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Eagle Scout project helps bring Ohio flag to CTC

From left, County Commissioners Stephen Caraway, Brian Baldridge, and Paul Worley, Eagle Scout Candidate Jesse Hall, Eagle Scout Austin Rapp, and Jason Vesey, Principal of the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center.
From left, County Commissioners Stephen Caraway, Brian Baldridge, and Paul Worley, Eagle Scout Candidate Jesse Hall, Eagle Scout Austin Rapp, and Jason Vesey, Principal of the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center.

Eagle Scout Candidate Jesse Hall from Boy Scout Troop 290 of Seaman, recently presented the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center a set of flag holders he and his classmates made in the Carpentry Program as part of his Eagle Scout project. At the same time, the Adams County Commissioners presented the OVCTC with an Adams County Flag to be added to the school’s current Military Flag Display.

The Adams County Flag follows the pattern of the Ohio State Flag. This red, white and blue burgee shaped flag was designed by Stephen Kelley. Three red stripes remind us that Adams County is the third oldest county in Ohio. It was established on July 10, 1797. The round seal is reminiscent of the Great Seal of the State of Ohio. The image includes the Ohio River and the beautiful hills of Adams County, and adds a riverboat and an image of the Serpent Mound, the county’s most notable landmark. A Clovis Paleo Indian point and an Isotelus trilobite signify the rare geological artifacts that can be found in the area. The white stars represent 15 townships. The county was named for President John Adams, who was in office when Adams County was organized.

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