Campus News: 11-20-14

Arielle Jade Fouts, of Weston Township, has received her Associate of Applied Science from the Cincinnati
College of Mortuary Science.
She graduated summa cum laude, having maintained a 4.0 grade point while earning 70 quarter credits.
During the graduation ceremony. Fouts received certificates for her academic success and achievement as a
peer tutor.
Because Ohio is one of four states which requires morticians to have a bachelor’s degree, Fouts will
continue to attend CCMS in its second track leading to a Bachelor’s Degree of Mortuary Science.
A 2012 graduate of Bowling Green High School, she transferred two years of credits from BGSU to CCMS in
2013, and has already passed both portions of the National Board Exam. After her final classes and a
funeral home co-op, she will be awarded her B.M.S. in December.
She was named the first recipient of the $2,000 Christian Chambers Mortuary Science Scholarship, managed
by The Outlook Group of Franklin, Ohio. The newly-founded scholarship is in honor of funeral director
Christian Chambers who has served with distinction for more than 20 years. Fouts also received a $500
scholarship from The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards after being nominated
for the honor by the faculty and staff at CCMS.
She is vice president of her class and a new member of the National Funeral Directors’ Association.
Donagh O’Loughlin, from Perrysburg, is a member of Wittenberg University’s Sigma Chapter of Phi Gamma
Delta (FIJI), which was recently recognized with national awards for the 2013-14 school year.