Sunday, September 02, 2001


Mason grad heads to West Point

        Bryan Brock has received an appointment and full scholarship to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He was also a recipient of the Mason High School Award of Merit.

        He is the son of Randell and Esther Brock of Mason.

Top student

               Jamie Makstaller Swindon graduated from the University of Cincinnati's School of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) with a bachelor's de gree in graphic design. She represented the School of Design as commencement marshal and was chosen by graphic design professors as the Outstanding Graphic Design Undergraduate Student. She was also honored as the DAAP Outstanding Senior for 2001.

        She is the daughter of Diane and Jim Makstaller of Hyde Park.

On dean's list

               Juliet Manto, a sophomore music major, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Hillsdale College, Michigan.

        She is the daughter of Janice and Peter Manto of Greenhills and was home-schooled.

Basic completed

               The following airmen have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas:

        Jodi Grimm, a graduate of Princeton High School and daughter of Kim Grimm of Mason; Melinda Heinrich,graduate of William Henry Harrison High School and daughter of Patricia Heinrich of Harrison; Phillip Vandermolen, graduate of New Richmond High School and son of Darrell Vandermolen of Amelia; Geneva Hoskins, daughter of Linda Madaris of Mount Airy and Madison Hoskins of Anchorage, Alaska; and Thomas Howard Jr., graduate of Bethel-Tate High School and son of Mary Ann and Tom Howard of New Richmond.

Award winner

               Kara Smith, a junior at Walnut Hills High School, won the Mount Holyoke Book Award given to a junior girl who has produced an outstanding academic record, especially in math and science, and has exhibited leadership and service in the school community.

        She was also accepted into Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Minority Students in Pittsburgh, a six-week, on campus pre-college engineering program.

        She is the daughter of Janice and James Smith of College Hill.

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