The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper


Bowie honored as Distinguished Alumna
Craig Bowie was honored among 2013 Distinguished Alumni at the University of Toledo at a gala and dinner held Oct. 4 at UT’s Nitschke Hall.

Bowie, of Oregon, is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Administrative Officer for SSOE Group, a global engineering, procurement and construction management firm headquartered in Toledo. He has served in a variety of capacities since joining the company in 1981. In his current role, he is responsible for the corporate support functions in Human Resources, Learning & Organization Development, Computer & Information Systems, Quality Processes & Systems as well as Merger & Acquisitions activity.

He and his wife Kathy are the parents of three daughters. While his children were growing up, he coached them in soccer, basketball and softball, in addition to being involved in Habitat for Humanity and Mobile Meals.

Currently he is active on a construction committee for St. Ignatius Church in Oregon.

FFA members earn degree
Genoa FFA chapter members Jessica C. Shanteau and Hannah Johnson were awarded American FFA Degrees at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo held Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky.

The award recognizes demonstrated ability and outstanding achievements in agriculture business, production, processing or service programs.

To be eligible, FFA members must have earned and productively invested $7,500 through a supervised agricultural experience program in which they start, own or hold a professional position in an existing agriculture enterprise.

Recipients must also complete 50 hours of community service and demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities and civic involvement.



Boy Scouts

Do you favor or oppose the Boy Scouts admitting girls?
799892805 [{"id":"252","title":"Favor","votes":"10","pct":25,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"253","title":"Oppose","votes":"27","pct":67.5,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"254","title":"No opinion","votes":"3","pct":7.5,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/94-boy-scouts No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...