5/12/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Wadsworth resident Stephanie Carruthers was honored May 7 when she was named salutatorian at Ashland University's Spring 2011 commencement exercises.
Carruthers graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in education degree with a major in early childhood education.
A 2007 Wadsworth High School graduate, Carruthers is the daughter of Steven Carruthers and Sandra Swigart. Carruthers achieved a 3.989 grade point average.
Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University 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.