Students honored at Wilmington

A number of area residents attending Wilmington College earned recognition earlier this spring at the 37th annual Student Honors Convocation.

They include:

BATAVIA – Heather Marie Strong, senior, Weaver Road., Green Key Society.

BLANCHESTER – Cascie A. Powles, senior, N State Route 133., Quaker Impact Award.

GOSHEN – Rian Cassidy Adams, senior, State Route 28., top academic award for Education/K-12 Intervention Specialist.

LOVELAND – Tiffany Scheadler, senior, Oakland Rd., top academic award for Biology/Life Science and Quaker Impact Award; and Travis Scheadler, senior, Oakland Rd., top academic award for Psychology and Quaker Impact Award and Robert E. Lucas Leadership Award.

The Lucas Award represents the College’s highest honor with regard to leadership and is given to a graduating senior(s) who is respected by the entire college community, has dynamic and optimistic personalities and who has made a significant contribution to the campus.

The Lucas Award represents the College’s highest honor with regard to leadership and is given to a graduating senior(s) who is respected by the entire college commuanity, has dynamic and optimistic personalities and who has made a significant contribution to the campus.

The Quaker Impact Award recognizes seniors who have a GPA of 2.75 or better, who have participated and demonstrated significant leadership within college organizations and extracurricular activities, who have (are) engaged in community involvement, and who have demonstrated future leadership ability and/or potential during his or her time at Wilmington College. Faculty and staff members nominated these students.

The Green Key, the College’s honor society founded in May 1951, was organized to recognize superior scholarship by students from Wilmington College in the years following accreditation by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges in 1944. Dr. Samuel Marble, 12th president of Wilmington College, encouraged the founding of this society.