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Doane inducted into EKU honor society
A Williamstown resident was one of 12 Eastern Kentucky University Business students inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society at a formal ceremony Dec. 7.
Jill Doane, a senior music marketing major, was among those representing the top 10 percent of their graduating class.
The mission and objectives of Beta Gamma Sigma are to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business; to foster an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of honor and integrity; to encourage the pursuit of wisdom and earnestness; to support the advancement of business through and to encourage lifelong learning; and to enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for student and alumni members in their professional lives.
Currently more than 500,000 individuals have accepted membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. They occupy key management and leadership positions in a variety of industries around the world.

Grant County students graduate at IWU
Two students from Grant County were among the 1,740 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Dec. 18 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
Craig Cinnamon, of Crittenden, received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and Dolores Holtmann, of Dry Ridge, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
Local students earn nursing pins at Gateway
Two local students were among 17 December graduates of the Nursing and Allied Health Division of Gateway Community and Technical College to earn associate degrees in the nursing program.
Brandy Breeden of Dry Ridge and Gaila M. MacAdams of Williamstown received pins during the semi-annual pinning ceremony, a longstanding tradition among healthcare professionals that marks their formal entry into the profession.