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SSCC, Sinclair partnership expands drone agriculture program

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WILMINGTON — A partnership between Sinclair Community College and Southern State Community College will expand Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training for precision agriculture purposes on SSCC’s campus in Wilmington.“This partnership is a good fit for our students and our community. We look forward to bringing this unique opportunity to our region,” said Dr. Kevin Boys, SSCC President. “And anything we can do to assist in the redevelopment of the Wilmington Air Park is something we want to be a part of.”

 

College students refurbish bikes for schoolchildren

DAYTON — University of Dayton students of a variety of majors refurbished bikes and gave them to local schoolchildren at annual bike rodeo event April 5.The following local students participated in the event: Cody Baker of Beavercreek and Aidan McCormick of Xenia.Wheels for Kids provides refurbished bicycles, helmets, locks, T-shirts and lessons on bike maintenance and safety to local children.This was the 13th year of the Wheels for Kids project, which ...

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Greenon Local Schools kindergarten registration

ENON — The Greenon Local School District will continue to offer All-Day Kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year, and registration for the new school year will begin Wednesday, May 21. Parents and Guardians can make an appointment to register between 4-8 p.m. May 21, at Enon Elementary, by calling the board office at 937-864-1202 ext. 1000.Children do not need to come to the appointment, which is for paperwork only. The following documentation is required to enroll: A certifi...

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Living History DAY Camp deadline May 23

SPRINGFIELD — The Hertzler House of the Clark County Park District annual “Living History DAY Camp” for 2014 will be held this June with an application deadline of May 23.Any current 4th or 5th grade student can apply to spend a day pretending it’s 1854. Preparing and eating their own food over a fireplace and playing games and making crafts like 19th century children would have done are part of the activities campers experience as they spend the day from 9 ...

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OSBA launches statewide campaign to promote public schools

COLUMBUS — The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) launched a statewide campaign April 5 to highlight the success of public education.The campaign, Stand Up for Public Schools, seeks to raise awareness about the importance of public education and locally elected boards of education. The statewide effort was launched in coordination with a national campaign by the National School Boards Association to advocate for public schools.

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Antioch University to participate in national programs exploring higher ed models

YELLOW SPRINGS — With its long history of leading innovations in higher education that serve learners and support its mission, Antioch University has been invited to participate in three major national efforts that will explore, discuss and design ways to re-envision higher education for the benefit of today’s students.

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Cedarville wins merit award for ad campaign

CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University won the merit award from the Higher Education Marketing Report for its national campaign, “Follow Your Calling.”The Higher Education Marketing Report held its Twenty-Ninth Annual Education Advertising Awards competition this year to find the best programs and campaigns in the country. A panel of industry specialists reviewed each piece based on creativity, marketing execution and message impact.According to the Higher ...

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Career center announces honor roll

XENIA — Students who have earned honor roll status at Greene County Career Center for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year have been announced. Those from the following communities who earned outstanding achievement in their career-technical program and academic classes include:Bellbrook — Fabrizzio Arenas, Courtney Brown, Samantha Chandler, Austin Deless, Karen Elting, Kara Kaether, Joseph Kruse, Jeffrey Palumbo, Kalina Phebus, Brenden Rayburn,...

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Local grad student to study conservation globally

OXFORD — In summer 2014, graduate students in the Global Field Program (GFP) from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly will travel to Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas to engage in action projects on vital human and ecological issues.Kathrene Mayne of Bellbrook will travel to the Amazon to study avian and tropical ecology. As a student in the master’s program, Mayne has also traveled to Baja to study field methods in desert and marine ecosystems. Mayne has ...

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Accounting grads achieve highest pass rate

CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University accounting graduates had the highest pass rate among Ohio colleges and universities on the 2013 Certified Public Accountant exam, according to a report released by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.Cedarville alumni who took the CPA exam for the first time in 2013 earned a pass rate of 78.4 percent. The national average pass rate for overall performance is 49.4 percent.

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Xenia Christian High School to present Beauty and the Beast

XENIA — Xenia Christian High School Dramatic Arts Department’s will present the popular musical Beauty and the Beast.Producer-Director Ken Kettering and his cast of Xenia Christian High School students are rehearsing the show. Students in the cast hail from many local communities — Xenia, Beavercreek, Cedarville, Bellbrook, Jamestown, Dayton, etc.Creative adult professionals are engaged with the students at all levels of this show to impress an...

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XHS graduate receives honors

XENIA — Arric DeVond from Wilberforce was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, NC. DeVond is a 2013 Xenia High School Honors graduate.Eligibility for membership is based on a cumulative freshman grade point average of 3.5 or higher. In June of 2013,DeVone participated in a summer pre-matriculation program for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - STEM majors. He achi...

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St. Brigid registration underway

XENIA — St. Brigid School is accepting pre-kindergarten through eighth grade registration.Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is currently available for all ages and grades at St. Brigid School in Xenia. St. Brigid is a pre-school through eighth grade Catholic school with a reputation for academic excellence and spiritual development in a caring environment. There is also a strong emphasis on the arts and technology.

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Student chosen to represent GMAC on a national level

CEDARVILLE — A Cedarville University student has been selected as the first ever National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative for the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).In her new role, Laura Farleman, a junior pharmacy major from Baldwinsville, N.Y. works to improve the student-athlete experience with the G-MAC and throughout the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). To fulfill her responsibility, Farleman works as a liaison between ins...

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Power equipment students

XENIA — Power Equipment Mechanics students Dean McMillion, Zach Mowen and Reigh Spahr placed second in the team category in Ag Mechanics Skills competition at the Ohio FFA District 9 Career Development Event at Ohio Valley CTC. The team advances to the state competition at Ohio State-ATI in Wooster on April 11.The team represented Greene County Career Center’s FFA chapter. Spahr finished third in the individual rankings while McMillion was eighth and Mowen 21st. Spahr i...

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Design student honored in HOW Magazine

CEDARVILLE — A Cedarville Graphic Design student earns recognition in well-known design magazine, HOW magazine.Amy Reisenweaver a senior from South Charleston, Ohio entered two pieces into the competition, a personal design project, The Insider’s Guide to the Magic Kingdom Booklet, and a promotional pamphlet for the 2013 Junior Senior Banquet held at Cedarville University.How magazine is an award-winning design magazine for graphic designers. The magazine off...

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Saxophone studio performs first concert

CEDARVILLE — Saxophonist Chet Jenkins and the Cedarville saxophone studio will present a free concert at noon April 2 in the Dixon Ministry Center Recital Hall. The concert is Cedarville’s first saxophone studio event and will feature a variety of classical and jazz pieces. Concert guests are invited to bring lunch; water is the only liquid permitted in the Recital Hall.The saxophone studio includes Simon Yeh of California, Md., Julie Brummel of Sun Prairie, Wis., Kyle ...

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Wright State to host Ohio Mathematics Contest April 12

FAIRBORN — Anyway you add it up, math plays a crucial role in everyday life. While it may be a tormenting subject for some, others believe math offers a one-way ticket to success.On Saturday, April 12, Wright State will host the Ohio Mathematics Competition, bringing hundreds of upper-elementary, middle school and high school students together to crunch the numbers. Winners of the competition will receive up to $10,000 in renewable scholarship money to attend Wright State....

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