Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak

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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