Miriam Foltz , daughter of Stephanie and Larry Foltz of OFallon, graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Va., on May 31. A 2006 graduate of OFallon Township High School who earned bachelor of arts degrees in music and history at William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Va., in 2011, she was awarded the Martha O. and Fred R. Stair Fellowship, which is given by the seminarys faculty on the basis of promise in pastoral ministry. She is now a candidate under the care of the Session of the First United Presbyterian Church of Belleville and has been certified by the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy as ready to be examined for ordination pending a call.
Aurara Finley , daughter of Maj. Roger and Brandy Finley of OFallon, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship through a combined program sponsored by First Command Financial Services, which committed $1,000, and the Scott Air Force Base Spouses Club Charitable Association, which pledged $500. A 2014 graduate of OFallon Township High School, Finley will attend Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and major in English.
Julia Garrison , of OFallon received her bachelor of science degree in education, health science studies, during spring commencement exercises at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in May.
Andrew Hoelscher has been named to the deans list at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., for the 2014 spring semester. He is the son of Gary and Susan Hoelscher of OFallon.
Leshay Mathis , daughter of Lisa and David Mathis of OFallon, received a bachelor of science degree in corporate communication and a bachelor of arts degree in dance from Southeast Missouri State University on May 17. She also received the university presidents Spirit of Southeast Award, which is based on GPA, leadership, community service and on campus involvement