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Local teacher wins Distinguished Educator Award

Battelle for Kids recently recognized Albin Waldbillig, a teacher from Bethel-Tate Local School District, as a distinguished educator for his tremendous impact on his students, colleagues, and community. Albin was among 44 teachers from across Ohio to receive the 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator Award as a representative of excellence in the teaching profession. The [ Read More ]

Child Support Division to hold employer workshop, attorney training

August is Child Support Awareness Month, and in preparation, the Clermont County Department of Job & Family Services, Division of Child Support, is holding several activities in August: Employer Workshop: 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Minning Hall, Clermont Mercy Hospital, 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia. The workshop will provide information on implementing child support [ Read More ]

Snider awarded scholarships

Carley Snider, of Moscow, has been selected to receive two scholarships from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership at The Ohio State University. Snider was presented the Jo and Warren Weiler Scholarship Fund in Agricultural Education and the Alice Lucile Russel Scholarship Fund at the 2016 Annual Banquet for the Department of Agricultural [ Read More ]

4th grade students participate in county writing contest

Fourth grade students from all over the county are invited to practice their writing skills in a contest sponsored by the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association. One of the skills taught at the fourth grade level is learning to correctly write an opinion on a specific topic. The CCTRA encourages the teachers to send in [ Read More ]

Great Oaks receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Great Oaks Career Campuses by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report for the 2014-2015 school year. The institute’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.”Good finance is important to everything government does,” Auditor Yost said. “Sound budgetary [ Read More ]

UC Clermont launches digital media communications program

For students interested in communications professions — including advertising, journalism and public relations — the path to success now starts closer to home than ever. UC Clermont College recently announced that it would begin offering an associate’s degree in Digital Media Communications this fall. The two-year program is designed to help students transition seamlessly into [ Read More ]

Felicity math teacher to become a student again with full-tuition scholarship

Small town, second-grade math teacher Jillian Everett has always been about action. Since she was a little girl, Everett has been inspired to help others. Attending a small and under-resourced school near Cincinnati, Ohio, Everett received tremendous support from her school; particularly Mr. Perry, her math teacher from the fifth through eighth grade. He helped Everett [ Read More ]

County committee nominations to be accepted until August 1

Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate. Additionally, organizations representing underserved (minority and women) farmers or ranchers may nominate candidates.Nomination forms are filed for the county committee of the office that administers a producer’s [ Read More ]

Batavia resident graduates from Boston University

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,220 students in May 2016. Among the graduates was Kirstynne J. MacCune,  a Batavia resident, who received a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences. Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, BU offers students more [ Read More ]

Wenstrup introduces VA recruitment bill

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5526) to enhance employee recruitment and retainment strategies at Veterans’ Affairs (VA) medical centers. Due to increasing demand, an aging workforce, and private sector competition, among other factors, the VA is [ Read More ]


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