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Who am I? This Ada resident's most memorable meal was in New Delhi's Imperial Hotel

By Alisa Armbrecht 

Here's The Icon's third installment in the now-famous "who am I?" column. To read the previous column click here.

• I am originally from Minnesota.  I moved to Ada in 1977.

• I was a Professor of Communications at ONU for 25 years.

• I served as a clerk in the Navy for four years and was stationed in the Great Lakes, San Diego, and Yokohama, Japan.

• I was the first person in Japan to receive an IBM electronic typewriter.

Here's the list of 2013-14 Ada cheerleaders and their summer events

School’s out, but cheerleading for next school year keeps going all summer.

Jami Dellifield, Ada High School cheerleader coach, provided The Ada Icon with the following details of Ada cheerleaders’ activities this summer.

June 15 – Dunkirk Car Show Cheer Exibition
July 20-23 – UCA Cheerleading Camp at ONU
  All squads will compete for camp champs on July 23
Aug. 10 – Farmers’ and Merchants’ Picnic parade/performance/fundraisers (kid’s games and Bingo
Aug. 29 – Community Pep Rally at football field, 7:30 p.m.

Cheerleader squad members:

Kiwannis hear about Serenity Stables Therapeutic Center

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at noon on Tuesday, June 4, at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.
Deb Thompson and Dereck Cornell were welcomed as guests
The membership anniversary of John Berg (June 8, 1994) was noted.

Look who's on the Ada Schools honor roll

Ada Schools 4th quarter Honor Roll for 2012-2013 school year is as follows:
All 'A'
11th grade:
Joshua Lehsten, Annabel Pinkney, Matthew Wilcox.
10th grade:
Alexis Amburgey, Noah Beach, Gabriella Linnon, Caralee Stover, Victoria Wyss.
9th grade:
Benjamin Bowers, Alexandra Boyadzhiev, Sidney Faine, Rylan Hissong, Akua Peprah, Megan Simon, Katelyn Stuart, Ashley Sumner, Casey Swick, Blake Willeke.
8th grade:
Ashley Breidenbach, Rielyn Castle, Meredith Marshall, Elizabeth Milks, Grace Nelson, Haley Wyss.
7th grade:

Here's the latest from Ada Kiwanis Club

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order on Tuesday May 28, at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

The birthday of President McCurdy (May 28th) was noted in song.

The birthday of Scott Allison (May 29th) was also noted.

The membership anniversary of Mike Hood (June1, 1981) was also noted.

Member John and Joanne Berg were congratulated on their wedding anniversary. They were wed May 29, 1955.

Ada native Joshua Rouch receives Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship

Ohio Northern University student Joshua Rouch, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Ada,  is ONU’s 2013 recipient of the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Award.

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy was one of more than a dozen pharmacy schools from across the nation selected in 2013 to receive funding to establish endowed scholarships from the multimillion-dollar Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program, now in its third year.

In addition to receiving the scholarship, Rouch has been invited by Cardinal Health to attend and be honored at its annual Retail Business Conference in Seattle in August.