Wellington Resident Named One of Ashland University's Co-Valedictorians

5/12/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Wellington resident Megan Williams was honored May 7 when Ashland University named its co-valedictorians during its Spring 2011 commencement exercises.

Williams graduated summa cum laude, gamma alpha kappa with a bachelor of science in education degree with a major in middles grades education.

A 2007 Firelands High School graduate, Williams is the daughter of Timothy and Donna Williams of Wellington. The valedictorian achieved a 4.0 grade point average. Twinsburg resident Ashley Bissell was honored as the other co-valedictorian.

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.