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The Napoleon Athletic Boosters recently awarded scholarships to Napoleon High School seniors Jenna Pilkington and Mitchell Kruse. Each applicant is scored in the areas of athletic accomplishments, academics and extracurriculars. This year’s recipients have both been very successful in their …

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To prepare them for the start of school, students attending Four County Career Center picked up their packets containing their schedules and other important information for the year. Opening day for Four County Career Center juniors and new students is Wednesday and Thursday for returning se…

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Wheaton College student Darby Stevens of Archbold was recently named to the dean's list for the spring semester.

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HAMLER — The 2019-20 school year for Patrick Henry Local Schools starts Wednesday, Aug. 21 for all students in grades one through 12. Kindergarten will hold individual orientations along with KRA assessments on Aug. 21-22, with classes beginning Aug. 23.

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Each semester, Defiance College recognizes students who have attained an outstanding level of academic excellence by naming them to either the dean’s list or the school honors list.

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COLUMBUS — An 11 year-old Cleveland-area girl who has been dancing since she could walk, who plays catcher on her softball team and who just closed out the fifth grade with straight As is stepping into a statewide spotlight. But it’s thanks to another of her passions: art.

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ARCHBOLD — Opening day for Four County Career Center juniors and new students is Wednesday, Aug. 14 and Thursday, Aug. 15 for returning seniors.

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Two area residents were among the approximately 1,900 undergraduates who received their degrees from the University of Dayton during the spring commencement ceremony.

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ARCHBOLD — Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up their schedules and other important 2019-20 school information during Schedule for Launch Days at Four County Career Center Thursday and Friday.

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Claire Waidelich recently graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a bachelor of arts in computer science and a minor in gender studies.

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The Napoleon High School Academic Boosters Club (ABC) recently awarded several scholarships at the annual NHS Academic Awards Night. The following students received scholarships (front row, from left) Rachel Blackwood, Academic Freedom; Regan Ward, Academic Merit; Shea Kreinbrink, Academic E…

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HAMLER — A new walking trail was proposed during the public participation portion of the July meeting of the Patrick Henry Board of Education Monday in Hamler, providing the school with an on-campus cross country path, as well as for use with the track and field programs.

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Fourteen graduates from the Northwest State Community College Law Enforcement Academy were recently honored during a special ceremony. The class successfully completed both the state certification exam and the physical fitness requirements of the program. Current graduates who have taken the…

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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 career center. Instructors have the opportunity to participate with a local employer…

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COLUMBUS — More than 380 graduating seniors from all over Ohio received their high school diplomas as members of Ohio Connections Academy’s Class of 2019, including two local students.

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The following area residents earned a spot on the University of Dayton’s spring dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester.

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The Ohio State University recently issued the list of students who earned degrees at spring commencement.

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The book grant committee of the Henry County Retired Teachers Foundation has completed its judging and recently announced Shelby Fackler and Chase Gruenhagen as the 2019 award winners. Each recipient receives a book grant in the amount of $1,500. Fackler is the recipient of the Griffith Fami…

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Malori A. Lankenau graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine May 18. She then commenced a four-year residency in emergency medicine at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., July 1. Lankenau is a 2011 graduate of Napoleon High School and a 2015 gradu…

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Northwest State Community College recently announced its dean’s list for the spring semester.

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A Napoleon student was among more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students who participated in the University of Mount Union’s 173rd commencement ceremony.

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DEFIANCE — During the 2019 McMaster’s Symposium and Academic Colloquium, 12 Defiance College students presented custom identity designs for Sarah’s House, a dedicated facility in Defiance that serves victims of crime through support and intervention. The presentation, titled “Design Makes a …

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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 career center. Instructors have the opportunity to participate with a local employer…

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ARCHBOLD — Northwest State Community College recently hosted the University of Toledo Summer Leadership Program, which includes visiting international scholars from the Netherlands. Also on hand were the most recent UT Ph.D. cohort in community college leadership, led by UT’s Dr. Ron Opp, an…

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Eleven students completing Northwest State Community College’s medical assisting associate degree or phlebotomy technician certificate program were recently recognized during spring commencement. Both options lead to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students earning the ph…

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The University of Findlay recently held commencement ceremonies, and more than 800 graduates earned doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Eighteen Napoleon High School Spanish students recently visited Spain and France for eight days on an American Council of International Studies Trip. Spanish teacher Tracy Weber led the trip, and chaperones were Krysann Dunbar and Char Weber. Pictured at Retiro Park are (front row, from left…

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Liberty Center Middle School selected its May Students of the Month based on character, work ethic and scholarship. Those chosen included (front row, from left) MaKayla Meller, Eva Brink, McKenzie McGilvery, Allan Starkey, Hunter Spangler and Tyler Ley, back row, from left) Matthew Orr and K…

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Bert G. Taylor Post #300 American Legion recently awarded $500 scholarships to Kaelynn Glanz (left) and Hannah Behm.

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ARCHBOLD — Four County Career Center recently held its annual retirement reception and employee service awards honoring staff members for years of service to the school district.

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Mitchell Kruse (left) and Kellie Schreiber, both 2019 graduates of Napoleon High School, were each recently awarded $2,500 Stephanie Lynn Kossow Memorial Scholarships. The scholarship fund is generated by a golf outing in Kossow’s memory, which will be held Saturday, July 27 at White Pines G…

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio State University has issued the dean’s list for spring, with the names of 20,225 students who have achieved top grades for their work.

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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.