Meigs County Residents earn Degrees, Dean’s List from OSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Spring semester 2020 at The Ohio State University was like no other, with a virtual commencement and online classes for half the semester. Students conquered the challenges and a record number earned top grades and degrees. Among those are several Meigs County residents.

The dean’s list includes a total of 24,776 students: 18,846 Ohioans, 4,109 non-residents and 1,821 international students. Those making the Dean’s List from Meigs County are: Abigail Elaine Howard, of Albany; Valerie L. Mash, of Albany; David Cole Hoffman, of Middleport; Elena Marie Musser, of Pomeroy; Elizabeth Ann Teaford, of Portland; Kendra Janese White, of Racine.

Criteria for the dean’s list varies by college. It is usually based on the GPA for that specific term and the number of credit hours taken. Many colleges require a minimum of 12 graded credit hours with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

In an historic virtual commencement on May 3, the university awarded a record 12,967 degrees and certificates to its largest-ever graduating class ever, including 261 doctoral, 983 professional, 1,983 masters, 9,007 bachelors, 594 associates and 69 certificates. Those earning degrees from Meigs County are: Marshall Stephen Aanestad, of Pomeroy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Charles Wade Harrison, of Pomeroy, Master of Social Work; Colton Dale Lilly, of Pomeroy, Bachelor of Science.

Both the dean’s and graduate lists include Ohio, non-resident and international students. Students are listed by county and then by zip code, city and last name. The files are searchable using the search or find function on your device.

Students may choose not to have their names released under the provisions of the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Their names have been excluded from the lists.