Student notes

Maria Kern

ASHLAND, OHIO — Maria Kern of Eaton is a member of the Honors Society at Ashland University. Kern is majoring in forensic biology. She is a 2016 graduate of Eaton High School.

The Honors Society is a student-run organization that plans a variety of social, educational and service events for Honors Program students, thereby strengthening the learning community by building friendships outside the classroom.

Kole Smith

CAMDEN, OHIO — Kole Smith of Camden was one of 400 freshmen welcomed to Baldwin Wallace University campus who claimed $5.2 million in merit scholarships for their outstanding high school achievements. Smith, who is majoring in pre-engineering, earned an $11,000 Deans’ Scholarship.