UC Clermont’s Barbara Wallace was named the 2011 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service by Ohio Campus Compact, a non-profit membership organization of 47 Ohio colleges and universities with strong community service, service-learning, and civic engagement programs on their campuses. Wallace is the Director of the College Success and Service Learning programs at [ Read More ]
On Saturday March 19, 2011 members of Ruff ‘N Stuff 4-H group spent the morning at Matthew 25: Ministries on Kenwood Road in Blue Ash. Matthew 25: Ministries is an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization that operates by rescuing and reusing products from major corporations, manufacturers, hospitals, and individuals. With the help of [ Read More ]
The Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services’ Children’s Protective Services division has presented the Board of Clermont County Commissioners with a quilt that features the artwork of abused and neglected children from across the county. “Two of the children whose artwork is featured are brothers, who were neglected, watched their parents abuse drugs, [ Read More ]
Joel Harris and Cindy Diskete were united in marriage March 12, 2011. The ceremony took place at Buford Church of Christ with Reverend Stoney Hamilton officiating. Mrs. Harris is the daughter of Rudy and Gayle Diskete of Buford and is currently employed as a sales associate by Fred Meyer Jewelers in Mt.Orab. Mr. Harris is [ Read More ]
The Merwin Elementary School second grade musical production of “America: A Star Spangled Production,” was held at the Amelia High School Performing Arts Center Thursday March 17. Above, Connor Adams reads an excerpt from the Declaration of Independance as Thomas Jefferson.
Batavia Elementary held its Spring Scholastic Book Fair, March 14-18, with a Family Night Wednesday, March 16. “Come to the Carnival,” was the theme of the fair. The Elementary staff and students thanked the PTO for hosting the event.
One high school student from Clermont Northeastern High School is honored at the first Batavia Rotary Club meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Jacob Hacker was honored as the club’s Clermont Northeastern High School “Student of [ Read More ]
Wildlife Officer Mike Ohlrich was recently assigned as the new Clermont County Wildlife Officer, according to the ODNR Division of Wildlife. Wildlife Officer Ohlrich’s new assignment follows former Clermont County Wildlife Officer Terry Glynn’s retirement in December of 2010. Officer Glynn served nearly 30 years with the Division of Wildlife. Wildlife officers have statewide jurisdiction [ Read More ]
Clermont Northeastern Elementary School recently held its first ever Family Art Night. Art teacher Andrea Knoth organized the event with the help of the PTO with the hopes of getting families to explore their artistic side while also raising money for a local Animal Rescue Center. It was held in the CNE gymnasium from 6 [ Read More ]
The seventh grade Gifted and Talented Students in Ms. Clark’s class at Glen Este Middle School are working on a Rube Goldberg project. They are to design a deliberately over-engineered machine that will crack an egg in a very complex fashion, including at least a seven-step chain reaction.