Student notes



Halle Osborne

Halle Osborne, an eighth grader from New Paris, was among the 37 Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) students recognized today for their outstanding academic achievement and service to the community.

During a ceremony at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington, Osborne was among 18 OCA students to be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. To qualify for the National Junior Honor Society, students in grades 6 through 8 must maintain a 3.25 GPA, complete 10 hours of verifiable community service within the school year and participate in one or more extracurricular activities or group service projects. Students must submit letters of recommendation from current and former teachers as well as from other adults. Currently 29 OCA students are members of the National Junior Honor Society. Nineteen students in grades 10 through 12 were also inducted into the National Honor Society.

Miami University students study abroad

The following local Miami University students were part of a study abroad group during Winter 2017 semester:

Allison Rutherford of Brookville studied in Jamaica; Shelby Olson of Germantown studied in France; Abigail Fergus of Lewisburg studied in Belize and Jonathan Watson of Eaton studied in Italy.

Including students on internships, non-credit and Service-Learning programs, international students who study in a third country, and all other overseas programs completed by graduate and undergraduate students, 57 percent of Miami students study abroad.