Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Congrats



Physical therapy scholarship won

Kristen Smith has been awarded a four-year Presidential Merit Scholarship to attend Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She has been accepted into the accelerated six-year physical therapy program, culminating in a doctor of physical therapy degree.

The Mount Notre Dame High School senior is the daughter of Lori and Byron Smith of Mason.

Research award

Virginia Shay, a junior microbiology and medical technology major from Loveland, received an undergraduate research award from the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research at the University of Montana-Missoula. She is working on the project, "Research on Viral Diseases in Animals and on Methods of Diagnosing and Characterizing Novel Pathogens."

Eagle Scout award

Martin Schroeder, of Troop 614 at St. Antoninus Church, has achieved the highest rank of the Boy Scouts of America: the Eagle Scout award. For his community service project, he created and built a nature trail at Dunham Recreation Complex in Price Hill. He is the son of Lauren and Robert Schroeder of Covedale.

On the dean's list

The following have been named to the fall semester dean's list at their college or university:

Danielle DeBord, a senior communications major at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Ohio. The Landmark Christian School graduate is the daughter of Paula and Westley DeBord of Mason.

Lonna Lucas, a junior psychology major at Kent State University. The Archbishop McNicholas High School graduate is the daughter of Becky and Lon Lucas of Cherry Grove.

Adriana Leigh, a senior anthropology major at Washington University, St. Louis. The Summit Country Day School graduate is the daughter of Carol and Romelio Leigh of Kenwood.

Kassandra Wright, a freshman early childhood education major at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C. The Princeton High School graduate is the daughter of Belinda and Lou Wright of Springdale.

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