Area briefs

Troy resident has poetry published

TROY — Emma DeWeese of Troy has had her poetry entry in the National High School Poetry Contest accepted for publication. Her poem entitled “Where I’m From …” appeared in the spring edition of the American High School Poets “Inside of Me” anthology.

“Inside of Me” is a meaningful study of introspective poems written by teenagers from all over the country. It explores what goes on inside the heads of today’s teens in those quiet moments when the outside distractions are finally turned down and one is alone with one’s own thoughts.

It is a quarterly publication published by the Live Poets Society of NJ in conjunction with JUST POETRY!!!, the national high school poetry quarterly magazine.

She is the daughter of Kimberley and Steven DeWeese and attends Miami East High School under the tutelage of Language Arts instructor Kalyn Hollatz.

Upon graduation, DeWeese plans to attend Bellarmine University and major in English.

Belmont names dean’s list

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The following local students achieved the dean’s list at Belmont University for the summer 2016 session. Eligibility for the summer session is based on a minimum nine-hour load over 10 weeks and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Claudia Barhorst of Tipp City and John Longenecker of Covington were named to the list.