Eleven students from Franklin County were among the 2,100 who received degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University at the main campus in Marion during graduation ceremonies in April.

Eleven students from Franklin County were among the 2,100 who received degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University at the main campus in Marion during graduation ceremonies in April.

These included Bethany Bocook of Grove City, who received a bachelor of science degree in nursing, and Erica DeTillo of Galloway, who received a master of education online.

Douglas Mason Childs of Grove City has earned an associate in science from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

Founded in 1971, Excelsior College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Manhattan College in Riverdale, N.Y., awarded close to 700 degrees in some 40 major fields of study from five schools in arts, business, education, engineering and science at the 167th Undergraduate Commencement on Sunday, May 17.

Among them was Jonathan Marc Williamson of Galloway.

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, from the Manhattan College Class of 1963, delivered the keynote address.

Alex Koehler, a senior health and physical education major from Grove City, and Eric Medallis from Newton Falls, were recognized at Mount Union College's SCHOLAR Day held recently at the college in Alliance.

Their presentation was titled "Take-10," a curriculum to lead students in 10 minutes of physical activity related to traditional, classroom content, like doing jumping jacks and counting in math and practicing spelling words while stretching in language arts.

SCHOLAR Day provides a campus-wide venue that gives Mount Union students a chance to share their scholarly accomplishments.

Justin Lucas, a2005 Grove City High School graduate, will be graduating Summa Cum Laudefrom Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University on June 13.

He majored in telecommunications.

He is the son of Clyde and Teri Lucas.

Adam Cotner, a 2005 graduate of Grove City High School, was recently awarded the O'Connell Family Scholarship from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State University.

He is pursuing a degree in computer science and is scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2010.

He is the son of Chris and Debby Cotner of Grove City.

The University of Cincinnati has announced its dean's list for the winter quarter 2009.

Grove City residents named to the list were Amanda Compton, Kaylee Davis, Tricia Delozier, Nicole Kramer, Julie Pozz, Perry Radi, Christopher Ritter, Daniel Ruffley, Gary Sigrist, Katie Wright and Eric Zimmerman.

Grove City resident Madison Hickman was recently awarded a $1,000 Youth Survivor College Scholarship from the American Cancer Society.

Hickman studies psychology at Capital University.

University of the Cumberlands announces that Christopher Waters of Grove City received a bachelor of science in political science and a minor in history on May 9 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.

He is the son of George and Susie Waters.