Zionsville students recognized


Matthew Curtis Maher of Zionsville was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison Universityby President Dale Thomas Knobel at Denison University’s 171st commencement held Sunday, May 13. Maher graduated with a major in English with a concentration in writing and a double minor in music performance and music composition. He received the Estelle King Van Beuren Endowed Memorial Scholarship and the Denison Alumni Award. Maher studied off-campus with Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies in Northern Ireland. Maher was active with the Oboe Ensemble, Denison Christian Community, Denison Religious Understanding, Middle School Companions and PEAS (People Endorsing Agricultural Sustainability).

The Rivers Institute at Hanover College is pleased to announce that Bob Berwanger has been accepted to and completed the Summer Academy: Health Science Institute. During the Summer Academy (June 10-15) scholars experienced college life while still in high school. Hanover College’s respected professors taught a wide range of subjects that engaged and expanded students’ interests as well as deepened their knowledge of a topic.

As part of the Health Science Institute, Berwanger worked alongside medical professionals and Hanover’s faculty exploring health care careers and education using a state-of-the-art human patient simulator (robot).  Health Science Institute Scholars attempted to diagnose and then treat the patient before it was too late! This interactive experience allowed Scholars to work as part of a healthcare team to see how medical care is carried out, in both clinical and laboratory settings, as well as explore the range of health care careers in demand now and in the future. Berwanger will be a Sophmore at University High School this fall.

Nathan Deinlein of Zionsville graduated May 5 from Trine University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Studies Education in Hershey Hall on the university’s main campus in Angola. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, Chi Alpha Sigma and Pi Lambda Theta. “Nathan is now part of more than 25,000 Trine University alumni, who are leading and serving in companies around the globe,” said Trine University president Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D. “Nathan’s education at this premier institution will leave a lasting legacy that will take form in the years ahead – in the workplace and community and on campus, affecting the lives of future students.”

John Sima from Zionsville was inducted into the 2011-12 Honors Fellows at Belhaven University. Sima is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. The newly inducted students were announced at the Belhaven Honors Convocation on April 10. The Honors College at Belhaven University gives academically advanced and highly motivated students continued opportunities to expand their education.

Nickolas Stasic of Zionsville has graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Stasic earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Stasic was one of nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students who received their diplomas May 20 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

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