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Justin Light, Ada 7th grader and 4-H member, will attend presidential inauguration

Justin Light, Ada seventh grader and member of the Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club, will take the trip of a lifetime on Saturday, according to Mark Light, Hardin County 4-H Educator.

He is among two Hardin County 4-H members traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the presidential inauguration.

The other Hardin County student is Jordan Furer, a Ridgemont High School sophomore who is a member of the Country Timers 4-H Club.

“4-H members from across Ohio will join together on Jan. 19 to travel to Washington, D.C., to experience an exciting time in our nation’s history,” Light told The Ada Icon.

Hey, Mom, I'm on the Ada honor roll

The following students were named to the second quarter Ada school honor roll for 2012-13.

All "A" honor roll:

12TH Grade:
Bailey Bowers, Jaden Castle, Josie Corwin, Trista Douce, Erica Kier, Levi Klingler, Zoe Laird, Madeleine Lomax Vogt, Jonathen Robey, Morgan Rouch, Michael Savino, McKenzie Shaw, Nichole Van Atta Reynolds, Taylor Willeke, Suzanne Young. 

11TH Grade:  
Austin Dumbaugh, Cory Kellum, Annabel Pinkney, Elijah Rayl, Matthew Wilcox. 

10TH Grade:  
Alexis Amburgey, Noah Beach, Allison Howard, Terra Hunter, Gabriella Linnon, Caralee Stover, Victoria Wyss. 

Ada librarian guest at Kiwanis meeting

Myrna McCurdy called the 14th meeting (January15th) of the 2012–2013 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:00 noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was given by Jon Umphress.

Amanda Bennett, new librarian at the Ada Public Library, was welcomed as a guest.
The membership anniversaries of Scott Allison 1/16/07; and Bob McCurdy 1/21/1997 were noted.

In business:
-Members heard an updated financial report from Treasurer Bryan Marshall.

Dustin Brooks speaker to Ada Kiwanis

Myrna McCurdy called the 13th meeting (January 8th) of the 2012–2013 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:00 noon at the New China Restaurant, Ada.

The invocation was presented by Jon Umphress.

The birthday of member Ann Donnelly-Hamilton (January 5th) was noted.
The membership anniversaries of Claudia Crawford  (January 6, 1998;) and Saundra Neely (January 8) were also noted.

In business:
-Members heard an updated financial report from Treasurer Bryan Marshall.

Ada's "Miss Ohio" Miss America title run comes to an end

Ada hometown girl, ONU pharmacy student and Miss Ohio Elissa McCracken did not take home the crown in the Miss America pageant on Sunday.   The winner was Mallory Hytes Hagan, Miss New York. 

Elissa will continue her pursuit of her doctoral degree in Pharmacy at ONU and still has duties as Miss Ohio.

Should the Icon receive information on any homecoming activities around Elissa's return to Ada you can read about it here on the Ada Icon.

Bradley Smith wins Icon's college football bowl contest

Bradley Smith won this year's Icon football college bowl contest. Smith correctly picked 19 winners. Six contestants were one win behind the winner. The Icon will hold a Super Bowl contest coming coon.