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Celebrating the Ada High School Class of 2024

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By Paula Pyzik Scott

The 2024 Ada High School ceremony on Sunday, May 26 followed many traditions: the procession across the stage with each graduate’s name called and diploma awarded, ceremonial and celebratory music performed by the band and choir, and even the waving of programs to cool the faces of those in attendance. This is expected to be the last year where programs are valued as fans: air conditioning of the main gym is in the works.

This was the 141st annual Ada High School Commencement.  There were 59 graduates celebrated. Classmate Maria Suarez, who passed away in 2012, was commemorated with an empty seat and a red rose on the stage.

The program included a moment of reflection by SaraLynn Myers, President of the Class of 2024, who encouraged her classmates, “Don’t be afraid to get back up” should you fall and who noted, “Today’s actions are tomorrow’s memories.”


Ottawa Metro Park Amphitheater Summer 2024 entertainment series

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The Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District has scheduled the following free entertainment series at the Ottawa Metro Park Amphitheater at 2632 Ada Rd., Lima.

June 8 - 60’s Survivors Band
7:00-9:00 p.m. Cover band with 60’s-80’s music.

June 15 - Gordon the Magician
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Family entertainment.

June 22 - EZ & Company
7:00-9:00 p.m.  Cover band with 60’s-80’s music.

July 6 - Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass
7:00-9:00 p.m.  Folk & Bluegrass music.

July 13 - Mark’s Ark
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Live animals.


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