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Ada HS Varsity Singers bring home Class C trophy from Piqua event

Ada Varsity Singers returned from competition at Piqua on Saturday with the Class C Trophy.

The Ada High School Varsity Singers lead by vocal music director, Abigail Glenn and Jonathan Lischak, director of instrumental and co-director of the Varsity Singers performed at Piqua High School’s Show Choir competition on Jan. 19.  

The Varsity Singers were awarded the Class C Champions Trophy with a first place finish in their division. The Outstanding Performer Award selected by the judges for Ada Varsity Singers was senior Erica Kier. 

15 minutes with Courtney Rudasill - who may dance herself to fame

15 minutes with Courtney Rudasill   

Courtney, what year are you at Ada High School?

I’m a junior.

Tell me about some of your school activities.

I’m in the varsity singers, show choir. We meet first period and before school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

What’s your favorite type of music?

93.9. Hip Hop.

You probably store lots of music. How much music have you stored and where do you keep it?

I keep it on my phone and I’ve stored 403 songs. A lot of it is Chris Brown. When I get a gift card I usually go and fill it up with more music.

Justin Light, Ada 7th grader and 4-H member, will attend presidential inauguration

Justin Light, Ada seventh grader and member of the Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club, will take the trip of a lifetime on Saturday, according to Mark Light, Hardin County 4-H Educator.

He is among two Hardin County 4-H members traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the presidential inauguration.

The other Hardin County student is Jordan Furer, a Ridgemont High School sophomore who is a member of the Country Timers 4-H Club.

“4-H members from across Ohio will join together on Jan. 19 to travel to Washington, D.C., to experience an exciting time in our nation’s history,” Light told The Ada Icon.

Hey, Mom, I'm on the Ada honor roll

The following students were named to the second quarter Ada school honor roll for 2012-13.

All "A" honor roll:

12TH Grade:
Bailey Bowers, Jaden Castle, Josie Corwin, Trista Douce, Erica Kier, Levi Klingler, Zoe Laird, Madeleine Lomax Vogt, Jonathen Robey, Morgan Rouch, Michael Savino, McKenzie Shaw, Nichole Van Atta Reynolds, Taylor Willeke, Suzanne Young. 

11TH Grade:  
Austin Dumbaugh, Cory Kellum, Annabel Pinkney, Elijah Rayl, Matthew Wilcox. 

10TH Grade:  
Alexis Amburgey, Noah Beach, Allison Howard, Terra Hunter, Gabriella Linnon, Caralee Stover, Victoria Wyss. 

Ada librarian guest at Kiwanis meeting

Myrna McCurdy called the 14th meeting (January15th) of the 2012–2013 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:00 noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was given by Jon Umphress.

Amanda Bennett, new librarian at the Ada Public Library, was welcomed as a guest.
The membership anniversaries of Scott Allison 1/16/07; and Bob McCurdy 1/21/1997 were noted.

In business:
-Members heard an updated financial report from Treasurer Bryan Marshall.

15 minutes with AHS Senior Jacob Ansley - someday he may drive an Ohio State Patrol car

15 minutes with Jacob Ansley 

What year are you at Ada High School?

I’m a senior.

Tell me about your crutches.

I’ve recently had reconstructive surgery on my right ankle. It was on Dec. 26 at Orthopedic Institute of Ohio in Lima. I’m glad I finally got it taken care of.

What are your plans after high school?