Community

Madison Walters, 10, was selected as the 2012 Akron StepOut: Walk to Stop Diabetes Red Strider Ambassador. The walk on Oct. 7 will begin at Quaker Square in Akron. Madison, a sixth-grader at Rootstown Middle School, has diabetes. She is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Walters.

Education

University of Akron nursing student Brooke Fowler of Akron is a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is the daughter of Ronald Fowler and Ronne Sidwell, both of Akron.

John Delonais of Mogadore is a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He is studying computer engineering at the University of Akron.

Stark State students Lorah Bailey of Kensington and Dora Bucklew of Beach City are among 20 students nationwide to receive the $2,500 Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship for nursing students.

The University of Mount Union recognized students who excelled last year at a dinner this month. Honored students included Kelly Slutz, a double major in sociology and Spanish from Orrville, who received the Ralph K. and Elizabeth B. Ramsayer Sophomore Prize.

Military

Air Force Airman Gillian B. Broman, daughter of Russell Broman of Akron, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She is a 2011 graduate of Ellet High School.

Marine Pfc. Felton Shropshire IV, son of Felton and Penny Shropshire III of Akron, graduated from basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C. He is a 2009 graduate of Garfield High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Albin Cvoric, son of Senad and Zineta Cvoric of Akron, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is a 2006 graduate of North High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Brian M. Whitlock graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. He is the son of Martha Livingston of Akron and is a 2011 graduate of Coventry High School.

Army Reserve Pvt. Annitra C. Lewis, daughter of Anita and Carl Lewis of Akron, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is a 2011 graduate of Kenmore High School.

Air Force Airman Tyron D. Pratt, son of Elizabeth Pratt and Richard Brown Jr., both of Akron, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is a 2008 graduate of East High School.

Army Reserve Pvt. Garland T. McCormick, son of Garland McCormick of Akron, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Kiera S. Hardy graduated from the Cryptologic Linguist Specialist Course at the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, Calif. She is the daughter of Pattie E. Cleaver of Akron. She graduated in 2010 from Firestone High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Brian M. Whitlock graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio. Whitlock, son of Martha Livingston of Akron, is a 2011 graduate of Coventry High School.

Timothy J. Prinzo, a 2012 graduate of Manchester Local High School, graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

Send notices of community, school and military achievement to Carol Biliczky at cbiliczky@thebeaconjournal.com or fax them to 330-996-3033.