Highland County students recognized at Wilmington College


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Several Highland County residents attending Wilmington College received a variety of awards at the college’s 36th Annual Student Honors Convocation recently.

Senior Taylor Scott of Wise Road, Lynchburg, is the recipient of the Social Sciences Department’s Social Work Academic Excellence Award. The presentation was made at the College’s 36th Annual Student Honors Convocation recently.

Scott also was inducted into the Green Key Society, Wilmington College’s honor society founded in May 1951. It was organized to recognize superior scholarship by students from WC in the years following accreditation by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges in 1944.

Juniors and seniors become eligible for Green Key membership upon the completion of 75 or 90 semester hour, respectively, with grade-point averages of 3.75 and 3.50 respectively.

Additionally, Scott was recognized for induction into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

This is a national program that affords colleges the opportunity to recognize seniors at their campus who have a grade point average of 2.75 or better and who have demonstrated significant leadership and/or service to the college and/or community during his or her enrollment.

Scott, a 2013 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay High School, is majoring in psychology and social work.

Senior Taylor Lee Turner of Bayless Avenue, Lynchburg, is the recipient of the Humanities Department’s English Academic Excellence Award and the Social Sciences Department’s Political Science Academic Excellence Award.

Turner also was inducted into the Green Key Society.

Turner, a 2013 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay Local Schools, is majoring in English and political science.

Senior Mikayla J. Hughes of SR 138, Hillsboro, is the recipient of the Communication Arts Visual Communications Design Academic Excellence Award.

Hughes also was inducted into the Green Key Society.

Hughes, a graduate of Whiteoak High School, is majoring in communication arts.

Senior Carey M. Juillerat of Jan Lynn Lane, Hillsboro, is the recipient of the Education Department’s Adolescent-Young Adult Academic Excellence Award.

Juillerat also was inducted into the Green Key Society.

Juillerat, a 2012 graduate of Hillsboro High School, is majoring in education and English.

Senior Haleigh N. Lovett of US 62, Hillsboro, is the recipient of the Business Administration Academic Excellence Award.

Lovett also was inducted into the Green Key Society.

Lovett, a 2013 graduate of Hillsboro High School, is majoring in business administration.

Senior Miranda M. Gorman of Webertown Road, Lynchburg, is the recipient of the Business Administration’s Accounting Academic Excellence Award.

Gorman, a 2014 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay High School, is majoring in accounting.

Wilmington College is an independent college in Wilmington, Ohio, with a hallmark for hands-on learning opportunities. Founded in 1870 by Quakers, WC hosts 1,100 students at its main campus and another 200 at two satellite locations in Cincinnati. The College competes in 20 sports as a member of NCAA D-III and the Ohio Athletic Conference. Additional information may be obtained at www.wilmington.edu.

Submitted by Mary Burnell, public relations assistant for Wilmington College.

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