The summer of 2009 was the season of restoration for the renowned 1885 Koehnken & Grimm pipe organ in historic St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Hillsboro, Ohio. The historic pipe organ had been rebuilt in 1933 to update it from the original “tracker action” to an enlarged instrument.
State Representative Danny Bubp (R-West Union) has announced the passage of legislation from the Ohio House to add the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program to Ohio CORE curriculum. The measure passed by a vote of 96-0. “It is an honor to work with the JROTC instructors and cadets across Ohio to preserve this essential program in our high schools,” said Bubp.
Education-what is the end result? Employers and colleges want reliable, independent, motivated, and responsible people who can work well with others and represent their company or college respectfully. With the partnership of several schools, Hopewell Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG) supplies a unique service; an educator who assists at-risk students with credit recovery, employability skills, and community involvement.
The Batavia Rotary Club recognizes a high school student from Clermont Northeastern High School each month as the Student of the Month. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Andy Shaw was honored as the club’s Clermont Northeastern High School “Student of the Month” for September 2009.
Clermont County Municipal Court Administrative Judge James Shriver is the recipient of the 2009 C.J. McLin Award, presented by the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections (OJACC). The award is named after the late Ohio Representative C.J. McLin, Jr., who worked tirelessly in the General Assembly to improve community corrections through funding and legislative change.
The Clermont County Common Pleas Court Adult Probation Department has received the Clifford Skeen Award, presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. The award recognizes the department for operating the “outstanding non-residential community corrections program in the State of Ohio for fiscal year 2009.”
The village of Batavia’s Beautification Committee is planning “Holiday in the Village,” an event for the entire family. Holiday in the Village will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Village Administration Building, 389 East Main Street.
The Batavia Rotary Club recognizes a Batavia High School student at the first 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.”
Milford High School student Jeff Michael is a leader. He was elected to the 2010 Ohio DECA State Officer position of Secretary/Treasurer Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Ohio DECA Fall Leadership Conference held at the Columbus Convention Center. He was there with 49 classmates in the Milford/Great Oaks Marketing Management and Research Program.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Nathan Pabin has been selected 2009 Trooper of the Year at the Batavia Post. The selection of Trooper Pabin is in recognition of outstanding service during 2009 at the Batavia Post. Fellow officers and supervisors stationed at Batavia chose Trooper Pabin based on leadership abilities.