Prescott earns scholarship
William Prescott, a sophomore civil engineering student at The University of Akron, has been awarded the Tri-Mor Corporation Scholarship for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. The scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering student who is hardworking and dedicated to his or her field of study. Prescott is a member of The University of Akron Steel Bridge Team, Theta Chi service fraternity, where he serves as vice president of health and safety, and has been named to the dean’s list each semester that he has attended The University of Akron. Prescott is the son of Wayne and Susan Prescott, Everett (Snake Spring Township), and is a 2019 graduate of Bedford High School.
Marisa Hammond of Bedford recently was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Hammond was inducted at Frostburg State University. She is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership in the society. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Cottle on list
Evan Cottle of Hopewell has been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list for the winter term. Cottle is majoring in legal studies. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average to be named to the list.