Academic Briefs

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By The Staff


Ethan W. Prows, son of Jerry and Debbie Prows of Cynthiana, was recently named to the University of Northwestern Ohio’s October 2009 dean’s list in the College of Technologies.

Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to earn the designation.

Prows is a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School.


Samantha Shirley was recently named a national semifinalist for the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

Shirley was one of approximately 70,000 seniors from across the United States to apply for the program and one of 2,200 seniors picked as a semifinalist. She is among the top two percent of seniors that applied for the Coca-Cola Scholarship this year.

Shirley will be among those high school seniors considered for one of the 250 national finalists’ scholarships.

Each year the Coca−Cola Scholars Foundation awards a total of $3 million in achievement-based four-year college scholarships to 250 outstanding high school seniors from communities across the nation.

Shirley is a senior at Harrison County High School and is the daughter of Greg and DeDe Shirley.