Adams Countians honored at Hopewell ceremonies

Front Row, from left, Betty Isaac; Art Fletcher and Heidi Klump; Back Row, from left, Cynthia Rader; Kelly Churchwright, Office of Exceptional Children; and Judy Burns.
Front Row, from left, Betty Isaac; Art Fletcher and Heidi Klump; Back Row, from left, Cynthia Rader; Kelly Churchwright, Office of Exceptional Children; and Judy Burns.

Individuals from Adams County were honored recently at the Region 14/Hopewell Center 33rd annual Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony held at Hillsboro Elementary in Highland County.

Exceptional Achievement Award recipients were cited for services they have provided this past school year to ensure students with disabilities achieve personal, social or academic goals of the highest standards. This award is a unique recognition since it is granted to a limited number of individuals from throughout the five-counties that Region 14/Hopewell serves and is provided by both parents and educators. The Exceptional Achievement Award Winners for Adams County are: Judy Burns, Art Fletcher, Betty Isaac, Heidi Klump and Cynthia Rader.

Jesse Hall, Adams County Outstanding Student, left, receives his award from Richard Seas, Superintendent of the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District.
Jesse Hall, Adams County Outstanding Student, left, receives his award from Richard Seas, Superintendent of the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District.

Jesse Hall, a student in the Adams County/Ohio Valley Local School District was honored as the Outstanding Student Award recipient for Adams County. He was nominated in the area of Arts achievement. The Outstanding Student is selected by Special Education Administrators in the Region. The award acknowledges the achievements of school-age children and youth with disabilities.

The Region 14 Governing Board and Parent Advisory Council of the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center sponsored the Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony. They wish to extend their congratulations to the award recipients who have given the most precious gift of all – themselves.