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Locals graduate from Marietta College

Published: June 21, 2017 12:00 AM

MARIETTA -- More than 250 Marietta College seniors graduated and received their degrees during the 180th Commencement at Marietta College on May 7, 2017.

Leah Hill of Quaker City earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. Hill is a graduate of Shenandoah High School.

Teresa Kuhns of Quaker City earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Kuhns is a graduate of John Glenn High School. She was also named to the Spring 2017 Dean's High Honors List.

Kuhns was recently inducted into Marietta College's chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, national chemistry honor society. Gamma Sigma Epsilon is a national chemistry honor society founded in 1919 at Davidson College. The Society is governed by a National Executive Council of elected officers and meets in biennial conventions for the purpose of governance, fellowship, and scientific exchange.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.


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