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April 5, 2020

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Ada Kiwanis Club meets via Zoom on April 7

The Ada Kiwanis Club will hold an on-line meeting at noon, Tuesday, April 7. The will be meeting via Zoom.

Icon's intern finishing ONU coursework from St. Petersburg, Russia

Ada Icon's spring intern has returned home - to St. Petersburg, Russia. Elizaveta Dyachuk, a junior business management major, compiled several 15-minute interviews with ONU international students for the Icon.

She is now taking classes online from a distance of 7 hours from Ada.

Here's her update:

"Everything changed so quickly, I barely had time to sleep. But I'm doing well now, I'm back in St. Petersburg. My family is happy to see me, they are good also.

"I'm staying at my apartment as well, completing my ONU online studies. All universities and schools are closed in Russia, so my sister is staying with me, doing her assignments online. 

Hardin County Leadership goes online

Hardin County Leadership is proceeding online, according to Kathy Oliver, in charge of the program.

Hardin Leadership develops positive leaders within Hardin County by providing personal enrichment, expanding community networks, and recognizing future leaders. 

She reports that the April 2 session is a virtual session and the May session will likely be modified also.

The leadership group meets monthly now through November.

Click here for more details about the program


It's digital home ec with Grace and Jacob

FROM ADA BULLDOGS FACEBOOK - When school work is completed, and you are missing your extra curriculars and friends, you add a digital Home Ec class to fill your new daily schedule.  Ada HS students Grace and Jacob baking together. Love the ingenuity of our teachers AND our students.

Ada historian researching Ada's involvement in WWII

Leland Crouse hopes to display findings at this year's F&M Picnic

Ada’s involvement in World War II is a project underway this spring by Leland Crouse, Ada historian. And, he is looking for contributions from Icon viewers.

“I am doing research of Ada and World War II,” he told the Icon.

The project covers many things involving Ada during this period of the 20th century. Here’s some of the areas that Crouse’s research involves:

• What the community was asked to do 
• War effort boards and committees formed during this period
• Rationing
• Who entered the armed forces and where did they serve
• Any other stories, memorabilia or information residents are will to share

Four Ada High School students receive Elks student of the month honors

Katie Butterfield, Alexander Morgan, Victoria Ross, Reese Evans

Four Ada High School students received recognition from the Kenton Elks Lodge 157 as their school's students of the months for March and April.

Students from each school in Hardin County are recognized each month. This was the third group of students recognized for 2019-2020 school year by the Elks.

A partial listing of individual student activities is included here:

March students