Local participants listed for Buckeye Boys State
American Legion Post 41 of Norwalk announces that four young men from Norwalk are attending Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University through Sunday.
Attending from Norwalk High School are Joseph Leffler and Chad Warner. From St. Paul High School are Daniel Duncan and Brian Braden.
New London High School students Kyle Anderson, Tyler Green, Travis Missler, David Risner, Brandon Schwinn and Jared Shepherd are attending Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University.
Local sponsors for these boys are the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, NL Rotary Club and A & H Corp.
Two Plymouth High School juniors will be sponsored by American Legion Post 503, Shiloh, for their participation at the 72nd Annual Session of Buckeye Boys State through Sunday at Bowling Green State University.
Benjamin Garrett and Timothy Kay will be attending the course in self-government where participants will learn about the functions of city, county and state governments in the state of Ohio.
Buckeye Boys State, sponsored by the American Legion, is an opportunity for young men to actively participate in the nine-day "Hands On" experience in the operation of the Democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Ohio Government.
Founded in 1936, Buckeye Boys State is the largest Boys State program in the nation with an attendance of 1,300 young men annually.
Bond to attend Buckeye Girls State
PLYMOUTH A Plymouth High School junior will be sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 503, Shiloh, in her participation at the 62nd Annual Session of Buckeye Girls State through Saturday at Ashland University.
Megan Bond, of Shiloh, the daughter of Jane and Raymond Bond, is attending the course in self-government where participants will learn about the functions of city, county and state governments in the state of Ohio.
MILAN Tyler C. Bolyard, of Milan, is the winner of the 2007 Firelands Art League Scholarship Award. The Edison High School graduate won $500.
Bolyard's painting titled "Deception of the Worthy" currently is on display at the Cleveland Clinic. He also has won numerous awards over the past several years and has been accepted to the Cleveland Institute of Art.
The Firelands Area Art League encompasses the Firelands Area with the majority of their membership located in Huron and Erie counties.
Phillips earns science award
SHILOH Hannah R. Phillips, a seventh grader at Shiloh Middle School, Plymouth, placed second at the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research in Soil nitrates: Yield.
The winners of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research at this year's State Science Day each received $100 prizes.
State Science Day is organized and sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science and is the equivalent of a state championship for science projects. The primary objective of State Science Day is to provide an opportunity for young students to demonstrate their abilities and interests in science through individual experimentation and research.
Surgical tech program concludes
AVERY Students enrolled in the certified surgical technology program at EHOVE Ghrist Adult Career Center graduated June 7. Kristin Davis, class valedictorian, was the keynote speaker.
Students enrolled in the program recently finished their clinical rotations at area hospitals, wrapping up an intense nine-month program of study that included more than 500 hours of clinical experience. Combining the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation of tools and technology, the CST facilitates a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Local students who received certificates included: Kristin Davis, Heidi Fisher, Kimberly McClain, all of Norwalk, and Christine Horvath of Milan.