LIMA, Ohio — Benjamin Nile, of New Vineyard, has been named to the November 2017 and January and February 2018 dean’s lists at the University of Northwestern Ohio.

Nile is studying high performance motorsports technology, diesel technology, agricultural technology and alternative fuels. He is a member of the UNOH Stock Car team which fields six cars. The team makes an annual trek to Volusia Florida in February, where they spend 12 days racing with other racers from all over the country. They also race weekly at their own track and make a few appearances at Eldora Speedway, which is owned by Tony Stewart.

Nile also is the president of the Auto Cross Club, which hosts several events through out the spring and summer. He is a 2015 graduate of Mt. Blue High School.

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