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Kylee Koon, of Westminster, received the Master of Science in acupuncture degree from National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois, during the school's Dec.15 commencement ceremony.

Millersville University, in Pennsylvania, recently announced scholarship recipients for Carroll County. Each scholarship ranged from $2,000 to full tuition. The following recipients received the Millersville University Housing Grant: Jillian Novak, a mathematics actuarial sciences major from Westminster; Bridget O'Sullivan, a psychology major from Westminster; Emmit Glock, a music-business and technology major from Westminster; Julia Murphy, an undeclared major from Westminster; and Lacy Bonner, an undeclared major from Taneytown.


The following students achieved the dean's list at Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee, for the fall 2017 semester: Hannah Jones, of Sykesville; Megan McPherson, of Mount Airy; Kaitlyn Tutalo, of Hampstead; and Amanda Tutalo, of Hampstead. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Tim Foley, of Hampstead, a student in the Computer-Based Honors Program in the Honors College at The University of Alabama, presented the goals, outcomes and impact of research conducted in fall 2017 during "CBH Live 2017," an interactive presentation. The title of the student's project was "Improving the ILLISLAB Finite Element Program." The Computer-Based Honors Program, soon to be re-named the Randall Research Scholars Program, is an undergraduate research program that pairs academically elite students with leading research professors and cutting-edge computing technology to conduct research in a variety of disciplines.


Alysa Delgado, of Westminster, received recognition in The University of Alabama's recent Three Minute Thesis Competition. "Mapping the Troubles for Turtles" was the title of the presentation. Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition that challenges master's and doctoral students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. The competition develops academic, presentation and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

Stephen True, of Sykesville, has been named to the fall 2017 dean's high honors list at Marietta College, in Ohio. Full-time students completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in a given semester are eligible for the honor. True, a graduate of Century High School, is majoring in information systems and is a member of the Class of 2019.

More than 220 students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on Dec. 20. Local students include: Tyler Davis, of Finksburg, Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering; Emily Miller, of Westminster, Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice; and Darian Naill, of New Windsor, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.