Local students excel at Ashland University


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ASHLAND — Katherine Burke, of Minster, is a member of the Honors Society at Ashland University. Burke is majoring in nursing. Burke is a 2016 graduate of Minster High School.

Emily Kaiser of New Bremen, Ohio, is also a member of the Honors Society at Ashland University.

The Honors Society is a student-run organization that plans a variety of social, educational and service events for Honors Program students, thereby strengthening the learning community by building friendships outside the classroom.

Kaiser is majoring in creative writing. She is the daughter of James and Pamela Kaiser of New Bremen. She is a 2013 graduate of New Bremen Local School.

Kaiser is also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi at Ashland University. The purpose of Kappa Kappa Psi is to enhance the Ashland University instrumental music program and to honor outstanding members. Kappa Kappa Psi’s activities include assisting the Music Department, organizing projects to benefit the band programs and participating in regional meetings and a district convention each year. Membership in Kappa Kappa Psi is open to any Ashland University band member who maintains a 2.0 GPA.

Kaiser is also a member of The Eagle Marching Band. The Ashland University Eagle Marching Band is composed of 80 students and includes color guard and featured twirlers. The group performs for all home games as well as traveling to marching exhibitions throughout Ohio.

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