Finally getting to ‘100’

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Indian Lake Elementary kindergartners enter their pod through a giant “100” last week on the 100th day of school. Maintenance staff member Roy Basil created the 100 sign for students. First-graders made crazy crowns and necklaces from 100 pieces of cereal. The 100th Day celebrations were later than usual this year because of the number of school cancellation days due to inclement weather. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

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DECA students share state conference projects with Rotarians

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Bellefontaine High School DECA students shared snippets of their presentations for the group’s upcoming state conference with Bellefontaine Rotary Club members Monday.

 

The students spoke about their projects, which ranged from topics such as identity theft and distracted driving to DECA’s recent Logan County Bridal and Prom Expo event. 

 

Several local businesses and organizations assisted students with their projects. 

 

DECA members attending the March 13-14 conference in Columbus will be required to give 5-minute presentations based on 30-page papers they compiled. 

 

Katie Rychener, BHS DECA advisor, and 11 of her 49 DECA students attended the meeting. They included: Caleb Mitchell, Michaela Baker, Janay Logan, Sierra Rhoades, Javan Deslandes, Zack Cox, Jhealeen Ballesteros, Brenda Johnson, Kenzie Patton, Cayden Dement, Dean Smith, and Ms. Rychener's husband and Rotary member, Darrin "DECA Dad" Haubert.

 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.                                                                                                    

 

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Lenten fishfest

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Joe Steggeman prepares fish filets to go in the oven as other Knights of Columbus organization members prep meals for some of theestimated 300 customers during St. Patrick’s Catholic Church’s first Friday evening fish fry of the Lenten season. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)
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Baird takes DAR trophy

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Benjamin Logan High School senior Caitlyn Baird was the winner of the local Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen contest, taking the traveling Madonna of the Trail trophy for year-long display at her home school.

 

She also earned a $100 scholarship prize. Her essay also was sent on to compete at the district level.

 

Other seniors recognized included Connor Mason of Bellefontaine High School, Levi Stapleton of Riverside and Courtni Pippin of the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center.

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Sweet Rewards

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A total of 216 Bellefontaine High School students were invited to the Sweet Rewards event Friday, hosted by the BHS Academic Boosters to recognize pupils earning a minimum 3.25 grade point average. Students partook of a buffet of sweets, and had a chance to play a Price is Right game and participate in $400 worth of cash drawings. 

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