Wilbur named to the Wilmington College Dean’s List Opal Van Hoose Ruby Yazell Chris Volk North Adams High School holds annual Homecoming ceremonies Six workers injured in power plant explosion Commissioners hold proclamation ceremony for 4-H Week Senior Profile: Shyanne Tucker Coach Young Classic is Saturday at NAHS Helen Kerr Anna L DeMint The garden that got us through the winter months Virginia L Fricker JV Devils top Northwest 51-34 Senior Profile: Caitlin Young North Adams moves to 7-5 with 16-point Homecoming win over Northwest Held to a higher standard Claudia J Purtee Shaylee E Prewitt Questions still linger in Stuart explosion Richard Holsinger J Ruth Madden Frank E Swayne Robert Bechdolt Sara D Hatfield Barbara Goodwin Jeffrey Frederick Grace E Myers Johnny A Sullender Sr. Senator Joe Uecker sworn-in for second term Wenstrup sworn in for third term in House Ronald L Chochard Patrick P Clift Samuel W Freeland Senior Profile: Casey Mullenix Lady Dragons win ugly, taking Classic consolation game over Manchester, 48-45 Greyhounds roll by West Union to take Classic consolation game, 82-58 History made as Ward takes oath of office Peter A Bennington Tangela R King McDonald’s Classic crowns 2016 champions MVP Arey leads Peebles to McDonald’s Classic title, Indians outlast North Adams 82-76 in double overtime thriller Lady Devils get Classic three-peat, make it 10 of 11, 14 titles for Coach Davis Senior Profile: Raegan Dick Teaching students the power of giving Kids at Children’s Home gifted with shopping spree Marion Liming Dorothy Huff John R Murphy Michael L McAninch Rita Rogers Edward L Combs Ronald W Staggs Mary H Grooms Gladys Wilson Donald Barnhill Monda Van Vorren Deborah Spires Senior Profile: Andre Wolke Indians pull away in second half, get past Manchester 71-58 in Classic semis On home floor, Lady Indians move to Classic title game North Adams handles West Union, Devils move to Classic finals with 68-53 victory Lady Devils roll into Classic championship Beth E Rowley Leatrice Lewis Senior Profile: Justin Aldridge Mary Helterbridle Wanda Huffman PES Performing Arts entertains at Hometown Christmas Adams County Manor sends holiday wishes Peebles Lions Club hosts Christmas breakfast Elusive Elf on a Shelf makes a return visit to PES Santas in blue spread Christmas cheer in a very special way Senior Profile: Aubrey McFarland WUHS holds Hall of Fame induction ceremonies WUHS Academic Team has undefeated season Serving those who served their country From Pearl Harbor to ‘America’s Got Talent’, 93-year-old WWII vet is still going strong Yester Years brings a touch of old to the new Merry Christmas to you all North Adams Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners Peebles High School hosts Homecoming ceremonies Children in need receive gifts at PES Adams County Manor holds annual Door Decorating Contest WUHS celebrates with numerous Christmas activities Halftime lead quickly vanishes, Dragons fall to Northwest 73-62 in Saturday night non-conference match up Tammy S Scott Oscar Hilterbrandt Neil R Swayne Beulah M Daniels McDonald’s Classic begins Dec. 27 Letters to Santa Senior Profile: Tyler Swearingen Leadership Adams donates to local outreach programs North Adams student/athletes are part of Holiday Sharing Event Senior Profile: Kylie Lucas West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2 WUES holds annual Spelling Bee NAHS Art students help out the Humane Society Peebles Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners

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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