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November 17, 2019

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ONU to host 25 students for the LSAC DiscoverLaw.org PLUS program

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law will host 25 students from around the nation for the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program beginning Monday, June 4.

The program is funded through a grant from LSAC. Law schools that qualify for PLUS grants receive as much as $100,000 per year for up to three years. This marks the third year that ONU’s College of Law has been involved in the program.

Pharmacy alumni, faculty and students recognized at OPA conference

Alumni, faculty and students from the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University received numerous awards and honors during the 134rd Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, from April 20-22.

Kiwanis Club provides two Ada students with scholarships

President Harold Friesner called the 29th meeting of the 2011–2012 Kiwanis year to order at 12:05 p.m. in McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada.

The Invocation was offered by Kiwanian Jon Umphress.

The birthday of member Al Baillis, (May 11th 88 years young) was celebrated in song.

The membership anniversary of Jon Umphress, May 6, 1997 (15 years) was noted.

The wedding anniversary of Jeff & Anne Schulman, (May 7th) was also noted.

Member Accomplishments: Mark Shull and Bill Fuller were at the meeting to tell us about their recent endeavors in the hospital.

Kiwanis Club scholarship winners

Two Ada High School seniors were presented scholarships from the Ada Kiwanis Club on May 16.

The club presented scholarship awards of $1,000 each to Heather Rowe and Mackenzie Fell the annual Ada High School Senior Awards dinner.

Harold Friesner (center), Kiwanis president, presented the awards to Rowe (left) and Fell (right). For the minutes of the recent Kiwanis meeting click here.

Beaschler, Fell, Gray co-valedictorians; Lindsay Simmons salutatorian of AHS class of 2012

Ada High School will honor its graduates of the Class of 2012 on Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. At the Senior Honor Awards ceremony on May 16, it was announced that Christopher Beaschler, Mackenzie Fell and Matthew Gray have earned the honor of Co-Valedictorians, while Lindsay Simmons was named Salutatorian.

Christopher C. Beaschler is the son of Ron and Christy Beaschler of Ada. He will be attending the University of Dayton where he will be majoring in engineering. As a student at Ada High School, Christopher has been an active member of student council, National Honor Society, FFA, Language Club and Sophomore Youth Leadership.

The barrio clinic . . . and learning how much we take for granted

By Christine L. North

Monday, May 21— Our first day in the field
Today we took the entire group to a barrio clinic in a community called Las Carerras de Sosa.  All of the students –- engineering, nursing, everyone – went along.

I had a great time sharing a bit about the Dominican people and culture.