WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY announces its Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during spring semester 2009. Students must attain a 3.5 grade point academic average and must be full-time students, enrolled for 12 hours or more of college credit, to qualify for Dean’s List. Students who achieved this honor include, from Ohio and the immediate area:
Regina Marie Yeager (Akron); Bethany Brooke Christman, Chelsey Louise Keylor, Dylan John Rogers (Barnesville); Carrie A. Tyo (Beallsville); Marisa Ann Del Vecchio; Jared Donald Gulley, Richelle Lynn Myers, Keith A. Sechrest (Bellaire); Samantha Rae Patterson (Belmont); Kala Marie Amato, Amy Jo Barnes, Justin Patrick Provenzano, Kevin Christopher Rico (Bridgeport); Kevin Michael Christopher (Canal Winchester); Kelly Elyse Stoneman (Carrollton); Logan Matthew Wills (Chesapeake); Kathleen Ann Kenney, Emily Marie Ray (Cincinnati); Bethany Ann Allison, Mailey Lynn Petrie, Columbus; Ciera M. Preer (Copley); Emily Elizabeth Borchers (Dayton); Tara Danielle Richards (Dillonvale); Courtney Mae Dray, Julianne Rae Henthorn, Jessica Elise Steve (East Liverpool); Steffany Marie Krieg (Elida); Patrick Charles Preto (Fairview Park); Ryan David Norman (Garfield Heights); Catie Marie Halberstadt (Jackson Center); James Savel (Jefferson); Dustin Lee Contos, Judeana A. Fogle (Jerusalem ); Adriane Christine Little (Marietta); Brianne Nicole Booth, Timothy Michael Crummitt, Kyle Matthew Filtz, Alexander Matthew Hilton, Ryan Joseph Splenda (Martins Ferry); Lauren Morrow, Lacey Rae Wickham (McConnelsville); Megan Elizabeth Newrones, (Medina); Kimberly Elaine Mueller (Mentor); Keysha Rae Allison (Millersburg); Mathew Canestraro (Mingo Junction); Anthony Joseph Tatro (Mogadore); Cynthia C. Barrick (Newark); Elizabeth Happ Pierson (North Olmsted); Renee Denise Bailey (Pomeroy); Emily Elizabeth Barker (Quaker City); Drew T. West (Sarahsville); Stefanie Renee Blinco, Breana Michelle Burkhart, Lauren Renae Fabry, Shayla Marie Holenka, Marissa Linn Melanko, Stephanie Ann Poch, Jenelle Diane Starling, Stephanie Alexis Zeller (Shadyside); Connie S. Oberle, David A. Bowman, Mackenzie Lee Earliwine, Kathryn Louise Eaton, Kyle M. Kepreos, Michael David Roberts, Clayton Adam Stock, Adam Robert Vincenzo (St. Clairsville); Levi Joshua Morris (Stafford); E. Melissa Kahriman (Steubenville); Maria Victoria Petrasko (Stow); Heather Nichole Warner (Summerfield); Megan Elizabeth Ozarzak (Sylvania); Jennifer Nicole Brown, Heather Anne Hoyt (Tiltonsville); Christina Leigh Pavlik, Samantha Lynn Pecnik (Wadsworth); Heather Elizabeth Rallya, Steven Joseph Wentz (Walton Hills); Jennifer Ann Crouch (Wintersville); Sean Gregory Jorris, Brittany Burkhart, Autumn Leigh Pittman (Woodsfield); Christopher Ryan Rouhier (Wooster); Kathleen Mary Munhall (Worthington).
Graduate and Professional Division Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership Development (BOLD)
Kristin Antonik, Bellaire, Ohio; Sharon Beall, Wheeling; Sharon McGraw, Bloomington, Ohio; Melissa J. Stephens, Belmont, Ohio; Karri Thomas, St. Clairsville, Ohio; Thomas Troyan, Pittsburgh, Pa.
CHRISTINE M. DUFF, daughter of Gerald and Rena Duff, St. Clairsville, recently graduated from the College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree.
On campus, Duff was active in the Academy of Students of Pharmacy and Kappa Alpha Theta social fraternity for women and is a graduate of St. John Central High School.
ANDREW L. MAGYAR, son of George and Mary Magyar, St. Clairsville, recently graduated with high distinction from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio Northern University. He received his bachelor of science degree in mathematics and physics.
On campus, Magyar and active in the Gaming Society, the Open Doors organization, the Society of Physics Students, the Astronomy Club and the Mathematical Association of America. He is also a graduate of St. Clairsville High School.
ERIC J. STRAUSS, son of Joseph and Jayme Strauss of Lansing, recently graduated from the College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree. He was active in the Pharmacy Council and is a graduate of St. John Central High School.
John Woods, son of the Rev. Andrew and Barbara Woods of Barnesville, recently was graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University, Athens.
A 2005 graduate of Barnesville High School, Woods received a bachelor of arts degree in English with an emphasis on creative writing and a minor in 20th century European history.
Woods was inducted as a junior into Phi Beta Kappa. The Department of History awarded him the 2009 Randolph Stone Award for his essay, “Joseph Stalin: The Ideological Heir of Vladimir Lenin” where he argued that the Soviet Union was a despotic and amoral empire threatening Western Civilization since its creation in 1917.
The English Department published his short story, “Shooting Cardinals,” in Sphere: Ohio University’s Undergraduate Literary Journal.
Woods served for three years in the Department of Residence Life as a resident assistant and administrative resident assistant in dormitories. He won awards for his service within Residence Life, was a member of the Second Amendment Club and was valedictorian of his English class.