Area residents graduate from Wilmington College

WILMINGTON – Wilmington College conferred 303 graduating seniors with Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Masters in Education degrees at the 139th annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, some receiving special honor recognition, were from WC’s main campus, Cincinnati Branch in Blue Ash and the degree completion program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers), is located in southwestern Ohio, approximately one hour from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. The Blue Ash branch serves a large number of non-traditional students. Additional information may be obtained at

Area residents from the main campus are, in Brown County, from Fayettteville: Timothy J. Wiederhold, BA, education studies and history. Georgetown – Philiss A. Carkeek, BA, cum laude, education. Hamersville – Zachary A. Wallace, BS, agriculture. Mt. Orab – Dara R. Howser, BS, magna cum laude, agriculture; Kevin A. Louderback, BA, magna cum laude, English. Ripley- Jarrin L. Taul, BS, sports management. Sardinia – Avery W. Morgan, BA, business administration.