Norwalk Reflector: Local residents graduate from EHOVE police academy

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Local residents graduate from EHOVE police academy

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM

AVERY — Three local residents have graduated from the adult EHOVE Career Center Police Academy.

Graduates from the Reflector readership area were: Caleb Cotterill, of Monroeville; Dean Evert, of Norwalk; and Derek Henderson, of Willard.

Students learned the skills they need to become certified as a basic police officer in the state of Ohio. They learned about and how to utilize firearms, defensive tactics, driving techniques, traffic enforcement and more.

The police academy was 750 hours long and ran from Oct 9 through March 6. Norwalk Police Chief Mike Conney was the instructor speaker at the ceremony. Trevor Johnson, of Port Clinton, was the student speaker.

Applicants are being accepted now for the next session. For more information, go to or call 419-499-4663 ext. 280.


Summer camp preview

Registration begins at 7 a.m. April 25 for EHOVE summer camps for children entering grades four through nine.

Summer camps are a way to experience advancing careers within various fields such as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and more while having fun and meeting new people. The camps will give students focused, hands-on learning experiences while working in a team.

This year’s camps feature drone racing, LEGO robotics, coding and programming, fire and rescue, small engines, welding, rocketry, animations, culinary, Fab Lab, energy, STEM for girls and science explorers. The camps are offered in collaboration with Humanetics, Bellwether Farm, NASA Plum Brook Station and Jer Bel Farm.

Camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for the morning session and 12:15 to 3:15 p.m. for the afternoon session, Monday through Friday for the week of June 10 through 14. Campers may attend the morning and/or afternoon sessions.

Registrations may be mailed using the form in the camp brochure that was sent home with area students. Camps fill up quickly, so it’s strongly recommend registering online.

For more information and cost, contact Karen Lehrer at [email protected] or 419-499-4663 ext. 251.

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