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August 12, 2020

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Ada's recycling center - 1993

From 1993 - Here are volunteers who operated the Ada recycling center in May 1993. They include members of the Ada American Legion and Legion Auxiliary.

From left, Wilma Hubbell, Verda Helser, Robert Krofft, Robert Hubbell, Florence Pumphrey, Chet Klingler, Ralph Wright and Pauline Shadley. 

Irene Hall is in the foreground. (Photo from Leland Crouse)

1993 Ada Kindergarten

From 1993 - Ada Kindergarteners dressed in storybook fashion for a recent project about Cinderella.

Students in Julia Shull's morning Kindergarten are, back row from left, Anthony Winter, Nicholas Fisher, Chris Moyers, Heith Montgomery and Cody Dysert.

Middle from left, Sarah Bosse, Tia Risner and Jennnifer Sheldon.

Seated from left, Brittany Gibson, Alex Pilger, Amber Anderson, Kyle Massillo, Cyndi Lowry, Amy Miller and Zack Badertscher. 

Amanda Campbell is rding the coach and Chad Bowsher is the footman.

(Leland Crouse photo)

The quiz bowl team that won the 40-team WS Lake Campus invitational

For the second time in three years the Ada High School Quiz team qualified for national competition. By winning the 40-team Wright State Lake Campus Scholarship Bowl Invitational Tournament held March 23 and 25, 1993, in Celina, Ada has earned the right to advance to competition on the national level.

Members of the team are from left, Keri Kindle, David Movis, Randy Brown, Stella Kurtz and Alice Wamer.

(Leland Crouse collection)

It took place in 1992

It happened in 1992 - Annabelle Reese and her daughter Linda Vermillion (cafeteria staff member), Beverly Rogers (cafeteria manager), and Evelyn Epley (retired cook) chat following the first-ever Ada schools senior citizens Christmas luncheon. Ada school bus drivers picked up the Senior Citizens for the special luncheon. (Photo from Leland Crouse collection)


Ada's 1992 top athletes

Here are the Ada High School super athletes recognized in 1992 at the Ada sports awards program.

Front from left, Erin Klingler, Becky Peiger, Brittney Strayer, Missy Kidd, Mandy Knell and Stephanie Wolf.

Second row from left, Kelly Brown, Adam Ferguson, Tony Williams, Matt Scott, Billy Lammers.

Back row from left, Chris Hayes, Brad Jones, Rusty Carpenter and Thomas Hruschka. Absent was Erin Brown.

From the collection of Leland Crouse.

Ada Neighborhood Club, 1950s

Here's a photo of the Ada Neighbor Club from the 1950s. Names of members are under the photo. From the collection of Leland Crouse.