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For Immediate Release

June 4, 2009

Contact:  Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King Fry at (419) 995-8671

Ohio State Lima to honor students at June 5 ceremony

The Ohio State University at Lima will recognize its graduates and honor students at its annual Honors Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2009, in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts in Reed Hall.

More than 400 honorees and guests are expected at the event.

In addition to recognizing the graduates’ achievements, academic awards will be presented at the department and division levels to students who have excelled in their coursework. Honors students will collect their Honors Book Awards and Honors Tuition Scholarship Awards. Other student recognitions include the Violet I. Meek Student Leadership Award, the Arbuckle Creative Writing Awards, and the John W. Hevener Award that recognizes an outstanding graduating senior who has completed the majority of his or her coursework at Ohio State Lima.

Two faculty members will also be recognized with the awards for Distinguished Scholarship and Distinguished Teaching. A Faculty Award for Student Mentorship will also be presented for the first time.

Bachelor and Master’s degree candidates receive their degrees at the University-wide Spring Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.

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