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The Kevin R. Schwiebert Memorial Fund recently awarded a $500 scholarship to Regan Ward. The daughter of Joel and Dena Ward of McClure, she plans to attend The Ohio State University and will be pursuing her degree in occupational therapy. The Kevin R. Schwiebert Scholarship is awarded annual…

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Four hundred fourteen seniors were recently awarded certificates, along with other student achievements and Career Passports marking the end of their career and technical training, during Four County Career Center’s 50th annual Recognition Day Ceremony. Guest speakers for the Recognition Day…

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Napoleon native Kayla Gerken was recently presented the Heminway Gold Medal along with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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The students at Four County Career Center’s early childhood education class recently held preschool graduation for children enrolled during the 2018-19 school year. The children performed favorite songs and fingerplays learned throughout the school year for parents and grandparents in attend…

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COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio House and Senate agree the next state budget should lower income taxes for individuals, but the size of that cut is among sticking points to be hashed out as they face a June 30 deadline to get a spending plan signed by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine.

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Liberty Center Middle School April Students of the Month were selected on the basis of character, work ethic and scholarship. They include (front row, from left) Addison Zientek, Haley Mohler, Emerson Grey, Lucas Wheeler, Braxton Light, Madison Foster, (back row, from left) Grady Miller, Cod…

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Students from Trine University’s main campus were recently named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the spring term.

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Twenty-four students completing Northwest State Community College’s registered nursing (RN) associate degree program were recently recognized during spring commencement. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam and enter directly into the workforce or they may trans…

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Twenty-four students completing Northwest State Community College’s registered nursing (RN) associate degree program were recently recognized during spring commencement. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam and enter directly into the workforce or they may trans…

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Erin Haase and Katrina Tran were recently selected as the recipients of the Napoleon Lions Club scholarships, which total $2,000 each, payable over four years. This marks the fifth straight year the club has sponsored two such scholarships. Haase, the daughter of William and Judith, will be …

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Nine Julie Kane and Jacob Johnson Memorial Scholarships were recently awarded and totaled $3,250, which is raised through donations by families and organizations and a golf outing held every September. Pictured (from left) are Dennis Ehlers, co-chair of the scholarship fund; recipients Regan…

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ARCHBOLD — Northwest State Community College recently hosted its spring commencement.

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COLUMBUS — From thousands of iPads to coding classes to virtual patients, bleeding-edge approaches to teaching and learning were on display at a recent The Ohio State University Board of Trustees meetings.

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Kaelynn Glanz was recently awarded the 2019 Hermann and Margery Wesche Scholarship. A 2019 graduate of Napoleon High School, Glanz will attend Bowling Green State University and major in exercise science. She is the daughter of Nicole Pedraza and Mike Ritz. Pictured is Michael Wesche, member…

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Members of Liberty Center Middle School’s Writer’s Club recently traveled to the Collingwood Arts Center in Toledo to attend a performance of the play “The Disappearance.” The play was written by students in grades five through eight via a program of the Toledo Children’s Theater Workshop. W…

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Four County Career Center’s Specialized Mechatronics and Robotics Technology instructor Tim Armitage has received his training certification and the career center has become an official training site for the Fanuc Material Handling Program Software on the Fanuc Robot. Because Armitage receiv…

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High school graduation marks the beginning of a new chapter in a person’s life. Graduation services are filled with words of encouragement from a range of people. Some of that encouragement may come from other students, guest speakers or school personnel. The ceremony at Patrick Henry includ…

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The Napoleon Lions Club recently recognized the Napoleon High School Seniors of the Month for the 2018-19 school year. Pictured are Napoleon High School seniors (from left) Kaitlyn Schroeder (April), Travis Altman (December/January), Chasten Wilde (May) and Napoleon Lion Jack Pinckard. Not p…

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Patrick Henry Middle School April Students of the Month were selected by staff for their actions and attitudes of patience. They include (front row, from left) Kelsey Schwiebert, Mitchell Harmon, Kasey Nelson, Leah Geahlen, Alyson Huffman, (back row, from left) Tyler Smith, Jorge Delgado, Co…

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Seth Gerken of Napoleon was recently named to Ohio Dominican University’s spring semester dean’s list.

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ARCHBOLD — The Northwest State Community College Foundation recently hosted its 10th annual Green Carpet Event, “Golden Gala,” and raised more than $80,000.

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The 5th Annual Job & Career Fair was recently held at Four County Career Center, where seniors had the opportunity to meet with more than 50 area employers on hand. More than 500 students had the chance to discuss their career options with local businesses and see what opportunities were…

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ARCHBOLD — Summer school classes for students in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties are again being offered by Four County Career Center.

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Kindergarteners at Napoleon Elementary participated in their own graduation ceremony Friday afternoon.

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As the 2018-19 school year comes to a close and schools prepare for their graduation ceremonies, it has been a well-established, standard practice to offer graduating seniors advice as they eagerly get launched into the “real world.” Face your fears, work hard, make a difference, do what mak…

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The Napoleon High School Alumni Association recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships. Pictured (from left) are Virgil Bohls, alumni association board member, with recipients Erin Haase, Regan Ward and Mitchell Bachman.

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The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences recently recognized more than 925 candidates during its commencement.

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ARCHBOLD — Four County Career Center’s 50th annual Senior Recognition Day will be held Tuesday starting at 9:15 a.m. at the school.

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Thirty Four County Career Center students were recently inducted into career education’s most prestigious organization, the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). There are a total of 61 students in the honor society for the 2018-2019 school year. To be considered for membership, students …

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Four County Career Center students in the Early Childhood Education program hosted Baby & Toddler Play Days. Under the direction of instructor Susan Myers, students had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with younger children to help prepare them for their careers in child care.…