Jacob Reed

WELLSVILLE — Jacob E. Reed graduated summa cum laude with a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law at the commencement ceremony on May 19. He is ranked second in his graduating class.

While attending Akron Law, Reed was an associate editor on the Akron Law Review and President of Akron Law Christian Fellowship.

Jacob clerked at Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley and Mathews in North Canton this past year. He will start as an associate attorney there upon admission to the Ohio Bar.

A 2012 graduate of Wellsville High School, and a 2016 graduate of Kent State University, he is the son of Karl and Cynthia Reed of Wellsville.

Thomas Caserta

GRANVILLE — Thomas Caserta from Alliance was one of 65 students across the state, who was awarded scholarships from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and Foundation. These scholarships are awarded to qualified students pursuing careers in the natural gas and oil industry.

Caserta attends Marietta College and is studying petroleum engineering. He is a first time OOGEEP scholarship recipient.

To date, OOGEEP has awarded close to half a million dollars in scholarships to students from Ohio, or students pursuing higher education in Ohio, in order to help relieve some of the financial burden of attending the college, university, technical or trade school of their choice. This year, these winners represented 32 Ohio counties, 27 institutions of higher education and 17 different majors.

Mt. Union list

ALLIANCE — The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Mount Union: Sarai Bodine and Brenna Walker of Beloit.

Quentin Rice

SALEM — Quentin Rice made the dean’s list at Chatham University’s Falk School of Sustainability and Environment for the spring semester. Rice is a graduate of St. Paul School in Salem and Cardinal Mooney High School.

OU dean’s list

ATHENS — Ohio University released the dean’s list for the spring semester at the Athens campus:

Kaylea N. Allison, East Liverpool; Kylie R. Gardner, East Liverpool; Elise S. Hammond, Columbiana; Linzy R. Haueter, Salem; Kendra Hoover, East Palestine; Anna Joy Livingston, Beloit; Caden Madison, East Liverpool; Adler P. Matey, Columbiana; Dave R. McKenzie, Leetonia; Andrea Oliver, Salem; Bailey O. Polinori, Salem; and Joshua M. Zmuda, Sebring.

Two students were named to the dean’s list while attending the OU Eastern campus: Cynthia A. Humpe, East Liverpool; and Michelle M. Jenkins, Salem.

Marietta list

MARIETTA — The follow local students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marietta College:

Hannah Garofalo of Leetonia, majoring in marketing and is a graduate of Columbiana High School, and David McCabe of North Lima, is majoring in petroleum engineering and a graduate of South Range High School.