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September 23, 2019

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A lunch at the park

Ada Kiwanis Club members held a lunch at War Memorial Park on Tuesday (Jon Umphress photo)

130 high school musicians at home at ONU this week

48th year for music camp - longest running music camp in Ohio

Nearly 130 students in grades 7 through 12 are having more than a measure of fun while honing their skills during the summer music camp at Ohio Northern University this week.

This is the 48th year of the camp, which is the longest-running music camp in Ohio. Camp director is Sarah Waters, associate professor of music at ONU,

Most of the students are from the region. There are also five students from Germany, two from Honduras, and campers from states such as West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana and North Carolina.

Jonathan Allen receives Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship

Covers full cost of attendance for 4 years at OSU

Jonathan Allen of Ada, a homeschooled student at Allen Academy, is the recipient of a Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship to attend Ohio State University in the fall.

The scholarship covers the full cost of attendance of $21,361 per year for four years. It includes tuition, room and board, books and miscellaneous costs. Jonathan will need to maintain a 3.0 grade point average to continue to receive the scholarship.

Land Grant Opportunity Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. In Ohio 176 students received the scholarship this year, with an attempt to award scholarships annually to two students in each of Ohio’s 88 counties.

Realtor Rhonda Crouse joins Coldwell Banker King Thompson

She founded the Ada Dog Park

Rhonda Crouse of Ada has joined Coldwell Banker King Thompson, Marysville, as a realtor. She serves clients in the Ada, Bath and Lima areas and across northwestern and central Ohio

She is a member of National Association of Realtors, West Central Association of Realtors, Columbus Board of Realtors. She has six year’s experience, from 2000-2006, as a realtor for Coldwell Banker King Thompson. 

“I have worked in the hospitality field for the past 10 years,” she said. “This includes at The Inn At ONU, Hilton Garden Inn, Findlay, and Hancock Hotel, Findlay.  I have also been a brand ambassador for several companies such as Lego, Disney and Straight Talk Wireless.” 

Here's ONU's Dankook Award winners

Recent graduates Mitchell Frisby and Daniel Musci

Ohio Northern University presented Dankook Awards to graduating students Mitchell Frisby and Daniel Musci during recent commencement ceremonies.

Frisby, who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in marketing, is from Wadsworth, Ohio, and graduated from Wadsworth Senior High School.

Musci, who earned a bachleor’s degree in electrical engineering, is from North Ridgeville, Ohio, and graduated from North Ridgeville High School.

Allison Dotson, '19 Ada HS grad, receives full-tuition scholarship

Worth about $7,553 per year and $30,212 over the life of the scholarship

Allison Dotson, a 2019 Ada High School graduate is the full-time recipient of this year's Arthur and Marian Rudd Scholarship, making her a Rudd scholar.

The scholarship is renewable for four years. At current tuition levels, the full scholarship will be worth about $7,553 per year and $30,212 over the life of the scholarship.

Allison was one of five recipients of The Ohio State University at Lima scholarship. She was the only student to receive a full scholarship. The other four received half-tuition scholarships.