Charlie Ober received a bachelor’s degree in business management from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 17. A graduate of Mathews High School, Ober attended Northeastern on a rowing scholarship. He is the son of Jon and Kristen Ober, and Gale Meagher, all of Mathews.
Clint Miller of Gloucester, received a doctor of philosophy degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary on Dec. 17. The senior pastor at Petsworth Baptist Church, Miller also holds master of theology and master of divinity degrees from New Orleans BTS and a master of education degree in business education from State University of West Georgia. Miller is married to Tammy Rachal Miller and is the son of Betty Miller of Newborn, Ga., and the late Paul Miller.
Mary Snavely, Barry Green and Richard Kraus, all of Gloucester, have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Medical Careers Institute of ECPI University in Newport News. The recognition requires a 3.7 or higher grade point average. All three students are seniors in the physical therapy assistant program.
Sarah Pauline Ramsey of Mobjack, graduated from James Madison University’s Masters of Occupational Therapy program on Dec. 17. Ramsey received her bachelor’s degree from JMU in 2010. Recently finishing her two internships—one in pediatric private practice in Durham, N.C., and the other at Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News. She received the Clinical Excellence Award for her work in both facilities. This award is given to the M.O.T. graduate who exemplifies the flexibility, clinical competence, positivity and knowledge necessary to become a master clinician in occupational therapy, based on performance and reviews from supervising Occupational Therapist. After moving to Durham, she will work for a pediatric private practice in February 2012.
Brandon McCain, a four-year member of the Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester, was recently recognized by the Kiwanis Club of Gloucester and 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union-Gloucester Branch as their Youth of the Month for December. He was cited for his participation in club activities, helpfulness and academic excellence.