer, Bailey Lempke, Brandon Morriss, Erika Neuendorf, Madeline Voiers and Carleigh Walter; FAIRVIEW PARK: Michael McBride, Molly McCool and Kyle Wagner; NORTH OLMSTED: Maura Blake, Brenna Brossard, Leland Cancilla, Eric Herman, Jessica Huber, Melanie Koslovic, Layla Lahoud, Kim Michalczyk, Sarah Moell and Erin Schloss; NORTH RIDGEVILLE: Jacob Brady, Lauren Hutka, Hannah Laska and John Simeone; OLMSTED FALLS: Maxwell Baron and Chase Brock; OLMSTED TOWNSHIP: Emilio Irizarry, Kurt Mantes, Madison Miranda, Amber Romel and Andrew Thompson; ROCKY RIVER: Keeleigh Coughlin, Meghan Donnelly, Enxhi Harunaj, Darby Hickey, Mollie Kopp, Ashley Moreman, Ceara O’Connor, Madia Rizi, Andrew Trutza and Austyn Vovos; SHEFFIELD LAKE: Gabrielle Matos; SHEFFIELD VILLAGE: Elizabeth Bublinec; WESTLAKE: Michelle Bogard, Nicole Bolzan, Timothy Chrisman, Ian Corrigan, Samantha DeMarsh, Nicole Dossa, Regan Falin, Kathryn Feran, Zoe Hahn, Margaret Hicks, Austin Howe, Liana Huge, Allison Matisko, Patrick McIntyre, Katherine Murray, Samantha Neumann, Jacob Pruehs, Bryan Ralston, Megan Roessler, Evan Sico, Brian Wallenhorst and Jennifer Werchiwsky.

The following students were named to the Ohio University dean’s list for the spring semester. AVON: Hannah Boesger, Meghan Daymut, Cole Morris, Emily Pennington, Alexander Schakel, Michael Schraff, Jacob Simon, Mallory Stowe, Bryan Stringer, Kevin Ward, Brittney Ward, Emily Weidig, Emily Welshans, Lauren Wittschen and Anna Zuercher; AVON LAKE: Jacob Arno, Connor Baker, Laura Bir, William Connolly, Grace Davies, Timothy Dovci, Brandon Doyle, Kara Fazzone, Connor Gorman, Madison Hayden, Mary McGrail, Vivian Moussa, Colin Murnan, Leah Needles, Erin Normandin, Kelsey Schillinger, Allison Shryock, Alyssa Spinelli, Colin Stephenson, Kyle Umek and Matthew Zawtocki; BAY VILLAGE: Alyson Czepczynski, Jane Dresing, Norah Hoke, Jane Ketterer, Mara Kinsey, Molly Matejka, Alysse Nowak, Halle Orr, Jackson Pohlkmap, Nicholas Sima and Carleigh Walter; FAIRVIEW PARK: John Koch, Carly McFadden, Austin Ruggles, Maire Simpson and Zhiwen Yang; NORTH OLMSTED: Jessica Huber, Melanie Koslovic, Kim Michalczyk, Thea Verry and Ryan Wagner; OLMSTED FALLS: Erin Bowman, Dylan Briggs, Joy Jacobs, Kristin Kawecki, Jillian Mueller and Luke Munkachy; OLMSTED TOWNSHIP: Andrew Ade, Tony Caraffi, Madison Miranda, Panayota Souris and Sydney Van Scoy; ROCKY RIVER: Elizabeth Anderson, Alexis Eberlein, Daniel Foster, Alex Fredecker, Darby Hickey, Jillian Kinsley, Morgan Klimack, Maximalian Konrad, Aaron Kosmerl, Cailin Mayer, Audrey Peters, Brett Scherzer and Hallie Schmidt; SHEFFIELD LAKE: Nicole Harvel, Sarah Weekman and Logan Wood; SHEFFIELD VILLAGE: Elizabeth Bublinec; WESTLAKE: Megan Beckwith, Andrew Bovenzi, Kaitlyn Butcher, Maxwell Chapel, Erin Cox, Nicole Dossa, Caroline English, Regan Falin, Theodore Greco, Eileen Guzik, Zoe Hahn, Emily Hartman, Bethany Hartmann, Eric Hillenbrand, Kylie Hulver, Abbey Kay, Taylor Kedzie, Tim Kieltyka, Melissa Kilbane, Lauren Love, Sarah Melaragno, Violette Nader, Bailey Panzeca, Hallie Pohlman, Jacob Pruehs, Laura Reilly, Dean Schneider, Cameron Sico, Kelly Thaxton and Ellen Wagner.

