SPRING HAS SPRUNG

Spring-sprung

Boaters took to the water Saturday at Indian Lake with temperatures reaching the mid 70s, ringing in a long-awaited spring. Rain is expected in the area today, adding to the green, and assuring use of lawn mowers. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

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JNHS tapping

JNHS

Benjamin Logan recently tapped five new members into its chapter of the Japanese National Honor Society, including Justus Black, Logan Grant, Lily LeVan, Brent Luttmer and Whitney Shellabarger. The new members are pictured here with current members, from left: Lily LeVan, Carrie Leese, Connor Hill, Jessica Goff, Emily Weidman, Arie Pequignot, Cole Weidman, Logan Grant, Brent Luttmer, Justus Black and Whitney Shellabarger. (PHOTO | BENJAMIN LOGAN SCHOOLS)

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Ridgemont NHS induction

RIdgemont-NHS

Ridgemont High School’s National Honor Society Chapter recently inducted the following new members, from the left, first row: Grace Richardson, Taylor Cronley, Sara McFadden, Nashley Robinson, Taylor Hardin, Katie Marshall, Nicole Sutherland and Brooke Stewart; and second row: Ryan Johnson, Wayne Geissinger, Hanna Organ, Wyatt James, Alyssa Whitaker, Alex Robinson, May Parker and Dakota McLane. (PHOTO | RIDGEMONT SCHOOLS)

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Author to sign books at Saturday’s 5K Run/Walk

BeLikeBrit

The Logan County Youth Leadership organization is hosting a Leaders of Hope 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18, in downtown Bellefontaine, to raise funds for the Be Like Brit Foundation in Haiti. The non-profit organization Be Like Brit was formed in the memory of U.S. college student Britney Gengel, who died in the January 2010 earthquake that struck the island nation. Through the foundation, an orphanage has been established in Grand Goave, Haiti.  Britney’s mother, Cherylann Gengel, will be available at the start/finish line of the race to sign books, Heartache and Hope in Haiti, which she co-authored with Britney’s father, Len.  Indian Lake Youth Leadership students are also helping the cause by selling Haitian-made bracelets at lunch for $1 Pre-register for the race at www.speedysneakers.com, call 599-5195 ext. 5506 or e-mail ksorreles@mresc.org. The registration fee is $30 for adults, or $25 for students. 

 

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ILMS students fare well at OMEA competition

ILMS-OEMA

Several Indian Lake Middle School students earned high marks at the Ohio Music Education Association District 11 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Junior High Event on April 11 at Fairlawn Schools. 
 
Receiving Superior ratings for instrumental solos were: Jade McConnell (flute), Deanna Fry (piano) and Alli Knapp (piano).
 
Earning Excellent ratings for instrumental solos were: Nikita Schiefle (alto saxophone) and Caleb Knief (piano).
 
Superior ratings for vocal solos went to: Belle Elliott, Caitlyn Young, Colin Powers, Jacob Zarnosky, Caleb Taylor, Andrew Broseke and Xandri Huynh.
 
Excellent ratings for vocal solos were awarded to: Laura Downey, Kristen Young, and Isabelle Young.
 
Receiving a rating of Good for vocal solo was McKenzie Lewis. 
 
A Superior rating for vocal ensemble was given to: Caitlyn Young, McKenzie Lewis, Belle Elliott, Laura Downey, Isabelle Young, Macey Taylor, Alli Knapp, Xandri Huynh and Kierstin Messner. 
 
Receiving an Excellent rating for vocal ensemble were: Sierra Kerns, Zolena Franklin, Arden Miller, Haley Chamberlain and Haley Stidham.
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