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OU-Chillicothe Graduates 168 for Class of 2022

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(Chillicothe) – Ohio University Chillicothe recently honored 168 graduates at a Graduation Recognition Ceremony. The Class of 2022 received 45 associates degree, 118 bachelor’s degrees and 5 master’s degrees.

The Distinguished Alumni award was given to Susan Knisley of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education in 2013. The Rich Bebee Alumni Leadership award went to Patricia Medert who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1969.  These awards recognized former students who exemplify service to the university, philanthropic support, recognition in their professional field and service to the community. Deb Nickles, associate professor of English, was recognized with the Outstanding Faculty Instruction award for her community engagement and cultural outreach in Chillicothe and beyond.

In addition, 19 students were named Outstanding Graduates. Outstanding Graduates are nominated by faculty members and must demonstrate academic accomplishments and participation in university activities and community service. This year’s Outstanding Graduates are:

Associate Degrees
Alanee Fannin – Associate in Business Management Technology

Stephanie Merritt – Associate in Child Development

Andrew Carroll – Associate in Computer Science Technology

Danielle Sheets – Associate in Human Services Technology

Hailey Daniels – Associate in Law Enforcement Technology

Lindsey Young – Associate in Medical Assisting Technology           

Bachelor Degrees
Cadee Causey – Bachelor of Science in Applied Management

Heidi Rolfe – Bachelor of Science in Applied Management

Lauren Baker – Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies

David Penrod – Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Sara Hertenstein – Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education

Montana Legg – Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education

Payton Smith – Bachelor of Science in Education, Middle Childhood Education

Tyson Vickers – Bachelor of Science in Education, Middle Childhood Education

Carly Carroll – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Joseph LeBlanc – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jason Rhodes – Bachelor of Social Work

Lesley Scaggs – Bachelor of Social Work

Erin Conley – Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies