Chelsey McPhillen of Port Washington is a member of the Beta Beta Beta Honor Society at Ashland University.

McPhillen is majoring in toxicology. She is the daughter of Charles and Tonia McPhillen of Port Washington and is a 2013 graduate of Indian Valley South High School.

Beta Beta Beta is an honor society for undergraduate students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report's National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland, and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.