Martha Hardesty, daughter of John and Lynn Hardesty of West Lafayette, graduated Aug. 11 from The College and Graduate School of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University with a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology.

She completed her undergrad studies in March of 2010 at The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences and The Colleges of the Arts and Sciences.

She has accepted a position at Licking Heights School District and will begin her career as a Speech Language Pathologist.