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ONU's Baja SAE team notches top-five finish at Wisconsin

The Ohio Northern University Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team finished fifth overall at Baja SAE Wisconsin 2012, held June 7-10 at the MGA Research Corporation Proving Grounds in Burlington, Wis.

The event featured 95 colleges and universities and was sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“We are ecstatic with a fifth place finish in Wisconsin. With the large amount of teams attending and the amount of talent there, this was by far one of the toughest competitions we have attended,” said Sean Rutt, a junior mechanical engineering major from Apple Creek, Ohio, and member of the ONU Baja SAE team.

June 18-24 Ada police log

Ada Police Log June 18-24
June 18th
Handled fight complaint on E Ballard, male arrested for Ag Menacing, report taken
Handled fight complaint on North Park Dr.
Handled drive off at Ada Express Mart
June 19th
Traffic stop warning for no front plates
Handled well being check on W North Ave.
Report taken for non-injury accident on Central Ave, citation issued for improper backing
Report taken for theft from a vehicle on S Simon St.
Traffiic stop warning for no headlights
Traffic stop citation issued for fictitious plates
June 20th

Blanchard Valley Hospital partners with American Cancer Society on study

Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, has partnered with the American Cancer Society to offer area residents an opportunity to change the face of cancer for future generations by participating in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). CPS-3 will help researchers better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Rotary sponsors talk from member of French counter terrorism unit

Several Ada service organizations, hosted by the Ada Rotary will hear Maj. LeBlanc, who is a member of the National Gendarmerie, which is a branch of the French Armed Forces, in charge of public safety, with police duties among the civilian population. The meeting is at noon, Tuesday, June 26, at The Inn at ONU.

The GIGN (French: Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale, English: National Gendarmerie Intervention Group), is the French Armed Forces' elite counter terrorism/tactical unit.

Dustin Brooks speaker at June 19 Kiwanis meeting

Harold Friesner called the 36th meeting (June 19th) of the 2011–2012 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:00 p.m.
The Invocation was offered by Harold Friesner
Carol Brenemen from Florida was welcomed as a
The birthday of Jeff Schulman (June 17th) was noted in song.
The membership anniversary of Brian Myers, (June 22th 2004) was noted.
The wedding anniversary of Jon and Susan Umphress (June 20, 1971) was also noted.
The ONU Alumni magazine highlighted members Bob McCurdy and John Berg for their ability to fail at retirement. McCurdy was also introduced as Man of the Year by the Sigma Pi Fraternity.

Elissa McCracken - Miss Ohio is an Ohio Northern University student

Ohio Northern University student Elissa McCracken was crowned Miss Ohio on Saturday in Mansfield. She will compete for the Miss America title in January 2013 in Las Vegas.

McCracken, 20, of Waynesburg, Pa., is a pharmacy major at ONU. She won the crown over 24 other contestants. As Miss Ohio she will receie a $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology among other gifts. McCracken's platform is "stop cyberbullying."

To view  the preliminary competition and Miss Ohio Finals click on the link to watch the show.

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