The following students received degrees from the University of Mount Union at spring commencement. AVON: Taylor McMorrow; AVON LAKE: Mackenzie Miller, Thomas Petrella and Nicholas Sadd; FAIRVIEW PARK: Barry Myers and Jacob Taylor; NORTH OLMSTED: Scott Cooney: OLMSTED TOWNSHIP: Mallory Marsico; ROCKY RIVER: Matthew Orbany; WESTLAKE: William Clay and Jessica Moracz.

The following students were named to the University of Findlay dean’s list for the spring semester. AVON: Caitlyn Beltz, Hope Chisar, Nicole Scarberry and Ethan St. Clair; AVON LAKE: Stephanie Carr, Brittany Menzer and Emma Pruzan; BAY VILLAGE: Katherine Koomar; NORTH OLMSTED: Brooke Negray and Michael Schultz; NORTH RIDGEVILLE: Amber Kessler and Miranda Mentler; OLMSTED FALLS: Charles Watters; ROCKY RIVER: Haley Arena and Calista Lewis; WESTLAKE: Colleen Hoke.

Andrew Gemperline of Westlake received a Master of Science degree from Georgia Institute of Technology at commencement May 3-4.

Elizabeth Burns of Bay Village received a degree from the University of Iowa at commencement in May.

Maeve Riley of Avon Lake received a degree from Columbus State Community College at commencement May 10.

Alison McRory Balthaser of Avon Lake was named to the Clemson University president’s list for the spring semester.

Emily Childers of Westlake, Alexander Kho of Olmsted Township and Claudia Stohr of Rocky River were named to the Clemson University dean’s list for the spring semester.

Jacob Gratzer of Olmsted Falls was named to the Saint Francis University president’s list for the spring semester.

Aundrea Wolford of North Olmsted and Jillian Myerly of Westlake were named to the Saint Francis University dean’s list for the spring semester.

Riley Houde of Avon was named to the University of Rhode Island dean’s list for the spring semester.

Kayla McNamara of Rocky River received a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from the University of San Diego at commencement May 26.

Chase Kerr of Avon Lake was named to the Shawnee State University dean’s list for the spring semester.

Ashley Mauer of Fairview Park was named to the Iowa State University dean’s list for the spring semester.

Rachel Rauterkus of Avon was named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln dean’s list for the spring semester.

Emma Callesen, Sarah Campo and Adam Pervez, all of Avon Lake, received degrees from the University of Alabama at commencement May 3-5.

Morgan Diegel of Avon Lake received a Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) from Ithaca College at spring commencement.

The following area students were named to the Ashland University dean’s list for the spring semester. AVON: Rachel Case, Maxwell Kuchenrither, Alena Gemelas, Alyssa Matrona, Nicole Hubbard, Kaylin Kitinoja, Patrick Baeder and Caitlin McNalley; AVON LAKE: Priscilla Nordman; BAY VILLAGE: Bridget Moriarty; NORTH OLMSTED: Bridget Moriarty, Catherine Berardi, Alyana Doeringer, Bernadette Sherman, Gabrielle Hufford, Kelly Luck and Selena Lahoud; NORTH RIDGEVILLE: Alaina Shaw, Zachary LoPresto, Brian Le, Christian Schneider, Hannah Freeman and Kayla Patterson; OLMSTED FALLS: Dominque Ciehanoski and Nicholas Thielman; OLMSTED TOWNSHIP: Gwendolyn Ferguson; ROCKY RIVER: Susanna Rowe and Lauryn Papa; SHEFFIELD LAKE: Christopher Jones, Taylor Lowman, Zoe Fries and Karrie Douglass; SHEFFIELD VILLAGE: Kylee McConnon and Zackery McConnon; WESTLAKE: Laura Girgash, Patrick Steffen, Jordan Martin, Emily Schordock, Jessica Stoll and Timothy Stone.

Veronica Switzer-Poplar of Bay Village received a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) from Colgate University at commencement May 19. 

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