Ray and Joy Beane of Ashville, who put on a car show for foster kids each year at the Buckeye Ranch in Grove City, were recently honored with the Pennzoil Platinum Prize.

Ray and Joy Beane of Ashville, who put on a car show for foster kids each year at the Buckeye Ranch in Grove City, were recently honored with the Pennzoil Platinum Prize.

"The prize honors auto enthusiasts nationwide who have made the ultimate commitment to keeping their most prized possession running strong with a clean and responsive engine," according to the announcement from a Pennzoil representative. The Beanes will also receive a lifetime supply of full synthetic Pennzoil Platinum motor oil and be inducted into the Platinum Hall of Fame, located at Pennzoil.com. Their car show last year raised $15,000 and had roughly 500 cars in attendance.

This year's show, the seventh, will be on August 24.

Heidelberg College has announced its 2008 spring dean's list. To earn the honor, full-time students must earn a 3.5 or higher grade point average for the semester.

Named to the list from Grove City were: Stacey Barker, Kristin Cashdollar, Mathew Eberle and Caley Moore.

Matthew B. Johnston was among more than 250 Mount Vernon Nazarene University students who were recognized during the annual Awards Convocation at the school.

Johnston was awarded the Departmental Assistantship in the Biology Department, was included in "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities," was named a university student marshal and was inducted into the Alpha Chi national honor society.

Johnston, a junior majoring in biology, is the son of Trevor Johnston of Grove City.