Belmont College Students Named All-Ohio Academic Team Members
All-Ohio Academic Team Members Christine Williams (left) and Evan Marling (right)
All-Ohio Academic Team Members Evan Marling (left) and Senator Lou Gentile (right).
St. Clairsville, OH (May 2, 2013) – Each year Belmont College President
Dr. Joseph E. Bukowski nominates exceptional students to the All-Ohio Academic Team.
This year Belmont College students Evan Marling and Christine Williams were chosen
for this prestigious honor.
Marling from Shadyside, Ohio was named to the All-Ohio Academic Third Team. He is
an Industrial Trades Welding major and is a member of the Belmont College Phi Theta
Kappa (PTK) National Honor Society.
Williams an Accounting major from Glen Dale, West Virginia was also named to the
All-Ohio Academic Third Team.
A luncheon was held at the State Capitol Building on April 25 to honor All-Ohio
Academic Team members. Each year during Community College Month, members of the
All-Ohio Academic Team are honored at a ceremony in Columbus.
According to the All-Ohio Academic Team website, the program provides statewide
recognition and cash scholarships to outstanding students at Ohio’s 23 community
colleges. Since the program began in 1997, more than $200,000 in scholarships has
been awarded to hundreds of outstanding two-year college students. The All-Ohio
Academic Team program is co-sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for
To be eligible for the All-Ohio Academic Team, students must be nominated by their
college president. Nominees must be eligible to graduate during the current academic
year and have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.25. The rankings for
the All-Ohio Academic Team are determined by the scores nominees receive in the
All-USA Academic Team Judging. Winners are selected on the basis of academic performance,
demonstration of leadership, and community service involvement.
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