GCC duo excelSarah Welker of Venetia and Jeff Pew from South Park were members of several Grove City College teams of student entrepreneurs that made the final round of the annual business venture competition hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation (E+I).

They competed for a piece of a prize package worth over $32,000 in cash and in-kind services in front of a panel of 13 judges who heard the teams make the case for their ventures and decided how much to award the students.

Utah graduatesFour area residents graduated recently from Utah State University. They were among 6,588 students receiving diplomas.

Jonah Conroy of McMurray earned a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation resource management.

Lucas Grasha from Mt. Lebanon and Abby Gray from Upper St. Clair gained Bachelor of Science degrees in communicative disorders and deaf education.

Also from USC, Max Gray graduated with two Bachelor of Science degrees for finance and in international business.

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