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EDUCATION

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st. Michael winners from left to right: stephanie Crush, Thomas wiechman, Lexi scales.

eastern winners left to right: Paige Cornett, Mikayla Farris, Paige walker, Jarrett Lewis.

Students participate in poster contest on Prescription Abuse Prevention

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The Brown County Community Board of Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services in conjunction with the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities held a poster contest this spring. Brown County students in grades 6 thru 8 were invited to create a poster that promoted the Don’t Get Me Started message. Students from Eastern Middle School and St. Michael School participated. Winners were chosen from each school. Eastern Middle School winners are Mikayla Farris, 1st place, Jarrett Lewis, 2nd place and Paige Cornett and Paige Walker tied for 3rd place. Winners from St. Michael School are Lexi Scales, 1st place, Thomas Wiechman, 2nd place and Stephanie Crush, 3rd place. Overall winners for Brown County are Lexi Scales, 1st place and Mikayla Farris, 2nd place. Students were presented with cash prizes and certificates. The first place poster from each county in Ohio was taken to Columbus and

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F’ville High School student attends State Science Day on May 11, 2013 Ashley Jakeway a high school student at Fayetteville-Perry high school competed at the state science Day held at The ohio state university. her project focused on pigments within plants. Along with her research and experimentation, Ashley had to present her findings to the judges who awarded her with an excellent rating. A lot of hard work went into her project and Ashley hopes to continue participating in science fairs while in high school. Great job Ashley!

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Pictured are from left to right: steve Dunkin, executive Director of BCADAMhs, Lexi scales, Amanda scales (Lexi’s Mom) and Deanna Vietze, Director of Fiscal services and Contract Compliance.

judged for state placement. Lexi Scales an 8th grade student at St. Michael School was the 1st place winner of the statewide “Don’t Get Me Started” (www.dontgetmestartedohio.org) poster contest. This year, students from all

across Ohio were challenged to create a poster that promoted the campaign’s message around prescription drug abuse. Lexi Scales and others were judged by a panel that included ODADAS Director Orman Hall, Ohio Rehabili-

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G’town FFA members get state degree

tation Services Commission Chief of Staff Brenda Cronin, and Chief Executive Officer Cheri L. Walter from the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities. Winners were honored at the 2013 Opiate Conference: Turning the Tide Together. Winning entries will receive saving bonds in addition to their poster being displayed on the Don’t Get Me Started website. Prescription drug abuse is on the rise. These students are helping turn the tide through classroom activities and advocating for healthy change. These children are championing for change—using artwork as a medium to promote health and wellness to their peers and to the public.

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Dennis wallace presents check to wBsD superintendent Peggy McKinney.

Wallace donates $1000 to WBHS Dennis Wallace, a Pioneer sales rep, has donated $1000 to the Western Brown High School. Wallace was awarded this contribution money by DuPont Pioneer for his dedication to customer-focused activities throughout the year. DuPont Pioneer is the

world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high quality seeds to farmers. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com

on May 3rd 2013 five outstanding members of the Georgetown FFA chapter were presented with their state degree at the ohio state FFA convention. The state degree is the highest degree an FFA member can receive while they are still enrolled in the FFA chapter. The members of Georgetown FFA who received their degrees are Clinton evans, Caty Fussnecker, Alicia Gifford, Paige Luck, and Morgan Meranda. Achieving this milestone is a great challenge and a wonderful honor. Alicia Gifford reporter received a gold rating on her officer book. shelby Griffith placed first in the ag science fair, and Jacob shannon represented Georgetown as a member of the state Choir. Congratulations to all.

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Mt. Orab Lions recognize GOOD students

Sardinia VIP students honored

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The sardinia 2nd grades are ending the year by honoring their last VIP students. They've had fun writing letters each week to classmates. students have the letters to keep as a special reminder of their year in second grade. Pictured above from, Mrs. hamilton's class are front L-r: Jayson setyawan, Jackie Jodrey, savannah Burgess back L-r: Alynna schumacher, Jessica swart, Devin Parlier. Pictured below from Mrs. richey's class front L-r: natalee McCann, Jayson hodge, Kaylen Tabor, back L-r: Annie Jennings, Alyssa Davis, Jasmine Tunks.

Defeated On the back of the shirt is the motto: “When the going gets tough, the tough choose to GO ON” This program was started by a teacher who went blind after 18 years of service. At that point, he dedicated his life to encouraging people to understand that all problems can be overcome. He designed these shirts to be given to schools by local Lion’s Clubs. The Mount Orab Lions Club did the 2nd grade win-

F’ville FFA wins District Ag Engineering Contest The Fayetteville FFA Chapter recorded a 1st Place finish in the District Ag Engineering Contest by competing on a statewide online test. These students were Tyler Parcell (1st Place District Individual), Ryan Koch (2nd Place

District Individual), Tyler Baldwin, and Klay Lewis. The purpose of this contest was to assess these students’ knowledge in agricultural engineering technology. Visit www.ffa.org for more information.

ners are Mrs. Glenda Barr class - Kate Statton, Mrs. Paula Rankin - class Isaac Bernhardt, Mrs. Pam Fite class Maria Perry, President Lion - Duane Smith and ORBY the Mount Orab NEW mascot. Anyone who would like to know more about the Lions Club. Please contact PDG Bob Richmond at (937) 4444791.

Schueler graduates from Wittenberg On Saturday May 11th, 2013, Adam David Schueler, Williamsburg, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Philosophy and an Interdepartmental B.A., with Interdepartmental Major Honors, Departmental Honors in Philosophy, and University Honors from Wittenberg University.

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The Mt. Orab Lions Club is running the GOOD PROGRAM in the Western Brown School District elementary schools in Mount Orab and Hamersville. To qualify a student is picked by their teacher for Good attendance; Good listening skills; Good work habits; Good citizenship and perseverance. Students who have shown tremendous determination and perseverance in overcoming a difficult situation. At the top front of the shirt are the words --“GOOD” - Going On or

Brown County Press, June 9, 2013  

Brown County Press, June 9, 2013

Brown County Press, June 9, 2013  

Brown County Press, June 9, 2013