Junior High Lady Hounds get season-opening sweep Lady Devils roll past Paint Valley in season opener Senior Profile: Jessica Johnson Michael E Roberts Sr Evelyn L Jones Thomas M Calvert Ryan, Sowards lead Lady Indians to easy win in season opener, 57-36 over Felicity Senior Profile: Wes Hayslip Justice off to hot start at VSU County boys’ squads on display in annual SHAC Preview Night ‘Operation Christmas Child’ collects 1,707 shoe boxes for needy children Two animal cruelty cases investigated in Adams County DP&L considers closing power-generating plants in county Holiday spirit makes an early appearance in Adams County Chester A Mann Jeffrey A Daley Sr Michael G Tincher DAR sponsors Good Citizen Award Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season Senior Profile: Kayle Thomas Helen N Hiestand Rev Walter R Egnor Sr Betty Beam Jamie L Corrill Jeffrey L Heppard Edsel L Massey Jr It is time to stop and take time to give thanks on a special day Another year to be very thankful for Senior Profile: Savannah McCoy McCoy signs to continue golf career at SSU North Adams hosts SHAC Girls Preview DAR commemorates 50th anniversary of Vietnam War Historical Society honors veterans Star Wars routine leads Fancy Free Cloggers to ‘America’s Got Talent’ A Day at the Opera Eagle Creek draws community to Thanksgiving celebration Ward ekes out victory over Worley in county commissioner race Mary A Garman Ronald L Palmer Joseph S McClanahan II Emma O Hayslip Devils slip by Georgetown in Foundation Game Hupp, Hunter, Wolke named OSSCA Second Team All-State Senior Profile: Kain Turner Lady Devils romp in Foundation Game Oh, those aromas coming from Mom’s kitchen What Became My Biggest Project Deer gun season set to begin ‘Trees to Textbooks’ shares revenues with local schools and communities BREAKING NEWS Winchester’s Baxter wins Miss Ohio USA 2017 pageant Genny Elkins Pauline S Stevenson Donald E Lewis Sr Charlotte R Seaman Ruth Prater Bennie Skaggs Gertrude Swayne West Union High School hosts impressive Veterans Day ceremonies Peebles Elementary hosts ceremony to honor local veterans Duke Energy exits Killen and Stuart Plants GE Aviation hosts annual Veterans Day celebration Senior Profile: Logan Gordley Jeffrey A Brown Sr Peebles Library welcomes local author and survivor on Nov. 19 Homer C Eldridge Robert W Schomberg One Commissioner race too close to call in unofficial count Voters approve majority of county levies on Tuesday’s election ballot NAES Sixth Graders practice the democratic process Honoring one who gave the ‘last full measure of devotion’ Overcoming adversity, veteran of Iraq War opens local business Senior Profile: Ben Figgins Senior Profile: Macy Mullenix SHAC Basketball Previews are set for Nov. 18 and 25 Trio of local golfers finish careers with trip to the highest level of high school competition Peebles sophomore Jenny Seas finishes sixth in OHSAA state cross-country meet Upset win sends Trump to the White House ACRMC awarded plaque for 50 years of service Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for First Nine Week Grading Period BREAKING ELECTION NEWS! Senior Profile: Jordyn Kell Orlie H Kirker Military homecoming at NAES Second half spells doom as Greyhounds fall to Hillcrest 42-12 in finale Senior Profile: Sarah McFarland WU’s Horton will continue golf career at SSU Lady Devils’ season ends in heartbreak with 3-2 loss in District championship battle Christine R. Ritchey Operation Christmas Child begins Nov. 14 Mental Health levy on tomorrow’s ballot Wanda L. Nixon David Rogers Robert “Bobby” Leonard Keneth Waters Commissioner Worley seeks re-election Republican challenger vies for Commissioner’s seat Charles Cooper Thelma J White

Health-Related Scholarships awarded for 2016

Four scholarships were awarded to Adams County students this year. The Scholarship Committee met on May 12 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center to interview 10 applicants. The following scholarships were awarded:

The Earl and Helen Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund is designed to recognize Adams County students and encourage them to return to Adams County to work in a health related career. The following students were awarded a $750 scholarship:

Donna Brodt
Donna Brodt

• Donna Rose Brodt is a 2016 graduate of West Union High School and the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center. Ms. Brodt will be pursuing a career in Nursing at the Shawnee State University.

 

 

 

Kayden Johnson
Kayden Johnson

• Kayden Renee Johnson is a 2014 graduate of North Adams High School and is currently pursuing a career in Nursing at the Shawnee State University.
 

 

 

The David E. Pixley Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an Adams County graduate interested in any health related field. The following student was awarded a $650 scholarship:

Jade Spriggs
Jade Spriggs

• Emily Jade Spriggs is a 2016 graduate of North Adams High School. Ms. Spriggs will be pursuing a degree in Occupational Therapy at the Shawnee State University.

 

 

 

The Phyllis Mosier Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a current year graduate of West Union High School pursuing a degree and accepted in an accredited Registered Nursing program. The following student was awarded a $750 scholarship:

John David Whitley
John David Whitley

• John David Whitley is a 2016 graduate of West Union High School. Mr. Whitley will be pursuing a degree in Nursing at Wright State University.
Special thanks to the Scholarship Committee members for their participation in the interviews. Please join Adams County Regional Medical Center and its Scholarship Committee members in congratulating the recipients for their academic excellence and continued commitment to their educations.

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