Two West Clermont teachers have been published. An instructional unit about bullying, written by Mike Laehr and Sue Fisher, is included in the new book, “Comprehension & Collaboration,” (Heinemann, 2009). The units in this book were compiled by best-selling authors Stephanie Harvey and Smokey Daniels.
The Greater Milford Area Historical Society has developed the seventh piece in the Cats Meow Historic Milford Village Series: St. Andrew the Apostle Church. St. Andrew Church joins the previous six replica historic buildings – Promont House Museum, Milford Public School, Milford First United Methodist Church, The Korner Barbershop, The Old Stone Library, and Row House Gallery.
Nearly 200 high-achieving seniors from Ohio high schools have received the 2009 Honda-Ohio State Partnership Math Medal Award from a partnership between Honda of America Mfg., Inc. and Ohio State University. The award recognizes and honors the top mathematics student in each high school for their achievements in math courses throughout high school.
On July 20, American Legion Post 406 was performing a military funeral service in Bethel. During the service Charles Canter Sr., a 51-year member of the Legion, suffered a heart attack while serving in the Color Guard. Post member Daniel Pangallo, while not serving in the guard on this day, was a member of the public attending the funeral.
Felicity Girl Scout Troop 41282 delivered donations to the Ronald McDonald House Tuesday, Nov. 4. The troop donated personal care items, birthday gifts, puzzles, playing cards, birthday cards and can tabs. They were given a special tour of the Ronald McDonald House. The girls enjoyed giving back to others and plan to do more this year.
Branden Webber, a first grade reading student at Summerside Elementary, was honored with a Borders gift card for completing at least 35 activities in reading and writing over the summer break. Mrs. Ellen Beavers, reading teacher, presented the award to Branden.
American Heritage Girls Troop OH0522 spent some time on Make A Difference Day doing projects to help in the community. They made blankets for the H.U.G.S. (Heritage Girls United in Giving Service) Program which gives bags with blankets, pencils, toiletries and other items to foster children.
The Felicity-Franklin FFA visited historical Metamora, Indiana on their way to National Convention Oct. 21. While visiting Metamora, the chapter visited the Grist Mill.
Project SEARCH graduate Collin Biddle was awarded the prestigious Horizon Award by his employer, Fifth Third Bank, in October. A full-time Fifth Third employee since his graduation in 2005, Biddle has exceeded the job standards in each position he has served in at the Bank.
Clermont County teens and tweens are flocking in droves to the library for all things Twilight. The first book in Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling series has created a fan base unseen since the days of Harry Potter hysteria. The movie New Moon, based on Meyer’s second book in the series, hits movie theaters Nov. 20.