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To keep its career and technical training programs up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology, Four County Career Center instructors are eligible to participate in a work experience program sponsored by the school. Instructors have the opportunity to participate with a local employer in an …

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Lindsey Kelly of Holgate earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bluffton University.

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Anna Murcko of Napoleon was one of nearly 1,400 students awarded undergraduate and advanced degrees and certificates at Youngstown State University’s spring commencement.

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ARCHBOLD — Four County Career Center recently recognized the retirement of nine staff members with a total of 223 years of experience who retired from the career center during the past school year.

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COLUMBUS – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees recently appointed Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as the 16th president in university history. Johnson, who has served as chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) since 2017, brings more than 30 years of experience as an academic…

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To keep its career and technical training programs up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology, Four County Career Center instructors are eligible to participate in a work experience program sponsored by the school. Instructors have the opportunity to participate with a local employer in an …

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The Napoleon Lions Club recently recognized its 2020 scholarship winners at a club meeting. The scholarship awards the recipients $500 a year for four years of college.

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ARCHBOLD — Northwest State Community College will host a series of interactive summer camps for area youth, beginning on June 30 with the first Agriculture is STEM camp (for grades 7-9). The camp season will wrap up on July 30.

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The 2020 Julie L. Kane and Jacob Johnson Memorial Scholarship recipients were recently selected.

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The Henry County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded four $400 scholarships to graduating seniors in the county.

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Four County Career Center’s construction trades students were able to complete 65% of the construction of the 83rd new home as part of their career training before the school closure in March. Curtis Miller, carpentry instructor, and the senior carpentry classes did the general construction …

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ARCHBOLD — Northwest State Community College has announced that face-to-face (classroom) learning will officially return for the fall semester, along with its regularly-scheduled online and hybrid learning format courses.

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The past few months have required us to temporarily transform education and seek greater partnerships with families to educate students at home. I applaud all families and thank them for accepting this task. With all of the challenges we encountered, I am happy to say together we made it thr…

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COLUMBUS — Rex Tietje of Deshler was recently named a 2020 Distinguished Senior at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).

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

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A foundational question as we go through life is, “How are we going to approach it?” Will we be glass half-full or glass half-empty kind of people? As the seniors of 2020 head out into the world away from the walls of their high schools, they will look back on their senior years with memorie…

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St. John’s Lutheran Preschool in Holgate recently held a parking lot preschool graduation ceremony for their students. Pictured is head teacher Christi Stober handing out ice cream and presents to Stevie Walker.

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Defiance College faculty recently delivered diplomas to many of graduating students last week while practicing social distancing. Pictured are Sierra Wall of Bryan with Dr. Christopher Cwynar, assistant professor of communication studies.

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COLUMBUS — The Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), which represents Ohio’s public universities, recently announced that its 14 member institutions produced 6,506 graduates with an associate degree, bachelor’s degree, doctoral degree or professional degree in a variety of healthcare field…

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Defiance College faculty recently delivered diplomas to many of graduating students last week while practicing social distancing. Pictured are Steve Sondergaard, professor of Criminal Justice, with Bryan Mestre of Defiance.

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ARCHBOLD — In a virtual ceremony Saturday, Northwest State Community College awarded 157 degrees and/or certificates to 147 students.

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COLUMBUS — American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has announced the 2020 recipients of its scholarship programs, the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship and the Richard H. Gorsuch Scholarship, which includes two students from Patrick Henry Local Schools. AMP is awarding a total of 10 scholarships to gr…

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In the world of education, feedback is really important. Oftentimes school districts ask for feedback from their parents/guardians and community. Recently, we asked our parents/guardians to provide us feedback on how we could improve the remote learning that was happening. Teachers use feedb…

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On March 12, Gov. DeWine announced that all public schools would be closed for three weeks. Since that time, the decision was made to close schools until May 1 and then subsequently close schools for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Over the course of schools being closed, I have be…