MARIETTA -- Michael Morgan, the son of Robert and Mary Morgan of Newcomerstown, graduated magna cum laude from Marietta College on May 9.

He received a bachelor of arts in political science degree.

His plans are to further his education at the University of Kentucky in the fall.

Hardesty graduates magna cum laude

COLUMBUS -- Martha Hardesty, daughter of John and Lynnette Hardesty of West Lafayette, has graduated magna cum laude from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts degree.

She will attend Kent State University in the fall to pursue a master's degree in speech language pathology.