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Belmont College Student Named All-Ohio Academic Team Member

St. Clairsville, OH (April 27, 2022) – Each year Belmont College President Dr. Paul Gasparro nominates exceptional students to the All-Ohio Academic Team. This year Alexa Marley was chosen for this prestigious honor.
 
Alexa, from Lewisville, Ohio, is a double major in Mental Health and Associate of Science and is also earning a Certified Chemical Dependency Assistant certificate. She is a College Credit Plus student and will graduate from Belmont College as class Salutatorian with two associate degrees and one certificate, as well as graduate from Monroe Central High School this May. Alexa maintains a 3.974 GPA at Belmont.
 
She was named to the All-Ohio Academic Third Team.
 
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 two-year colleges.
 
A virtual recognition program for team members took place April 27 during Community College Month.
 
The All-Ohio Academic Team program is supported by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
 
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 based on academic performance, demonstration of leadership, and community service involvement.
 
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