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Ada veterans observe Memorial Day on Monday

Ceremony at Woodlawn Cemetery at 2 p.m.

The Ada community will observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, with a 2 p.m., abbreviated ceremony at Woodlawn Cemetery, according to Win Hauenstein of the Ada VFW.

This annual observance is co-sponsored by the Foss-Agin-Meyer Post 185 of the American Legion and Ream-McElroy Post 9381 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

This year’s ceremony will be abbreviated from previous years. It will include presenting of the colors and laying of wreaths at the memorial.

Ella Poling in today's Ada HS senior spotlight

In cooperation with Ada schools, the Ada Icon will post each of the Ada High School class of 2020 seniors in the spotlight. Ella Poling is today's senior in the spotlight.

More opening dates announced for Ohio

Lt. Governor Husted announced several new sector opening dates in Ohio:

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, miniature golf, batting cages, and bowling alleys may resume operations if they can meet required safety protocols. 

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, skills training for all sports, including contact sports, may resume if required safety protocols can be met. Tournaments, games, and competitions for contact sports are still prohibited. 

Local students on Rhodes State College spring dean's list

Rhodes State College is pleased to announce the 2020 Spring Semester Dean's Lists for full-time, One Night a Week (ONAW) and part-time students. 

To be eligible for this full-time Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

Luke Timothy Brown 
Raina D England                                               
Zane Michael Whitaker 

Dakota Thomas Cornell
Andrew J Fleece

Dillon Matthew Depuy 
Luke Evan Drerup 

Ada HS class of 2020 flying high

Thanks for banner project on Main Street

Check out the photos below -
Ada High School 2020 graduates never thought they would fly this high.

While this year’s seniors have not experienced many of the year-end events celebrated by previous graduating classes they do have this first: Photos of each graduate is on a separate Main Street banner for the all world to see.

The banners are thanks to many donations from the community, driven by an effort from parents of the grads.

Busy spring even while students are off campus

Update on ONU faculty and student awards and honors

Several Ohio Northern University faculty and students have received recognition this spring. Here is a summary of awards and new notes.

Students recognized by Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education
Two students were recognized for excellence from the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education in 2020. Senior criminal justice student Katie Klamut earned the OCCJE Undergraduate Research Paper of the Year award for “Connecting Through the Wire: The Relationship Between Class, Race, Gender, and Police Brutality”  Law student Genc Nimoni earned the OCCJE Graduate Research Paper of the Year for “Rule of Law on State-building Societies - Republic of Kosovo.”